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2 Minute Puja
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You can use the following for doing a short daily puja. 

First select a deity to be worshipped. Use any one mantra for the chosen deity for puja. The mantras for various deities are:

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vinaayaka : OM siddhi vinaayakaaya namaH .

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saraswatii : OM sarasvatyai namaH .

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lakshmii : OM mahaa lakshmyai namaH .

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durgaa : OM durgaayai namaH .

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mahaaviShNu : OM shrii viShNave namaH . or 
                        OM namo naaraayaNaaya .

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kRRiShNa : OM shrii kRRiShNaayai namaH . or 
                 OM namo bhagavate vaasudevaaya .

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raama : OM shrii raamachandraaya namaH .

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narasiMha : OM shrii naarasiMhaaya namaH .

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shiva : OM shivaayai namaH . or OM namaH shivaaya .

Each time when you say 'Samarpayami' (literally:  I am offering), please offer two axataas to the  LORD with love and devotion.

(Akshata is uncooked rice, if possible colored with kumkum, saffron powder, turmeric and  a little bit of water. This can be prepared in advance for a week and kept near the ALTAR).

 1. Dhyaanam Samarpayami (Think or meditate on the LORD)
 2. Aawaahanam Samarpayami (Offering invitation the LORD)
 3. Aasanam Samarpayami (Offer a seat to the LORD)
 4. Paadyam Samarpayami (offer water to wash the feet)
 5. Arghyam Samarpayami (offer water to wash the hands)
 6. Aachamaneeyam Samarpayami (offer water to drink )
 7. Snaanam Samarpayami (Give bath to the LORD)
 8. Maha Abhishekam Samarpayami (main head bath)
 9. Pratishtaapayaami (make him seated )
 10. Vasthram Samarpayami (Offer clothes to the LORD)
 11. Yajnopaveetham Samarpayami (Offer the Holy Thread to the LORD)
 12. Gandham Samarpayami (offer sandlewood paste/powder)
 13. Akshatham Samarpayami (Offer Akshatha to the LORD)
 14. Pushpam Samarpayami (Offer flowers to the LORD)
 15. Ashthothtra Poojam Samarpayami (Offer the Holy 108 names of the  LORD)
 16. Dhoopam Aaghraapayaami (offer agarbatti )
 17. Deepam Darshayaami ( offer light )
 18. Neivedyam Samarpayami (Offer food to the LORD)
 19. Phalam Samarpayami (Offer Fruits the LORD)
 20. Taamboolam Samarpayami (offer beetle nut and leaves )
 21. Dakshinam Samarpayami (Offer money to the LORD)
 22. Maha Nirajanam Samarpayami ( the main aarati)
 23. Pradakshinam Samarpayami (taking clockwise rounds in front of the lord)
 24. Namaskaram Samarpayami (prostrations offer them)
 25. Mantra Pushpam Samarpayami ( both incantations and flowers
 26. Praarthanaam Samarpayami (offering prayers;List your requests)
 27. Xamaapanam Samarpayami ( offering apologies to lord for any mistakes)

 

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Last Updated on 07/05/03