Sri MahaGanapathi

        Ganapathi Homam

Lord Ganesh or Ganapathi is the deity, which every Hindu worships, before starting any new thing. The Ganapathi Homam is dedicated to lord Ganesh. By doing this homam, the devotee gets blessings from Lord Ganesh which improves family relationship, overcomes disease, attains once goal without any hindrance, overcomes the enemies, and overcomes all life problems.

Before starting any new venture or anything afresh, Ganapathi Homam is must. If one is suffering from losses, when starting a new business or investments or when one is getting married, or to remove obstacles or for celebration of your or your child's birthday, Maha Ganpathy Homam is recommended.Ganapati or Ganesha, the Lord of Gananas, the elephant faced God, represents the power of the Supreme Being that removes obstacles and ensures success in human endeavors. Ganesha is revered as the son of the Shiva and Parvati, and is always honored first in most worship services and rituals.

Performing Ganapathy Homam once every year gives prosperity, health and wealth. If any one is running Ketu dasa or bhukti or there is some dosha of Ketu in the horoscope, he shall perform Ganapathy Homam and get-relief. Ganapathy Homam should be performed in the early morning and Poornahuthi to be offered during sunrise, unless any other time is specifically mentioned to suit the particular purpose. Normally, only Vedic ways of Homams are performed.

Required Materials

Name Quantity
Turmeric Powder 1/4 lb
Kumkum 1 Packet
Sandal Wood Paste/Powder 1 Packet
Agar Bathi(Incense Sticks) 1 Packet
Camphor 1 Packet
Beetle Leaves Approx. 30
Flowers 4 Bunches
Fruits 12 Bananas and 5 other Varieties
Coconuts 4
Rice 5 lb
Kalasa Vasthram 1 Towel or 2 Yards Fabric
Rice Poha (Beaten Rice) 1 Packet
Honey 1 Small Bottle
Ghee 1 lb
Dates (Karjur) 1 Packet
Coins (Quarters) 25
Naivedyams Modakam or any sweet
Sugar Candy (Misri) 1 Packet
Fire log 1 Packet

Other Puja Materials from Home:

  • Deepam (Lamp)/Oil for Deepam/Match Box/Cotton Wick for Deepam
  • Kalasam
  • Panchapathra Udharini
  • Small Trays 2, Big Trays 2, Small Cups 5
  • Asirvada New Dresses
  • Blankets 2
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper Plates