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Nandi Puja Vidhi – Procedure – With Mantra – How To Perform Nandishwar pooja?

Nandi is the bull of Shiva. Nandi Puja is performed for attaining peace and prosperity. Below is the Nandishwar pooja vidhi or procedure along with mantra. This is a simple guide on how to perform Nandishwara Puja and is ideal for performing it at home.

When to Perform Nandi Puja?

Ideal day to perform the puja:
  • Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi – seventh day during the light or waxing phase of moon.
  • Purvabhadra Nakshtra – when there is Purva Bhadrapada or Poorurttathi nakshatram during the waxing phase of moon in a month.
  • It is doubly auspicious to perform the puja when Saptami Tithi and Purvabhadra nakshatra coincides.

Benefits of Performing Nandishwar Puja

  • Relief from various body pains.
  • To overcome serious diseases.
  • Fulfillment of desires.
  • The puja is performed for getting job and success in professional life.

Simple Nandishwar pooja Vidhi

  • The puja should be performed early morning after sunrise or during pradosh period (1.5 hours before sunset).
  • Ideal to perform the puja in a Shiva temple
  • The murti (picture, photo or painting) of Nandi should be black or white color. A Shivling or murti of Shiva should be placed facing the Nandi. It should be placed on a white color cloth.
  • The puja should be performed facing north.
  • The person performing puja should wear white color clothes.
  • Lamp should be lit using Til ka Tel (sesame oil)
  • White flower should be offered.
  • Dhoop should be of chandan.
  • Tilak should be of white chandan.
  • White color til (sesame) should be offered.
  • Cow milk should be offered.
  • The bhog or Prasad on the day should of white color like kheer or pal palaysam. It should be shared with friends, relatives and family members.
  • The mantra  तत्पुरुषाय विद्महे चक्रतुन्दय धीमहि। तन्नो नंदी: प्रचोदयात॥ should be chanted 108 times. The count should be kept on a white chandan mala.

Special Pujas

  • To overcome body pain and illness one should see ones’ image in water and then pour that water on Nandi.
  • Offer panchamrut in a Shiva temple and later distribute it among people.
  • To get job and to achieve professional success chant the mantra ह्रीं श्री नंदीश्वराय नमः॥ 108 times.