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Saraswathi Pooja Vidhi


Place the Goddess Saraswathi's photo frame or idol facing the East or West besides, the books representing saraswathi. Musical instruments are also kept for the puja. Books are wrapped in a silk cloth. (Red or Pink)


First light the oil lamp. Apply sandalwood paste and kumkum on the forehead, palms and feet of the Goddess and then garland with flowers. Also apply on the books and musical instruments. Sit with folded legs on a small mat facing the Goddess.

Ganapati Dyanam


Do salutation and contemplate on Lord Vighneswara chanting :- OM Shuklam bharadharam Vishnum, Shashi Varnam chaturbhujam ! Prasanna Vadanam Dyayethe, Sarva Vighno Upashanth aye !!


Pranayam


Om boohu, Om bhuvaha, Oghum suvaha,


Om mahaha, Om janaha, Oghum satyam,

Om tat sa Vithurvarenyam

Bhargo devasya dhimahi, dheeyo yonah pracho dayathu

Om apaha, Jyothi rasa, amrutham brahma

Bhur bhuvasuvarom

Archana

Take a flower / tulsi leaf / akshata, chanting one name of the Goddess, offer it at the feet of Goddess.

Repeat for each name of the goddess: (Twelve (12) names)


  • OM Saraswathyey Namaha
  • OM Mahaabhadraayey Namaha
  • OM Mahaamaayaayey Namaha
  • OM Varapradaayey Namaha
  • OM Padmanilayaayey Namaha
  • OM Padmaakshyey Namaha
  • OM Pusthakabhruthey Namaha
  • OM Jnanamudraayey Namaha
  • OM Kamarupaayey Namaha
  • OM Mahaavidhyaayey Namaha
  • OM Mahaapaathaka Naashinyey Namaha
  • OM Vidhyaadhara Supujithaayey Namaha
 
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