1,25,000 chants of Chandra mantra & Yagna to pacify malefics of planet Moon and bestow blessings.
Chandra is a lunar deity. Chandra (Moon) is also known as Soma and identified with the Vedic Lunar deity Soma. He is described as young, beautiful, fair; two-armed and having in his hands a club and a lotus. He rides his chariot (the Moon) across the sky every night, pulled by ten white horses or an antelope. He is connected with dew, and as such, is one of the Gods of fertility. He is also called Nishadipati (Nisha=night; Adipathi=Lord) and Kshuparaka (one who illuminates the night). He as Soma, presides over Somvarm or Monday. He is of Sattva Guna and represents the Mind, the Queen or Mother.
In Vedic astrology Chandra represents brain and mind, emotions, sensitivity, softness, imagination, queen and mother. Chandra rules over the sign Karka (Cancer), while he is exalted in Vrishabha (Taurus) and in his fall in Vrishchika (Scorpio). The waxing Moon is considered to be benefic, and the waning Moon is considered to be malefic. The bright Moon is considered a benefic of the highest order, while the dark Moon is considered a malefic. Chandra is lord of three nakshatras or lunar mansions: Rohini, Hasta and Shravana. Chandra has the following associations: the color white, the metal silver and the gemstones pearl and moonstone. His element is water, direction is north-west and season is winter. The Food Grain associated with him (One of Nava Dhanyas) is Rice.
Puja service includes: Ganpathi Smaran, Shaanti paath, Invocation of all deities, Nine planets invocation mantra (1 mala of each planet), Chandra yantra Puja, 1,25,000 chants of Chandra mantra, Chandra Havan (including 108 ahutis of Palash wood), Chandra shanti donation in temple, Brahmin Bhojan.
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