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In astrology, the Moon rules the human mind and emotions. Feminine archetype Goddess Parvati rules over the Moon and her characteristics define qualities of the Moon. Goddess is the source of creative energy and the dynamic extension of Lord Shiva. The Moon represents Mother and Motherly figure, intelligence, memory power, spontaneity, creativity, and happiness.
Traditionally, the Moon is worshipped through different deities that represent its energy in each phase. According to Vedic Astrology texts, you can invoke the blessings of the Moon to
According to Vedic Astrology, connecting with the Moon can bestow you with the following benefits:
Moon Virtual Pooja can be performed every day and especially on Mondays, the day of the week it rules.
You can also participate in real time Moon homa or puja performed with elaborate rituals amidst Vedic chants by priests in India.
According to the mythology, Moon or Chandra is believed to have emerged from the cosmic ocean when it was churned by Devas (angels) and Asuras (demons). According to Markandeya Purana, the Moon is the son of sage Atri and his wife Anasuya, through the divine blessing of Lord Brahma.
There are many legends associated with the Moon’s family. In one such legend, he marries the twenty-seven daughters of King Daksha, who symbolize the 27 stars (Nakshatras) in astrology. When Moon adored only Rohini out of his 27 wives, the others went ahead and complained to Daksha, who in turn cursed the Moon to lose all his powers. Upon worshipping Lord Shiva, the Moon was partially relieved from the curse, but, will be going through waxing and waning cycles.
Due to his intelligence and brilliance, Moon was offered the status of a planet. He is also considered as one of the Devas and referred as Soma in ancient texts.
The sacred scriptures prescribe fire ceremony, Abishekam (hydration ceremony), Pooja/Archana (Light and Sound ceremony), Yantra and Mantra (special sounds) as the ways to offer your prayer to the divine. Out of these, fire ceremony is the most evolved spiritual technology on earth to connect with the divine beings. Participate in the remedial services to clear your karma and receive the blessings.