Significance of Ganesha Yagya/Homam Ganapathi mantra to be chanted during the yagya period “Om Gum Ganapataye Nama” ॥ॐ गं गणपतये नमः॥ (108 times a day or 20mins a day) About Ganapathi Homam: Lord Ganapathi also is known as Ganesha, Vigneshwara, Vinayaka, etc. Lord Ganesha is invoked before starting any work or Puja or any homa or havan on all auspicious occasions and festivals. He is known as one who removes obstacles in the path of success or happiness. Ganapathi Homam is performed to beget happiness, prosperity, and good health. Anyone is desirous of praying to God to remove any obstacles in any of his plan/ work/Business /action and also to be victorious in his deeds can pray to Lord Ganesha. Ganapathi Homam can be performed to please Kethu, and hence anyone who has Kethu Dasa or bhukthi or wishes to appease Kethu can participate in the homam. Performing Ganapathy Homam once every year gives prosperity, health, and wealth. Especially in Kerala & Tamilnadu People Starts All Rituals by Performing Ganapathi Homam.
As per Vedic text, many types of Ganapathi/Yagya Homam can be done, for example, Mahaganapathi Homam, Asthadravya Ganapathi Homam, Sahasra modaka Ganapathi Homam, etc. Before starting any new venture or anything afresh, Ganesh Homam is a must. If one is suffering from losses in business, investments, or to remove obstacles or for a celebration of your or your child's birthday, Maha Ganapathy Homam is recommended.
Ganapati or Ganesha, the Lord of Ganas, the elephant-faced God, represents the Supreme Being's power that removes obstacles and ensures success in human endeavors. Ganesha is revered as the son of the Shiva and Parvati and is always honored first in most worship services and rituals. He is worshipped for siddhi, success in undertakings, and buddhi, intelligence. He is worshipped before any venture is started. He is also the God of education, knowledge and wisdom, literature, and fine arts. Ganesha is also one of the five Gods Adi Shankaracharya who popularized the worship of whom; the other four are Vishnu, Shiv, Aaditya, and Ambika. The worship of these five deities is called the pancayatan Puja. The large head of an elephant symbolizes wisdom, understanding, and a discriminating intellect that one must possess to attain perfection. The big mouth represents the natural human desire to enjoy life in the world. The large ears signify that a perfect person is the one who possesses a high capacity to listen to others and assimilate ideas. The trunk relates to the power of the human mind, which must be strong enough to face the external world's ups and downs and yet delicate enough to explore the subtle realms of the inner world. The two tusks denote the two aspects of human personality, wisdom and emotion. The right tooth represents wisdom left tusk represents emotion. The broken left tusk conveys the idea that one must conquer emotions with the knowledge to attain perfection. Performing Ganapathy Homam once every year gives prosperity, health, and wealth. Suppose anyone is running Ketu dasa or bhukti, or there is some dosha of Ketu in once Astrological chart. In that case, he/she shall perform as a remedy to mitigate that problem this Ganapathy Yagya/Homam and get-relief. Ganapathy Homam should be performed in the early morning and Poornahuthi to be offered during sunrise unless any other time is specifically mentioned to suit the particular purpose. Typically, only Vedic ways of Homams are performed.
Duration : 20 hours per Day