A Nath Puja Invoking Ganesha
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Om Om Om Phat! Phat! Phat! Phat! Phat!The Phats (pronounced more like pud) are each done with a clap to one of the four directions (N, W, S, E) and the center.
Scribing the Circle
Om Mani Padme Hum!Draw a circle deosil (clockwise) using the Wand Mudra (fist clenched with thumb between index and middle finger).
Om Guru Bhyo Namah!Intoned while lighting a lamp or candle.
Om Deva Bhyo Namah!Intoned while pouring water over stone Ling, or flicking water into the air (if no Ling is present).
Om Devi Bhyo Namah!Intoned while lighting incense, or adding incense to lit censer.
The Mantric Invocation
Om Gam Ganapatiya Namah! (108x)The mantra of Ganesha, chanted a multiple of 108 times. Any additional mantras or work should follow the Ganesha Mantra recitation.
The Dedication and Closing
Om Om Om Prema Shanti Dharma Satya!Making the Earth-touching gesture (prema), the Fear-dispelling gesture (shanti), the Meditation gesture (dharma), and the Boon-granting gesture (satya) (see Mudras of the Great Buddhas).
Guru Om! Guru Om! Guru Om!Prostrate toward the altar, while sprinkling water over oneself.
Om Shanti Shanti Shanti!Extinguish candle. May also be left to burn down as an offering (but do not leave burning unattended).