Ayyappa Puja is one of the significant pujas. Ayyappan known as Dharmasasta, Maṇikanṭhan or Sasta, is the son of Harihara, fused with both Shiva and Vishnu. Lord Ayyappan is an incarnation of Lord Sree Dharma Sastha. Sri Ayyappa is worshiped by all and mainly followed by the Pandya Royal Community. It is believed Sri Ayyappa merged to Sri Dharma Sastha. Lord Vishnu gifted the new-born deity with a little bejeweled bell necklace, so this god is called Manikantha. He is also Known as Dharma Shastha.
One who does puja of Lord Ayyappa is blessed with wealth, happiness, health and prosperity.
BENEFITS OF AYYAPPA PUJA
- This puja is greatly helpful in mastering one’s own mind
- It helps in one having more self-control and self-esteem which will help them succeed in their lives.
- Performing this puja helps in reducing the ill effects caused by Shani Graha in one’s horoscope.
- This puja helps in purifying the mind body and soul and helps in leading a healthy and happy life.