Shiva puja (worship) is a show of devotion to Lord Shiva, who is said to be the easiest God to please.
You can use different articles for fulfilling your different purposes in the worship.
The first and the foremost you require in the worship is a Mantra.
Beginner as well as expert practitioners can use the same mantra.
The prime mantra is ‘namah shivaya’ which is recited for happiness of Lord Shiva.
For any other purpose, when this is used along with ‘Om’ beej mantra (Key word), it becomes more special and effective.
Goods used in the practice of Shiva puja are – cow’s milk, cow ghee, honey, dhatura, acacia flower, some rice, coconuts, durva grass, gangajal, bel leaves etc.
These goods are very easily available at home, that’s why anybody willing to get benefits can start it without any problem.
A practitioner should use different goods along with mantra recital in order to get different type of benefits. Some of them are as follows:
You can worship Shiva in the morning and evening. But Monday, eclipses, and Maha shivratri (are days dedicated to Lord Shiva) and the month of savan (supposed to be the month for Lord Shiva’s worship) are the best and special period to perform this worship.
You should practice Shiva puja during this period for attaining (siddhi). Once you have attained this worship, it will become more effective. Then you can use it for the goodness of mankind and benefit other too.
Before practicing, meditate reciting this shloka-
English Translation -
Yasya:nke cha vibha:ti bhu:dharsuta: devapaga: mastake
Bhale balbidhurgale cha garalam yasyorasi vyalraat
Soyam bhumivibhisanah survarah sarvadhipah sarvada:
Sharvah sarvgatah shivah shashinibhah shri Shankar patu maam
May Lord Shiva protect me, who is accompanied by Goddess Parvati; ornamented by Ganga on head, moon on forehead, poison in neck, snakes on Chaste, colored by ashes. Who is superior of all the Gods, slayer of all the sins of devotes, omnipresent, shining like moon.
You can perform this worship at home or in Shiva temple. When you want to do this worship at home, you will light a diya or light at the front of lord Shiva’s idol.
You must offer different goods (as describe above) to Shiva’s idols or Shiva linga with mantras and shloks to get the desired benefits.
So keep doing Shiva puja and feel the desire.
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