Dhanvantari Homa is performed to get relief from various diseases and to attain a long life with good health.
What is Dhanvantari Homa:
Dhanvantari Homa is performed to get relief from various diseases and to attain a long life with good health. The blessings of Lord Dhanvantari, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, also known as the God of Ayurveda in the Puranas are invoked by this Homa. This Homa bestows success, prosperity, and good health.
Who should do Dhanvantari Homa:
Dhanvantari homa is conducted by those with severe and persistent illnesses, and it aids in enhancing and restoring both physical and mental health.
Why is Dhanvantari Homa Done:
Performing the Dhanvantari Homa:
- Restores strength.
- Provides respite from long-standing diseases.
- Improves longevity with good health
- Respond to treatments swiftly.
When is Dhanvantari Homa Done (Auspicious times):
It is recommended to perform Dhanvantari Homa on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Dhanvantari Puja is performed during Dhanteras (Trayodashi Tithi of Krishna Paksha), two days prior to Diwali Puja, Other auspicious days include Poornima Ekadashi, Dwadashi Tithi, and Sravana and Revathi Nakshatras.
Where is Dhanvantari Homa done:
The Dhanvantari Homa can be performed either at your home, temple or as per the priest’s instructions
How is Dhanvantari Homa done (observances and rules):
- The Dhanvantari Mantra is chanted while using 108 different types of medicinal herbs, which when burned release gases with medicinal properties into the atmosphere that purify the air and help treat illnesses.
- To achieve the desired results, the homa must be performed in accordance with Vedic Jyotish principles.
- During the homa period, one must refrain from consuming alcohol and meat.
- The observer must maintain mental clarity and celibacy.
- They must rise early, bathe, and offer prayers to the Lords of the planets.