Satyanarayan Puja

Satyanarayan Puja is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and very popular in most parts of India. Satyanarayan Puja is one of the easiest and best way to seek blessings of God Narayan which is one of the forms of Lord Vishnu.

The desire of people has transformed into greed and they want to make money to grow rich in a short span of time or without making much of the effort. Their actions in pursuant of these desires has given rise to “Asuri Pravarti” and negative energy. Resolving all these problems and to keep our darker side at bay, there is only one solution – Shree Satyanarayana katha. The Satyanarayana puja is the worship of the embodiment of eternal truth – to know one self.

Satyanarayan is comprised of two words: Satya means “truth” and Narayana means who is abiding he who is abiding in everybody and everything. Thus, Performing this puja in the form of Lord Satyanarayan in the form of Lord Vishnu suggests the removal of life’s difficulties and atrocities caused by our actions in this life or the previous birth. Worship of truth means being truthful to oneself and to others.

When to do Satyanarayan Puja

Satyanarayan Pooja is one of the easiest way to seek blessings. Satyanarayan Pooja is to be performed before or after the fulfillment of our desires.

For example: if you want to achieve some important milestones in your life like success in Higher Education, Success in career, promotion, buying a new vehicle, new house, starting a new business, negotiating big professional deals etc…

In order to maintain piece,harmony, happiness, prosperity and well being of the family it is advisable to perform Satyanarayan Pooja at least once every year.

It can be performed by anyone, young or old, man or woman, single, married or a widow or a widower. It is only the sincerity, faith, devotion and humbleness of the Bhakta that counts.

Benifits of Satyanarayan Puja

The benifit of Satyanarayan Pooja is to overcome adversity and resolve problems and difficulties in their lives.

For fulfillment of desires.

For peace, harmony, prosperity in life.

Help to overcome illness in the family.

Satyanarayan Puja brings fortune and good luck through which you can get success in life in every manner.

Satyanarayan Puja Vidhi  (Satyanarayan Puja Procedure)

The puja starts by a prayer to Ganesa, to remove all obstacles that may occur as a result of incorrectly performing the puja. This is done by chanting all the names of Lord Ganesa and offering prasada (a food offering, usually consisting of one of Lord Ganesa’s favorite foods
– modak, a sugar and coconut mixture, or laddu) and the showering of flower petals.

The rest of the puja consists of worship to Satyanarayan, an extremely benevolent form of Vishu.

First “pancamrtam” is used to clean the place where the deity is placed.

After placing the deity in the correct position, Satyanarayan Svami is worshipped.

Names of Satya Narayana are chanted along with offering of a variety of prasada
(including a mixture of milk, honey, ghee/butter, yogurt, sugar) and flower petals.

Satyanarayan Puja Dates 2016

Although there is no fixed day for Satyanarayan Puja but doing Puja on Purnima is condidered to be highly auspicious.

23 January (Saturday) – Shri Satyanarayan Vrat (Paush Purnima)
22 February(Monday) – Shri Satyanarayan Vrat (Magha Purnima)
23 March(Wednesday) – Shri Satyanarayan Vrat (Phalguna Purnima)
21 April(Thursday) – Shri Satyanarayan Vrat (Chaitra Purnima)
21 May(Saturday) – Shri Satyanarayan Vrat (Vaishakha Purnima)
20 June(Monday) – Shri Satyanarayan Vrat (Jyeshtha Purnima)
19 July(Tuesday) – Shri Satyanarayan Vrat (Ashadha Purnima)
18 August(Thursday) – Shri Satyanarayan Vrat (Shravana Purnima)
16 September (Friday) – Shri Satyanarayan Vrat (Bhadrapada Purnima)
16 October (Sunday) – Shri Satyanarayan Vrat (Ashwin Purnima)
14 November (Monday) – Shri Satyanarayan Vrat (Kartik Purnima)
13 December (Tuesday) – Shri Satyanarayan Vrat (Margashirsha Purnima)

Satyanarayan Puja Mantra

The main Satyanarayan katha has five sections. Each one of them should begin and end with the following Mantra:

“Shri Satyanarayan Swami ki Jai, Shree Narayan, Narayan, Narayan, Swami Narayan, Narayan, Narayan.”