Griha Pravesh Puja (North Indian Style)


Griha Pravesh Puja “Om Ganesaya Namah Avahayami” The first mantra chanted by the Pandit as the Griha Pravesh Puja commences as you embark on the divine experience of a Vedic Housewarming Ceremony. Griha Pravesh Puja is performed to purify the environment of the home and protect your abode from the evil eye. This Puja is

Griha Pravesh Puja (South Indian Style)


In Vaastu Shastra it’s believed that the home itself is a living being, which negative forces can inhabit and take shelter inside during vacancy – even if the home is brand new. Griha Pravesh Puja or Housewarming ceremony is about respectfully acknowledging these entities and purifying the space. It is about cleansing the home so

Vara Mahalakshmi Puja


Vara MahaLakshmi Puja VaraLakshmi Puja is a popular ritual observed by married women in the states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh. VaraLakshmi Vrat is a festival celebrated to appease Goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Lord Vishnu. This festival falls in the holy month of Shravan on the first Friday before the Pournami  (the

Krishna, Dhritarashtra and Karma


The Great Kurukshetra war of Mahabharatha had ended and millions of soldiers had lost their lives. The wailing sound of the kith and kin of soldiers had reached the sky. King Dritarashtra and Gandhari were also among the unfortunates and had lost all their 100 sons. After hearing about the death of their beloved son