Mantric Pujas..Like singing a beautiful song to praise a king.

March 18, 2024- Admin

Mantric puja: Like singing a beautiful song to praise a king.

Mantric pujas are Hindu ritualistic worship ceremonies that centre around the use of mantras. Mantras are sacred sounds, syllables, words, or phrases that are believed to have spiritual potency. They are chanted with the intention of invoking a particular deity or achieving a desired outcome.
Mantric pujas are Hindu rituals where chanting (mantras) plays a central role in worshipping deities. Imagine them as prayers with powerful, specific sounds that are believed to connect with the divine.

Types of pujas

There are many mantric pujas, each dedicated to a specific deity like Ganesha (wisdom), Shiva (destruction), Vishnu (preservation), Lakshmi (prosperity), or Saraswati (knowledge).
There are many different types of mantric pujas performed in Kerala, each with its own specific set of mantras and rituals. Some of the most common mantric pujas include:

Pujas for achieving specific goals, such as wealth, health, or success in love
Pujas for removing negative energy or curses
Pujas for propitiating specific deities, such as Bhadrakali or Shiva
Pujas for healing or well-being

Mantric pujas are a controversial topic in Hinduism, with some Hindus believing that they are a form of black magic. However, proponents of mantric pujas argue that they are a powerful way to connect with the divine and achieve positive outcomes. 

Ganesh puja: This puja is performed to worship Ganesha, the elephant-headed god of wisdom and new beginnings.

Shiva puja: This puja is performed to worship Shiva, the destroyer god.

Vishnu puja: This puja is performed to worship Vishnu, the preserver god.

Varaha Puja: The puja is performed to commemorate the story of Lord Varaha rescuing Goddess Earth from the depths of the cosmic ocean. Varaha Puja serves as a spiritual way to ensure the well-being of a property and those associated with it.

Dhanvantari Puja : This Puja is performed to attain health, wealth, success, to cure illnesses making mind and body strong and thereby return to full health.

Lakshmi Puja:Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity.

Kubera Puja: Devotees perform Kubera puja to attract prosperity, financial stability, and success.

Navagraha Puja: The Navagraha Puja, also known as Navagraha Shanti Puja, is a Hindu ritual performed to appease the nine planets (Navagraha) and their influences.

Santhana Gopala Puja: The puja can also be performed for the well-being of existing children.

Vidya Puja: This puja is usually performed at the time of starting of school, at the time of examinations or for attainment of knowledge.

Here are some of the benefits of performing mantric pujas:

They can help to develop focus and concentration.
They can be a way to connect with one's spiritual beliefs.
They can provide a sense of peace and well-being.
They can be a way to connect with the Hindu community.