• What is Kumkum?

    Kumkum in Pooja

    Devotees offer Kumkum while worshipping Shakti and Lakshmi. It helps us to embrace the blessings from them. During ... Read more

  • What is Betel nut?

    Significance of Betel nut

    We can use betel nut in a ritual while we are establishing a deity. It is ritualistic to chant mantras while ... Read more

  • What is Camphor?

    Use of camphor in puja

    From simple household benefits to spreading happiness and divine blessings into our lives, camphor is ... Read more

  • Significance of Ghee

    Use of Ghee in a Puja

    Ghee can improve our spiritual experience. It is because ghee focuses on Tej Tatva or the absolute fire principle ... Read more

  • What is Yajamana?

    Yajmaan in a Pooja

    Yajmana is a householder who acts as the patron of a puja or a yajna. Yajmaan is the head of a family who performs ... Read more

  • Concept of Prasada

    Significance of Prasada in Puja

    Prasada is the food or water offered to the deity while worshipping or conducting puja. It was only through Shiva Purana ... Read more

  • Flowers in a Puja

    Significance of Flowers in Puja

    The significance of flowers in puja becomes clear from the etymology of the word puja. It is always essential to provide ... Read more

  • What's Consecration?

    What is Pran Prathistha

    Prana Prathishta is the sacred science of consecration, a ritual meant to introduce life into a Murthi (deity idol) ... Read more

  • What is Muhurta?

    Importance of Muhurta

    Muhurta is a Sanskrit word derived from - Muhu and Rta. Muhu means immediate or a moment, and Rta refers to an order ... Read more

  • What is Kalash?

    Significance of Kalash in a Puja

    Kalash represents abundance and wisdom. Hindu deities, including Lord Brahma, Lord Shiva, and Goddess Lakshmi, hold a Kalash... Read more

  • What is Sankalpa?

    What is Sankalpa

    Sankalpa means ‘intention’ formed by the heart and mind. When you take a sankalpa, you simply invite the universe ... Read more

  • What is Mauli thread?

    Mauli tying

    Maulis are mostly a combination of red and yellow threads. Red is a representation of long life and protection ... Read more

  • Akshata in a Puja

    Achmani in a puja

    They are the finest offerings any devotee can make during a puja. Akshata refers to the unbroken uncooked rice ... Read more

  • What is Achamanam?

    Achmani in a puja

    Achamanam is a purification process done with the aid of water. The water used for Achamanam should be pure ... Read more

  • Aarti

    Aarti

    Aarti is the ceremony of lights. The Aarti is one of the most important Hindu religious rituals of worship done at specific ... Read more

  • Kaal Sarp Dosh

    kaal sarp dosha

    Kaal Sarp Dosha is formed in a horoscope when all seven planets (Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars) are ... Read more

  • Vaastu Dosha

    vastu purusha

    Vaastu Dosh means an imbalance of the energies in the house. Every house is full of energy and if the construction ... Read more

  • Pitra Dosha

    pitra dosh

    Pitru Dosh is formed in the horoscope of a person when his/her forefathers have committed any mistakes, crimes, or sins ... Read more

  • Selection of Puja

    Pooja

    ​An analysis of the vedic birth chart is not necessary to have a puja performed, or to receive the benefit of any puja ... Read more

  • Science of Homa

    Science of Homa

    Homa is a sacred fire ritual done in the Vedic Hindu tradition. Homa is a technique given by the Rishis and other ... Read more

  • What is Puja?

    What is Puja

    Puja is ritualistic worship of the Divine performed to keep us in harmony with cosmic forces, thereby removing and overcoming ... Read more