Homa is a religious ritual performed through fire is also known as Fire ritual followed by Hinduism, Buddhism and even by Greco-Roman religions. The fire which is called as Agni in Hindu culture is one of the five inert impermanent constituents is a representation of God on earth. It is believed that worshipping God through fire purifies one’s soul. This is because the internal fire responsible for purifying one’s consciousness resonates to the external fire.
Rituals are symbols which serve a specific purpose. They slowly inculcate desired understanding on the consciousness and rid of its conditioning. When a person whose leg is fractured uses a support it may be in the form of a walking stick or a stretcher until he gets fully recovered one focuses the mind on rituals while the consciousness cures of its conditioning. Ritual is like a walking stick or the stretchers.