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Jyeshta Devi Stotram – Mantra – How to Perform Goddess Jyeshta Devi Pooja at Home?

Jyeshta Devi Pooja is performed to remove misfortune from life. She should not be confused as the wife of Shani. As per learned Sadhaks, she is the elder sister of Goddess Lakshmi. Below is Jyeshta Devi Stotram – Mantra. There is also a brief guide on how to perform Goddess Jyeshta Devi pooja at home.

Jyeshta Devi Stotram – Mantra

ह्रीं श्रीं ज्येष्टालक्ष्मी स्वयमेव ह्रीं ज्येष्टायै नम:
Hreem Shreem Jyeshtalakshmi Swamayameva Hreem Jyeshtaye Namah

Today, some people consider Jyeshta Devi to be a goddess of misfortune. But this is not true. She has the capacity to keep out all kinds of negative forces from the lives of her devotees.

When to Perform Jyeshta Devi Puja?

The ideal day to perform the puja:
  • Friday
  • Trayodasi Tithi – the thirteenth day of the waning or waxing phase of moon. Thirteenth day after full moon (purnima) or no moon day (Amavasya) in any month 
  • Another option is when there is a tithi with three Nakshatra in a lunar month. This is a very rare occurrence. When a nakshatra ends early in a tithi (like Bharani) and another nakshatra begins and ends on the tithi like (Krittika) and another starts in the same tithi like Rohini.
  • The puja and worship can be performed on Bharani, Krittika, Rohini, Mrigashira (Makayiram), Ardra (Thiruvathira), Punarvasu (Punirtham) and Pushya (Poosam or Pooyam)
  • The puja becomes doubly auspicious when there is a combination of above said nakshatras and Trayodasi Tithi.
How to Perform Goddess Jyeshta Devi Pooja at Home?

Benefits of Performing Goddess Jyeshta Devi Puja

  • She has the power to remove 64 different types of poverty on earth.
  • To be blessed with 64 auspicious attributes.
  • She has the power to remove all kinds of sorrow and misery.
  • Her Sadaks are protected from all kinds of misfortunes
  • Those suffering from Ketu Navgraha related problems in horoscope will find relief after worshipping her.
  • Worship of her helps in solving problems associated with debt.

Simple Goddess Jyeshta Devi Puja To Perform at Home

  • The puja should be performed early morning after sunrise or during the pradosh period (1.5 hours before sunset).
  • The murti (picture, photo or painting) of Jyeshta Devi should be placed on the east side of the house on a saffron color cloth.
  • The puja should be performed facing east.
  • The person performing puja should wear saffron color clothes.
  • Take a kalash fill it with water and put some multicolor flowers in it. Close the kalash with a coconut. Keep this near the picture or sculpture or painting of Goddess Goddess Jyeshta Devi.
  • A bronze lamp should be lit using mustard oil. One wick is preferred.
  • Dhoop or Agarbatti should be of yellow color flowers.
  • Multi color flowers should be offered.
  • Offer red chandan.
  • Tilak should be of red chandan.
  • Offer lemon.
  • Prepare food with urad dal or black gram. It should be later shared with family members and a married woman.
  • The mantra ह्रीं श्रीं ज्येष्टालक्ष्मी स्वयमेव ह्रीं ज्येष्टायै नम: should be chanted 108 times. The count can be kept on any mala.
  • The water and other items in the kalash should be deposited under a neem tree.

Special Offering and Pujas to Goddess Goddess Jyeshta Devi

  • During the puja offer 12 bananas to Goddess Jyeshta Devi and later donate it to a cow. This will help in overcoming all kinds of misfortune and bad luck in life.
  • Take a lemon and insert three cloves into it. Circle it on the locker or in the place you keep money regularly. Offer it to Goddess Goddess Jyeshta Devi during puja. Later throw it in a forest. This will help in overcoming debt related problems.
  • Offer 3 pomegranate to Goddess Goddess Jyeshta Devi to overcome evil eye and black magic. Later throw it in a forest far away from the house.