Ganapati homa is performed to get the blessings of Lord Ganesha who will remove all the obstacles in the path of devotees and help them lead a successful life. This homa will bring good luck and prosperity for the devotee. Lord Ganapati is the Lord of knowledge and represents Pranava .
Benefits of Ganesh Homam
Ganesh Homam is beneficial especially for those who are faced with lots of obstacles in their business or personal lives.
Also for businessmen who are facing lot of losses and who want to start a new venture, this is a very good remedy. The ideal time to perform Ganesh Homam is in the early morning hours of Chaturthi tithi.
Ganapati Homam Procedure
Generally during this homa, the ashtadhravya which is a mixture of 8 different materials like modaka, sugarcane, rice, laja, flour, coconut, thila and banana is offered into the sacrificial fire. Each of these materials denote a particular God and each one is invoked while doing the homa.
The Ganapati Yantra is used to perform this homa. Various mantras like the Ganapati moola mantra, Veda mantra, Kshipra prasada mantra, Ganapati Gayathri mantra and Ganapati Atharva Sheersha mantra are recited during the homam.