Homam (also called havan) is a religious ritual performed by Hindus to invoke the blessings of specific Gods and Goddesses. A Chandi Homam is a prominent Homam and one of the most powerful ones for getting overall Success in all undertakings and also for the removal of all kinds of Doshas and Obstacles in one’s life. This Homam also supports a person in getting victory over Enemies and in Court Cases. In this Homam, an extensive Puja and Homam are carried out for Devi Durga. In this Homam, Goddess Durga is worshipped as a 2-10 year old Kanya (Girl) and hence girls from the same age group are worshipped during this puja and Homam. All the other incarnations of Devi Durga are also worshipped during the Chandi Puja and Homam. Every one of us faces troubles at one or another time in our life. At times, we are able to deal with them by utilizing our Intellect, Hard Work, and Dedication. But sometimes, in spite of our best and maximum efforts, we are not able to solve our problems which may be negatively affecting our entire life and at times, even the lives of all those who are most near and dear to us. At such times, we should approach for the help of Divine Intervention so that we can lead a Happier, Healthier, and Wealthier life full of peace. A Chandi Homam is an ultimate prayer to Maa Durga (also known as Maa Chandi) which can be extraordinarily beneficial to us for removing all kinds of Obstacles and help us achieve our goal in life by clearing all our problems in life as per Ancient Vedic Texts. Hence, if you have a question in mind about “How to solve your problems in life”, then a Chandi Homa is the ultimate answer. What importance Rudrabhishekam holds for Lord Shiva, Chandi Homam holds for Devi Durga. Maa Durga in the form of Devi Chandi is the prime Deity of this Homam and her blessings are bound to clear all your obstacles and hurdles in your path to Success and Glory. Maa Chandi is a very strong and fierce deity. She is the primordial power that is responsible for the creation, maintenance, and destruction of the entire universe. She amounts to all the energies of all beings of this Universe in sense of totality. Performance of a Maha Chandi Homam sets a person free from all kinds of Black Magic, Evil Eyes, Obstacles, Negative Energies, Evil deeds against him, and he is blessed with long-lasting Health, Wealth, and Prosperity. Almost all the Spiritual Worship’s main feature is the worship of Goddess Chandi (Devi Durga) who is the ultimate Feminine Energy in this universe. She is the Mother of this Universe and she epitomizes in herself all the Divine Forces for saving her dear children on Earth from Evil forces (Asuras/ Demons). It is said that she is also a savior of even Devtas from the Asuri Shaktis (Demonic Forces). Well, I get a chance of seeing and participating in the Chandi Homam that takes place every year in a temple near my house. Before the completion of this Chandi Homam, the main priest who conducts this Homa tells about the benefits of conducting Chandi Homam and hence these are its benefits….
1) Chandi Homam is used to invoke the Trimurthy goddesses-Lakshmi, Parvathi, and Saraswati and their combined form Chandika.
2) Chandi Homam is a Homam used to invoke positive feelings by eliminating the negative energy around us.
3) Chandi Homam is one of the Maha Homams that consists of chanting up of 7000 sacred slokas.