Generally started on Tuesday and completed on Tuesday.
The Gayatri Mantra helps in getting spiritual energy personal and universal enlightenment greater wisdom in every circumstance. effect of bad karma is also reduced and good karma facilitated
Process / Procedure
Shri Gayatri Puja should ideally include a chant of 125,000 Shri Gayatri Mantras and rest of the procedure is built around this chant.
Word by word meaning of Gayatri Om - the primeval sound Bhur - the physical world, this earth Bhuva - the mental world Svaha - the spiritual world Thath - That (the Paramatma) Savitur - The Sun, Creator Varenyam - the most adorable, highest Bhargo - Luster, Effulgence, tejas Devasya - Supreme Lord Dhimahi - we meditae upon Dhiyo - intellect, understanding Yo - who Naha - our Prachodhayat - enlightens, guides
At the day of starting of this puja, a Sankalpam or resolution is taken by the Pandits which are usually 5 to 7 in number. In this Sankalpam, the head Pandit or the main Pandit takes an oath in front of Lord Shiva that he and his other assistant Pandits are going to perform a chant of 125,000 Gayathri mantras for a specific person who is the native and whose name, his father’s name and his family surname is also mentioned in Sankalpam.
Puja - 4-5 Hours (Includes time for both preparation for Puja and actual Puja.)