Shri Rudra Homam For Materialistic Prosperity And Spiritual Upliftment
About homam

For leading a sound and tranquil life, you need to ignite the spirituality within you. Quite intriguingly, every individual possesses that inner fire or jataragni. As fire happens to be amongst the five major elements of nature, it represents authenticity, sanctity, and unadulterated purity. Therefore, performing homams can prove to be highly advantageous for your entire being. Spiritual upliftment results in the major arousal of your true potential. Quite inevitably, you perform outstandingly in your respective professional fields and materialistic prosperity is ensured. Seeking the divine grace of Lord Rudra is the first step towards achieving spiritual elevation and worldly prosperity. Therefore, you must perform the Shri Rudra Homam for attaining spirituality and wellbeing.

Historical and spiritual significance

According to the nomenclature of the Homam, the presiding deity of the Homam is Lord Rudra. As the enraged manifestation of Lord Shiva, Rudra marks the doomsday for all evil forces. Moreover, he presides over the movements and behavioral patterns of the Navagraha or nine planets. And so the two main dimensions of the universe are at his discretion. These two major dimensions are time and space and he controls them with great command. According to mythological accounts, Shri Rudra is also a significant section of the Yajur Veda. The chapters of this particular section have a unique name. Known as the Anuvakas, these chapters describe the powers and divine grace of Lord Rudra. Moreover, as the unique embodiment of Lord Shiva, Rudra cleanses you from all kinds of disorders. Additionally, by attaining a magnificent win over death, Lord Rudra eradicates your fear of death.

 

Items/samagri required

Also known as Namakam, the holy chant of the Rudram involves the utterance of the word Namaha for over 300 times. Now, this particular word possesses an inherent meaning that states ‘not me’. The repetitive utterance of this word prevents your ego from overshadowing your entire existence. Moreover, the performance of this Homam invokes your unconscious self and helps you step in the path of self realization. Considering the significance of this Homam, you must perfectly make arrangements for all the significant ingredients. They are as follows:

  1. Sandalwood oil or Gandha tailam
  2. PanchaGavyam; which is a mixture of cow dung, cow’s urine, milk, curd and ghee.
  3. Fruits or Panchamrutam
  4. Ghee or Ghritam
  5. Milk
  6. Curd
  7. Honey
  8. Sugar cane juice or Ikshu Rasam
  9. Fruit juice or Phala rasam
  10. Coconut water or Nalikera jalam
  11. Water from the holy Kalasha or kalasha jalam

The performance of this Homam must be strictly under the supervision of Vedic pundits. They will perform all the procedures with dedication and precision. And you will be able to stabilize your inner positivity. Any auspicious tithi or Mondays can be the best time for performing this Homam. It will help you achieve the numerous benefits of this sacred Homam and enjoy trouble-free life.

Procedure of performing Rudra homam

According to the Vedic texts, the 12 distinguished energies of Lord Shiva unify in Lord Rudra. Therefore, this particular divine entity happens to be the eradicator of all malpractices. However, those seeking the grace of the Lord must appease him with their prayers. Diligent observance of the Homam procedure will fetch you blessings of Lord Rudra. Prior to commencing the main course of the Homam, there is a need for Sthala Shuddhi. The worshipper performs this sacred rite by taking water in his right palm and sprinkling it towards eight directions.

  1. The age old Vedic rituals begin by offering prayers to Lord Ganapati. Therefore, prior to beginning this homam, Ganesh Poojan is performed.
  2. As the next significant process, the chanting of the Maha Rudra takes place. Eleven pundits will be chanting this mantra for eleven long days. And this entire chanting process will occur for eleven times.
  3. Therefore, the entire recitation will boil down to 1333 times over a period of eleven days. After this, the chanting of the eleven recitations of the Chamaka will follow.
  4. Finally, the utterance of the Dashamash will bring down the number to 1452 times. Apart from these pious chants, the sankalpa mantra forms the crux of the entire Homam. As this particular mantra role-plays as the mediator between you and the positivity of the Homam, you need to utter it with utmost integrity.

There is no denying the significance of Kshetras in the performance of Homam. Actually, these Kshetras are the energy fields of the Homam. Performing this sacred rite in the appropriate Kshetras will ignite your inner soul and lead you towards self-realization.

Mantra

Maha mriytunjaya mantra:

Devnagari Script:

ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे

सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम्

उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान्

मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात् ॥

Rudra Mantra

Om Try-Ambakam Yajaamahe

Sugandhim Pusstti-Vardhanam

Urvaarukam-Iva Bandhanaan

Mrtyor-Mukssiiya Maa-[A]mrtaat

Om Namo Bhagwate Rudraya

|| Katame Rudra iti Dasheme purushe praanaa atmaikadashah te yadasmat

martyaacchreeradtkramanti atha rodanti tad yad rodayanti tasmad Rudra iti ||

Benefits

The human body possesses a unique spiritual structure. There are energy channels in human body termed as Nadis. With approximately 72,000 Nadis in the entire body, human beings already possess that spirituality within them. The performance of the Rudram Homam directly invokes these channels and arouses the nervous system of humans. And that results in the blockage of negativity and emergence of Prana or positive life-force. Apart from that, there are several other benefits too.

  • As the ferocious incarnation of Lord Shiva, Lord Rudra instills chivalry and courage in your mind. As the most desired result, you get the better of all fears of your life.
  • Negative karma happens to be the primary cause for all kinds of problems in your spiritual and materialistic life. Sincere performance of this Homam annuls the negative forces and cleanses you of sins.
  • Those suffering from anxiety, severe depression, and other mental instabilities can perform this Homam. With its positive effect, individuals regain their lost confidence and head towards feat in life.
  • Quite intriguingly, this particular homam can prove to be the bailout for those suffering from towering debts. By observing the rituals of this Homam, you can find effective solutions to your financial problems. As the cumulative effective, you achieve materialistic prosperity.

Attaining spiritual emancipation

In case, you are experiencing major bondages in your spiritual upliftment, the Rudra Homam will prove to be the best way of mitigating them. Apart from removing all severe drawbacks of your life, this homam elevates your spiritual self.

  • Performing this Homam with utmost probity will arouse the three major energies of Lord Rudra. These are Pushtivardhanam, Thryambaka, and Sugandhi.
  • The first energy endows material gains, the second one instills righteousness and the third one ensures spiritual liberation. Therefore, the performance of this Homam brings about holistic prosperity in an individual’s life. Worldly establishments, fame, success, financial stability, bliss and peaceful life can be achieved by performing this Homam.
  • You can also strike balance and order in your life as well as mitigate the trials and tribulations of personal relationships.

The performance of the homam involves chanting of the sacred Maha Mrityunjay Mantra followed by the Rudra mantra.