I will perform a homa (burnt sacrifice) and verily believe that it will have the desired effect.
All the fragments of the herbs which had been provided for homa were then ground into powder.
The homa is that sacrificial rite which consists of pouring libations of clarified butter into fire.
The fourth who worshipped homa was Pourushaspa, and he was rewarded by the birth of his son Zoroaster.
The present chapters belong to the period of the revival of the homa cult among the Mazdaists or Zarathustrians.
And o'er sacred rights of homa Brahmans chant their mantra high, There is heard the jackal's wailing and the raven's ominous cry!
Sarpa homa is the name given to the somewhat elaborate ceremony of snake-worship.