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How To Do Shiva Puja At Home?

Puja to Hindu God Shiva can be performed at home. It is really simple and anyone can perform it. Prayers can be offered to photo or painting of Shiva. Another option is to perform puja to Shivling. Shivling can also be prepared immediately for puja using camphor, turmeric, mud, clay or flowers.

All pujas begin after purification ritual – this includes bathing, cleaning the puja area etc.

Choose a quiet and clean place to perform the puja.

First pray to Ganesha to help in the successful completion of the puja.

Light a lamp before the murti of Shiva and offer prayers.

Touch the feet of the Shiva murti or painting and take blessings.

Offer bilva leaves or flowers.

Chant ‘Om Namah Shivaya.’

If you have ash, apply it on forehead.

Offer a fruit. Later share it with family members.

Meditate for sometime or read stories of Shiva.