Navagraha Homam

Navagraha Homam – Navagraha Pooja – Procedure, Cost, and Benefits

Navagraha Homam is a powerful ritual devoted to the nine planets of the Solar System. It is performed to gratify the planets who are the sole reason behind all the contentment and misfortunes taking place in a person’s life.

The term, Navagraha itself denotes the nine celestial bodies which have been the center to all the astrological calculations in Indian Astrology. The nine planets namely the Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn and the two shadow planets Rahu and Ketu constitute the significant and most noteworthy Navagrahas.

This Homam is important because these nine “grahas” play a remarkable role in a person’s horoscope. They control his/her desires, karmas and their outcomes. The homam helps in reducing the negative effects (dasha) of the planets thus improving the positive energies related to a person. Hence, the Navagraha Homam delights the nine planets playing a vital role in deciding and directing a person’s lifetime.

Navagraha planets
Navagraha – 9 ruling planets

Who Should Perform Navagraha Homam?

Firstly, a person needs to meet an Astrologer. The learned astrologer would then read carefully his/her natal chart. He would attempt to understand the effects of all the planets in his/her Kundli.

The outcomes made by calculating planetary positions of the individual’s natal chart would help astrologer in deciding the best time to conduct the Navagraha Homam. Moreover, it is always suggested for individuals with below mentioned problems to perform this homam ones in lifetime:

  • Someone whose four or more of planets are not well placed in his/her natal chart.
  • Someone whose Rahu (Ascending node) and Ketu (Descending node) are strongly afflicted in his/her natal chart.
  • Anyone having the kalathra dosha or the kaal sarpa dosha as these doshas needs to be nullified so as to improve individual’s married life and career.

Navagraha Homam Benefits

Though performing Navagraha Homam has many benefits, but the most noteworthy are as follows:

  • Making a person’s life favorable.
  • Ensuring a successful career.
  • It is a remedy for those who are craving for a happy married life or are affected by the delay in a child’s birth.
  • Benefits to the people facing stuck ups in business and personal life.
  • Satisfying the moving planets that create a bad impact on a person’s life.
  • Blocking any unfortunate events that may affect a person in the future.

Below are some benefits of the nine planets that can be restored through the homam:

  1. Sun gives good health and affluence
  2. Moon gives great mind and success
  3. Mars blesses with prosperity and wealth
  4. Mercury grants wisdom and wealth
  5. Jupiter shower bright education and knowledge
  6. Venus gives knowledge of art and music
  7. Saturn stands for happiness and Vairagya
  8. Rahu makes life stronger and helps to turn your enemy into a friend
  9. Ketuensures prosperity, sound health and wealth in the  family

When should we perform this homam?

The Homam can be performed after consulting a learned astrologer. An astrologer would recommend the proper Muhurat based on an individual’s natal chart. The date and time are fixed as per the performer’s nakshatra on any single date.

Navagraha Homam Procedure

Elaborate Navagraha Homam
Steps to perform Navagraha Homam
  • It starts with the Ganapathi Sthapana followed by the Pooja.
  • In the second step, the priest asks the performer to take the Punyaha Vachanam or the Maha Sankalpam.  He/she would be asked for all desires intended by gratifying all the planets and invoking them to bless the performer.
  • Next, the Kalasa Pooja is done. It is also called as the formal Sthapana.
  • After that, the homam is elaborately performed. This includes lengthy chanting or the Japam.
  • Next, the Aavurthi/Aahuti is given into the Hawan Kund.
  • Homam is concluded by offering Poornahuti.
  • Prasad distribution at the conclusion of Homam.

Materials Required for Navagraha Homam – Items

Below is the list of material required for performing homam:

  1. Navgrah Yantra
  2. Betel Nuts and Leaves
  3. Camphor
  4. Coconuts
  5. Flowers
  6. Fruits
  7. Ghee
  8. Havan Kund
  9. Incense
  10. Kumkum
  11. Lamps
  12. Rice
  13. Sandalwood Paste
  14. Sesame Oil
  15. Sweets, and
  16. Turmeric

Where to perform Navagraha Homam?

