Puja at different occasions, frequency and settings.

 if you are a Hindu the puja, pooja, the prayer ritual can be done at different occasions, frequency and settings.

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A puja can be done at home, at temples, daily or at occasional ceremonies and annual festivities. It may be a few lifetime events such as a birth of a baby or  wedding.

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Pu or Pushpam means flower and Ja stands for  Japa or chanting the holy names of Gods/Godesses. Offering flowers to Deities is an important part in Hindu worship.

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when offering the flowers it transmits the persons “bhava”, emotion and the hindu is literally requesting the God/Godess to grant health, wealth and happiness.

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