The worship of Lord Vishnu has been given special importance in Hinduism. Especially when you worship Lord Vishnu on a special occasion with full devotion, then you get special blessings of Lord Vishnu. Therefore, mainly on the Ekadashi of the month, Thursday and the full moon date, Lord Vishnu is worshipped. During this worship, people also read and listen to the Satyanarayan vrat katha. In the Puranas, a lot of importance of Satyanarayan vart Katha has been told.
It is believed that those who listen to this story get all their wishes fulfilled. Lord Satyanarayan is considered to be a form of Lord Vishnu. Worshiping Satyanarayan in the scriptures means worshiping Truth in the form of Narayan. Satyanarayan Bhagwan is worshiped before doing any auspicious work like before or after marriage or after fulfillment of wishes. Lord Satyanarayana is mentioned in Skanda Purana. In Skanda Purana, Lord Vishnu has told Narada the importance of this fast.
Satyanarayan vrat katha Pooja Vidhi
Satyanarayan-Vrat is performed on the full moon of every month according to the Hindi calendar. The result of listening to the story of Shree Satyanarayan (Shaligram) fast is considered equal to the sacrifice performed for thousands of years. To fulfill any auspicious work or wish, worship and story of Lord Satya Narayan is done by law. According to the scriptures, it is believed that if the person listening to this story observes a fast, then the sorrows of his life are taken away by Shri Hari Vishnu. According to Skanda Purana, Lord Satyanarayan is another form of Shri Hari Vishnu and the glory of this story was told and narrated by Lord Satyanarayan to Devarshi Narad from his mouth.
Satyanarayan vrat katha Pooja Samagri
- Idol of Shaligram ji,
- Black sesame,
- Yellow mustard,
- mango leaves,
- season fruit,
- cloth (one and a half meter red, one and a half meter yellow),
- Panchamrit (milk, curd, ghee, honey, sugar) ,
- garland of flowers,
- mango wood,
- desi ghee,
- Navagraha samidha and
- packet of havan material.
Satyanarayan vrat katha rules
If you do the story of Satyanarayan ji at home, then it can be beneficial for you in many ways. The recitation and reading of Satyanarayan Katha awakens peace in the mind and instills a sense of reverence. But for this story, you must follow some rules so that you can get the full grace of Vishnu. Let's know the rules of the Satyanarayan vrat katha.
On the full moon day, after taking a bath in the evening, sit on the seat in the place of worship. After making a rangoli at the place of worship, place a chowki on that rangoli, then make satis on it, placing banana leaves on that satay, placing a picture of God on a beautiful throne or of Shaligram ji and idol of Ganesh ji, after placing the urn.
First of all worship the Kalash and then worship after meditating on all the deities like Shri Ganesh, Gauri, Varun, Vishnu etc. And take a pledge that I will always worship Lord Satyanarayan and listen to the Satyanarayan vrat katha and then I will meditate on Satya Narayan Bhagwan by taking flowers in hand. Praise it with yagyopaveet, flowers, incense, naivedya etc. - Oh Lord! I have devotedly offered all the material like fruits, water etc. to you, now you accept it. I salute you again and again.
After this, after listening to the story of Satyanarayan ji, offer bhog, do aarti and distribute prasad. And take the blessings of elders.
Significance and Benefits of Satyanarayan vrat katha
- Worshiping them brings good luck.
- It is believed that all wishes are fulfilled.
- It is believed that by observing the fast, Lord Vishnu takes away all our troubles. Worship of Lord Satyanarayan is particularly beneficial for the peace and prosperity of the house.
- This worship is also beneficial for marriage and for making married life successful.
- Worshiping Satyanarayan before and after marriage is considered very auspicious.
- Satyanarayan vrat katha and worship of Satyanarayan ji is especially beneficial for long life and good health.
- Along with this, the more people you distribute the prasad of the story, the more beneficial it becomes.
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