You can use the resources below to perform a Shiva Homam by yourself. Homam or havan is a Hindu fire ritual.
Download a Shiva Homam manual (version dated 2009 April) with mantras in Sanskrit, English, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil or Malayalam. The instructions are in English in all manuals, but mantras are written in various languages. This manual explains the details of a quick 30-minute Shiva homam procedure. Several options are suggested for the main mantra of pradhaana homam. It is simple enough to perform daily or weekly or monthly.
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Download the quick reference (cheat sheet) containing only mantras in Sanskrit, English, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil or Malayalam. These documents contain only mantras. One should first download the full manuals and learn the procedure. After one becomes comfortable, one may want to just print the quick reference and do homam using it.
Download free homam manuals and MP3 audio, using which thousands of laymen across the world are doing a regular homam by themselves!Click to read more
Read a white paper on the relevance and importance of homam as a spiritual sadhana. It addresses many questions, concerns and misconceptions.Click to read more
Download free Fire Yoga guide to worship your own concept of god in sacred fire, using the sacred chants of your own religion.Click to read more