Vedic Yagya Newsletter June 2012

Dear DevoteepanditStarting from April 2012 VYC has come up with this new feature of sharing some of the ideas and tips from the Vydic Shastras, Puranas and such other holy texts which would be useful for people seeking betterment in different areas such as health, wealth, prosperity. This is for your information only.June is the Month for Jagannatha Ratha Yatra & Fathers day. Pundit ji wishes everyone happy fathers day. 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. The schedule of various special Yagyas for May are below in the May Yagya calendar:Check out our blog! Posts from the blog will appear automatically on our Facebook page, so please “like” us to receive updates on Facebook.

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TIP of the Month – June 2012

Subject: Inviting positive energy in to your homes.

Did you know that the kind of things around you also have certain impact on you, your behavior and in your lives. That is why many mansions, palaces in olden days were always decorated in this fashion. For example:

It is believed that to have elephants on the either side of the front door or in the entry way of the house is believed to be inviting Wealth and prosperity in to the house. The elephant trunks should be held above the head as if saluting welcoming the Goddess of Wealth & Prosperity (Goddess Sri Maha Lakshmi). This brings in all the positive energy and prosperity in to your homes.


In the same way, it is believed that to have Lions on the either side of the front door or in the entry way of the house is believed to be blocking the negative energy and negative forces from entering in to the house. The Lions should be in sitting posture facing straight and fearlessly welcoming the Goddess of Strength & Victory (Goddess Sri Durga Mata). This brings in all the power, energy and protection in to your homes.

Birdbath Similarly, having Bird baths, bird feeders, water fountains and feeding other small animals in and around your homes will bring the dwellers of that home happiness, harmony among family members, peace and content.


Lord Jagannath Temple:

LordJagannath1In 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’.

Rathas (Chariots):

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.

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Chant of the Month – Jagannatha Astakam


Pundit ji suggests that devotees who recite this mantra every morning and evening after taking a bath.


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

kadacit kalindi-tata-vipina-sangitaka-ravo


jagannathah swami nayana-patha-gami bhavatu me
1. Sometimes in great happiness Lord Jagannatha, with Hisflute, makes a loud concert in the groves on the banks of the Yamuna. He is like a bumblebee who tastes the beautiful lotus-like faces of the cowherd damsels of Vraja, and His lotus feet are worshiped by great personalities such as Lakshmi, Siva, Brahma, Indra and Ganesa. May that Jagannatha Swami be the object of my vision.

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June 2012 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.

Sponsorship information: Sponsorship for the above 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 Vasantha Navarathri 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.

JUNE 2nd, 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.

JUNE 4th, Monday:Pournami: Morning Program includes – Pournami: Maha Lakshmi Kubera Homa & Chandi Homa: VYC will be performing TWO special events on this special full moon day. One is Special Lakshmi Kuber 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. The combination of these two together yields very powerful results to the person who prays. Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.

JUNE 4th, Monday: Partial Lunar Eclipse: Evening Program includes – Special Chandra Graha Shanti Homa: VYC will be doing a very, very Special Chandra Graha Shanti Homa on this day as it is a very special Day for the Moon or Lunar related events. Specially advised for those who are born in “Jyesta Nakshatra” and also to all those who are being affected due to Lunar related matters in their Natal charts or in the Planetary transits or specially also for all those who have seen over 1000 full moon days in their lives (or are above the age of 80 years old) for Sahastra Chandra Darshana Shanti. This will give the participant appeasement of Chandra Graha (Moon) and gives special blessings from God Chandra. This also neutralizes all the related negative energies. Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.

JUNE 4th, Monday: Shukla Poornima: Chandi Parayana & Homa, Sri Lalitha Kumkuma archana: VYC will be doing a special Chandi Parayana & Homa with simultaneous recitation of the extremely powerful “Pancha Sooktas” (Sanskrit Vedic recitation) along with a very powerful and protective Devi Khadgamala & Sri Lalitha sahastranama Stotra chanting and conclude with Sri Lalitha Kumkuma Archana. This is a super special event and very effective and most appropriate program and one of a kind for strong protection and Prosperity.Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.

