Guru or Brihaspati Puja is dedicated to planet Jupiter. In Vedic astrology, the planet Jupiter is known as Guru Brihaspati and Devagura. Jupiter is a benefice planet and considered to be the most auspicious, helpful, generous and beneficent of the planets. Guru represents sacred scripture, wisdom, benevolence and philosophy.
Planet Jupiter is reputed as the father of every living thing. The worship of Jupiter (Guru) grants pure, aesthetic life and good health & wealth. People in business or want to do business should perform Guru Puja.
Jupiter puja is also done for childless couple. During pregnancy Jupiter puja is done for the health of mother and the child. Also those running Jupiter dasha or Sub-period should worship this planet. The Guru Puja results in cure from physical illness, progeny, good education, valor and longevity of life.