From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Lajahoma, LAjahoma, Laajahoma

Lājahoma consists of the bride offering lāja or parched paddy grains into the homa fire while the bridegroom repeating the concerned mantras. It is symbolical of fecundity and prosperity.


  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore