Griha Pravesh Puja (South Indian Style)


GRIHA PRAVESH PUJA (HOUSE WARMING CEREMONY) 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

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

Book Pandit for Diwali Lakshmi Puja


Diwali Lakshmi Puja  Celebrate this Diwali with Vedic Lakshmi Puja! Book a Pandit today with SmartPuja.com. ​ Goddess Lakshmi came out of the milky ocean on the day of Dhantrayodashi and chose Lord Vishnu as her husband on the day of Diwali. Hence Diwali Amavasya is considered the most appropriate day to appease the Goddess

Book Pandit for Pitru Paksha Rituals (North)


Pitru Paksha is a 16 day period in Hindu calendar when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors (Pitrus). Pitru Paksha literally means “fortnight of the ancestors” and follows the fortnight immediately after the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. It begins on the first day of the fortnight (Padyami) ending with the new moon day known as Pitru

Book Pandit for Ganesha Chaturthi Puja


Ganesha Chaturthi Puja – Ganesha Chaturthi also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is a grand festival that reveres Lord Ganesha. It starts on the fourth day of Hindu lunar calendar month Bhadrapada. The festival is marked with installation of Ganesha idols in homes, or publicly on elaborate pandals. Lord Ganesha is the remover of all the

Rudrabhisheka Puja (South)


Rudrabhisheka Puja Rudrabhisheka Puja is performed to alleviate one’s sufferings and to bring prosperity to one’s family. This auspicious puja is dedicated to Lord Rudra who is one among 108 different avatars of Lord Shiva. Rudra means destroyer of sorrows. According to the legend Lord Rama installed a Shiva Linga at Rameshwaram and performed Rudrabhisheka

Rudrabhishek Puja (North)


Om Namah Shivaya Rudrabhishek Puja Rudrabhishek Puja is performed to alleviate one’s sufferings and to bring prosperity to one’s family. This auspicious puja is dedicated to Lord Rudra who is one among 108 different avatars of Lord Shiva. Rudra means destroyer of sorrows. According to the legend Lord Rama installed a Shiva Linga at Rameshwaram

Book Pandit for Online E-Puja Ceremony


Online E-Puja Ceremony Thinking about performing an  E-Puja but not sure how to go about it? Wondering how to get the right Purohit by community, language and region specifications based on your customs and rituals? Well, look no further as we got you covered! At SmartPuja.com, we understand the importance of staying in touch with

Karpur Gauram Karunavtaaram Mantra meaning


Do you know the meaning of Karpur Gauram Karunavtaaram Mantra? Karpur Gauram Karunavtaaram is one of the most famous mantras that you would hear at the time of a Mangal Aarti. It is an ancient Sanskrit Shloka related to Lord Shiva and is also known as Shiva Yajur Mantra. Karpur Gauram Karunavtaaram mantra is found in

Navaratri Durga Puja


Durga Puja सर्वमङ्गलमाङ्गल्ये शिवे सर्वार्थसाधिके । शरण्ये त्र्यम्बके गौरि नारायणि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ Most auspicious of all auspicious, Parvati, Who fulfills all desires| Refuge of everything, Three-eyed, Devi(Parvati), Lakshmi, We salute you || This shloka describes the powers of Great Mother Durga. Shri Devi Durga is mother of all powers and represents the oneness of