JUNE 7th, Thursday: 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 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. 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.

This Vrata / Fasting is for the appeasement of the Lord Sri Ganesha. Sankatahara Chaturthi occurs during the fourth day of the Full Moon Day, Every Month. The Vratha starts before the sun-rise and lasts until moon-rise just before Mid-Night. This is observed in order to overcome difficulties and problems. People suffering from the bad Effects of Moon or Mars can perform this Vrata will be relieved from their difficulties. Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.

JUNE 15th, Thursday: Mithuna Shankranthi: Sri Surya Namaskara Homa and Aruna Parayana & Aruna Homa: As the Sun is entering in to the Mithuna rashi, VYC will be performing Sri Surya Namaskara Homa and Aruna Parayana & Aruna Homa. This is will bestow the person with good health, relief from all physical and mental problems, rejuvenates the life force and thus gives Longitivity. Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.

JUNE 17th, Sunday: Masa Sivarathri: Pradosham: VYC will be performing Mahanyasa Poorvaka Ekadasha Rudrabhishekam. On this day, a special elaborate Rudrabhishekam (eleven Rudra will be performed with Rudram chanting) and Archana will be performed to the Sacred Shiva Lingam (also Known as ‘Pindi’) for His blessings followed by the sacred ritual of Rudra Homam. Participants for Pradosham will be blessed and benefited with good health, prosperity, eradication of poverty and all their desires will be fulfilled. Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.

JUNE 17th, Sunday: HappyFather’s Day: Welfare Yagyas for all Dads: Maha Rudra Homa:Lord Shiva is known as the Father of the universe. Therefore, VYC is performing Maha Rudra Homa to please the Universal Father and to attain his blessings for the welfare of all. All Maha Rudra Homa sponsors are blessed with Longitivity, Good health and Prosperity. This is one of the best & ideal gifts that you can give your Dad.

JUNE 19th, Tuesday: Shani Amavasya: Amavasya 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 Tarpanam removes all sins and helps in fulfilling all the desires. During Amavasya Tarpanam, our priests pay homage to forefathers on your behalf. Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.

JUNE 30th, Saturday: Toli Ekadshi: Gow Pooja, Lakshmi Narayana Pooja & Homa & Sudarshana Homa: performing Gow Pooja, Lakshmi Narayana Pooja & Homa & Sudarshana Homa is supposed to ward off all sins that one has accumulated over seven births. This also destroys all enemies and helps in fulfilling all the desires. Interested people may sign up for either individual or group sponsorship.

Group Sponsorship Discount: If you are interested in the group or individual sponsorship for any one or all of the above please contact Pundit Sharma Samavedula @512-633-7999 or

Yagya Package Available for $1/Day for Prosperity, Protection, Health and Longevity

shivaThe Vedic Yagya Center will be performing a very special Daily Rudrabhishekam Yagya on a monthly subscription for prosperity, protection and health improvement, and especially for longevity. These Yagyas will be performed in the USA and run for an entire month at a time.

Individuals and families may sign up. The sponsorship fee is $31.00 per person, per month. That is just $1.00/day per person!

Annual subscriptions are welcome. If you sign up for a whole year, you save almost 20%. The annual subscription is just $301.00.

Prasadams (some of the items used in the yagya) will be mailed to your address.

Note: This is different from the Daily Yagyas, which cost 10x as much. We want to offer a more affordable option to those who cannot afford the Daily Yagyas. These yagyas are designed to still provide some benefits but at a lower cost.

More details at – Special Daily Yagyas

If you have any questions or for further details, please contact Pundit Sharma Samavedula at 512-633-7999 or

Please Help the Vedic Students

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Any good, prosperity or adverse things we come across in our life is the result of our own past actions or karma.

Therefore, please Sponsor a Vedic student and invest for your future karma. By sponsoring a student, you help one individual to learn and live well, and you also help preserve the most revered and upheld “Vedas.”

According to the most famous Sanskrit saying “Vedo Rakshati Rakshitah,” one who helps save Vedas, will be saved too (from calamities).

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