In today’s competitive times the youth are struggling to keep up with the stress of studies, peer pressure and choosing the right career. Right from finding the best and right school or college to getting admission to coping with lessons and semesters, every step is a challenge. Keeping up with grades and scores, clearing exams has become a major stress.
Though it is essential to do hard work and be determined, however, having the blessings, grace and divine intervention of God helps to overcome and ease the stress and challenges. Performing a Puja to receive the blessings of the Divine helps children in their academic year.
There are certain Pujas that can help students to come one step closer to achieving their dreams and attain success in competitive exams. These Pujas help to increase the child’s concentration, and gives them positivity and strength. These rituals are highly effective for students and children who wish to excel in their academics, career and profession. The Pujas gratify the devotee with motivation and a positive attitude.
Shri Ganesh is known as the Pratham Pujya, the first to be worshipped before starting anything new. He removes all hurdles and obstacles from all endeavors that are taken up.
Ganesh Puja is considered extremely beneficial for children beginning their academic year. A student can start by reciting the Ganesh Mantra "ॐ गं गणेशाय नमः” without any elaborate rituals. Shri Ganesha is associated with wisdom and intellect, therefore the Mantra is said to enhance the intellect of the child. The Puja, at the same time, helps remove obstructions, hurdles and distractions making the child focused and help them in their educational years as well as taking up a career later in life.
Devi Saraswati is the highest source of all learning. She is the Goddess of speech, knowledge, wisdom and intellect. From Her emerges the art of dancing, music, poetry, all the scriptures and Vedas.
One can chant her Mantra ॐ ऎं सरस्वत्यै नमः (Om Aim Saraswatyai Namah) to excel in music, art, dance and sciences. Saraswati is the giver of wisdom, knowledge, intelligence and memory. School and college going children can chant the Mantra for excelling in academics and performing arts. Devi Saraswati blesses her devotees with profound insight, the power of concentration, perception and understanding. Therefore, Saraswati Puja is beneficial for students of all ages and grades.
Gayatri Mantra is the most powerful prayer in the Vedas. Goddess Gayatri is considered to be the mother of Vedas – Vedamata.
She bestows knowledge and wisdom along with sharpened intelligence. Chanting the Gayatri Mantra strengthens the intellect and enhances the memory in children to retain what is learned.