Homams are poojas performed for a particular deity by invoking Agni , the God of fire

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Homam (also called havan) is a religious ritual performed by Hindus to invoke the blessings of specific Gods and Godesses. It begins with the Karta (devotee) invoking Agni (God of fire) and inviting him to carry the dravya (offerings into the fire) to the concerned deity. The Gods, pleased with the offerings grant the wishes of the devotees in the form of benefits likelongevity,success in business, good health, prosperity, progeny etc. Subhakariam.com offers several different homams appropriate to obtain the desired benefits. Select the homam you prefer, and subakariam.com will arrange for it to be conducted according to prescribed formats on the date you specify. The prasadams will then be sent to your home By Courier

 Homam (also called havan) is a religious ritual performed by Hindus to invoke the blessings of specific Gods and Godesses. It begins with the Karta (devotee) invoking Agni (God of fire) and inviting him to carry the dravya (offerings into the fire) to the concerned deity. The Gods, pleased with the offerings grant the wishes of the devotees in the form of benefits likelongevity, success in business, good health, prosperity, progeny etc.,Homams are poojas performed for a particular deity by invoking Agni , the God of fire, Please select any option from the list ,to see details of each Homam'

Sri Maha Ganapathy Homam

Ganapathi Homam Dedicated to Lord Ganesh, to improve family bondage, to win over enemies, to overcome disease and to achieve a planned objective without any hindrance. For success without any problems for all works/projects, also for education, marriage, health and wealth.* On all occasions * For prosperity in all walks of life without any hindrance.Ganapathi Homa is generally performed before commencing any important endeavor like Starting a new business to remove all obstacles. It is also done at the beginning of other homas.

Navagraha Homam

Navagraha Homam Many a times we hear people say our time is running bad. These bad times are attributed to the different Grahas (Planets), and their position in the current time. These Grahas can be appeased by performing the Grah shanti pooja.There are 2 ways to perform this pooja. If you know which Graha is affecting you unfavorably, then tell us the name and we can perform the pooja for you.

The other way is for us to find out from your Janma Patri and then perform the Pooja for the particular Graha. specifically 7 1/2 years Saturn period. Generally all purpose Navagraha homam For all Doshas from Horoscope,specifically 7 1/2 years Saturn period. Generally all purpose. (For particular Jathaham, particular Gnahas more japas) * Is done to obtain navagrahas anugraha, even if they were placed in disadvantageous * By doing this homa, navagraha doshas are removed and good results will accrue'

Maha sudarsana homam

'Maha sudarsana homam for Removal of all enemies. avoiding accidents, The desires of human beings are innumerable and they vary in nature. As a result, the sufferings they might undergo also are many. Sometimes it may result in incurable diseases. It cannot be said that all sufferings and ailments afflicting mankind have human solutions. There are many things, which are beyond the work of human domain. These were the areas where divine intervention was sought by the ancient seers. This is where the mantras play a vital role. The mantras were the tools, which were used by the sages to free the world from sufferings. "mantaram trayate iti mantra" mantras are mystic syllables that free the chanter from inflictions.

In the Vaishnava agamas the Sudharsana mantra is a very prominent one. The Sudharsana Chakra or the divine disc of Maha Vishnu is one of the Lords prominent weapons in annihilating evil forces. The Sudharsana yantra is also as important as the Sudharsana mantra. Usually Lord Sudharsana is seen installed with eight or sixteen hands in Vishnu temples It is stated in the Ahirbhudniya Samhita that when the devotees are suffering from the afflictions caused by incurable diseases, sorcery, or enemies, Lord Sudharsana dispels his fierce form and comes to their protection. When the last rites of the dead are not performed properly it might sometimes result in the sufferings of the progeny belonging to later generations. Scriptures state that performing the Sudharsana homa could alleviate the sufferings of this nature. Performance of this homa also stops the danger or perils which may possibly occur in futur e 

Maha Lakshmi Homam

MAHA Lakshmi is the consort of Vishnu.She has four arms when worshipped on her own but is usually shown with two hands when with Vishnu.She is the goddess of wealth and one of the most popular Hindu female deities Mahalakshmi homam For improvement in Financials and also for recovery of dues,which are said to bestow different benefits to the performer of this homa. Even the mere recitation of these, bestows prosperity. They are :Prosperity,Domestic animals, Food grains, Ownership of Land, Good servants, Fame, Royal influence, Mental strength, Attainment of horses, Attainment of elephants,Clothes,Progeny,Vehicles.Mystical powers, Any other wish of the performer' 

Maha Mruthyunjaya Homam

Maha Mruthyunjaya Homam Dedicated to Lord Shiva to avoid untimely death The Mrityunjaya Homa is performed to achieve Jaya or Victory over Mritya or death. The object of worship of this homa is Lord Shiva. One of the synonyms of Lord Shiva is Mrityu Mrityu which means death of the death or the destroyer of death. During this homa one chants 21 mantras. The prominent offerings in this homa are durva grass and an herb called amrita. The former is famous for purifying blood and the latter is a medicine for incurable diseases like arbuda or cancer. Since these are used as offerings in this homa, there is no doubt that it bestows longevity on the performer .The Mrityunyaja homa is said to remove the fear of death. The hymns are devoted to Mrityu, the God of death, praying for long life. These hymns are used in the purnahuti or the final offering in the famous Soma sacrifice. This homa also alleviates Mrit yu dosha or untimely death.'

