Vedic Yagya Newsletter September 2009

Dear Pandit,

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September 2009 Vedic Calendar
Note: Any of the following yagyas may be sponsored for $108 unless otherwise noted. Sponsorship of every festival this month is just $501 for an individual, family, or business and includes yagyas each day. Exception in August 2009: Only one day of the Ganesh Chaturthi yagya is included, but you can sponsor the full nine-day yagya for an additional $301 ($802 total).

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September 3 (Thursday) – Ananth Padmanabha Chaturthi –Ananth Padmanabha puja: holding the sacred “Kankan” (bracelet) which promotes success in all aspects of life and also give great comfort and peace of mind.Sponsor this event.

September 4 (Friday) – Pournami (Full Moon) – Lakshmi Chandi Homam: promotes all around success in business activities and career, positive results, and protection of life.Sponsor this event.

September 5 (Saturday) through September 18 (Friday) – Mahalaya Paksham (Ancestrial Karmas) – Week-long yagya removes negative energy from ancestors and will help ancestors be peaceful in their souls. Cost: $351, or included if you sponsor the full month for $501 Sponsor this event.

September 8 (Tuesday) – Shankat Chaturthi – Lakshmi Ganapati Homam: to remove obstacles and promote all-round success. Sponsor this event.

September 15 (Tuesday) – Matatra Ekadashi – Sudarshana Homam: Promotes neutralization of enemies and success in legal matters. Sponsor this event.

September 17 (Thursday) – Kanya Sankramanam – Rudra Homam: to promote all-round success, health and wealth and happiness. Aruna Parayana: This “parayana” is designed to promote good health. Sponsor this event.

September 19 (Saturday) through September 29 (Tuesday) – Devi Navaratri Mahotsavas – Fall celebration of the Nine Days of Mother Divine. It is said that worshipping Divine Mother during Navaratri will bestow wealth, auspiciousness, prosperity, knowledge, and other potent powers to cross every hurdle of life.
Cost: $801 for all 9 days if signed up by September 12, not including Lakshmi homas. After September 12, the cost for all 9 days is $1008. Lakshmi homas are an additional $301/day, and a single puja is $108. For more details about the various pujas during Navaratri, please click here..Sponsor this event.

September 29 (Tuesday) – Sarva Ekadashirya – Sudarshana Homam & Navagraha Homam: Promotes neutralization of enemies and success in court/legal matters. Propitiates the navagrahas (planets) to gain their blessings.Sponsor the event.

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Nine Days of the Divine Mother (Saran Navaratri) September 19 – 29, 2009
lakshmi-devi“Nava-ratri” literally means “nine nights.” This festival is observed twice a year, once in the spring (Vasanta Navaratri) and again in the fall (Saran Navaratri). A period of introspection and purification, Navaratri is traditionally an auspicious time for starting new ventures.

Navaratri is divided into sets of three days to adore different aspects of the supreme goddess. On the first three days, the Mother is invoked as the powerful force called Durga in order to destroy all our impurities, vices and defects. The next three days, the Mother is adored as Goddess Lakshmi. She is considered to have the power of bestowing on her devotees inexhaustible wealth, both spiritual and material. The final set of three days is spent in worshipping the mother as the goddess of wisdom, Saraswati. In order to have all-round success in life, we need the blessings of all three aspects of the Divine Mother – hence, the worship for nine nights.

During Navaratri, there is said to be a battle that occurred between good (positivity) and evil (negativity) as represented by the Goddess Chaamundeshwari and the asura (demon), Mahishaasura. The battle lasted 9 days and 9 nights. Finally, on the tenth day, Goddess Chaamundeshwari killed Mahishaasura. This day is known as Vijayadasami, meaning the 10th day of victory.

It is said that worshipping Divine Mother during Navaratri will bestow wealth, auspiciousness, prosperity, knowledge, and other potent powers to cross every hurdle of life.

Many yagyas will be performed during this very auspicious festival. They will range from personal yagyas for enlightenment and self realization to yagyas for creating business success, prosperity and wealth.

For more information about these special yagyas, please click here.

Note: If you sign up before September 12, you can get a discount (see Calendar above).

Download the Chant of the Month
durga_chantEvery morning during Navaratri (September 19-29), you may enjoy this chant of Chandi Kavacha Argala. Listening to this chant is said to be good for prosperity, protection from negative energies, help with legal issues and business problems. , [PDF document]
Special Pricing on Planetary Yagyas in September
As you know, the planetary bodies affect you and your astrological chart. Doing a yagya for a specific planetary body is said to have specific effects. This is a time-tested method for improving one’s situation.

