Ayush Homa

Ayush Homam Ayush Homam means a homam performed for increasing one’s lifespan (Ayush means age). It is performed by learned priests and pandits to invoke the Ayur-Devatha to increase It is performed by learned priests and pandits to invoke the Ayur-Devatha to increase one’s lifespan and get him rid of life-threatening illnesses and problems. It is also performed once a year to keep the negative energies out of It is also performed once a year to keep the negative energies out of one’s home. The Ayur-devatha is being invoked through Agni(The Sacred fire) and learned pandits/priests perform 40 different types of oblations to the fire, thereby invoking the Ayur-devatha to bless the elders, children and everyone present at home with a long lasting and fulfilling life. The mantra chanted during Ayush Homam: “Aum Adivaidyaaya Vidmahe, Arogya anugrahaaya  dheemahi, Tanno Dhanvantri prachodayaat “ Translation:  “Offering Oblations to that Adivaidya – the oldest doctor, doctor of doctors […]

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