Homam or Yajna is an ancient Vedic ritual associated with the Holy Fire. For appeasing celestial bodies along with major Gods and Goddesses, performing homam or homa is necessary. It is considered a significantly effective and powerful remedy. It involves invocation of Lord Agni along with offerings to deities and reciting of Vedic mantras. With chanting of every mantra, priests add ghee to the havan kund. This enables the sacred sacrificial fire to burn brighter. Various and diverse elements are added in the homa kunda that bears positive results. Rituals associated with Swayamvara Parvathy Homam will bring forth positive results in regards to marriage. It helps in removing obstacles and issues that delay marriage.
Information in Puranic texts
Goddess Parvathy is known as the Universal Mother and Lord Shiva is the destroyer and preceptor of evils. Worshipping this God and Goddess helps in diminishing problems and various hindrances in life. Parvathy and Shiva are considered as the epitome of an ideal couple. Puranic stories state that the union of Lord Shiva and Devi Parvathy was fraught with opposition. By participating in the Swayamvara Parvathy homam, a girl will eventually get married to her ishta deva. Chanting the mantras will help in facilitating happiness and harmony in married life.
Parvathy is the consort of Lord Shiva and is known by various names like Aparna, Uma, Sharvani, Girija, Haimavathi and Parvathi. Puranic accounts further elaborate that she is the daughter of Prasuthi and Daksha. She performed many austerities which pleased Lord Shiva who ultimately accepted Parvathy as his consort. Those desirous of attaining a happy conjugal life can conduct the Swayamvara Parvathy homam.
Parvathy is the embodiment of fertility, virtue, asceticism, power and marital felicity. She is also known as Shakti. For appeasing Goddess Parvathy, it is integral to conduct the homa with utmost sincerity and attentiveness. It is said that Lord Shiva himself gave the sacred Swayamavara mantra to Devi Parvathy.