Vedic Yagya Newsletter July 2013
July is the month of Sri Jaganntah Ratha Ysatra. Pundit ji wishes all the devotees happy Ratha Yatra.
Vedic Yagya Center will be performing Special Poojas (the rituals such as Abhishekam – the holy bathing ceremonies to the Deities and Homas – the fire ceremonies with the offerings of lotus flowers, Honey, some special herbs).
We would like to highlight the important events coming up and the special yagyas that will be performed for these events :designed to mitigate any negative effects.
JULY 8th, Monday: Amavasya Pitru Tarpana Special Program
TIP of the Month – May 2013
One who listens or reads to the sacred and auspicious chapter of “Samudra manthan & Hala hala ghattam” from Sri Bhagawatam will be rescued from any possible snake bites, scorpion bites & fire hazards that they are destined to.
LORD JAGANNATH & RATHA YATRA – Lord Jagannath Temple:
In Puri, Lord Jagannath is worshipped with his elder brother Bala-Rama (Also known as Balabhadra) and His Younger sister Subhadra and Goddess Maha Lakshmi in Sri Mandir. Jagannath is another name of Lord Krishna, is an avatar (Incarnation) of the
Lord Vishnu,who is the presiding deity of Puri – the coastal town of Orissa in eastern India. The word ‘Puri’ originates from the word ‘Jagannatha Puri’ which means place which belongs to the Lord Jagannatha. Puri Jaganatha is also one from among 108 ‘Sri Vaishnava Divya Desam’ (Or sacred, holy Vaishnava prilgrim places). Rath Yatra is of great significance to all the Hindus, and especially to the people of Orissa. It is during this time that the three deities of Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra are taken out in a grand procession in specially constructed, gigantic temple-like chariots called ‘raths’.
It is customary of the Hindu culture to take out the Temple Deities in a procession on special chariots on special holy days in all the Hindu Temples all over the world since time immemorial. But the ‘Ratha Yatra” of Puri Jagannath is a rare, special and very unique one. Each of these grand and very huge Rathas (chariots) have different specifications:
The chariot of Lord Jagannath is called ‘Nandighosa’ – has 18 wheels and is 23 cubits in height. Jagannatha’s ratha is marked with a cakra and garuda, is yellow in color, with four white horses. The protecting deity is Nrsimha.
|Chant of the Month – Jagannathastakam
Pundit ji suggests that devotees who recite this mantra every morning after taking a bath.
Lord Jagannath is a form of Vishnu. His name means “lord of the the universe.”
This beautiful, simple and yet most appealing hymn requesting Lord Jagannath (Lord of the universe) to make Himself visible was composed by Jagat Guru Sri Adi Shankaracharya. It was he who has made Lord Jagannath’s temple at Puri as one of the four dhams (char dham) or holy places which every Hindu must visit during his lifetime. In this beautiful hymn, Jagat Guru Sri Adi Shankaracharya positions himself as a devotee in the second line of every verse in which he makes this humble request to the Lord.
He who recites this Jagannatha Ashtakam daily during this month of Jagannatha Ratha Yatra. His/her problems will be resolved, hence will attain peace, happiness and they will be on the path to attain salvation.
Shri Jagannatha Ashtakam
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|July 2013 Yagya Calendar
Important Note: Please provide your mailing address if you choose to sponsor one or more of these below events for us to be able to say the correct sankalpa and also to be able to send your Prasadams to you promptly.
SPECIAL YAGYA CALENDER FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2013.
Sponsorship information: Sponsorship for the below given Homas/Yagyas or events: For sponsoring any single above given event for an Individual is only $108.00 and for a Family (not exceeding more than 4 members) it is $151.00. But if you choose to sponsor all of the above given events for this month (Except Special Event), the flat rate sponsorship for an individual is $251.00/ entire month events and for a Family (not exceeding more than 4 members) it is $351.00. This Sponsorship does not include Special Events.
