Lord Vishnu, the supreme God is regarded as the protector of the earth that helps to live a peaceful life. He is also known by different names and plays a key role in defending the forces of evil and his enemies. Lord Vishnu’s Sudarshana chakra is considered a powerful one, used primarily to destroy demons and sick forces. According to ancient Vedic texts, Maha Sudarshana homam is equivalent to ten homams who show ways to testify more of the greatest benefits of life.
Benefits of Maha Sudarshana Homam:
Sudarshana Homam helps gain prosperity
It helps in healing the body and provides rejuvenation of health
Moreover, it helps in the purification from the harmful and toxic energies
Sudarshana Homam helps to achieve the sincere desires
It provides also huge victory and immense success with manifestations
Further, it provides immediate relief from the unexplained sufferings or worries
The Homam also helps in providing protection from the powerful enemies and evil eye
How to perform Maha Sudarshana Homam:
The Homam starts with the recitation of the Sudarsana Manthra Japam.
Recitation of the Sudarshana Ashtottharam which starts with the Sudarsanaya Nama and concludes with the Naarayaanakrupavyuha Tejaschakraya Nama, takes place.
After that, the priest makes you take the Sri Sudarsana Homa Maha Sankalpa where you invoke the deities to bless you.
After that the priest invokes all the deities including Lord Kumbam, Lord Varuna, Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Narayana and Lord Sudarsana and performs the Shodasopachara Aaradhanam.
Agni Prathishtai follows this.
Then the homam starts with the Sri Sudarsana Shadakshari performed 108 times with aahuthi
After all the Aahutis, the Poornahuthi takes place which is the conclusion of the Homam
After the Poornahuthi, all the spectators go around the Agni Kuntam and recite Sri Sudarsan Ashtakam.
The Bhasmam from the homam is then worn on the forehead protection this the homam concludes here.
Maha Sudarshana Homam Puja Materials List:
The main requirements for Homam are Sudarshana Yantra, which is worshiped with Sudarshana Mantra Japa. Homam requires Homa samagri, which includes melted butter, herbs and sticks from certain trees that must be offered to the sacrificial fire, as well as the powerful chanting of mantras.
Apart from this, the offerings to Lord Sudarshan also include fruits, flowers, incense and Naivedhyam Prasad. Pooja of the owner of Sudarshan, Lord Vishnu must be made with Tulsi leaves.
Where to Perform Maha Sudarshana Homam?
This Homam should take place at a Mahavishnu temple by a professional priest. If you want it to take place at your home, then you need to consult a learned Brahman.
Can I perform Maha Sudarshana Homam at home:
Yes, you certainly can perform the Homam at home. However, please take the help of a learned pandit and perform at home.
Maha Sudarshana Homam Puja cost:
Major costs of the Homam are that of the ingredients and dakshina for priests. The ingredients cost somewhere between Rs. 2000/- to Rs. 3000/-. Thus the total cost of the Homam is less than Rs. 10,000/-. If the homam takes place at the temple, then there could be additional fees.
Maha Sudarshana Homam Puja Mantra:
To get blessings of Lord Sudarshana, it is advised to chant this mantra daily. Here are the Sudarshana Homam Mantra Lyrics.
Om Namo Bhagavathe Mahasudarshanaya Deepthre,
Jwalapareethaya Sarvadigshobhanakaraya Brahmane Para Jyothishe,
Hum Paht Swaha