Satya means ‘Truth’ and Narayana means ‘The highest being’ and hence Lord Satyanarayan is considered as “The highest being who is an embodiment of Truth.”
Lord Satyanarayan is a form of Vishnu, who is one of the most commonly worshipped God by the Hindu religion. He is one of the popular God amaong the Hindu Religion. Sri Satya Narayana puja is a very popular puja in most parts of India including Assam, Bengal, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, Manipur.
He is worshipped in almost every Hindu household. This puja is done by the Hindu religion peoples to achieve a great success and a peace in their lives. Many devotees fastson this day or keeps vrat every month or on the day of this puja before performing.
Performing Satyanarayan puja at home or office can bring a great success. People do this puja with the full faith to achieve their goals and fulfill their aspirations. Hindu religion people also believe that this puja can improve the physical and mental health of individuals drastically and can remove all sins from the past life.
Another purpose The purpose of Satynarayan Puja is also to bring friends and family together and encourage unity and harmony and performed to make sure that abundance, prosperity, general happiness as well as well being prevails in the family
Benefits of Satyanarayan Puja :
Gives peace, harmony, and prosperity in one’s family.
This puja Protects one from the bad luck, enemies and negative energy.
This puja is performed as it helps one to overcome any obstacle and hurdles they come across in life and helps one fulfill their dreams.
Best day to perform this puja:
This puja is performed on the full moon day of every month and Ekadashi. Purnima (full moon day) is considered to be the best day for this puja. This puja is also performed on special occasions and achievements, as an offering of gratitude to the Lord. These occasions could include marriage, graduation, start of a new job, purchase of a new home, to name a few.
Items needed for puja:
The following is a list of items needed for the puja.
Haldi (Turmeric powder)
Kumkum ( Red vermillion or Sindoor )
Navadhanya ( a mixture of nine herbs offered to navagraha ( nine planets ) )
A photoframed picture of Lord Satyanarayana
A small idol (or coin) of Lord Satyanarayana (optional)
wheat or jwar (not rice)
Betel leaves (100)
Betel nuts (50)
Dry Dates/ Almonds (50)
Flowers and floral garlands
Two jars (Silver, Copper, Brass, or even earthen) – one for Kalash and another for the ritual
Two flat plates
A large pidha table (for use as Altar)
A large yellow cloth (to cover the Altar)pit is the favourite colour or satnarayan he wears pitambar or yellow clothes
A piece of yellow or red cloth (for the kalash)
A ghee lamp (with at least three wicks)
An oil lamp
Panchamrita (Uncooked mixture of milk, yogurt, honey, sugar, and ghee)
Who can perform the procedure?
Any local pandits/guruji can help you in performing this puja in a great manner. You can simply search for guruji for satyanarayan puja and call the one which is best and offers at low cost.