Ashlesha Bali Pooja

Serpent Worship

My dear devotees of the Creator! Various pundits, divine beings, Vedic scholars, and astrologers said the following based on ancient Vedic astrology: What is Ashlesha Bali Pooja? Who shall perform this?

On which date it is auspicious to perform? What is the procedure to perform? Let us know about the above. Ashlesha Bali Pooja is special worship performed for relief/ protection against Sarpa Dosha, Naga Dosha, Kuja Dosha, Mangalya Dosha, and Kala Sarpa Dosha. Ashlesha Bali Pooja has been in vogue since ancient times. Serpent worship or ‘Naga Aradhana’ is mentioned in various Puranas. Ashlesha Bali Pooja provides relief in illness, solves problems in marital life, resolves issues concerning marriage and children, skin-related diseases, delays in tasks, and removes obstructions in daily life besides helping deal with other hardships. It is very auspicious to perform this Pooja once every 27 days on Ashlesha Nakshatra Day. Lord Subrahmanya is invoked through this worship to get protection from Kala Sarpa Dosha and Kuja Dosha. The science of Astrology says that the performance of Ashlesha Bali Pooja is a powerful remedy to neutralize the ill effects of Rahu and Ketu.

Those born under Ashlesha star will benefit from Shanti Poojas of Ashlesha Bali Pooja. This ensures the blessings of Serpent Gods. Conducting the Puja will fix all problems including the ups and downs of life. Let us know about how it is like being born under the Ashlesha Star. Ashlesha is one of the 27 stars in the Hindu Astrology star cluster. ‘Ashlesha’ means one that is inseparable. As per Valmiki Ramayana, Lakshmana and Shatrughna were born under this star. People born under Ashlesha Star will become very bright, and tend to show interest in Ars and Communications. They will also possess leadership qualities. Ancient Vedic Jyothisha Shastra says that visiting the temples of Lord Subrahmanya or Lord Nrusimhat does good for those with Ashlesha as Birth Star. Who shall perform Ashlesha Bali Pooja? Those born under Ashlesha Star can do this Pooja. Likewise, those born under the rest of the 26 stars in the cluster too can perform Ashlesha Bali Pooja to get relief/ protection for Kala Sarpa Dosha, Kuja Dosha, Naga Dosha, and Sarpa Dosha, to bear children, to get married, and to get rid of chronic skin diseases. This pooja shows a favorable effect leading to peace and friendliness. If you conduct the Pooja Homa on the date of Ashlesha Star, it will give good results. It will give better results if the Ashlesha Bali Pooja ritual is conducted under Naga Shastra standard on the riverbank at a most sacred and popular temple by Vedic Mantra= chanting pundits who are not money-conscious.

Procedure for the conduct of Ashlesha Bali Pooja This is a special process that offers food to the Serpent God. Also, this is in accordance with the astrological science applicable to all Serpent-related Doshas.The process is comprehensive and includes Pooja and Homa. Due to Ashlesha Bali, serpent gods including Rahu, Ketu Kuja will be appeased. As a result, all serpent Doshas will be removed including those of our clan/vamsa. If at all you or anyone from your family and clan have committed any act in haste in unavoidable circumstances in this life or in the previous life such as injuring a snake, killing a snake, watching the serpent mating, or destroying a snake pit, Ashlesha Bali ritual will absolve you from the Dosha. This Pooja will be specially conducted on the shores of the most sacred River Krishna on the northern side in the holy land of penance, namely, Jagadguru Peeth. As part of the ritual, the following events take place: Ganapathi Puja, Raksha Bandhan, Kalasa Sthapana, and Adityadi Navagraha Mandap Worship. Later, a Sarpa Mandal is prepared and 76 Serpents will be invoked and worshipped.

As part of Homa, Sarpa Suktam is recited followed by Homa, Moola Mantra Homa for 76 Serpent gods, Poornahuti, Theertha Prasad distribution, Aseervachanam will take place. Devotees can participate in this program while observing strict cleanliness after a bath.For any further information on the performance of the Ashlesha Bali Homa process, or for full comprehension of the ritual details, you can always contact us. But you may please note one thing. Daiva Dhinam Jagat sarvam, Mantra Hinam cha devathan, Tan Mantra Brahmana adheenam”. The whole world is under the control of God. God is under the control of Mantras. But Mantras are under the control of Brahmins, and hence these kinds of Vedic worship conducted under the auspices of Brahmins will give you good results. With all your Serpent-Doshas thus removed, I wish you all the success with the blessings of Serpent gods.

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