About Dhanavantari Homam
Dhanvantri Homam is intended to cure all types of diseases in your body, increase strength, and restore health. This Homam is performed to worship Lord Dhanvantri for long life.
Dhanvantri mantras are chanted with 108 medicinal herbs to invoke the Lord Dhanvantri for health. The medicinal herbs put in fire or Agni emits its medicinal properties and gas around the place and mixes with the air.
By that, physical ailments are healed. This Homam specially performed to restore our health and helps us to recover from illness. Lord Dhanvantri is chief of this pooja. He is the incarnation of Lord Vishnu who is a divine physician.
Bhagavapurana says that Lord Dhanavantari first appeared from the Milk Ocean with the pot of nectar. In the story of the Samudra or Sagar Manthan, the ocean was being churned by the Devas and Asuras, using the serpent Vasuki as a rope and the Mandara mountain as a base.
The pot of Amirtam was grabbed by the Asuras or Demons. After this event happened another avatar called Mohini emerged who takes back the nectar from the Asuras. In Vedic, there is a belief that Lord Dhanvantari promulgated the practice of Ayurveda medicine.
Based on ancient Vedic work Vishnudharamottara, Lord Dhanvantari is a good looking person who has four hands in which one hand carries a pot of Amirtam.
Lord Dhanvantari is an avatar of Lord Vishnu with 4 hands holding Chakra, Shankha, a pot of Amirtam which is rejuvenating nectar, and Jalauka (Leech). Most of the temples and Vedic sculptures have him with a leech in hand than other scriptures.
When to Perform Dhanvantari Homam?
Dhanvantri Homam must be performed on the day when the Jenma nakshatra of the person who is performing the Homam arrives. This Homam is performed when a person is under the dasa of the 6th Lord especially when it is tightly conjunct with malefic or debilitated.
Benefits of Dhanvantri Homam
- Dhanvantri Homam helps to get rid of all health problems or disorders.
- Lord Dhanvantri is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu and the divine physician.
- Dhanvantri Homam performed on Ekadashi or when a person is suffering from illness.
- Main Deity: Lord Dhanvantri.
- Lord Dhanvantri is the god of Ayurvedic Medicine.
- Mantras chanted with 108 Unique Herbs to perform the Homam.
Dhanvantri Homam Package Contains
|Tamil Name||English Name||Quantity|
|மஞ்சள் பொடி||Turmeric Powder||100g|
|அகர்பதி||Incenses Stick||1 Packet|
|பச்சரிசி||Raw Rice||1 kg|
|கோதுமை, நெல், துவரை,உளுந்து கொள்ளு, எள், பச்சை பயிறு, பச்சை பட்டாணி .அவறை||Wheat Paddy, Pigeonpea, Black Gram, Horse Gram, Sesame, green gram, Green Peas, Bean||1 kg|