Tuesday, 12 July 2011
Brihaspati Puja - Puja to appease planet Jupiter
Planet Guru is also known as Brihaspati or Planet Jupiter.The colour of Lord Brihaspati is yellow. He sits on a Lotus flower. There is a golden crown on the head and beautiful ornaments around the neck. Colour of his clothes is also yellow. According to Mahabharat Aadiparv, Lord Brihaspati is the son of Maharishi Angira and is the priest of Devas. Lord Brihaspati was a great devotee of Lord Shankar. He went to the Prabhas Tirth and prayed to Lord Shankar very deeply.
Lord Shankar, pleased by Brihaspati's devotion, blessed him and gave the position of the 'Priest of Devas' and also included Him in the family of Devas. According to Rigved, Lord Brihaspati was very handsome. Lord Brihaspati, when pleased by his devotees, blessed them with wealth, saved them from difficulties and exhorts them to live on right path. Lord Brihaspati travels on a Golden Rath driven by eight speedy yellow coloured horses. According to Rigved the weapon of Lord Brihaspati is a stick (Dand) made up of Gold. Lord Brihaspati had three wives, Shubha, Tara and Mamta. From Shubha, he had seven daughters and from Tara, seven sons and one daughter. The wife Mamta, bore him two sons - Bharadwaj and Kach. Brihaspati is the Lord of Dhanu and Meen rashi. Its period is for sixteen years.
Brihaspati Puja is perform to appease planet JUPITER. Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system.Jupiter is very auspicious planet and is resembled to the native?s wisdom, mind power, knowledge, religion, fortune, happiness, welfare, joy, devotion, spirituality, generosity, charity, gentleness, liberality, statesmanship, minister ship, ultra mundane pleasure, fame, wealth power, respect, reputation, honour, dignity and the status. If Jupiter is well placed in the horoscope of a native, he/she can enjoy all good in his life. One can find his life ruined in all respects due to malefic effects of planet Jupiter. We suggest Brihaspati Puja to increase the power of the benefic Jupiter or to reduce the tribulations caused by malefic Jupiter.