Gayatri Devi Puja Homa


Gayatri Devi Puja/Homa

Gayatri Devi is Vedamatha, the mother of all Vedas. The Gayatri Mantra was discovered by Rsi Viswamitra.Gayatri mantra is considered to be not different from the divine entity that forms the content of the mantra. A person totally devoted to Gayatri recitation can achieve great success in the path of self advancement. Gayatri inspires man towards righteous wisdom.

Numerous persons over thousands of years have achieved material and spiritual benefits by worshiping Gayatri. Gayatri is praised as Maha Mantra Palapradhayai which means she helps to realize the effectiveness of any mantra. A dwij who is not devoted to Gayatri is like a shoodra, all though he may be well versed in Vedas and all his labor is futile. He who does not know Gayatri gets deprived of his brahmanatva and becomes sinful”.

Rsi Visvamitra says there is no other mantra like Gayatri in all the four Vedas. All the Vedas, yagna, charity and tap are not equivalent even to a small portion of Gayatri Mantra.

Yogeeswara Yagnavalkya says “ Gayatri and all the Vedas were weighted in a balance, Gayatri gained an upper hand. Upanisads are the essence of Vedas and Gayatri along with its Viyahritis has been regarded as the essence of Upanisads.

Benefits of Gayatri Devi Puja:

1. Gayatri destroys the sins as there is no other purifier than Gayatri on this earth or in the heaven.There is no mantra superior to Gayatri mantra. One who knows Gayatri becomes a master of all knowledge and becomes shroutriya.Person achieves material and spiritual benefits by worshiping Gayatri. If the Gayatridevi blessing is obtained then all materialistic objects are being achieved by the individual. The health is maintained throughout the life of an individual.

2.japa alone and attains all material and spiritual pleasures. Performance of ten thousand japa averts calamity in the hour of crisis”.
Bharadwaj Rsi says that “Even God like Brahma performs Gayatri japa. It leads to god realization. A vicious man gets rid of his vices by performing Gayatri japa. A person devoid of Gayatri is worse than a shudra”.

3.According to Parashar, “Of all the sukthas and Veda mantras, Gayatri mantra is most superior. As between the Vedas and Gayatri, the latter has an upper hand . One who performs Gayatri japa with devotion becomes pure and gets liberated. A person devoid of Gayatri cannot be considered to be a Brahmin, although he might have read Vedas, sahstras and puranas”