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Sashtiapthapoorthi Puja in Bangalore

Sashtiapthapoorthi (60th Marriage / Birthday Pooja)

Sashtiaptapoorthi: Sixtieth Birthday Pooja Services in Bangalore

The term Sashtiaptapoorthi etymologically traces its origin to Sanskrit where it means; ‘Shasthi’= Sixty + ‘Abda’= Years + ‘Poorthi’= Completion. Sashtiapthapoorthi 60th Birthday Pooja is performed when a man enters the 61st year after completing 60 years. In this puja, homams, abhisheka, and mangalyadharana are performed for the couple to get the blessings of the Lord.
This is also known as Ayul Shanthi Homam because it has a nature of improving their health and life longevity of the couple. It signifies the couple’s relaxation from household and parental duties and onset towards spiritual goals.
Usually, nine homas including Ganapathy, Lakshmi, Amurtha Mrityunjeyar, Ayush, Danvantri and then Kalasabhisheka take place. The couple may even tie the knot once again, but this is optional or dependent on family customs.

When to Perform Sashtiapthapoorthi 60th Birthday Pooja ?

The Sashtiapthapoorthi takes place on the same nakshatra of the same Tamil month that was there on the actual birthday.

What are the rituals in Sashtiapthapoorthi Puja?

The entire day is auspicious. There are uncountable rituals. Some of them are described below.

The day starts with activities like bathing and Sandhya Vandanam.

Following this, Priests carry out various pujas including homas and abhishekas. They invoke various Devi-Devtas . Several Vedic Mantras and Suktas are chanted.

The hosts, with the assistance of priests, install the Kalasha.

The Couple bathes with the Kalashas.

Every Sashtiaptapoorthi Puja is incomplete with Dana-Dakshina (Donation). The hosts donate something to priests who help with the rituals. What they donate can depend on the capacity of Yajmana (Host).

However, following are the commodities that the scriptures prescribe:

  • Gau Daan (Donation of Cow(s))
  • Hiranya Daan (Donating Gold)
  • Bhoo Daan (Donating Land(s))
  • Vastra Daan (Donating Cloth(es))
  • Jaggery
  • Lavana (Salt)
  • Anna (Grains)
  • Rajat (Silver)
  • Ghrt (Ghee)
  • Til (Sesame)
  • Phala (Fruits)

Benefits Of Sashtiapthapoorthi 60th Birthday Pooja:

Since, the puja is a pious activity, the effects of sins or bad karmas of the couple lessen.

The couple prays along with the priest. The deity excuses them from old age illnesses or weaknesses. Even if they do encounter, they pray for remedies. The lord bestows them great physical and mental strength.

Shanti Puja: Pandit Ji for Pooja In Bangalore.

What Shanti Puja has to offer?

Sashtiaptapoorthi is a Tamil ritual. It is possible to find a pandit for puja in Bangalore. Remember, a random Google query of ‘pandit near me for puja’ might not be relevant. Even though, there are many pandits in Bangalore, when you book pandit online, you must check whether he will be able to conduct the rituals you want. There are many puja services in Bangalore, yet it is up to you to check the applicability and quality.

Shanti Puja is one such group of purohits in Bangalore. All you must do is to contact us via the details given on the website and we’ll discuss everything transparently with you. In fact, this will help you plan accordingly.

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