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Chandra Puja Vidhi – Procedure – Chandra Mantra – How to perform Chandra Puja?


Chandra is one among the Navgrahas or nine planets in Hinduism. He is worshipped for mental peace and to solve mind related problems like depression. Below is Chandra puja vidhi with the Chandra mantra. This how to perform Chandra Puja guide is ideal for performing the puja at home.

Chandra Mantra

शीतांशु विभांशु अमृतांशु नम:
Om Shieetamshu Vibhamshu Amritashu Namah

When to Perform Chandra Puja?

  • Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi – the second day after Amavasya when Chandra Darshan is marked on the calendar. This is the second day during the waxing or light phase of moon in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar.
  • Purnima Tithi – full moon day.

Benefits of Performing Chandra Puja?

  • Ideal puja for solving all problems associated with the bad positioning of Chandra Navgraha in horoscope or janam kundli.
  • Ideal puja for performing artists, musicians, writers and actors for getting fame and achieving success.
  • Solve all mental problems including depression.
  • To solve problems and difficulties in the mother’s life.
  • To regain lost wealth and to solve debt related issues.

How to perform Chandra Puja?

  • The puja is to be performed in the evening upon sighting the moon.
  • After taking bath, wear white color dress.
  • Offer prayers to Ganesha and then to Shiva in the mind.
  • Go to a place where moon is visible like terrace or balcony. Do the puja facing the moon.
  • Light lamp using cow ghee.
  • Light karpur or camphor.
  • Offer white color flowers.
  • Offer white sandalwood paste (chandan).
  • Offer uncooked rice.
  • Offer ithar (fragrance or perfume)
  • Offer kheer as Prasad or bhog. After puja, share it with a woman and others.
  • Chant the mantra शीतांशु विभांशु अमृतांशु नम: 108 times. Keep count on a white sandalwood mala.
  • Offering milk mixed with honey during the puja will help in anger management.
  • Seeing your face in a vessel of water and offer it to Chandra. This will help in solving mind related problems.
  • To achieve prosperity, keep a piece of silver during the puja. Later keep it in locker or purse.
  • For solving mother’s problems, offer panchamrut – cow milk, yogurt, honey, liquid jaggery, and ghee mixed together. Later it can be shared with mother and other family members.