Introduction to Amma Sri Karunamayi's Charities in Rural India  

How to Sponsor a Homa or Puja in India

HomasPlease check the schedule below to find out when homas or pujas will be performed in India. To learn more about the specific homas or pujas, please click on the links below. To sponsor a ceremony may print the sponsorship form (posted below), fill it out, and mail it to the address provided on the form. For questions regarding homa and puja sponsorship and prasadam, please contact our Global Homa/ Puja coordinator, Suresh Pandav at 972-814-1338 or

You will receive the blessed prasadam from your sponsored homa or puja in the mail only for Festival sponsorship and not for Temple sponsorship. Because prasadam is mailed overseas from India, it may take a few weeks. Please be sure to provide an accurate mailing address. Please note that prasadam packets at times do not make it through customs and also do get lost in international mail sometimes. Nevertheless, please rest assured that sankalpa and the puja is done on your behalf.

Learned Vedic priests will be performing every homa at the Bangalore or Penusila Ashram in Amma's divine presence. All of the ceremonies have been selected by Amma for their uniquely protective, purifying, and uplifting vibrations, so that all who attend or sponsor the ceremonies will receive tremendous blessings.

Additionally, there are special homas and abhishekams that are performed throughout the year at Amma's ashram in Penusila. Please click here for more information.

For questions about sponsorship, please use the contact form, and select Sponsorships from the department dropdown.


2014 Schedule of Festivals - Homas, Pujas, and Abhishekams
at Amma's Penusila Ashram

Sponsorship available for each individual puja or special package for all ceremonies
for the year. For details, please click on links below or visit the Amma Store for

online sponsorship or click here for sponsorship form.
January 14, 2014 Makara Sankranthi
Chandi Homa ($108)
February 4, 2014

Sri Panchami

  • Sri Saraswati Puja: Grants blessings for any artistic or educational pursuits, as well as for the attainment of absolute purity and divine consciousness. ($54)
  • Sri Saraswati Homa: ($108)
February 14, 2014

Magha Purnima

  • Sri Lalita Devi Puja and Abhishekam: Grants protection from illness and untimely death, removes all sins and grants longevity so that one's spiritual goals may be attained. ($54)
February 27, 2014

Maha Sivaratri

This is the one night of the year when the full grace of Lord Siva showers down on the Earth. Next to Navaratri, this is the most powerful inght of the year for healing any physical or mental disturbvances, purifying one's inner self, and attaining the grace of Lord Siva for profoundly powerful meditations.

  • Sri Rudra Homa: Destroys all negative astrological influences and purifies every kind of karma. ($108)
  • Ekadasavara Sri Rudra Abhishekam: Grants the full grace of Lord Siva, as well as true wealth, wisdom, peace, inner prosperity, virtue and valor. ($108)
March 31, 2014 Ugadi
Navagraha Homa & Chandi Homa ($108)
April 8, 2014 Sri Rama Navami  
Festival celebrating birth of Lord Rama ($54)
May 2, 2014 Akshaya Trutiya     
Puja for Day of Lasting Achievements  ($54)
May 14, 2014

Vaishakha Purnima Puja

Puja for prosperity, offspring and well being ($54)

July 13, 2014 Guru Purnima
Amma Paduka Puja  ($108)
August 8, 2014 Varalakshmi Vratham
Mahalakshmi Homa  ($108)
August 10, 2014

Sravana Purnima Devi Puja and Abjishekam

Puja to Devi who grants all noble wishes, removes all poverty and sorrow, and bestows an abundance of blessings for prosperity on all levels

August 17, 2014

Sri Krishna Janmastami  ($108)

Special puja to rare Sri Krisha saligrams on this auspicious day

August 29, 2014

Ganesh Chaturthi Homam ($108)

A special homa to overcome obstacles cuased by planetary difficulties.

September 25 - October 3, 2014

Navaratri Mahotsavam

This is the most auspicious time of the entire year, and worship of Divine Mother brings the most powerful blessings during this sacred period. Mother grants every kind of abundance, wealth, and grace, and also the supreme spiritual liberation.

~ Saptami Sri Saraswati Puja 10/1/2014 ($54)
~ Vijayadasami Sri Chandi Homa - 10/3/2014 ($254)
~ Vijayadasami Sri Devi Abhishekam - 10/3/2014 ($254)

~ Lakshya Modaka Sri Maha Ganesha Homa 2014 ($254)
~ One-Day Sponsorship ($254)
~ Three-Day Sponsorship ($554)
~ Six-Day Sponsorship ($1101)
~ Ten-Day Sponsorship ($2101)
~ Annadanam Sponsorship – 10 days ($216)

~ Kalasam Stapanam - 10 days ($216)
~ Sri Samputita Sri Suktam Maha Lakshmi Devi Kamala Homa – 10 days  ($216)
~ Special Abhishekams of Sri Lalita Parameshwari and other deities – 10 days ($216)
~ Maha Abhishekam to Sri Maha Saraswati – 10 days ($216)

Please visit the Navaratri Homas and Pujas page for more details on all the auspicious homas and pujas. Click here for Navaratri sponsorship form. (currently being updated - will link shortly)

October 18, 2013

Aswayuja Purnima
Sri Lalita Devi Puja and Abhishekam: Grants every kind of victory, removes all fear, protects from every danger and grants perfection in meditation.  ($54)

October 23, 2014


On Diwali, the following pujas and homas will be performed in Amma's divine presence: Maha Ganesha Homa and Puja, Go Maha Lakshmi Puja, Dhana Lakshmi Narayana and Salagrama Maha Puja, and Ashta Lakshmi Homa (with 1008 pink lotuses). These powerful ceremonies bring light into one's heart, create harmony in the home, and increase every kind of wealth, like financial wealth, wealth of health, wealth of positive thinking, or the wealth of peace and contentment.  ($108)

October 27 and November 3, 10 and 17, 2014

Karthika Somavaras
Full Day Seva - Sri Rudra Puja & Abhishekam: Brings mental and physical health, grants long life and protection from accidents and untimely death. This is the most auspicious month for worshipping Lord Siva. Please see Amma's article for more information. ($108)


November 6, 2014 Karthika Purnima Mrutyunjaya Homam 
Karthika Puja and Sri Mrutyunjaya Homa: Heals every kind of disease, removes mental disturbances and grants inner peace. ($75)
November 6, 2014 Karthika Purnima Sri Rudra Abhishekam
Karthika Puja and Sri Rudra Abhishekam: Destroys all sins, heals diseases and bestows abundant spiritual energy for a peaceful life and deep meditation. ($75)
December 25, 2014

Christmas Day Navagraha Shanti Homam/Puja  ($108)

A special homa and puja for the eternal peace of dearly departed souls

January 1, 2015

Vaikuntha Ekadasi

Sri Vishnu Puja and Abhishekam: Grants supreme inner purity, fulfillment or one's spiritual goals and the highest liberation.  ($54)


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