Swaminarayan Maha Poojan

 

Instructions

Fasting is preferred. The Poojan to be done while facing East, North-East or North. No leather wallet, belt or leather wrist watch should be worn. Quietness is preferred. Please keep all cellphones switched off or on vibration mode.

 

List of Items (Please contact if any of the items cannot be found)

  • 2 Bajoth (Decorative Wood Stool), 2 Copper Kalash, Red silk or Velvet clothe (2’ x 4’)

  • 3 Steel dish, 6 small steel bowls, 2 steel spoons, one bigger Steel Bowl to remove extra water

  • 15 Sopari (Betelnut), 12 Nagarvel (Paan) leaves, 1 Lb. Rice, ½ Lb. whole wheat

  • Kumkum-Chandan, Nadachhadi (Moli or Kalawa), 2 Janoi

  • Water, Panchamrut, Ghee-Gol, Sheero, 5 Fruits, Dry Fruit Prasad, 2 Coconuts

  • Akhand Deep (Diya), 2 Deep, Aarti (5 Deep), Incense sticks,

  • Karpur (Camphor), Match Box, Ghee (Clarified Butter) for Diya

  • Ganesh-SwamiNarayan Idols 

  • Loose Flowers, Tulsi, Durwa grass

  • Clothe Napkin, Paper Napkins, 3 Dollar bills, 8 Quarter coins

  • Hawan Samagri, Wood, Ghee, Extra Camphor, Black & White Sesame seeds, Incense sticks

  • Hawan Kund

 

Sequence

  • Beginning

  • Panchayatan Poojan

  • Ganesh Poojan

  • Punyahvaachan (Kalash/Varun Poojan)

  • Maruti Poojan

  • Swaminarayan Maha Poojan

  • Panch Varan Poojan

  • Conclusion of Swaminarayan Poojan

  • Nava Grah Poojan

  • Hawan Kund Poojan & Panch Bhu Samskaar

  • Agni Pragatya & Poojan

  • Grah Shanti Hawan

  • 2 plus hours of Hawan Karm & Purnahuti

  • Thal (offering Prasad)

  • Aarti, Uttar poojan and Conclusion

Dakshina charges to perform Swaminarayan Homatmak Maha Poojan is $751.00