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Narayan Bali Puja in Gokarna

Before performing Narayan bali puja, one should have clear information about why, where, and when this puja has to be performed. We have highlighted this in the below content.

 What is Naryana bali puja?

Narayan Bali Puja (in all cases of abnormal death) is a necessary ritual described in Garuda Purana, which is performed in all cases of abnormal death, defined as follows: death by fasting, by animals, by accident, by arson, by a curse, by cholera or any unusual disease which suddenly caused untimely death, suicide, fall from a mountain, tree or any height, drowning, death by muggers or robbers, by snake bite, struck by lightning, murder, and persons who are great sinners, pitra dosh in the horoscope, delay in marriage, problems in conceiving child, business loss, family separation, etc.
For all unnatural death, there is neither ritual for cremation, no tarpana, shraddh, or asaucham.  Narayan Bali consists of the same ritual as a Hindu funeral. Vedic Mantras are chanted to invoke such lost souls. Narayan Bali puja causes the soul to liberate and transcend.

When to perform Narayan Bali Puja with Thila Homam?

1 Unnatural death in a family
2 Pitra dosh found in the horoscope
3 Due to life-related events, you feel that one should do some type of Puja for their ancestors. This should be done by consulting us.
4 When there is a death of an unmarried man/woman.
5 Delay in marriage/ conceiving a child

Narayana Bali should be performed at the earliest. Consult a Bramhin immediately after the occurrence of abnormal death /pitra dosh found in a horoscope.

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If pitra dosh is found in one’s horoscope, Pitra dosh puja in the form of Narayan Bali has to be performed as early as possible.

One should consult a good Brahmin for Narayan Bali Puja to relieve the dead person’s soul and to help reach its destination i.e. Yamaloka.

Why Narayan Bali puja should be performed at Gokarna?

Gokarna (Kannada: ಗೋಕರ್ಣ) is a small temple town on the western coast of India in the Kumta taluk of Uttara Kannada district of the state of Karnataka. The main temple deity is Lord Shiva, who is also known as Mahabaleshwar. Gokarna is known as one of India’s seven important Hindu pilgrimage centers.
This holy place is known as Bhookailasa and the Southern Varanasi. (Ref. Skandha Purana, Guru Charitra)
Gokarna means Cow’s Ear. It is believed that Lord Shiva emerged from the ear of a cow (Prithvi, the Mother Earth) here. It is at the ear-shaped confluence of two rivers, Gangavali and Aghanashini. Thus Gokarna gained global spiritual significance. Performing Maha Mrityunjaya Homam at Gokarna has its own very significance.
Gokarna is mentioned in the Shrimad Bhagavata Purana as being the home of the brothers Gokarna and Dhundhakari. Mahabaleshwara Temple (Maha: great, bal: strength) is a famous Shiva Temple, and it houses the ‘Atmalinga’
Gokarn Priest

The Brahmin king Raja Mayooravarma was instrumental in bringing the first 30 or so families to Gokarna. Brahmins have a history of 1300 years back, and documental proofs are available since the 15th century about Gokarna priests and scholars for performing various pujas like Navagraha-purak-aghorastra-puja, Narayan bali, Kaal Sarp dosh puja, Maha Mrantuynjya Homam, pind pradhan, tripindi Shraddha, etc.
The availability of a good number of learned scholars in Sanskrit and Vedic experts in Gokarna is an added advantage apart from the uniqueness of this holy place in India.

The Atma linga of Lord Shiva is at Gokarna. Hence all pujas are performed throughout the year.

Pitra Dosh Puja at Gokarna Details

Gokarn Priest

How to perform Narayan Bali Puja

Time needed: 3 hours and 15 minutes

Following are the ten steps in Narayan Bali puja. Five brahmins should be invited and arghya given to them. They should be learned, of good conduct, most excellent in their family, free from physical decrepitude, and noble. Never should they be of the contempt-able type

  1. Narayan bali Sankalp

    Vedic mantra process of calling performers name, Nakshatra, Gotra, and Objective of the Narayan bali puja

  2. Pretha Sankalp

    Call the departed soul’s name and their relationship with the performer and mention the cause and type of death..

  3. Vinayaka puja

    As per the Shiva Purana, it is a practice to worship Lord Vinayaka before starting any work.

  4. Pretha avahana for departed souls using Sriphala (coconut)

    Vedic process of calling departed souls one by one in a specified order, using coconut.

  5. Dash pind pradhan

    Offering food to the departed souls.

  6. Brahma, Vishnu, Rudra, Yama, Savitra devatha kalasha sthapane and avahanam

    Liberation from five Gods, kalasha sthaapane and avahanam.

  7. Panchaka shraddh

    Offering five pinda pradhan to the Vishnu Deva.

  8. Narayan bali homa

    Chanting of Narayan bali mantras in the form of homam.

  9. Brahaman muka dwara panch sukta parayana with prayaschita tila homam 

    Parayana and certain numbers of prayaschita tila homam.

  10. Dasha daan

    10 types of donations are given as per the performer’s convenience.

Where Naryan bali should be performed?

Preferred punya kshetras for Narayana Bali Puja are Gokarna in Karnataka and Gaya in Bihar.

What are the benefits?

By performing Narayana bali puja, we ensure that soul has reached the right destination peacefully. Hence this will be the welfare of the community related to the dead person and good health, peace of mind, success in business and education, married life (pregnancy and relationship), marriage hurdles solution, and all things will happen on time.


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    Puja Place: Punyaashrama. Gokarna, Karnataka

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    See also: Pitra Dosha Puja

    How to Reach Gokarna

    airplane105 The nearest airport is Dabolim in Goa. This airport is around 140 kilometers away from Gokarna.

    train20Gokarna rail link is well connected with Margoa. If you are coming to Gokarna via rail, the nearest railway stations are located at Gokarna/ Ankola /Kumta, about 6/20/18 kilometers away.

    sedan3KSRTC, VRL, Sugama, SRS, Kumars and many have frequent bus services in the region. There are plenty of buses which connect Gokarna to major and minor cities in the country which will make to reach Gokarna easy for the travelers. Bangalore to Gokarna
    520 km
    Pune to Gokarna
    565 km
    Mangalore to Gokarna
    230 km
    Hyderabad to Gokarna
    640 km.

    17 thoughts on “Narayan Bali Puja in Gokarna”

    1. Hi team, thank you for such a useful information through this article. We would like to perform Moksh Narayan bali puja and want to know what is the cost and timings of the puja.

    2. Right now we are in gokarna what type of pooja can be performed to get putra santhanam will u please reply soon what is the cost of it..when to do

        1. mandapati srinivas

          Please let me know the cost of Narayana Bali puja, no of days to stay & perform, we need to come from guntur Andhra Pradesh.

    3. Im from bengaluru..
      What incase ancestors have shapas from ladies and families have seperated now..
      An souls have not yet reacged there destination too..
      All i need the solution..
      Thank you.

      1. The solution is Moksha Narayan Bali with tripindi shraddh. These two pujas will take care of all curses and pitru dosha.

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