How To Perform Navagraha Pooja With Full Benefits
Graha in Sanskrit means laying hold or holding. Nava means nine in Hindi. Navagraha includes the nine planets Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Sun, Moon, Rahu and Ketu. Rahu and Ketu are the virtual planets located at the Ends of Moon.
The great Indian yogi Paramahamsa Yogananda said, "Man is born on that day and that moment when his individual fate is in perfect mathematical harmony with the progress of the stars in heaven".
Planetary positions at birth of an individual decide the good and bad time of an individual's. There placement lies of great importance to astrologer in India in deciding the fate of an individual.
To ward of the negative influence of the planets and to improve the benefic effects puja is organized.
Navagrah Puja help's in producing the positive energy and help an individual to gain confidence and blessing.
Navgraha Puja Arrangement
Navagraha puja should be done away from the kitchen.Deity has to face East while performing the puja.Puja Samagri should be kept in different plates while ensuring that it is kept in right side of the chaurang.
Pamchamrut should be prepared in a bowl. 2-3 spoons of curd,1 spoon Honey,2 spoons pure Ghee,1 cup Milk and sugar to taste have to be added to prepare the Panchamrut.
Two Fresh flowers are to be placed on the back corner of the Chaurang. In centre of the chaurang wheat grains are to be placed and Kalash or silver spoon is to be placed on top of the wheat.
Kalash should be half filled with water. Supari, coin, flower and Akshata has to be placed in the Kalash. Ganga Jal is recommended in Kalash. New Cloths should be placed around the Kalash.
Place 5 Beatle nut leaves on the edge of the silver or copper Kalash with the stems inside the kalash & the ends outside the kalash. Place a Tamhan (copper or silver plate) on the Kalash.
Copper bell has to be placed on the left of the chaurang and on the right side the Conch is recommended.
Ganesha murti has to be placed in front of the Kalash and other deity as per the family tradition has to be placed.
Navagraha temples are located in various parts of the country in India. Prayer can also performed in the temples to reduce the negative effects and improve the positive energies related to a person.