Lājahoma

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Lajahoma, LAjahoma, Laajahoma


Lājahoma consists of the bride offering lāja or parched paddy grains into the homa fire while the bridegroom repeating the concerned mantras. It is symbolical of fecundity and prosperity.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore