Satyanarayana Pooja

Significance of Satya Narayana Pooja

The Satyanarayan Puja is a Hindu religious observance. It is a ritual performed by Hindus before/on any major occasion like marriage, house warming ceremony etc. It can also be performed on any day for any reason. It is very auspicious to perform this pooja on a Chitra Pournami Day. It is usually performed in the evening hours of a full moon day. It is believed the ceremony originated in Bengal as Satya Pir ritual performed by all communities and later in 19th century morphed into Satyanarayana puja. On this day, the devotees customarily undergo fasting.

Benefits of Satyanarayan Pooja:

  • peace
  • Happiness in life
  • prosperity
  • Abundance,Remove Obstacles, To escape from unexpected sudden death, To be blessed with true knowledge
  • Clearing the negativity

Performing this pooja grants prosperity and abundance in one's life. This pooja is not only performed on Full Moon days, but also at the time of weddings, on other auspicious occasion or even at the time of achievements. Generally it is performed during the evening hours of the Full Moon Day. On the pooja day the devotees of Lord Satyanarayana customarily undergo fasting.

The pooja starts with a prayer to Lord Ganesha, the remover of all obstacles, followed by the pooja for the 9 planets, the Navagrahas. Then the pooja for Lord Satyanarayana begins with the chanting of mantras, offering of a variety of flowers and food offerings. Also during the pooja, the story of the origin of the pooja is read to be heard among all those observing and partaking in it. The story also explains the benefits of performing the pooja.

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