Vishnu Pujan Vidhi
These are following proper steps to perform Vishnu puja:
1. Dhyanam (Prayer or chant the beej mantra)
To Perform Vishnu Puja Dhyanam is the first and foremost step. Dhyanam is the Prayer or the Meditation process in which we should chant Vishnu Beej Mantra.
2. Avahana (Invocation)
The Second step to do Vishnu Pooja is to worship the God to come into the place of Idol. This is known as Avahana or Invocation. At the time of Invocation we should recite Vishnu Avhana Mantra.
3. Aasana (Offering Seating)
The Third Step is to offer Seat to God. As, whenever any guest come to our House we offer them Aasana or a well cleaned place or any cloth, in the same way offer a New, clean, decorated Yellow cloth to God Vishnu to be seated.
4.Paadya (Washing of feet)
The fourth step is to wash the feet of God Vishnu gently by pouring Water as he gets sitted.
5.Arghya (Washing of hands)
Arghya is the fifth step when the Lord Vishnu is to be sitted and his feets are washed then we offer Water to wash his Hands.
6.Aachamana (Offering Drinking Water)
We Offer Drinking Water to Lord Vishnu in his Mouth that is known as Aachamana.
7. Snana (Bathing with Water or panchamruthas)
Wash Lord Vishnu Idol with Panchamruth i.e. Milk, Yoghurt, Ghee, Honey, Sugar, Sandal Powder as offering Bath and then Sprinkle water.
8.Vastra (Offering New Cloths)
Offer New Clothes to God Vishnu which contains Yellow Clothes.
9.Yajnopavita (Sacred thread)
Offer Sacred Thread with Flowers and Akshathas with Chandan, Loung, Mewa, Nariyal.
10. Archana (Offering Flowers)
Now Offer Flowers to Lord Vishnu by reciting his name 108 times and offer one flower for each name.
12. Dhoopam (Incense)
Enlight incense sticks to God to fill his body with fragrance.
13.Deepam (Oil Lamp)
Enlight Oil Lamp to Lord Vishnu which symbolize bringing of Light into Life.
14.Naivedyam (Offering Specially prepared food)
Offer Sweets, Fruits to Lord Vishnu which is known as Naivedyam.
15.Tamboolam (Offering Betel Leafs and Betel Nuts)
Now offer Betel leaves and betel nuts to Lord Vishnu.