About Chandi Homam
The Chandi Homam is the avahanam of Goddess Chandi in Agni by chanting the Devi Mahatmyam slogas, also referred as the Chandi Path, is divided into three major episodes MahaKali, MahaLaksmi and MahaSaraswathi. It is referred as Devi Mahatmya in South India, Chandi in West Bengal and as Durga Sapthasathi in the northern parts of the country including Varanasi. It consists of chapters 74 to 86 (13 chapters) of the Markandeya Purana and has 700 stanzas. This Purana is also authored by Veda Vyasa and is a medium sized purana. In the twelfth chapter of this great book, the Goddess tells that for one who reads or hears these three stories of her there is nothing impossible to obtain including salvation. Goddess in the below sloga said; who ever chants or even hears the mahatmiya sloga will get all mangalas. Ashta Dasa Buja Maha Durga
“Ribava : Sum shayam yanthi kalyanainj shoba pathyathey
Nandhathey sakulampumsaam mahathmayam mama chrunvathaam”
Significance of Chandi Homam       Ashta Dasa Buja
      Maha Durga
The Chandi Homam can aid you in clearing off the obstacles and hurdles on your path to success. Goddess Durga, the chief deity of this Homa will gift you all mangalas. At Sri Yogambigai Adhishtanam, Shri Sadha Chandi Maha homam is performed every year at Vaikasi Visaka Pournami where in the devi mahatmia slogam is chanted 100 times along with Shri Prathyangira moola manthiram followed by Vasotharai and Abhishekam for Worlds Welfare. During the homam all auspicious articles are offered to Goddess chandi in-between each slogas. Whoever participates in this homam with bakthi is said to get the power to balance the passion and dispassion, indulgence and denial. With the goddess blessing, you will be able to manifest your true divine self that unites selfishness and selflessness. In the below sloga from “Manthra Mahathathi” book it was specified as;
Nirubari pathirava abannay dhupishey poomikapana !
Athivirushtayaam anaaivruishtov basakra bayaikshaya !
Sarvaknaa vinachyanthi sathachandi vithavukruthey !
Roganaam vairinaam naatho dhanaputhra samruthaya !
There will be no poverty, earth quake, or no threat or damages from the neighboring countries. There will not be any disturbances in between your activities and you will be able to accomplish your goals.        Sri Math Sathguru
        Santananda Saraswath
       Avadhuta Swamigal