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Peepal Puja Vidhi – Procedure – Peepal Puja Mantra – How To Do Peepal Puja?

Peepal Puja is dedicated to the peepal tree in Hinduism. It is also known as bodhi tree, pippala tree, peepul tree, or ashwattha tree.  Peepal Puja worship helps in having a long and fruitful married life. Below is Peepal Puja Vidhi or procedure along with mantra. This is a simple guide on how to perform Peepal puja and is ideal for performing it at home.

Peepal Puja Mantra

वं वृक्षाकाराय नमः शिवाय वं
Vam Vrikshakaraya Namah Shivaya Vam

How to do Peepal Puja?

When to Perform Peepal Puja Puja?

The ideal day to perform the puja:
  • Amavasya – No moon day
  • The puja can be also performed on any convenient day preferably in the morning.

Benefits of Performing Peepal puja

  • It is performed for a long and fruitful married life.
  • To have healthy and intelligent children.
  • The best form of puja in Hinduism to overcome pitru dosha.
  • For all-round welfare and to overcome evil and dark forces.
  • For good health of spouse.
Peepal Puja Mantra – How to Observe Peepal Puja?

Simple Peepal Puja Vidhi

  • The puja should be performed early morning after sunrise or during the pradosh period (1.5 hours before sunset).
  • Visit a peepal tree and offer pujas.
  • Wear white color clothes
  • The murti (picture, photo, painting) of Shiva or Shivling should be under the peepal tree.
  • Take a kalash fill it with water and put some white color flowers, til and white chandan in it. Close the kalash with a coconut and mango leaves. Keep this under the peepal tree near to the murti or Shivling. Smear the Kalash with white chandan.
  • A lamp should be lit using Til (sesame) oil. One wick is preferred.
  • Dhoop or Agarbatti should be of chandan.
  • White color flowers should be offered.
  • Offer white chandan (sandalwood paste).
  • Apply tilak using white sandalwood paste.
  • Offer white til (sesame).
  • The Prasad offered on the day is kheer or white color payasam. It should be later shared with family members and children. If not possible, then offer any seasonal fruit.
  • The mantra वं वृक्षाकाराय नमः शिवाय वं should be chanted 108 times. The count should be kept on a white chandan mala.
  • After the puja, the water in the kalash and items in it should be deposited under the peepal tree.

Special Offering and Pujas to Peepal

  • Pour water mixed with small amount of milk for peace and prosperity in life.
  • Offer white til (sesame) to peepal tree. Put til on a banana leaf and keep it under the tree. After puja, float it in a nearby river. This will help in removing Pitru dosha from family.
  • Walk around the peepal tree daily seven times for a happy and fruitful married life.