Dussehra Puja Mantra
There are various puja rituals to be performed on dussehra. Chanting a specific mantra while performing any puja makes it more fruitful. Know about Dussehra puja mantra and make your puja more beneficial.
Mantra for Vahana Puja at home
There is no particular mantra for vehicle puja or Vahana puja to be performed at home. However the most favourable mantra for this puja will be Maha mrityunjay mantra which provides protection to one and all
Om Tryambhakam Yajamahe Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam
Urvarukamiva Bandhanan Mrityor Mukshiya Maamritat
ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम् उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान् मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात्
The meaning of the above mantra is: Om – We worship the three-eyed one (Lord Siva) who is fragrant and who nourishes well all beings; may He liberate us from death for the sake of Immortality even as a cucumber is severed from its bondage (to the creeper).
Atma Pooja Mantra:
Main ritual of Dussehra is Ravan dahan which signifies burning the evils inside you and attain purity. While watching or performing Ravan Dahana you can chant Atma Puja Mantra. It is done during Dusera with the objective of “self purification”
Om Apavitrah Pavitro Va Saravavastham Gatoapi Va,
Yah Samrait Pundarika Aksham Sa Vahy Abhyantarah Shuchih
The meaning of the above mantra is: Whoever contemplates upon Vishnu gets automatically purified, both mentally and physically.
After putting on tilak and drinking of holy water from the palm of your hand, the following additional mantra is recited:
Om Keshava Namah, Om Narayan Namah, Om Madhavaya Namah, Om Govinda Namah
The meaning of the above mantra is: I bow to thee Keshav, I bow to thee Narayan, I bow to thee Madhav, I bow to thee Govind.
Shami Tree Puja Mantra:
Yet another important ritual on dussehra is worshiping shami tree. Puja mantra is
Shami Shamayate papam shami lokhitkantaka
Dharinyarjunbananam Ramasya priyavadini
Karishmanyatraya yathakal such mya
Tatra nirvighanktri twam bhav Sree Rampujite
शमी शमयते पापं शमी लोहितकण्टका । धारिण्यर्जुनबाणानां रामस्य प्रियवादिनी ।।
करिष्यमाणयात्रायां यथाकाल सुखं मया । तत्रनिर्विघ्नकर्त्रीत्वंभवश्रीरामपूजिते ।।
The meaning of the above mantra is: O Shami, Lord Rama has worshipped you. I now embark upon my journey to victory. May you make it pleasant and free from obstacles.