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Grah Pravesh Puja Online
  • Grah Pravesh Puja includes Sri Ganesha Puja, Maa Lakshmi Puja, Navgraha Shanti Homam, as well as Vastu Puja & Homam for prosperity & good luck in your new home.

  • Start your new journey with the blessings of God to ensure a positive beginning, peace, & happiness at your new place.

  • We would perform an elaborate Grah Pravesh Puja for you based on our Shastras, to ensure a positive start of your new life.

  • Watch the Puja LIVE from the comfort your home. Performed by learned Pandits based on Vedic Principles.

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Checkout the Grah Pravesh Puja Vidhi, Mantras, Do’s & Don’ts, Significance, Auspicious Dates & Timings, what to avoid on the day of Grah Pravesh, what materials are required for the Grah Pravesh Puja & More. What to expect when you enter your new home & want to do a Puja, read on to find out.

What are the next steps after Booking?
  • You will receive an email confirming your booking & asking more details for the Puja.
  • We will email you a private link for the Puja.
  • You will be able to watch your Puja Live by clinking on the link.
  • Feel free to share the link with family & friends for them to be able to view the Puja.
  • Prasad will be sent after the Puja.
How long will the puja be?
  • Grah Pravesh Puja will be performed according to Vedic Guidelines for 1.5 – 2 hours to get you the blessings of Ganesha, Maa Lakshmi, Navagraha, and Vastu Purusha.  

Some simple things the you must do one your Day 1 in a New Home

So, you are planning to move to a new house & start your day with the Grah Pravesh Puja? Keep in mind these additional, yet very simple things that you can easily do at home to ensure a proper, traditional, and, blessed start at your home. 

Ganesha Puja on Grah Pravesh
  • Start the day with Ganpati Bappa’s blessings.
  • Light Diya in front of Lord Ganesha Image or Idol and perform Aarti. 
Boil milk & make tea on Grah Pravesh
  • Boil Milk at Home, just take a cup of raw milk and boil it. Start your cooking experience with boiling milk in kitchen.
  • Or Simply make milk tea & enjoy it with family.
Halwa sweet dish on Grah Pravesh
  • Cook something sweet, stick with Halwa (Sooji Halwa or Gajar Halwa) or Rice Kheer for a traditional touch.

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TYPES OF GRAH PRAVESH (ENTERING A HOME):

According to the Hindu religious texts, there are three types of Grah Pravesh:

Apoorva Grah Pravesh – When a newly built house is entered for the first time, it is called Apoorva Grah Pravesh. This is the most common type of Grah Pravesh performed by people.

Sapoorv Grah Pravesh – When a person and his family had to leave his house vacant for some time, then the Grah Pravesh Puja is done when he goes to stay there again.

Dvaandhav Grah Pravesh – When, a person, has to leave due to any problem or difficulty and after some time he/she enters the house again, it is called Dvaandhav Grah Pravesh.

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PUJA & HOMAM WHEN ENTERING A NEW HOME

There is no greater feeling of joy and accomplishment that it is to enter your new home. We move to a new house, with the hope that there will always be happiness, peace, and prosperity in the house. Grah Pravesh means entering a new phase of life. In the new house, one enters with new hopes and dreams. In such a situation, Puja and Homam are very significant. Grah Pravesh Puja is performed when entering a house for the first time for purification of the house and to get the blessings of God with your new beginning. 

Protection of New Home

Grah Pravesh Puja is done as a part of the Housewarming Ceremony for the benefit of all the members of the family that move to the house. According to Vastu Shastra, a house is made up of five elements – sun, earth, water, fire, and air, just are we as human beings, the balance of these elements is required for positivity to flow in the house. 

All these elements are invoked and prayed to during the Grah Pravesh Puja and Homam to bring happiness, health, and prosperity in the house. The Puja is known to remove major Vastu Dosha in the house. In situations where a family moves into a previous owned house, Grah Pravesh Puja is highly recommended to remove and renew the energies in the house.

