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Ganapathy Homam is performed to get happiness, Prosperity and good health. Maha Ganapathy who is supreme of all god is worshipped and homam is performed at the beginning to overcome the obstacles in all the activities we do.
Neeranjanam is performed to remove adverse effects of Sani Dosham (Saturn) and the Drishti. A wick made up of sesame seeds is dipped in Ghee and it is lighted in front of the deity.
Archana is a special, personal, abbreviated puja done by temple priests in which the name, birth star and family lineage of a devotee are recited to invoke individual guidance and blessings. Archana also refers to chanting the names of the Deity, which is a central part of every puja
Pushpanjali is the vedic chanting of mantras and offering the flowers of different colours and fragrances to the deity.
Kumkumanjali is doing pooja with the kumkum by chanting vedic matras. This pooja is offered to Sri Durga, Lakshmi , and Bhagavathy.
Jal Dhara is a pot shaped utensil with a small hole to its bottom. Jal Dhara is filled with water / milk / mixture of both and is hung on a Shivling, while doing Abhishekam. It is believed that due to the drinking of Halahala poison by Lord Shiva, which emerged out of the churning of the ocean, water/milk is poured on the Shivling as a symbol to calm and relieve His body.
Pinvilakku is For delayed marriages worship the Lord Siva in the evening lighting ghee lamp inside the Srikovil in order to invoke the blessings of Lord Siva in whom Sakti of Goddess Parvathi is latent. Lighting the Pin Vilakku (at the back of the Siva Linga)
The monthly Naga Puja or Aayilya Puja (also called Sarpam Pooja) performed on every Aayilyam star of Malayalam Calendar month is very unique and famous. This pooja is performed for marriage, childlessness and rahu kedhu dosham.
Sudhi pooja is performed for the mala before wearing it for the sabarimala vratham
Neivilakku is lit in the temple to brighten one�s life and to bring down sorrows.
Swayamvara Pushpanjali is performed for the delay in marriage.
Santhanagopala pushpanjali is performed for childlessness.
Offering of flowers with Recitation of Rig vedic hymn for luck
Puja is performed with the flowers to overcome sickness.
Offering of flowers With Rigvedic hymn for unity
Offering of flowers with Recitation of Rigvedic hymn Purushasooktam
Offering of flowers With Ashtothra Manthra
Offering of flowers With Sudharshana manthra
Daily Pooja performed in the temple.
Bagavathy Seva is performed for bestowing prosperity, good health, and wealth. only trained priests may perform this puja since it involves both tantrik and agamic principles of worship.
Ashtabhishekam is perform for the good health and wealth of the family
Masking of deities with chandhanam
Masking face of deities with chandhanam