homam is done to propitiate Lord Ganesha. Coconut is the
main pooja material. It is very important from 1st to 12th of
Karkkidakom (July-August). Ganapathy homam can
be conducted in the temples or in homes.
Grihapravesam (House Warming ceremony)
The first entry of family members in a newly constructed
house is known as Grihapravesam. An auspicious
day will be fixed for the house warming and the function commence
with the boiling of milk inside the new house. Ganapathy
homam and Bhagavatjy seva are also conducted on that
day. The ceremonious entry of the bride to the bridegroom’s
house after marriage is also known as Grihapravesam.