We have listed the following events & Days as Special Programs in this month’s calendar. Please read the details given below:
JULY 8th, Monday: Amavasya Pitru Tarpana Special Program: Special sponsorship is $51.00 per person. No family or group options feasible for this exclusive event.
JULY 20th, SATURDAY: Shani Trayodashi: Shanideva Tila Tailabhishekam, Pooja, Archana is a Special Program: Special sponsorship is $51.00 per person. No family or group options feasible for this exclusive event.
|JULY 6th, Saturday: Masa Sivarathri: Maha Rudra Homa: VYC is performing Mahanyasa Purvaka Rudrabhishekam, Bilwarchana followed by Maha Rudra Homa to please the Universal Father and to attain his blessings for the welfare of all. All the sponsors will be blessed with Longitivity, Good health and Prosperity. Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.|
|JULY 8th, Monday: Amavasya: Pitru Tarpanam: Amavasya or the New moon is a special dedicated specially to pay respects to our respective ancestors. This is supposed to ward off all sins that one has accumulated over seven generations. This also relieves one from any past sins, curses of ancestors or forefathers. Hence offering Amavasya Tarpana removes all sins and helps in fulfilling all the desires. During Amavasya Tarpana, our priests pay homage to forefathers on your behalf. Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.|
|JULY 9th, Tuesday: Lord Sri Jagannatha Ratha Yatra. Please read our article in this month’s News letter to learn more about this.|
|JULY 18th, Thursday: Hari Shayana Ekadashi: Sri Vishnu Sahastranama Homa: This is one of the very important Days of the Vydic calendar Year. This is day is very auspicious day for all the devotees of Sri Maha Vishnu. VYC will be performing Sri Vishnu Sahastranama Homa on this occasion. The performer of this event will gain for attaining Sri Maha Vishnu’s divine protection from all calamities, negative energies and karmas, and neutralizes such negative forces. Along with this participants will gain increase spiritual strength and eventually gain liberation (Moksha). Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.|
|JULY 20th, Saturday: Shani Trayodashi: Shanideva Tila Tailabhishekam, Pooja, Archana: Vedic Yagya Center will be performing Shanideva Tila Tailabhishekam, Pooja, Archana on this auspicious day of Shani Pradosham. Sponsors for this will be blessed with Removal of any negative forces caused due to Shani Graha Dosha. This will bring about positive energy and is very much recommended for people who are in the ‘Sade Sathi’ (Seven & 1/2 years of Shani period) or in the Graha Transits related with Shani and is good for all. Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.|
|JULY 22nd, Monday: Guru Pournami: Special Yagyas & Special Guru Pooja, Archana: This full day being Guru Pournima, VYC will be performing doing a special Guru Pooja along with many special Yagyas on this special full moon day. They are – Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi& Rudra Yagya for attaining wealth, prosperity and success in all endeavors, financial matters and Protection for investments. Second one is Chandi Yagya. This will provide Divine Protection from negative forces and neutralizes negative energies. Other Yagyas include Navagraha Homa, Sudarshana and Mrityunjaya Homa. The combination of all these Homas together yields very powerful results & beneficial to the person sponsoring. Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.|
|JULY 26th, Friday: Sankatahara Chaturthi: Sankatahara Chaturthi: Sahastra Modaka Homa: Sri Ganesha Sankatahara (Problems solved and obstacles removed) for those of you who are seeking solutions to their problems and removal of obstacles from their path of success should rejoice. VYC will be performing Special Ganapathi Sahastra (1008 count modakas) Modaka Homa, Durva Yugma Sweta Arka Pushparchna on this special day for Lord Ganesha to please him and attain His blessings by offering 1008 Modakas to him as Lord Ganapathi is very fond of Modakas. VYC is also doing Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Japam, Ganapathy Tarpanam as a special bonus addition. Participants will be blessed and benefited with Success in all their work, Removal of obstacles, for fulfilling their Desires and Prosperity in all walks of life. Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.|
|Group Sponsorship Discount: If you are interested in the group sponsorships for any one or all of the above, please contact Pundit Sharma Samavedula @512-633-7999 or email@example.com.|
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