Vanadurga Homam is performed to Goddess Vanadurga, a nurturing form of Durga that represents Mother Nature. Goddess Vanadurga represents the highest creative power existing in the universe that is responsible for sustaining life. Performing Vanadurga Homam is therefore said to set right our life in times of trouble.
Vanadurga Homam is suggested when difficulties surface from all walks of life. This havan can help overcome the evil negative forces that could harm every aspect of life. Vanadurga Homam is an ideal Puja to perform when troubles arise in running businesses, ventures or offices.
How Vanadurga Homam is beneficial?
Vanadurga Homa helps drive away the negative elements haunting your personal life and fiscal conditions. Powerful Vanadurga mantras help boost the confidence and improve the business opportunities. When performed in exclusive Teertha Kshetras dedicated to Vanadurga, the effects are amplified.
What do I need to perform Vanadurga Homam?
A detailed Puja Vidhi along with the Puja Samagri List is available for Vanadurga Homam.
Vanadurga Homam is most powerful path to overall Success in all undertakings and also very useful in removal of all kinds of ‘Doshas’ and obstacles. Homa can result in registering surefire victory over the enemies and in court cases. Extensive Pujas and Homa are carried out for Vanadurga. Evil eye, obstacles, negative energies, evil deeds are obliterated performing Homa. Sankalpam, Ganapati Puja, Punyaha Vachanam, Kalasha Sthapanam, Durga Saptashati Parayanam or Vanadurga Moola Mantra Homa are performed.
Prayers are offered to the Lord Ganesha seeking his benevolence for uninterrupted completion of Homa. Worshipping Lord Ganesha clears all the obstacles and paves way for success.
Seeking the consent of the deities to perform the sacred ritual of Homa.
Purifying the mind, body and place before the Homa is performed. Water is sprinkled with mango leaves around the place with the chanting of Mantras.
Kalasha is filled with water and placed with Mango leaves immersed in the water. Pooja is made to this Kalasa invoking the blessings of the goddess.
Chanting of Durga Saptashati Slokas (700 sanskrit poems) and worshipping the various forms of the Goddess.
Bhairava Bali (offering):
After the chanting of Slokas, offering is made to Lord Bhairava (an incarnation of Lord Shiva).
Worshipping an elderly married woman (whose husband is alive) and performing Pada (traditional foot washing ceremony) pooja to invoke her blessings.
Dampati means couple. Prayers are offered to an elderly couple with Paada pooja.
A Brahmachari is an unmarried man. He is held in high esteem in Vedas and Puranas for several reasons. Paada pooja and prayers are offered to a Brahmachari seeking his blessings.
Auspicious materials such as Saree, turmeric, sandalwood powder, kumkum (vermillion) etc. are offered to the Goddess invoked in the Fire.
Home is complete after this ritual is performed. Betel leaves, Betel nuts, Coconut, Kumkum (red colored auspicious powder), Turmeric, Flowers, Fruits, a coin, a small bag of herbs are put together in a silk cloth and tied. The bag is dropped into the fire seeking the blessings of the Almighty.
It is also called Arati and is performed during the end of the pooja.
Vanadurga Homam is suggested when difficulties surface from all walks of life.
Puja Samagri|Material list|Puja Dravya required for Vanadurga Homa
Haridra (Turmeric powder-Haldi)
Kumkum (Red vermillion or Sindoor)
Saree and Blouse piece for Poornahuti
Betel leaves (100No.)
Betel nuts (50 pcs.)
Coins (40 No.)
Coconuts (5 No.)
Floral garlands (3No.)
Peetham (2No. for siting)
Two Vessels (Silver, Copper, Brass, or even earthen) – one for Kalash and another for the ritual
A piece of yellow or red cloth (for the Kalash)
A ghee lamp (with at least three wicks)
An oil lamp
Good to have Conch shell
Frequently Asked Questions:
When should I perform Vanadurga Homam?
Vanadurga Homam is done on a special day (muhurat) set by astrologer which is derived in accordance with Janmapatrika (horoscope) to perform the pooja. Performing the pooja on the right mahurat will result in maximum benefits.
Where should I perform Vanadurga Homam?
Kshetras dedicated to Vanadurga are highly recommended. However, Homa Kuteeras established near the rivers flowing are said to enhance the effect of Homa. We offer the services of performing Vanadurga Homa in Homa Kuteera.
Our place is highly hygienic and sanitized for safe participation.
What are the Benefits of performing Vanadurga Homam?
- Vanadurga Homam is capable of destroying evil- dark forces and doshas perceived from Janmapatrika (Birth-Chart)
- Homam brings you out of the negative effects of planets
- Homam gives strength and confidence to overcome mental aggression
- Vanadurga Homam puts you back in the path of success
- Powerful Mantras chanted during the Homa creates positive vibrations