Vedic Poojas for planets and nakshatras are among the most potent and trusted remedies of Vedic Jyotish and these pujas can be so powerful that they can even make some of the most impossible things come true for the native and for this reason, Vedic pujas have been given supreme importance in Vedic Jyotish and accordingly many astrologers make use of these pujas in order to gain benefits for their clients. Vedic Jyotish recommends the pooja for each planet among navagraha as well as the pooja for each nakshatra among 27 nakshatras, performed with a specific count of chant of their Veda Mantras in order to rectify various defects made by a nakshatra among 27 nakshatras or a planet among navagraha, in order to reduce the negativity of a malefic nakshatra or a planet in a horoscope as well as to strengthen already positive planets and nakshatras in a horoscope in order to get more gains from such planets and nakshatras. The procedure for conducting Vedic pooja for different nakshatras is different in some aspects and similar in some aspects but the basic rules and principles are the same in case of most of such Vedic pujas. In todays article we will discuss the procedure for conducting a Vedic puja for Ashlesha Nakshatra in order to pacify malefic Ashlesha Nakshatra in a horoscope or in order to gain benefits from already benefic Ashlesha Nakshatra in a horoscope.
Ashlesha Nakshatra puja is generally performed to rectify the malefic effects of Ashlesha Nakshatra in a horoscope and to pacify negative Ashlesha Nakshatra in a horoscope but this pooja can also be performed to increase the benefits given by benefic Ashlesha Nakshatra in a horoscope as in this case, Ashlesha Nakshatra pooja can provide more positivity and more strength to Ashlesha Nakshatra due to which Ashlesha Nakshatra will give its benefic effects to the native with more frequency and more quantum. Ashlesha nakshatra pooja is also performed as Gandmool dosh nivaran pooja in cases where Gandmool dosh is formed in the horoscope by virtue of presence of Moon in Ashlesha nakshatra. Ashlesha Nakshatra puja is generally started on a Wednesday and it is generally completed on a Wednesday where the day of start of a Ashlesha Nakshatra pooja can sometimes change depending upon the time which is required by the Pandits doing this pooja to complete the chant of Ashlesha Nakshatra Veda mantra. Generally the Pandits are able to complete this chant or Jaap of Ashlesha Nakshatra Veda Mantra in 7 days and hence this pooja is generally started on a Wednesday and it is completed on the following Wednesday and all the necessary steps are for this pooja are conducted during this time which is Wednesday to Wednesday. Ashlesha Nakshatra puja vidhi or procedure may include many different steps at many stages and it is not possible to mention all of these steps here but we will cover most of the important steps for this pooja.