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How to Do Daily Pradosh Puja at home?

Pradosh puja is dedicated to Lord Shiva and it is performed daily just when the sun begins to set and night has not yet appeared. Here is a brief idea on how to do daily pradosh puja at home.

How to Do Daily Pradosh Puja at home?

  • Take bath and wear white color dress.
  • Offer prayers to Ganesha in mind.
  • Place a white shivling or an image of Shiva – mental puja too can be performed by imagining a Shivling.
  • Light lamp using cow ghee.
  • Light agarbatti of sandalwood (chandan) fragrance.
  • Offer white color flowers.
  • Offer bhasma.
  • Offer fragrant water or ittar of white flowers.
  • Offer bhog or prasad of white color – preferred is white kheer using rice or payasam.
  • Chant the mantra ‘Om Namah Shivaya’ or Shreem Someshwaraya Namah (श्रीं सोमेश्वराय नमः) 108 times. Keep count on a Rudraksha Mala.
  • After the puja share the Prasad with relatives and family members.

If you are unable to do the puja during pradosh period, then imagine Shiva during the period and chant ‘Om Namah Shivaya’ 11 times.

How to find Pradosh Puja Time?

Look at the sunset time in your region and perform start the puja an hour before that time.