CHOOSING AN AUSPICIOUS DATE BEFORE GRAH PRAVESH

** Contact us for a Free Evaluation of What Date and Time would be best for your family to move into your new house. **

If it is a matter of buying a house or moving to a new house, it is recommended to perform them on an auspicious time for positive results. Good fortune, luck, and prosperity follows you to your new home if every significant step is performed at an auspicious time when the planets send you positive energy. Troubles and problems that you are likely to face in a new home are removed with the blessings of God. When someone enters a new house for the first time, a Grah Pravesh Puja is performed.
Auspicious time for Grah Pravesh

The month of Magh, Phalgun, Vaishakh, Jyeshtha of the Hindu calendar has been said to be the best months to enter the house. While Ashadh, Shravan, Bhadrapada, Ashwin, Paush of the Hindu calendar are not considered auspicious in this regard. Grah Pravesh should not done on Tuesday; Grah Pravesh on a Saturday or Sunday is preferred due to busy schedules but special precautions must be taken as these days are forbidden for Grah Pravesh under special circumstances. It is advised to consult an astrologer before choosing a date. Grah Pravesh can be done on any of the remaining days of the week. Shukla paksha’s 2, 3, 5, 7, 10, 11, 12, and 13 dates are considered very auspicious for Grah Pravesh.

Days like Vasant PanchamiAkshaya Tritiya, Gudi Padwa, and Dussehra are considered auspicious for Grah Pravesh. While Utrayana, Holi, Adhikamas, and Shraddha Paksha are inauspicious. If you are entering a new house on Dussehra, then there is no need for any auspicious time because every moment of this day is considered auspicious.

DETAILS ABOUT WHAT’S IMPORTANT DURING GRAH PRAVESH

• Only enter the house when the new house is suitable for residing for the family. The construction work should be completed in the house, and it should have new paint. If it is an independent house, Gates, windows, and other fittings must also be complete in the house.

• Grah Pravesh Puja should be done before moving into the house so that the negative forces can be shoved away.

 

House Just Sold Ready for Grah Pravesh

• Keep into consideration the day, date, and constellation for Grah Pravesh, to ensure a positive start. It is very important to take due care in determining the auspicious time for Grah Pravesh Puja. The advice of an astrologer or priest for fixing the day for Grah Pravesh should be sought.

• Clean the house thoroughly before conducting Grah Pravesh Puja. For this, you can wash the floor by dissolving salt in water as salt strips away and removes negative forces.

• On the day of entry, decorate the house with bandanavar (a type of split garland of leaves and flowers with loose ends), rangoli, and flowers.

Rangoli Design at the entry of Home

Somerandombloke1111, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

• Take Ganges water in a Mangal Kalash and keep coconut among eight leaves of Mango on the mouth of the Kalash. Make a swastika symbol with Kumkum on coconut and the urn.

• There is another tradition of Kalash Puja on Grah Pravesh Puja of the new house. For this, the copper urn is filled with nine types of grains, and a coin is inserted. A coconut is then placed on the urn, and the person enters the house with chants of mantras uttered by the priest.

Surya aarti, mantras

• The husband and wife should enter the house together, and step into the house with the hopes of a better future.

• At the time of entering the new house, the husband and wife should enter with five things in their hand. These include coconut, yellow turmeric, jaggery, rice, milk, or curd, placed inside a Kalash.

• On the day of Grah Pravesh, the idol of Lord Ganesha, south-facing conch, Shri Yantra, should be taken in the house.

Marriage on Akshaya Tritiya

• The man should first put his right foot, and the woman should put her left foot first in the house. After this, with the mantras of Lord Ganesha, place the Kalash in the northeast of the house or the house of worship (Puja Ghar). Statues of Gods and Goddesses should be kept towards the east of the house.

• Havan is usually done to eliminate negative forces. It consists of Ganesh Puja, Navgraha Shanti Puja, and Vastu Puja.

• Along with Grah Pravesh Puja, certain rituals must be followed in the kitchen. Make swastika signs (with Kumkum, turmeric, and rice) on the stove and on places for food storage.

Kalash Puja during Grah Pravesh

Jean-Pierre Dalbéra, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

• One must cook something sweet on the first day in the kitchen. Offer the homemade swet dish first to God and then distribute it within family members. If possible, keep a portion it for donation to either the needy or for animals. This brings happiness and peace to the house as well as removes all Vastu Doshas.

• There is a tradition of boiling milk on the day of Grah Pravesh, which is a symbol of prosperity and abundance of food.

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• The Brahmin should be provided food, or a Braham Bhoj should be arranged. This procedure should be done based on the Vedic Guidelines and a complete meal must be fed to at least 3 to 5 Brahmans.

• Make donations to those in need either the day of, or the next day after Grah Pravesh. Donations can include such as non-perishable food items for long term storage, fresh food for immediate consumption, toiletries, regular items used at home, blankets, clothes, and educational books.

