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Query from: geeta, boston,ma-usa, 10/11/05
Topic: SPIRITUALITY      Submitted on: Ammas.com

Iam planning to do Shree Satyanarayan Pooja on 17 oct at my house and i do a simple one every month b,but this time i am doing in the morning and calling Ladies for the pooja i wanted to get ammas advice on the following; 1-can i do this pooja in the basement as it is below ground level. 2-I wamt to perform the pooja,can any one tell me the procedure from the begning (how to start the pooja) 3-is it ok to serve rice and dal and vegitables without poories. 4-can i perform this pooja as my husband will be in office without him.

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Response from: Pratibha Purani,   
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Hey Geetha, Good idea. Performing Satyanarayana Katha every month is a wonderful opportunity. However do it on 16th. Oct. As it is one of the best Poornima(fullmoon day) of the year. Full moon days are considered to best days to do satyanarayana pooja. 17th also happens to be partial lunar eclipse day, therefore not the best choice. Morning is alright, You can do it in the basement. Usually the pooja is supposed to be done on the main level or first floor but there is nothing against basement. It is ok to serve rice and dal,subzi. There is no compulsion of Poori. But try to make sheera as prasad and serve it too. You can perform it on your own but if you do it on sunday hopefully you wont have that problem Now for the pooja, You take bath,clean and decorate the area. Put the picture of Shree Satyanaranaya bhagwan, Then do Kalash sthapana with coconut, betel or mango leaves with water in it while thinking of nature as mother. Then you do pooja to Lord Ganesha to bless you to do this pooja well.Next you pray to your kul devta, the same way. You offer haldi,kunkum and flowers as you do each pooja to God. Now you do dhoop,deep and ring the bell to invoke positive atmosphere. Then you do pooja to Satyanarayana bhagwan. And start reciting the katha. At the end of every part you do a fresh agarbatti, add oil to the lamp and offer flowers. After completing the entire katha, you offer prasada(sheera)do maha aarti with everybody present and then put a little of everything you have made as food and offer to God. You offer this prasada to everybody present and then feed them. After dinner you offer tambula (fruit,haldi,kanku) to all ladies and thank them for coming. In the evening, you again offer dhoop,deep and do namaskara to Lord Shree Satyanarayana bhagwan. For the katha paath, you can visit this site: http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acr…. I wish you great success in performing your desired religious pooja. Good luck.

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Response from: Mrs. Sai Sai,   
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Please see this link for Satyanarayana Puja




You can also see these links


You can find Satya Narayana Vrata audio in


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Response from: Ti Ti,   
Council Member on Ammas.com
hi, You can download this katha from this site. http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Acr… wwwdevotionalsongs.com

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