Our planetary yagyas normally range between $301-$701 USD. However, this month only, the cost is just $201 for a 6-hour yagya on one day, by 11 pandits. The deadline to sign up is September 19. You can sign up by clicking one of the links below and we will email payment instructions to you.

Navagraha Pashupatam: This can help to provide better support of nature during planetary transits. Sponsor

The planetary yagyas below help to propitiate and strengthen the planetary body, and to receive the planetary body’s positive energy.

Surya Graha Shanti: Sun – Sponsor
Chandra Graha Shanti: Moon – Sponsor
Mangala Graha Shanti: Mars – Sponsor
Budha Graha Shanti: Mercury – Sponsor
Guru Graha Shanti: Jupiter – Sponsor
Shukra Graha Shanti: Venus- Sponsor
Shani Graha Shanti: Saturn – Sponsor
Rahu Graha Shanti: Rahu – Sponsor
Ketu Graha Shanti: Ketu – Sponsor

September 2009 Vedic Astrology Gochara (Transits)
The following agricultural analogy can be useful in understanding how Jyotish works: “Properly understood, the bhavas [houses] are twelve fields with soil predisposed to growing specialized crops – categories of human experience. But Grahas [planetary bodies] are the farmers that plough the bhavas; the rashis [signs], the mulch that fertilize them.” (Hart Defouw – from Gochara-Phala Vicara Seminar)

Please remember that each person will experience the transits according to his/her chart and Dasa (time) periods. In other words, if there is no connection in your chart by lagna (rising sign), Lagna lord, Dasa, or Dasa lord, with the grahas that are being described, it is not likely you will notice much with regard to that transit. If, however, there is a connection, then you might notice more. What you will notice, i.e. the quality is of your experience, will depend on who is affecting whom in your chart, and whether your chart is strong or weak in that area.

It is good to know where the Grahas are transiting through out the month, but it does take an expert to determine how that transit will affect a particular chart. If you know your rising sign, for instance, and where Surya (sun) and or Chandra (moon) are in your chart, then you can read the Gochara below, and see what you notice. It sometimes happens that when the Malefics (Graha’s that are known to bring mischief) are transiting sensitive places in our charts that difficult things can happen in ones life, but it isn’t necessarily so. So, the following analysis should be used with circumspection, and it is best to assume that if we are doing our best to support nature (i.e. not doing things that we know to be wrong), that the Laws of Nature in turn will support us.

Graha (Planetary) Changes for September:

SuryaSurya (Sun) – Surya conjoined (yuti) Sani in the Rashi Simha (lord is Surya) brings obstacles to a very strong or outstanding government. If government work is finished before Surya goes into Kanya on September 16, probably the government will win out. Otherwise, it may be months before it is successful. Because debilitated Guru and Rahu transit 6th from Surya (worries, enemies, healing), success looks problematic. There is a window between the 9th of September and the 16th where obstacles should become less.

ChandraChandra (Moon) – Full on the 3rd so of course, there is the drishti from Surya. Also, however, there is the drishti from Sani in Simha, which tends to be hard on the public as well as government – strong feelings of oppression due to obstacles and desires manifesting slowly. This could come true in the public sector as well as individually and it doesn’t necessarily continue all month, though there could be a continued feeling of dissatisfaction in general for most of the month.

MangalaMangala (Mars) – Mangala stays in Mithuna for the entire month, giving energy to the intellect, especially until the 24th of September. This could be good for technological advances.

BudhaBudha (Mercury) – For most of the month, Budha is in Kanya, where it is joined by Sani on the 9th, and Surya on the 16th. It receives a drishti (aspect) from Mangala until the 24th when he (Budha) retrogrades back into Simha. As there is also drishti to Kanya from Rahu as well, because Budha is the intellect, discrimination, and communication, there will be a range of difficulties to these areas for the entire month. It is especially difficult after the 9th of September because then Rahu, Mangala, and Sani will all be influencing this most changeable of all the grahas. Expect to see great fluctuations in reasoning and ability to communicate and discriminate over the month both in the public sector and between individuals.

GuruGuru (Jupiter) – Retrograding and debilitated in Makara (Capricorn) Yuti (conjunct) Rahu, and exchanging Drishtis (aspects) from Sukra in Karka until 15 September; Guru also receives a drishti from Mangala in Mithuna. Wisdom and judgment are impaired, especially for those with Makara lagna. The outcome could be a demonstration of great frustration because of unfulfilled desires, and strong attachments to useless concepts.