• If possible, do a Grah Pravesh party only with close relatives and friends. Calling more people brings negative powers, which can adversely affect the people living in the house.

WHAT TO DO ON THE DAY OF GRAH PRAVESH PUJA?

Decorate the entrance: On the day of Grah Pravesh Puja, decorate the entrance of your new house with flowers. For this, use mango tree leaves and marigold flowers. Make a swastika mark on the main door and place symbolic Mata Lakshmi’s feet coming inside the house outside the main door.

Clean the whole house: Before the Grah Pravesh Puja, clean the whole house thoroughly to look worthy of welcome. This will bring good energy and positivity in the new house. Before starting the Puja, apply a broom to every corner of the house.

Welcome Home Sign for Grah Pravesh

Purify the house: Sprinkle Ganga water all over the house. Place Ganga water in a separate urn in the unusable corner of your house, place raw mango leaves on top of it. Use mango leaves to sprinkle Ganga water everywhere. It is believed that Ganga water contains pure energy, which removes negative energies from the house.

Make Rangoli: Rangoli is synonymous with the festive season, and it is believed to attract wealth and prosperity. Before doing Puja, make it near the house entrance with the rice, flour, and rangoli colors. But make it a place that is not in the way of people coming. Goddess Lakshmi loves rangoli very much. If you make it at the door of the house, then mother Lakshmi resides in your house, and you do not have to face financial troubles.

Rangoli for Grah Pravesh Puja

Dinesh Korgaokar, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

GRAH PRAVESH PUJA MATERIALS

Kalash (Urn), coconut, pure water, Kumkum, rice, abir, gulal, incense sticks, five auspicious mangikal (Auspicious) items, mango or Ashoka leaves, yellow turmeric, jaggery, rice, milk, etc. are required for worship.
akshaya tritiya items to donate

GRAH PRAVESH PUJA VIDHI

The rituals of Grah Pravesh Puja include Dwar Pravesh Puja, Kitchen Puja rituals (including Milk boiling etc.), Ganapati Puja, Lakshmi Puja, Punyahavachan, Varun Puja, Matrika Puja, Kul Devi-Devta Puja, Navagraha Puja, Vastu Puja, Homam, Purnahuti, Mahamangal Aarti, Aashirvachan, and Prasad distribution. Other things which serves as an extension of the Puja Vidhi are as follows:

Decorate the entrance: On the day of Grah Pravesh Puja, decorate the entrance of your new house with flowers. For this, use mango tree leaves and marigold flowers. Make a swastika mark on the main door and place symbolic Mata Lakshmi’s feet coming inside the house outside the main door.

Clean the whole house: Before the Grah Pravesh Puja, clean the whole house thoroughly to look worthy of welcome. This will bring good energy and positivity in the new house. Before starting the Puja, apply a broom to every corner of the house.

Rangoli for Grah Pravesh Puja

Dinesh Korgaokar, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Purify the house: Sprinkle Ganga water all over the house. Place Ganga water in a separate urn in the unusable corner of your house, place raw mango leaves on top of it. Use mango leaves to sprinkle Ganga water everywhere. It is believed that Ganga water contains pure energy, which removes negative energies from the house.

Make Rangoli: Rangoli is synonymous with the festive season, and it is believed to attract wealth and prosperity. Before doing Puja, make it near the house entrance with the rice, flour, and rangoli colors. But make it a place that is not in the way of people coming. Goddess Lakshmi loves rangoli very much. If you make it at the door of the house, then mother Lakshmi resides in your house, and you do not have to face financial troubles.

MODERN DAY CELEBRATION ON THE DAY OF GRAH PRAVESH

Most people nowadays are unable to follow all the recommended procedures that were followed by our ancestors. The Grah Pravesh day thus looks a bit different than it used to. The morning starts with homeowners rushing to move their furniture and belongings into the new house, followed by home decoration and cleaning.

Most families place the idol of their deity in the newly allocated place of worship and perform Aarti, while praying for the success and well-being of their family. Pandit ji is called for Grah Pravesh Puja and Homam, which typically takes places during the evening. Some friends and relatives and called for the Puja, which is then followed by Prasad distribution, food, and celebrations for the new home. Gifts are accepted by the homeowners from their friends and colleagues who wish them luck with their new place.

