Maha Ganapathy Homam
What does it mean?
Maha Ganapthy, a mighty form of Ganesha, destroys difficulties and blesses us for an obstacle-free life.
He is known as Vighna Harta (Destroyer of Obstacles) and Vighna Karta (Owner of Obstacles). He owns the obstacles, He holds the authority to remove them too and thus prevent any kind of hindrance in our lives.
Why Vedic Seva?
Special Offerings :
Durva Grass (Bermuda Grass) is offered to soothe the heat in His belly since He swallowed a demon called Analasura (Fire Demon).
Modak (Modakam, Kolukattai) and Ashta Dravyam (A mixture of eight materials) are His favorite food offerings.
Different kinds of fresh fruits are also offered as Neivedyam.
Gayatri Mantra - Special Vedic Chant
Om Tatpurushaya Vidmahe Vakratundaya Dhimahi Tanno Danti Prachodayat
Pujas performed for this Ritual
Ganesha worship for successful completion of the ritual.
Purpose and prayers of the participant (owner) mentioned along with other details of the ritual
Varuna Puja (Punyahavachanam)
Varuna, God of Oceans is invoked to cleanse the place of worship along with people and materials involved in the ritual.
Invocation of the desired deity in a Pot (Kalash)
Invocation of the desired deity in Fire.
Various materials offered into the fire while chanting powerful mantras.
Conclusion of Fire offerings
Final offerings of incense, light and food for the deities invoked in Pot.
Offering heartfelt prayers
Distribution of fruits or edible items offered during ritual, as a blessing of the deity.