Satyanarayan Puja is performed to appease Lord Satyanarayan, the most compassionate form of Lord Vishnu. Satya means Truth; Narayana means The highest being. Hence Lord Satyanarayan is considered the epitome of Truth and Justice.
The puja is done to offer gratitude to the almighty on the start or successful completion of auspicious events in a person’s life. The puja is also performed to fulfill people’s wishes and desires. The purpose of this puja is to bring friends and family together, encourage unity and harmony to make sure that abundance, prosperity, general happiness, and well-being prevail in the family.
From ancient times and dates to the Skanda Purana, this puja is performed. It is mentioned that Narada asked Lord Vishnu the mantra or a way to end the miseries of the people on Earth. Lord Vishnu responded that worshipping Lord Satyanarayan will be the ultimate way of happiness and Moksha in the Kaliyuga.
Panditji begins this puja with Gowri Ganesh Puja and reading of Lord Satyanarayan Kathas that contains 5 chapters. Havan is performed in praise of Lord Satyanarayan to receive his blessings. In the end distribution of Satynarayan Puja Prasad is done.
When to Perform Satyanarayan Puja?
- Saturdays, Ekadashi, and Poornima(full moon day) along with the months of Kartik and Baishakh are considered auspicious.
- Predominantly done during the evening time however morning is also suitable to perform this puja.
Procedure for Satyanarayan Puja:
- On puja day, devotees have to observe fasting until the puja is over. The purpose of fasting is to ensure that no negative thoughts or desires come to mind before, during, or after the puja.
- Once the puja is completed, devotees can seek the blessings of Lord Satyanarayan and break their fast by taking prasad.
Which prasad is offered for Satyanarayan Puja?
- Sheera or Halwa made with Rava, Sugar, Ghee, Milk, and Dry fruits are offered for puja.
Benefits of Satyanarayan Puja:
- It bestows peace, harmony, and prosperity in a person’s family.
- It protects one from the evil eye, enemies, and negative energy.
- This puja helps people to overcome any obstacles that may come across in life. It also helps them to fulfill their dreams.
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