That is strongest Hindu Fireplace Ritual (Koti chandi yagna) that’s carried out very very not often because of the immense value and assets required. This was carried out at durvasapura-Karnataka State-India.
Homa (also called homam or havan) is a Sanskrit phrase (Sanskrit: हवन) which refers to any ritual by which making choices right into a consecrated hearth is the first motion. Its follow by “Rishis” in historical time refers near the Vedic period. At current, the phrases homa/homam and havan are interchangeable with the phrase Yajna.
Homas are an necessary non secular follow in Hinduism the place they’re a part of most Sanskar ceremonies. They’re additionally prevalent in current-day Buddhism (notably the Tibetan and Japanese Vajrayana traditions) and Jain Though a consecrated hearth is the central aspect of each homa ritual, the process and objects provided to the fireplace fluctuate by what events the ceremony, or by the profit anticipated from the ritual. Procedures invariably contain –
the kindling and consecration of the sacrificial hearth;
the invocation of a number of divinities; and,
the making of choices (whether or not actual or visualized) to them with the fireplace as by way of media, amid the recitation of prescribed prayers and mantras.
The consecrated hearth kinds the main focus of devotions; it’s typically maintained on particular forms of dung, wooden, dried coconut (copra) and/or different combustibles. The fireplace-altar (vedi or homa/havan kunda) is mostly made from brick or stone or a copper vessel, and is sort of at all times constructed particularly for the event, being dismantled instantly afterwards. This fireplace-altar is invariably in-built sq. form. Whereas very massive vedis are often constructed for main public homas, the same old altar could also be as small as 1 x 1 foot sq. and infrequently exceeds three x three toes sq.. Once more, whereas main altars at public occasions might embody a hollowing of the earth to create a comparatively deep pit, common altars contain no such excavation and certainly rise solely inches above the bottom.
In all occasions, the association is centered in the course of an area, which can be both outdoor or indoors. The principal folks performing the ceremony and the clergymen who instruct them by way of the rituals seat themselves across the altar, whereas household, associates and different devotees type a bigger ring round that heart. The size and process of a homa is determined by the aim to which it’s carried out; many various kinds of homas exist, and the next checklist is just illustrative.
Some widespread Homas
Homa rituals have been carried out by Vedic clergymen for a number of millennia. The next is an illustrative checklist of some such homa rituals:
Aayushya homa to push back evil influences current in a baby’s life instantly following its delivery, thereby guaranteeing longevity
Mrutyunjaya homa for push back life threatening conditions like accidents and guarantee longetivity of life
Dhanavantri homa for good well being
Durga homa to cancel unfavourable energies; for self-confidence
Chandi homa For Victory in all endeavors
Gayatri homa to facilitate optimistic pondering and subsequently performing good karma
Kritya Pariharana to counter the results of black magic
Ganapati homa to beat obstacles
Lakshmi Kubera homa for wealth and materials prosperity
Thila homam carried out for warding of the evil results of departed soul.It’s carried out solely as soon as in life time ideally at Rameswaram/ Thrupullani( sethu karai)
Mangala Samskarana homa to rejoice auspicious occasions; to achieve Moksha
Mahadevi homa for the stimulation of a wedding and for marital felicity amongst these already married
Navagraha homa to appease the 9 planets and restrict the evil influences in a single’s horoscope
Punyahavachana homa for the naming of a kid
Sudarshana homa for fulfillment in an endeavor
Santhana Gopala homa for blessings for a Youngster
Rudra homa Eliminating all unfavourable influences
Vastu homa a house-warming; to encourage good Vastu (vitality in buildings)
Vidya homa to profit college students; to facilitate studying
Vishwa Shanthi homa for common peace and concord, as additionally concord between the self and the universe
Viraja Homa purification rites carried out as a part of the formal ceremonies by which an individual takes the vows of renunciation (Sannyas), thereby changing into a Sanyasi (monk)
Mantra Chanting is for for 21 days by 100 clergymen for six hours every day and at last Chandi homa is carried out.