Deepa Puja (Lalitha Sahasranamam, Deepa Chandi)
Lighten your mind and Enlighten your House!
What does it mean?
Deepam, Diya refers to lamp lit with oil or ghee. The importance of lighting a lamp during a ritual is mentioned in many schools of Hinduism and other religions too. The light emitted through a lamp is considered to be an invitation for Divine beings. Deepam or Diya beholds feminine energy and she is called Andhakara Nirodhini (Remover of Darkness) and Gnana Pradhayini (Provider of Knowledge). Goddesses such as Lalitha, Durga and Chandika Parameshwari are worshipped through mantras, and various offerings such as saree and bangles are made to the Divine mother.
How does this Help?
Removal of negative energy
Removal of misunderstandings and ignorance of negative people
To fulfil prayers
Relief from certain planetary afflictions
Relief from curses and sins
Why Vedic Seva?
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
Invocation of Goddess in Light (Deepam)
Offering of clothes and other special materials to Goddess
Chanting of purana mantras and veda mantras
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.