Homa during Retreat with Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri

This page offers information about the homa(s) that will be performed as part of retreat conducted by Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri.

To open the retreat, an auspicious Homa fire ceremony will be performed by Br. Ramanandamrita Chaitanya in the traditional tantric style, popularly followed in the state of Kerala, India. The following will be included and are available to register for a sankalpa (spiritual resolve) to be made during the homa on your behalf, or for a loved one:

Ganapathy Homa: For positive vibrations in the house, when starting new ventures such as a new job, or generally to remove obstacles. $65

Tila Homa: For departed souls, to be performed 45 days after death or later; for peace of one's ancestors and to receive the blessings of ancestors. $190

Karuka Homa: For the health and welfare of children and to develop academic ability. Also relieves stomach problems for elders. $100

Navagraha Homa: For all nine planets. $250

Homas for Individual Planets: Sun, Moon, Mercury, Mars, Venus, Saturn, Jupiter, Rahu and Ketu. $35 per planet. Needs to be performed along with Ganapathy Homa

Performed by: Br. Ramanandamrita Chaitanya

Ramanandamrita Chaitanya


Date and time
Cut-off date for online order
Online registration
Additional information

Saturday, Feb 13, 2021
05:00 AM PST / 08:00 AM EST

Saturday, Feb 13, 2021
05:30 AM PST / 08:30 AM EST

Puja time in your timezone

Time Zone
Homa Time
Registration Cut-off Time
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 05:00 AM
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 05:30 AM
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 06:00 AM
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 06:30 AM
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 07:00 AM
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 07:30 AM
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 08:00 AM
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 08:30 AM
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 01:00 PM
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 01:30 PM
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 03:00 PM
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 03:30 PM
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 06:30 PM
Saturday, Feb 13, 2021: 07:00 PM

All donations for the pujas are used to support Amma's numerous humanitarian projects and also to cover the expenses associated with performing the pujas.