Ganesha puja is performed to get rid of all evil spirits and negativities that are causing troubles in your life. The divine blessings of Lord Ganesha fill your life with positivity, happiness, prosperity and success. We also perform Ganesha puja before starting a new venture and seek his blessings to become successful in it. Lord Ganesha removes all the obstacles in our way and shows us the path to success.
The Ganesha puja starts with the sthapana of Ganesha idol on a chauki which is decorated with flowers, lights and rangoli. Diya with coconut oil is lit in front of the idol. The priest starts the puja with kalash sthapana and pran pratistha. We then offer chandan, kumkum, haldi, flowers, sweets, panchamitra, panchmewa and cloth to the Lord Ganesha. Panditji recites sacred mantras all invokes all the gods and goddessess. The puja concludes with Ganesha aarti and bhogvitran. The Visarjan puja involves the Visarjan puja of kalash and Ganesha idol. We seek blessings from Lord Ganesha and ask for forgiveness for our mistakes. Then we immerse his idol and kalash into the water.
Ganesha puja is performed on Ganesha Churthi and before starting a new business or work.
The samagrii list for Ganesha puja are:
- Betel leaves
- Betel nuts
- Coconut oil
- Aarti thali
- Seasonal fruits
- Coloured rice