Chandra Graha Homam – Moon Fire Ritual
According to Vedic Astrology, Planet Moon is called Chandra or Soma. Chandra homam is performed to appease Moon to increase its positive effect and pacify the malefic effects caused by the planet. Moon rules peace of mind, comfort, general well-being and good fortune. It makes one learned, wise and tender hearted.
Effects of Benefic Moon : Well placed Moon in a person`s horoscope gives an attractive personality, illumination, love for poetry, fine arts and music, sense of purpose, wealth, good fortune.
Effects of Malefic Moon: makes one moody, emotional, insensitive, unsuccessful, sick. Its malefic effects cause loss of confidence, personality disorders, unnecessary stress and strain, depression, suicidal tendencies, breathing problems, diseases of lungs and chest.
Power of Chandra Graha Homam
A homam to the Moon has the power to remove the astrological defects or doshas in the horoscope caused due to badly placed Moon. Homam or yagya is a complete remedy for inauspicious results of a planet and provides long term relief from sufferings caused due to ill placed planet or planetary doshas.
Who should do homam to the Moon?
- Badly placed Moon in the horoscope
- Running Chandra Mahadasha or Chandra antardasha or Moon is malefic in your horoscope, then Fire ritual to Moon will help mitigate the evil effects caused by the planet.
- Kemdrum yoga
- Sapit dosha
- Those born ob Krishna Chaturdasi
- Debilitated Sun dosha
- Nakshatra or lagna or tithi gandant dosha
How is the Moon Homam performed
Chandra Graha shanti homam or fire ritual includes mantra chanting to appease the Sun, tarpan or pouring water, havan or lighting of the sacrificial fire, offerings like ghee, herbs sticks of certain trees to the holy fire and feeding of Brahmins.
Beeja Mantra for Chandra
OM SRAM SRIM SRAUM SAH CHANDRAYA NAMAH
Benefits of Chandra Graha homam
- Removal of all negativities, obstacles and health problems
- Achievement of mental calm and satisfaction
- Enjoyment of pleasures
- Attains concentration and controlled emotion
- Favorable circumstances around you
- Fulfillment of wishes and desires
- Strengthens Moon in your horoscope