Dinner - Modern Day Grah Pravesh Celebration
Dinner Table - Modern Day Grah Pravesh Celebration
The stove in the kitchen is started for the first time in the new home and milk is boiled. Typically, tea is made or the boiled milked is consumed with some cookies. Some sweets are cooked for Prasad (typically Sooji Halwa is made). Amongst all the hustle, Live Online Puja would ensure that all the Vedic Rituals are performed during the Puja and Homam on your big day, so that you can get the blessings of God at your new beginning.
Halwa sweet dish on Grah Pravesh
Food Rice Bowl - Modern Day Grah Pravesh Celebration

TRADITIONAL RITUALS ON THE DAY OF GRAH PRAVESH

Traditionally, you would tie a bandanavaar of paan leaves on the doorway of your home and set up the urn on the first day of your new house. At the house’s main gate, the sister or daughter of the head of the house would tie the bandanavar of flowers, paan leaves, or mango leaves made with her own hands. This is followed by making Rangoli near the entry.

After completing Dwar (Main Gate) Pravesh Puja, one would enter the new house in the sunlight with Mangal Kalash. At the time of entering the new house, the house owners would enter the new house with five mangikal items coconut, yellow turmeric, jaggery, rice, milk with them. Lord Ganesha is then worshipped with Arti and Katha. Worship would start by making a swastika on a kalash and near the place of worship.

Traditional Grah Pravesh Decoration

The idol of Lord Ganesha, the clockwise conch, Sri yantra, will be taken to the house on the day of entry to keep the grace of Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi. This is done with the belief that the house would always be full of money and any defects will be removed.

This would be followed by Puja and Homam performed by Pandit Ji. Havan is done to remove doshas and to seek blessings from God. All the family members sit around the Havan Kund, and the priest recites holy mantras.

ganesh vandana

After Grah Pravesh Puja, the kitchen is first worshiped. The gas stove is turned on after worshiping, and a swastika is made with rice and Kumkum. After that, some prasad is made and fed first to God and then distributed amongst the family members. Brahman Bhoj would be arranged for 11 Brahmans and Donations would be made to the needy.

GRAH PRAVESH PUJA BENEFITS

• This Puja purifies the house and removes negative energies.
• Grah Pravesh Puja removes Vastu Dosha
• Grah Pravesh Puja brings happiness, peace, and prosperity in the new house.
• The Puja makes life easier, and the family has to face fewer troubles after coming to the new house.
• By doing Grah Pravesh Puja, one does not have to face financial troubles in the new house.

COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT GRIHA PRAVESH

Should we move the furniture to the new house before or after Grah Pravesh Puja?

You can move the furniture to the new house before the Griha Pravesh and Vastu Puja, but it is recommended to arrange the furniture only after the Puja and/or Vastu has been done in the house. Living Room furniture can be arranged before the Puja to be able to easily accommodate guests.
What is the first thing that should be cooked in the kitchen in a new home?
Boil milk first, followed by making a sweet dish (e.g. Halwa for Prasad). This is done as a symbol of prosperity and abundance of food.
What should be the first thing done in a new house, based on traditions?
Ensure that the house is clean, if not, start with cleaning the entrance, followed by cleaning the Mandir, and later the rest of the house. Place the Idol or Photo of deity in the Mandir and perform Aarti, while praying for the well-being of your family.
Are there any restrictions in terms of what should be served in the meal on the day of Grah Pravesh?
Stick to sattvic food items, include at least one sweet dish, offer prasad to the guests, and make sure to avoid all non-vegetarian food items throughout the day. You may also choose to give a small box containing sweets (such as Ladoo) to the guests as a return gift after the House Warming Ceremony.
Which direction should you place kalash and God’s Idol in Grah Pravesh Puja?
Any Idol or Murti of a diety as well as the Kalash to be used in the Grah Pravesh Puja should be placed in the North East Direction of the house. Additionally, Mandir Sthapana in the house should also be done in this direction in a new home.
What to do with the Puja materials after the Grah Pravesh Puja?
Things such as Kumkum, Roli (Sacred Thread), Haldi, Diya etc., should be kept in the Mandir. The water used in the Puja should be given to the plants in the home garden or backyard. Ganges water can be saved and kept in the Mandir. The coconut used in the Kalash, can be kept in the Mandir, or used in the Kitchen to make Prasad. If you are unsure of what to do with any material used, ask your Pandit ji about what must be done with it. It is usually as safe choice to put it in the flowing water.

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