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Given the transliteration, this would be wonderful for learning to read text in the Devanagari script.
Yes, this is what we follow, although it's not as complicated in some spots. My sampradaya has a standardized Saiva Atmartha puja, with 3 variations (quick, medium, long) . At those large events like mahakumbabishekams, the purification stuff can take a couple of hours. Usually all the priests work to purify the chief priest. Next summer (2024) will be the third one for the temple I go to. (Every 12 years ... 2000, 2012, and now 2024)The first step in pujas (as I have seen, done) is symbolic physical and mental cleaning of the priest and the person for whom the puja is being conducted. Of course, they would have taken a bath before settling down for the puja. Each part of the body is touched with water. The five perceptory senses (seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, touching) and five action senses (mouth, arms, legs, reproductory organs, anus). Then heart and mind.
Then comes request to Mother Earth to allow the person to conduct the puja at that place and sonsecration of the place. Then the local deity (Kshetrapala) is worshiped. Then the ten directions are propitiated.
Then the details of the priest and the person who is conducting the puja are given (if you are performing the puja yourself, then details of the priest will not be necessary). Your details will consist of your name, your father's name, your grandpa's name, your social group (varna), and the name of your genealogical tree (Gotra).
Then the exact location of the place is mentioned - continent, country, state, city or village. Then the exact time and date when the puja is being conducted, which will include, the date, the day, the month, phase of the sun (ayana, rising or setting - Uttarayana/Dakshinayana), phase of the moon (bright or dark), asterism, zodiac,
These are the preliminaries are important, without which the puja will be considered defective, incomplete.
After all these preliminaries, the first puja to Lord Ganesha, the destroyer of the obstacle,s is conducted.
If I am wrong somewhere, I request the members to correct me.
I use it extensively, along with https://www.learnsanskrit.cc/ Google Translate results are in Devanagari, which I cannot read, so I plug it into this page https://www.learnsanskrit.cc/# It's a little cumbersome but it's pretty good for the most part.For anyone interested, Google translate now has Sanskrit.
Jai, why not give a proper (readable) image/scan of what you follow? Perhaps you can post it on Dropbox and give us the link.Since I have neither gotra, guru, kuladeva, sampradaya, or any such tradition or guidance, I've cobbled my puja together from various sources. There are so many versions and varieties on the 'net it can make your head swim. Especially if you're one with OCPD and GAD as I am. But there really is no right or wrong way to do it. My current final version is four 4x6" laminated cards. At the end I sometimes sing om jaya jagadisha hare while waving the pancārati dīpa, sometimes not, or I chant some slokas. I do mantra pushpanjali at the end.
I'd be happy to if someone can tell me how. These are Word docs. I'll put the text here. This can be copy/paste into another Word, Notes, etc. and formatted or printed however one likes. I'm autistic and ocpd and have to have things just so. One only needs to change the name of the deity and whether it's parameshwara, parameshwari, deva, devi, bhagavan, bhagavathi, etc. There are more than 5 offerings, but the 5 basic ones for a pancha upachara are there: gandha, pushpa, dhupa, deepa, naivedya. I'm finally to a point that I don't always have to follow the cards and can do it from memory.Jai, why not give a proper (readable) image/scan of what you follow? Perhaps you can post it on Dropbox and give us the link.