SukraSukra (Venus) – In Karka until 15 September, receiving Drishti from debilitated retrograde Guru, and on the Rahu/ Ketu Axis. This combination isn’t great for all that Sukra represents, i.e. partnership, desires, the arts, etc. This combination does nothing to temper unbridled desires, because Guru doesn’t have enough quality to bring good judgment, and Rahu in any association with Sukra promotes blind attachments.

SaniSani (Saturn) – After two and a half years in Simha, Sani has finally come to move into the next rashi, Kanya (Virgo), a place he likes much better. As Sani feels inimical to Surya (lord of Simha) and is friendly with Budha (lord of Kanya) this new rashi should, in general, be easier. So, this will bring relief to many, but it still may cause some to quake in their boots. In the Rashi part of this article, we will discuss the impact of Sani’s move on the different lagnas.

Rahu and KetuRahu and KetuRahu and Ketu (the north and south nodes of Chandra) – They are still doing their mischief in the 10th (Rahu) and 4th Rashis. Their effects on the two best benefics (grahas that bring sweet things – Sukra and Guru) are often dampening, and obstructive. Attachments and confusion, sudden surprising events, and the inability to move in any direction at all are potentially what these grahas could add.

Effects of Gochara by Lagna (rising sign) and Chandra (moon sign) for September:
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September 1 – September 30 2009:

Aries:For those with Lagna in Mesha, Sani will now move into the 6th bhava, the bhava of enemies: external, internal, mental, physical and knowledge about said enemies. Do not be surprised if you find yourself involved with finding new ways to combat any one of these enemies, in the struggle to bring them to their knees rather than the other way around.

Taurus: Sani will now move into the 5th bhava for Vrishabha lagna, the bhava of knowledge, inclinations of the mind, children, advice or counseling, intelligence, source of creative power. Now may be the time to get second opinions, and watch out whose council you seek. Children may need special attention during this time or there could be separations from them.

Gemini: Sani is going to be transiting the 4th Bhava for this lagna for the next 2 -1/2 years, which means that home, confidence, heart, relatives, etc. will most likely be seeking your attention. Or you might just find that you yearn to start a garden.

Cancer: Kanya falls in the 3rd bhava for this lagna, which means siblings, one’s courage, or ability to function with others, communication, talents, and possibly working with one’s hands are going to be the issues as Sani transits this Rashi. It could mean one finds an inclination for hard work, as well.

Leo: The second bhava is where Kanya falls for this lagna, Sani’s transit here may cause wealth to come slowly, or become less interesting; separations from family may irk; food issues may have to be dealt with; and one’s speech may not always have the intended effect.

Virgo: This is the Lagna with Sani transiting the first bhava itself. This is the time for this person to be careful about important personal choices, take care of health, especially that area Sani represents in the natal Kundali (chart); and how one appears to the world, or one’s outlook on the world may become an issue.

Libra:This lagna will find Sani’s transit falling in the 12th bhava, the bhava of loss, seclusion, and silence, and all things foreign. This could be a time for self discovery, for being alone, and especially a time for staying rested, and being more inward. Because for Tula Lagna, Sani is lord of two of the best bhavas and is happy in Kanya, this transit should not be a problem.

Scorpio:Kanya, where Sani is now transiting, falls in the 11th bhava for Vrischika Lagna. As the 11th bhava is gain of any items, there could be obstacles to gain, or the desire for a new vehicle could bring one 10 years old rather than brand new. Old friends may enter one’s life again.

Sagittarius:Sani transiting the 10th bhava, as it will be doing for this lagna for the next 2-1/2 years, may bring much hard work. It will be good to watch out for some changes in career, and there could be difficulties with authority.

Capricorn: Sani transits the 9th bhava for this lagna, and is at the same time the lagna lord (lord of the first bhava). This could bring some pilgrimages, some new adherence to natural law, and particularly a greater attention to one’s own spiritual practice.

Aquarius: For this Lagna, Sani’s transit falls in the eighth Bhava. This is the bhava that most resembles Sani’s qualities, and least supports relative activity, and at the same time, as Sani is lord of the first bhava, this could bring new awareness of hidden areas of oneself. This could be a time for cleaning closets of hidden agendas and old unconscious patterns.

Pisces: The 7th bhava is where Sani transits for this lagna. The bhava of partnerships, desires, public, business is going to receive some Sani lessons for the next 2-1/2 years. This could bring new ways of handling partnership, or business, etc. in order to keep them in good working order.

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