Abhishek Puja

Abhishek Puja, which means "holy bath," is a puja performed by offering a holy bath to a deity. It's a common tradition across many Hindu gods and goddesses, but a popular one is the Rudra Abhishek Puja for Lord Shiva.

Abhishek Puja Vidhi

In this puja, the devotee takes a Sankalp, expressing their intention to perform the puja. The puja starts with summoning the specific deity with mantras and prayers by a pujari. The abhishek is the most important part of the puja and the samsgri of worship includes it.

Abhishek Puja Samagri

  • Panchamrit, GangaJaal, Bilva leaves, Shankh, Fruits, Turmeric and Sandalwood Paste

Throughout the abhishek, mantras are chanted to seek the god's blessings. Aarti is performed for the deity. The puja finishes with prayers. Abhishek pujas are believed to bring benefits according to the god being worshipped.

  • Pacify the gods and seek their blessing.
  • Purify the devotee and their surroundings.
  • Remove negativity and bring peace.

Abhishek Puja Mantra

Chanting mantras during the Abhishek Puja improves the spiritual experience. One of the common mantras is "Om Namah Shivaya" for Lord Shiva's Abhishek.

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