Skanda Purana states:
Aasya madhya sthitha veda devadevasya bhasura? aksharam
tu dautam jihvayam tu Sivajnana
Vedas are the middle of the mouth, agamas are the tongue and the aksharas are the teeth of Lord Siva.
Every agama contains four parts: Kriya Pada (rituals, offerings, prana prasthita, etc.), Karya Pada (when/where bath should be taken, how to ...
As you know that prAna pratistha means transferring and establishing the life force into the idol or sigil. As the name suggests, there should be an actual movement of prAna into the object.
To stimulate the flow of prAna, it is good to adopt a few yogic techniques. First of all, it is good to perform mahA-mudra for 5 minutes. Then one must start rhythmic ...
It is very hard to find the prana pratishta and stapana mantras online.
I have asked pundits in my area they are not willing to give the mantras saying that only brahmans are qualified to do the sthapanas etc., . Told them I am also a brahman but not a karmakandi yet.