SANTHANA GOPALA HOMAM 

SANTHANA GOPALA HOMAM or PURUSHA SUKTHA HOMAM Dedicated to Lord Maha vishnu.None other than Lord Maha Vishnu himself bestowed knowledge of this homa on Sanatkumara, who in turn instructed this to sage Bodhayana. It is stated in the Suta Samhita. Putrapradam Aputraanaam Jayadam Jayakaaminaam Bhuktidam Bhuktikaamaanaam Mokshadam Moksha Kaaminaam meaning those who wish progeny, success in endeavors, worldly enjoyment and the final emancipation shall attain it by performing this.It is said that one attains this human birth by performing meritorious deeds in the past lives. In order to continue the lineage of ours it is necessary that we be blessed with healthy progeny. The Purusha sukta homa is said to be equal to the Putra kameshti yagna narrated in the Ramayana in providing healthy progeny to the performer. The hymn glorifies Lord Vishnu as the Purusha or the primordial being with innumerable heads, eyes and feet. The lord is depicted as the cause of all living beings. It further describes the manner in which different species occur from his various limbs. The hymns are si xteen in number.

BHOO VARAHA HOMAM

BHOO VARAHA HOMAM Dedicated to Lord Mahavishnu .This homa is done to remove ill effects of not constructing a house according to the tenets of the Vaastu Sastra, which prescribes various principles and techniques for constructing houses and temples. Houses, which are not built according to this science, are said to invite various problems like diseases, marital disharmony, problems in the family, loss in business etc. These problems could be overcome by performing the Bhoo varaha Homam, more simply called the Bhoo varaha Homa. This homa is performed as a part of Grihapravesa (house warming) ceremonies for the overall happiness for those who live in the house '

Aayushya Homam

Ayushya Homam Dedicated to the Life God to enhance longevity Ayushya homa is explained by the sage Bodhayana in the Bodhayana sutras. According to him, if a child is constantly ill, this homa could be performed on a monthly basis till the child attains good health. But in general practice, this is performed once a year on the day of the star in which the child is born. This homa is performed on the day the child completes one year of age. In case one is unable to perform it on this day, it should be done on the consecutive month. It may be done even on a monthly basis.By performing the Ayusha homa the evil effects caused by tithi [day of the fortnightly], vara [day of the week], nakshatra [star] are eradicated. It bestows longevity, and good health. It is experienced that even ailments, which cannot be diagnosed through mainstream medicines, are cured by the performance of this homa'

Sri Chandee Homam

'Chandi or DURGA has been bestowed with defferent sakthis power from all devatas.thesefore is also knownas mahasakthy.shewas born with the energy coming out of all the devatas bodies and combining to become one.so shecould defeat the Rakshasas.devil.mahishasura.who had become a threat to the devatas.durgadevi is worshipped in monyforms with eachhaving its ownsignificance.thus there are differentpoojas associated with her.We offer Navchandi is a Durga pooja normally done to make small wishes cometrue and can also be performed for any other reason / occasion on any day according to the muhurtam.The Chandi homa is a very unique sacrificial rite involving powerful Saptasati mantras. These mantras are 700 in number, spreading across 13 chapters of the Markandeya Purana. These chapters are divided into three parts. The 1st chapter is devoted to Goddess Durga, 2nd, 3rd and 4th chapters extol the greatness of Goddess Mahalakshmi. The remaining chapters are devoted to Saraswathi, the Goddess of Learning.By performing the Chandi homa, the sufferings that are caused by hostile elements, are eradicated. The sufferings resulting from poison, sorcery, thieves etc. are removed by performing this homa. There is a popular Puranic saying kalau chandi vinayakau in this age of kali, only two Gods respond immediately to the prayers of devotees, they are Goddess Chandi and Lord Ganesha. The tantric texts Marichi Kalpa Vaarahi tantra and Chidambara rahasyam state the following as benefits of Chandi homa - attainment of health, wealth, prosperity, longevity, food, wealth, progeny, fame, success, strength etc, removal of fear, ailments, danger, defeat in the hand of adversaries etc. By performing the homa five times, evil planetary influences are removed. The performance of this homa seven times removes all fears, performance eleven times begets royal influence and sixteen times begets progeny'

Swayamvara parvathy Homam

Swayamvara parvathy Homam Dedicated to Lord parvathy.The worship of a chosen deity is indispensable for any person in attaining ones desires. Even though God is one, ancient seers have given us various forms of worship for the upliftment of ordinary mortals. Among these various forms of worships, most prominent is that of Shakti or the Divine Mother. The divine mother took the incarnation of Goddess Parvati in order to get married to Lord Shiva. None other than Lord Shiva himself gave the Swayamvara Parvati mantra to Goddess Parvati. This enabled her to reunite with her divine consort.By performing the Swayamvara Parvati homa, various obstacles that delay any marriage are removed. The eligible bride or groom is blessed with suitable spouse'

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