Laghu Rudra Puja
Laghu Rudrabhishek is a very important ritual in which the Panchamarit Pooja is offered to Lord Shiva. Nevertheless, this pooja is performed by experienced priests and they recite very powerful mantras. Moreover, these mantras bring good luck and fulfil all the desires of the person who performs the pooja.
Lord Shiva has eleven forms of Rudra and in Laghu Rudra Puja at Trimbakeshwar Temple all the eleven Rudras are worshipped. After the Aavahan (welcoming of the deity), Sthapna (giving the seat to the deity) Laghu-Nyasam and Rudra Trishati is recited. Laghu Rudra Puja and Havan are considered as the most powerful and beneficial Puja dedicated to Lord Shiva.
According to Yajur Veda, Sri Rudram and Chamakam are the greatest Vedic hymns dedicated to Mahadev or Lord Rudra. During Sri Rudram and Chamakam, various ancient and Vedic names of Mahadev, His different aspects and attributes are invoked and worshipped. While performing this ritual eleven recitations of the Ekadasa Rudram are done. Where one Ekadasa Rudram consists of Eleven recitations of the Sri Rudram followed by one recitation of the Chamakam.
Keivalyo Upanishad says: "Namakam Chamakam Hotran, Purush-suktam Japet Sada, Pravishet Sa Mahadeva Graham Grahapatiryatha"
Translation: By Namak Chamak Mantras (used in Atirudra) the person enters the abode of Lord Shiva without any fear and with certainty.
- For divine grace and blessings of Lord Shiva
- For Removal of difficulties and malefic effects of various Planets
- For health, wealth, longevity, intelligence, progeny and prosperity
- For success in career, job, business and relationships
- For relief and protection against various diseases, ailments and negative energies
- For fulfillment of desires and spiritual upliftment
- For removal of fear and victory over enemies
No. of priests: 7
Duration: 1 day
Puja Services: Kalash Sthapana, Panchang Sthapana(Gauri Ganesh, Punyavachan, Shodash Matrika, Navgraha, Sarvotabhadra), 64 yogini Pujan, Shetrapal Pujan, Swasti Vachan, Sankalpa, Ganesh Pujan and Abhishek, Navgraha Pujan and 108 chants of each planetary mantra, Invocation of major Gods and Goddesses in Kalash, 5500 chants of Ganpati Mantra, 1100 chants of Gayatri Mantra, 7700 chants of Mahamrityunjaya Mantra, 11 recitations of Namak Chamak, Homa, Aarti, Pushpanajali and Donation to Brahmins.
Mahamrityunjaya Mantra: Om Hoom Joom Saha, Om Bhu Bhuva Swaha, Om Triambhakam Yajamahe, Sungandhim Pushti Vardanam, UrvaruKamiva Bandhanat, Mrityor Muksheeya Mamritat, Om Swaha Bhuva, Bhu Om Saha, Joom Hoom Om
A short Video of the Sankalpa and mantra chanting would be sent to you along with the photographs of the Puja ritual. Puja Tokri having prasad, energised Rudraksha, silver tabeez and yantra would be sent along.