Before taking a new house, people do Griha Puja. Having their own home is the dream of everyone's life. When we move to a new house, we enter with the hope that there will always be happiness, peace, and prosperity inside the house. This is why people do Griha Pravesh Puja. Griha Pravesh Puja is done for the purification and happiness of the house.
We enter a house with new hopes and dreams. To achieve good luck and keep it devoid of any negativity, Griha Pravesh Puja is important. There is a belief among Hindus that worshipping and performing Havan before entering the house brings happiness and the abode of God. Many a time it happens that Vastu is not given much attention to while building a house, so all these problems get resolved during worship.
Whether it's buying a new house or shifting to a new house, deciding the time is very important as it will bring good luck. So, when someone first moves into a new house,
then Puja is done. It is very important not only for the owner of the house but for all the people in the family. According to Vastu, the house is made up of five elements - Sun, Earth, Water, Fire, and Air and the right combination of all these brings happiness, health and happiness, and prosperity in the house. If the house is entered at an auspicious time, it makes life easier and the family has to face fewer troubles after moving to a new house. Days like Vasant Panchami, Akshaya Tritiya, Gudi Padwa, and Dussehra are considered auspicious for such Muhurta. While Uttrayan, Holi, Adhikmas, and Shradh Paksha are inauspicious. Few things to note before you decide on the Griha Pravesh Puja date.
Roli or Kumkum, Five types of sweets, cotton, Leaves of Mango or Ashoka tree, Molly, Punch Meva, yellow cloth, incense sticks, Upanayan or Janeu, Flowers, Red cloth, curd, unboiled milk, dhoop, batti, camphor, and a garland of flowers.
In the morning, put a festoon(तोरण) of the mango leaves at the front door of your house and establish the Kalash. Establish Ganesha first and worship him. All the people of the house should be present at the place of Puja. After completing the ritual, one should
enter the new house under the sunlight with Mangal Kalash. In the main entrance of the
house, only the sister or any daughter of the owner of the house ties a festoon made of flowers or mango leaves. The house is decorated with flowers and Rangoli. An idol of Ganesha is placed in the entry.
The Puja starts by making a swastika. At the time of entering the new house, the owner and their spouse should carry five auspicious things like coconut, yellow turmeric, jaggery, rice, milk. The idol of Lord Ganesha, Dakshinavarti conch shell, Shree Yantra should be taken to the house on the day of Griha Pravesh.
After the Griha Pravesh Puja, the kitchen place is worshipped first. Moli and Roli are decorated with Swastikas at the entrance of the house. The gas is turned on after worshipping the stove and by giving water in it, a swastika is made for good luck. After this, the prasad will be made that will be offered to god and then attendees.
Magha, Falgun, Vaishakh, Jyeshtha months are said to be the best time for home entry. Ashadh, Shravan, Bhadrapada, Ashwin, Paush are not considered auspicious from this point of view. Home entry is not done on Tuesday, in special circumstances, home entry is considered prohibited on Sunday and Saturday also. Griha Pravesh Puja can be done on any of the remaining days of the week. Apart from Amavasya and Purnima, Shukla Paksha 2, 3, 5, 7, 10, 11, 12, and 13 dates are considered very auspicious for entry.