Ram Navami Puja Procedure, Sri Rama Navami Pooja Vidhanam

Ram Navami or Sri Rama Navami is the Jayanti of Lord Sri Ram, the Lord of Ramayana and the most ancient Management Guru. Here is the simple Ram Navami puja procedure or Pooja vidhanam. In 2014, Ram Navami date is April 8.

For any puja, neatness is the most important thing. Firstly, clean your house and puja place. Many devotees observe severe fast on this day and after doing puja they take Prasad. Now, let’s know how to do Rama Navami puja.

1. Let us start Sri Rama Puja with Dhyanam (Dhyana slokam)

Sri Raghavam Dasarathatmaja Maprameyam
Seta Pathim Raghu Kulanvaya Rathna Deepam
Aajanubahum Aravinda Dalayathaksham
Ramam Nisachara Vinashakaram Namami

Apadamapa Hartharam Datharam Sarva Sampadam
Lokabhi Ramam Sriramam Bhuyo Bhuyo Namamyaham

2. Invite Sri Rama and his parivara for puja. (Avahanam)

Om Sri Sitha Ramachandra Parabrahmane  Namaha Avahayami

3. Offer seat to Sri Rama and his parivara (Ratna Simhasanam)

Om Sri Sitha Ramachandra Parabrahmane Namaha
Rathna Simhasanam Samarpayami
Vaidehi Sahitham Suradruma Thale Haime Maha Mantape
Madhye Pushpakamasane Manimaye Virasane Susthitham
Agre Vachayathi Prabhanjana Suthe Thaththvam Munibhyah Param
Vyakhyantham Bharatha Dibhih Parivrutham Ramam Bhaje Syamalam

4. Clean your hands, feet and mouth offer water to Lord Rama and his parivara for cleaning their hands, feet and mouth.

Om Sri Sitha Ramachandra Parabrahmane Namaha
Arghyam Samarpayami

(Show and sprinkle water to Lord’s hands and put in another bowl)

Om Sri Sitha Ramachandra Parabrahmane Namaha
Padyam Samarpayami

(show water to Lord’s feet and put in another bowl – do 2 times)

Om Sri Sitha Ramachandra Parabrahmane Namaha
Achamanam Samarpayami

(show water to Lord’s mouth put in another bowl – do 3 times)

5. Offer shower to Lord Rama (and his parivara). Sprinkle a little water with a petal.

Om Sri Sita Ramachandra Parabrahmane Namaha
Snanam Samarpayami

6. Offer a flower to Lord Rama as a towel.

Om Sri Sita Ramachandra Parabrahmane Namaha
Plotha Vasthram Samarpayami

7. Offer a flower to Lord Rama as soft silk clothes

Om Sri Sita Ramachandra Parabrahmane Namaha
Vasthra Yugmam Samarpayami

8. Offer a flower to Lord Rama as thilakam on their forehead

Om Sri Sita Ramachandra Parabrahmane Namaha
Urdhva Pundran Samarpayami

9. Offer a flower to Lord as ornaments to adorn and dress up.

Om Sri Sita Ramachandra Parabrahmane Namaha
Divya Abharana Alankaran Samarpayami

10. Offer flowers to Lord Rama at his lotus feet chanting a few of His names

11. Light up an incense stick and offer the fragrance to Lord and His parivara

Om Sri Sita Ramachandra Parabrahmane Namaha

Dhupam Samarpayami

12. Light up an auspicious lamp and show it to Lord Ram

Om sri sita ramachandra parabrahmane namaha
deepam samarpayami

13. Offer fruits or other eatables to Lord Sri Rama

Om Sri Sita Ramachandra Parabrahmane Namaha
Naivedyam Samarpayami

Ya Prithir Vidurarpithe Muraripo Kunthyarpithe Ya Drusi
Ya Govardhana Murdhni Ya Cha Pruthuke Sthanye Yasodarpithe
Bharadwaja Samarpithe Sabarika Datthe Adhare Yo Shitham
Ya Prithir Munipathni Bhakthi Rachithe Prithyarpithe Tham Kuru

14. Light up camphor (Karpura) and show it to Lord Rama in a clockwise direction (Aarti and Nirajanam)

Om Sri Sita Ramachandra Parabrahmane Namaha
Nirajanam Samarpayami

Mangalam Kosalendraya Mahaniya Gunathmane
Chakravarthi Thanujaya Sarva Bhaumaya Mangalam

Sriyah Kanthaya Kalyana Nidhaye Nidhayerthinam
Sri Venkata Nivasaya Srinivasaya Mangalam

Mangalasasana Paraih Madacharya Purogamaih

Sarvaischa Purvaih Acharyaih Sathkruthayasthu Mangalam

15. Request Lord Sri Ram to forgive our mistakes and surrender to them

Kayena Vacha Manasendriyairva
Buddhyathma Nava Prakruthe Ssvabhavath
Karomi Yadyath Sakalam Parasmai
Narayanayethi Samarpayami

16. Pray for the welfare of the all the creatures in the whole universe

Swasthi prajabhayaha paripalayantham
Nyayena margena mahim mahisaha
Gobrahamanebhyas subhamasthu nithyam
Loka ssamastha ssukhino bhavanthu
Sarvam sri Krishnarpanamasthu

17. Offer a flower as a nice bed to Lord Rama. Also remember our guru and chant the santhi manthram thanking them for conducting this puja without any hassle.

Om purnamidam purnamadaha purnath  purnamudachyathe
Om purnasya purnamadaya purnameva avasishyathe
Om namah parama rushibhyo namah parama rushibhyaha
Om namah parama rushibhyo namah parama rushibhyaha
Om Asmath gurubhyo namaha

18. Take the thirtham and drink while chanting the slokam before taking thirtham (charanamruth). Do this three times separately.

Akala mruthyu haranam sarva vyadhi nivaranam
samastha papa kshayakaram vishnu padodakam pavanam subham

19. Take prasadam for yourself and also distribute it to everyone who are there during Puja and also welcome other devotees and distribute thirtham and prasada.

Some devotees also perform Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam (celestial wedding of Sita and Lord Sri Ram) on Rama Navami. Ram Navami is also the culmination day of Ram Navratri. The idols worshipped during Navratri are moved to other place as per some traditions and some immerse the idols in water and some take them to nearest temple to keep there.

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