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Maha Mrityunjaya Homam

Homam (also called havan) is a religious ritual performed by Hindus to invoke the blessings of specific Gods and Godesses. It begins with the Karta (devotee) invoking Agni (God of fire) and inviting him to carry the dravya (offerings into the fire) to the concerned deity. The Gods, pleased with the offerings grant the wishes of the devotees in the form of benefits likelongevity,success in business, good health, prosperity, progeny etc., several different homams appropriate to obtain the desired benefits. Select the homam you prefer, and will arrange for it to be conducted according to prescribed formats on the date you specify.

Homam (also called havan) is a religious ritual performed by Hindus to invoke the blessings of specific Gods and Godesses. It begins with the Karta (devotee) invoking Agni (God of fire) and inviting him to carry the dravya (offerings into the fire) to the concerned deity. The Gods, pleased with the offerings grant the wishes of the devotees in the form of benefits likelongevity, success in business, good health, prosperity, progeny etc., Homams are poojas performed for a particular deity by invoking Agni, the God of fire, Please select any option from the list, to see details of each Homam Maha Mruthyunjaya Homam Dedicated to Lord Shiva to avoid untimely death. The Mrityunjaya Homa is performed to achieve Jaya or Victory over Mritya or death. The object of worship of this homa is Lord Shiva. One of the synonyms of Lord Shiva is Mrityu Mrityu which means death of the death or the destroyer of death. During this homa one chants 21 mantras. The prominent offerings in this homa are durva grass and an herb called amrita. The former is famous for purifying blood and the latter is a medicine for incurable diseases like arbuda or cancer. Since these are used as offerings in this homa, there is no doubt that it bestows longevity on the performer. The Mrityunyaja homa is said to remove the fear of death. The hymns are devoted to Mrityu, the God of death, praying for long life. These hymns are used in the purnahuti or the final offering in the famous Soma sacrifice. This homa also alleviates Mrityu dosha or untimely death.


Required Materials:

# NameQuantity
1 Turmeric powder1 Cup
2 Kumkum 1 Cup
3 Sandalwoodpaste/Powder 1 Packet
4 Camphor 1 Packet
5 Betel Leaves 20
6 Betel Nuts 15 pieces
7 Flowers 2 bunches
8 Fruits 5 Types each 4
9 Coconuts 3
10 Rice 2 Lbs
11 Incense sticks 1 Packet
12 Deepams 2
13 Sesame Oil 1 Cup
14 Wicks 4
15 Sivalingam 1
16 Change $21
17 Garland 1
18 Yogurt 1 Cup
19 Milk 1 Cup
20 Sugar 1 Cup
21 Blouse piece 2
22 Honey 1 Cup
23 Elaichi, lavangam, saffron Few
24 Kalasam 1 Cup
25 Dry fruits mixed Few
26 Ghee 150 Gms
27 Aluminum Foil trays 2 Big Trays

Other Puja Materials from Home:

  • Deepam ( Lamp ), Oil, Match Box, Cotton Wicks
  • Kalasam, Panchapatra and Uddharini.
  • Small Cups 5 nos.
  • Blankets 2 Nos. (For guest Seating)
  • Paper Napkins and Paper Plates (sufficient quantities)
  • Aluminium Foil
  • Trays 5 ( For Flowers and Fruits)