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Special Vedic Puja's (Homas)

Special Homas are performed for specific problems. The Homas or Pujas are classified as Japa and Homa’s. In Japa, mantras are recited and flowers are offered by the most proficient pundits( priest). In Homa’s,  fire, oblations and mantras are used. These Homas will be performed Veda Bhavanam, in Chennai,  We will work together with  arrange the best, most proficient pundits, well versed  in mantra shastra.  The  pujas require from 1 to 12 pundits, depending upon the puja selected. The specific Puja will start on an auspicious day after reading your horoscope.   Homams are poojas performed for a particular deity by invoking Agni - the God of fire. At Prarthana, we will perform the homam of your choice on your behalf, and in your name. The prasadams will be sent to you by airmail. Please feel free to  Email To Ganapatigal  for  further clarification.

List of commonly performed homams

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. 

Surya Namaskar Manthra Japa

Mantras from Vedas, recited by 8 Pundits, at Sunrise, continuously for 48 days. To cure all types of Eye Disease. 

Maha Mrityunjaya Homa or Japa

To avoid untimely death and increase longevity. 

Ayusha Homam

For longevity. This Homam is performed on the star birthday of the person for his/her longevity. The mantra propitiating Lord Ishana

Maha Sudharshan Homa or Japa

To eliminate evil effects of graha dosha’s and win over enemies: 

Santanagopala  Homa or Japa

    The performer of this homam is blessed with healthy intelligent child.

Sri Mahalaksmy  Homa or Japa

To remove obstacles and get prosperity. This Homam is performed mainly to get the desire of financial prosperity.The presiding deity Mahalakshmi is propitiated by chanting the mantra 1008 times

Sri Suktha Homa or Japa

A very powerful yagna to get rich. It is done for 16 days continuously.  2 pundits and homa for 16 days :

Lakhmy Kubera Homa or Japa

This Homam is performed mainly to get the desire of financial prosperity.The presiding deity Mahalakshmi is propitiated by chanting the mantra 108 times

Durga Suktha Homa or Japa

To overcome obstacles and victory over enemies

Swayamvara Parvathi Homa orJapa

For happy married life and nullify delays in marriage.A very effective puja  for getting married

Chandi Homam 

For four fold prosperity and favorable decisions in court matters. 

Sri Rudra Homa or Japa

To avoid danger in life.

Navagraha Homa or Japa 

To get blessings of all the planets 

Purushasuktha Homa or Japa

For happiness and affection between husband and wife.

Saraswathi Homa or Japa

For good education and concentration. 

Bhagya Suktha Homa or Japa

For increasing one’s fortunes. 

Markandeya  pooja 

A very effective puja  for For longevity. This puja is done once a month on the day of your birth nakshatra.   This is done for 12 months. 

Bhoo Varaha Homam

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,

Subramhanya Gayatri Homam

Subramanya Gayathri Homam Dedicated to Lord Muruga, to achieve success in any skill/ educational pursuit. 



Subject Time / Days


Veda parayanam - Basic

3 days. Daily 8 hours.

Complete Samhita

Veda parayanam - Standard

4 1/2 days. Daily 8 hours.

Complete Samhita & Brahmana

Veda parayanam - Complete

8 days. Daily 8 hours

Full krama paata

Veda parayanam - Special

10 days. Daily 8 hours

Brahmana & full krama paata for samhita.


9 days. Daily 6 hours.

Entire Valmiki ramayanam.

Sundara Kandam

3 days. Daily 5 hours

Sundara Kanda chapter of valmiki ramayana.


7 days. daily 6 hours

Entire srimad bhagavatam

Devi Mahatmiyam - Nava  Chandi

9 days. daily 3 hours

Entire devi-mahatmiyam (part of markandeya purana)

Laghu Chandi

1 day for 3 hours.

Saptasati / Devi Mahatmiyam.


Subject  Time  Pundit



Puja Basic

1 1/2 hours


Shodasopacharapooja,108 Time mantra japa,

Puja Standard

2 1/2hours


Shodashopachara pooja,336 Time mantra japa,

Puja Complete

3 1/2 hours


Shodashopachara pooja,Ashtothara Archana,504 Time mantra japa,

Puja Special

Five hours


Shodashopachara pooja,Sahasranama Archana, 1008 Time mantra japa,



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