Puja is our dedication towards God. Act of puja always satisfy man's internal power. It's an act of showing reverence to a god. God is supreme power and man can have blessing of God by making spiritual connection with the God through puja, which can be, through invocations, prayers, songs and rituals. Its possible to reduce suffering due to unfavourable position of planets through sincere reliance on God, the one, who controls the planets.
Puja is a focal point for honouring and communicating with the God. An essential part of puja for the Hindu devotee is making a spiritual connection with divine. There are many kinds of puja, which people can do for specific events, such as 'Garah Pravesh', 'Starting of a business' or the beginning of a journey'. Puja has power to remove all the obstacles. Puja are performed on behalf of an individual on his request.
How Can The Benefits Be Taken From Puja
According to our sacred texts, puja –
- It controls divine
- It gives energy to the worshiper
- It gives mental peace
- It is the remedy of all the problems
How The Puja Should Be Performed
Our holy book says man should be pure from body and mind. The Puranas lay more stress on the quality of devotion and good behaviour than on rigid puja procedures. Buddhist and Jain influence that preaches non-violence, consequently, the killing or sacrifice of animals was discontinued and with the development of iconography, idol worship and puja took the place of sacrifice.