WHAT IS CHANDI HOMA?
Chandi Homa is a sacred fire ritual dedicated to Goddess Chandi – the fierce and powerful form of Goddess Shakti. She is the primordial energy responsible for creation, sustenance and destruction of this entire cosmos. She is the sum total of the energies of all beings in this universe. Goddess Chandi is an embodiment of power and all the divine forces, who protects you from evil forces and perfects your mind, body and soul.
By worshipping the Mother of the universe through this fire ritual, you can become free of evil eyes, curses, obstacles and be blessed with a lasting health, wealth and prosperity. According to the sacred text, Devi Mahatmyam, she is portrayed with eighteen arms, each holding a different weapon to ward off all the negativities and guard her beloved devotees.
WHO SHOULD PERFORM CHANDI HOMA?
You can perform Chandi Homa to get relief from:
- Doshas or ill-effects of planetary placements in your birth chart
- Negative effects of black magic, curses and evil influences
- Overpower fears, especially fear of death
- Seek forgiveness from the Goddess for any past misdeeds
BENEFITS OF CHANDI HOMA
Propitiating the powerful Goddess with this Homa can bestow you with the following benefits:
- Eradicate negativity and suffering
- Relief from evil eye and curses
- Destroy obstacles and taste success in all endeavors
- Good health, wealth and prosperity
- Cure from serious illnesses
- Overpower enemies
WHEN TO PERFORM CHANDI HOMA?
The nine special nights of the supreme goddess called Navaratri is considered extremely auspicious for performing Chandi Homa. Apart from these days, other days conducive for the Homa include Ashtami, Navami, Chaturdasi, Magha Amavasya, Jyeshta Amavasya, Chaithra and Kartik Pournami. It is preferable to perform the Homa during daytime and preferably finish the rituals before sunset
Procedures Involved in Chandi Homa
A Chandi Homa is not an ordinary Homa and has to be performed by expert priestswith years of experience in handling such a complex and powerful homa. If not doneproperly, the results might not be fruitful.
Our expert priests will perform the Chandi Homa by chanting the Slokas containingin the 13 chapters of Durga Saptashati which is then followed by performing theactual Homa with other rituals which includes:
Ganapathy pooja: Prayers are offered to the Lord Ganesha seekinghis blessings. Worshipping Lord Ganesha clears all the obstacles and paves way forone’s success. So, before any auspicious beginning, Lord Ganesha is first addressedwith pooja and prayers.
Kanya pooja: Kanya Pooja is one of the highlight of the Navaratricelebrations. Kanya pooja is a ritual of worshiping girls (aged 6 – 10) who haven’tattained puberty, symbolizing the Kanya Kumari (prepubescent) form of Goddess Chandior Durga. This ritual is specially performed to recognize the divine feminine powervested in a girl child.
Anugna Sankalpam: Seeking the consent of the Goddess to performthe Yagna which is a sacred ritual. The ritual specifies for whom, where and whenthe yagna is performed.
Punyahavachanam: Purifying the mind, body and place before theyagna is performed. Water is sprinkled with mango leaves around the place with thechanting of Mantras.
Kalasa Sthaapana: Kalasa means a pot. It is made of metal and isfilled with water and placed with Mango leaves immersed in the water. Pooja is madeto this Kalasa invoking the blessings of the goddess.
Saptashati Parayanam: Chanting of Durga Saptashati Slokas (700sanskrit poems) and worshipping the various forms of the Goddess. Bhairava Bhali(offering): After the chanting of Slokas, offering is made to Lord Bhairava (anincarnation of Lord Shiva) to signify the ritual.
Ganapathy pooja: Prayers are offered to Lord Ganesha before beginningthe Yagna
Punyahavachanam: Pooja and mantras are chanted to purify the placeand people who are performing the Yagna
Gho pooja: The Sanskrit word Gho means Cow. In Hinduism, Cow isconsidered to be a holy animal embodied with divine qualities. Pooja and prayersare offered to the cow before the yagna, seeking her blessings for prosperity.
Suhasini Pooja: Worshipping an elderly married woman (whose husbandis alive) and performing Pada (traditional foot washing ceremony) pooja to invokeher blessings.
Dampathi pooja: Dampathi means couple. Prayers are offered to anelderly couple with Padha pooja.
Brahmachari pooja: A Brahmachari is an unmarried man. He is heldin high esteem in Vedas and Puranas for several reasons. Padha pooja and prayersare offered to a Brahmachari seeking his blessings.
Chandi yagna: The fire ritual is performed with the chanting ofMantras and Slokas.
Sumangala Dravyaahuti: Auspicious materials such as Saree, turmeric,sandalwood powder, kumkum (vermillion) etc. are offered to the Goddess invoked inthe Fire.
Purnaahuti: Any Yagna becomes complete only when this ritual isperformed. Betel leaves, Betel nuts, Coconut, Kumkum (red colored auspicious powder),Turmeric, Flowers, Fruits, a coin, a small bag of herbs are put together in a silkcloth and tied. The bag is dropped into the fire seeking the blessings of the Almighty.
Maha Deeparadhana: A ritual to honor the Goddess. Lights are litusing camphor and are used to glorify the Goddess. It is also called Aarthi andis performed during the end of the pooja.
This divine intervention can be accessed by offering your fervent prayers to the remover of obstacles – Maa Durga. Also called Maa Chandi, she is the only solution to your question of “How to solve problems in life”. The knowledge of this basic truth has helped innumerable devotees to manifest their desires instantaneously
Gain the blessing of the supreme primordial Goddess with the divine technique of Chandi Homa