Ganapathi Homa also known as ‘Gana Homa’ is dedicated to Ganesha devaru, son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. He is well known as Vighnaharata, one who removes any obstacles coming in our way. The start of any auspicious ceremony, poojas, homas is marked by performing Ganapathi homa first.
This homa is performed by invoking Lord Maha Ganapathi followed by the chanting of Ganapathi Mantra and then performing the homa as per the shastras.
When to Perform Homa?
Brahma Muhurta time 4:30am – 6:00am before sunrise is the best time. Date can be fixed as per one’s Janma nakshatra and the yoga, thithi of that date.