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Importance of Havan

homa

Havan is one of the ten positive virtues or niyam that is prescribed for the devotee whose aspiration is to draw closer to the Divine, ultimately acquiring oneness with him. It is also one way of performing Deva yagya, one of man’s five daily duties, according to the tenets of …

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Importance of Hindu Rituals

Importance of Hindu Rituals

In Hinduism, rituals are considered very important and performed by people to get the blessings of god. Most of the rituals are conducted at home or at temples. The most important times of day for performance of household rituals are dawn and dusk, although devout families may engage in devotion …

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IMPORTANCE OF “SANKALPAM” IN HINDU RITUALS

Mathomathis - Significane of Namaste

In all Hindu rituals we begin the program with a sankalpa – a commitment or resolution – to the devata (God) who is being worshipped. We chant these words starting “Shubhe shobhane muhurte….” mindlessly and often incorrectly. It will help if you could tell us what this sankalpa is, and …

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