Guru or Brihaspati Puja is dedicated to planet Jupiter. Grah
Shanti Guru Pooja (Worship of Jupiter) is recommended to
those, having malefic guru or wrongly placed Jupiter as per
the horoscope. Here is list comprising a couple of things
associated with Guru / Brihaspati.
In Vedic astrology, the planet Jupiter is known as Guru,
Brihaspati and Devagura. Jupiter is a benefice planet and
considered to be the most auspicious, helpful, generous and
beneficent of the planets. Guru represents sacred scripture,
wisdom, benevolence and philosophy. Nature of Brihaspati is
Puja / Brihaspati Puja / Worship of Jupiter
Worship of Jupiter results in progeny, good education,
valour, longevity of life and recovery from physical
illness. Brihaspati Puja can be started from any Thursday.
It is advisable to wear yellow clothes on such day. Chant
the following Guru mantra facing north-east, to reduce the
ill effects of the afflicted Jupiter in one's birth chart.
Hreem Kleem Hoom Brihaspataye Namah
One can observe fast on Thursdays and worship Lord Vishnu.
Avoid salt and banana on these days.
of the Jupiter
Jupiter or Brihaspati rules over the sidereal signs of
Sagittarius and Pisces. Guru exalts in the sign of Cancer
and falls in the sign of Capricorn. Jupiter or Brihaspati is
most comfortable in the first house.
Brihaspati / Guru - Its Significance
Jupiter is a good indicator of fortune, wealth, fame, luck,
devotion, spirituality, morality, meditation, children,
magistrates, ministers, lawyers and leaders in government
and religion. Afflictions to Guru or Brihaspati can cause
frail nerves, skin problems, arthritis, heart troubles,
impurity of the blood and increase of sexual urges, worrying
and uneasiness of mind. Guru is the grah of luck, favor and