Question: What is the difference between daily Upasana, Anusthan and Purascharan?
Daily worship is a part of routine day to day living. Anusthan is a worship of a higher order in which the devotee is bound by many restrictions and has to follow specified rules and regulations. Consequently, in the latter case, special benefits accrue. Purascharan, however, is a still higher specialised form of Sadhana . For Purascharan a number of specific Mantras and rituals are to be followed. Thus, only an individual with an advance of training is capable of performing a Purascharan. For a layman, therefore, Anusthan s are recommended, which are easy to perform