A Purohit/Pandit can make arrangements for the Navagraha Homam at any location, be it the performer’s home, office or a temple.

Navagraha Homam Cost

The major costs of the Navagraha Homam include the ingredients and Dakshina for the priests. The ingredients cost somewhere between Rs. 2000/- to Rs. 3000/-. Hence, the total cost of the Homam is less than Rs. 10,000/-. However, if you get the Homam performed at the temple, then there are chances wherein an individual requires to pay an additional fee to the temple authorities.

If you have any questions about Navagraha Homam, please leave your comment below and we will get back to you within one hour.

38 thoughts on “Navagraha Homam – Navagraha Pooja – Procedure, Cost, and Benefits”

  1. Can it be done on behalf of me as I live abroard or do I need to attend in erson , if I send money. Will that work in solving my issues in life??

  2. Muthukumari pillai

    We already committed with our regular Astrologer.
    He advice us to do Nav graha pooja
    Reason behind this puja, husband and wife mentain good relationship ,
    Perform well in business as well as good wealth and health to all family members

  3. what is the difference between Navagraha shanthi & Navagraha homa.My daughter is born with Maharahudasha for the next 15 years. What puja should be performed? (Tula rashi swathi nakshatram, born on 23/03/2019 at 12:04 afternoon)

  4. Dear sir,
    I’m interested to conduct navagraha homa in my home for all the prospriety. So please can you arrange pandits. And what will be the cost.
    Please share the details.

  5. Meenakshi Dhiman

    Sir, there is delay in my marriage a priest says that the total cost is 20,000. can we do this pooja ourself at our home and then make done the homam by any priest.

    1. Sasidhar Darla

      You can get it done at home but i would recommend doing it with the help of a priest. Talk to a few more priests and find a price that suits your budget.

  6. Sir
    My cousin invited us for Navagraha Homam at thier home in Bangalore can we take part to Homam by offerings our ( myself & wife) ruling planents our stars
    Can we do that at thier place


  7. ನಮಸ್ತೆ,
    ನಾನು ನವಗ್ರಹ ಹೋಮ್ ನೀಡಲು ಬಯಸುತ್ತೇನೆ. ದಯವಿಟ್ಟು ಪೂಜೆ ನೀಡಲು ಸೂಕ್ತ ಸಮಯ ಯಾವಾಗ ಎಂದು ತಿಳಿಸಿ.

  8. Who ever is having strong raghu ketu dhosha and barriers in carreer, life and poor health should perform this pooja before or after raghu ketu shanthi parihara pooja kindly confirm

    In our family everybody is having kala sarpa dhosha should everyone sit in single pooja or need to do separately

  9. I have consulted with a pandit , he has said I should do the saturday fast for 3 years for Lord Shani. Is this correct? Why is it so long?

  10. Vanakkam.
    We r gng to do navagraha homam at our house by a priest. We need to give him several things as the priest’s thanam.
    According to the priest, he only needs a vesti, vetrilai paaku and fruits as the thanam for him.
    According to him, umbrella, slippers, mat, paper fans are only needed for the karumakirikai and thithi pooja.
    Pls advise me on this.. tqs

  11. Do we need to give the priest’s thanam such as mat, slippers, umbrella and so on as the dhanam… for the navakraha homam?
    As my priest only requires vesti, fruits, vetrilai n paaku as thanam.
    As I know these things are only needed for karumakirikai and thithi…
    Pls advise me. Tqs

  12. Sanghamitra Sen

    I want to offer Navagraha homam. Please let me know when is the right time to offer puja.
    Many thanks
    Kind regards

  13. Chintanashok gandhi
    Palanpur Gujarat
    Pls tell me either I should do Navgraha pooja or not.
    I am facing more difficult in life.

  14. After performing human through you whether we have to take theertham, since we are in Andhra Pradesh, India. If we take the prasadam which you will be sending through courier will do.

  15. Excellent guidelines. Please considering giving a link to the mantras / japam required to be chanted, e.g. here: “This includes lengthy chanting or the Japam.”


    My nakshtra is Punarvashu
    Gotra Bhargava
    date of birth is 28th Sept 1956

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