Monday, August 31, 2015




1.     After bathing in the sacred Godavary and after taking the darshan of the Samadhi in the Samadhi Mandir at Shirdi, you should read or hear the Satcharitra. If you do this all your threefold afflictions will vanish.


2.    Casually thinking of about the stories of Sai, you will get interested in spiritual life, and if you go through it with love and reverence, all your sins will be destroyed.


3.    If you wish to get rid of the cycle of birth and deaths, read Sai stories and remember Him always, and get yourself devoted to His Feet.


4.    If you dive into the sea of Sai's stories, and then give them out to others, you will get an ever-new flavour of them and save the hearers from future misery.


5.    If you go on meditating on Sai's Form, it will, in course of time, lead you into self-realization.


6.    It is very hard to know or realize the nature of Self of Brahma; but if you approach through the Sagun Brahma (Sai's Form) your progress will be easy.


7.    If the devotee completely surrenders himself to Him, he will loose his individual ego and be merged in Him and be one with him, as the river becomes cone with the sea.


8.    If you thus become merged with Him in any of the three states, viz., waking, dream and sleep, you get rid of the bond of Samsar.


9.    If anybody, after bathing, reads this with love and faith, and completes it within a week, his calamities will disappear.


10. If he hears or reads it daily and regularly, all his dangers will be warded off.


11.  He will get the reward according to his faith and devotion.


12. If you read this with reverence Sai will be pleased, and by removing your ignorance and poverty, will give you knowledge, wealth and prosperity.


13. With concentrated mind, if you read a chapter daily, it will give you unbounded happiness.


14. One, who has his own welfare at heart, should study it carefully and then, he will ever remember Sai gratefully and joyfully in birth after birth. 


15. By its study, the diseased and sick will get health, the poor wealth, the mean and afflicted the prosperity, and the mind will get rid of all futile and get steadiness.


(Extracted from Sri Sai Satcharitra, Epilogue)

The story of the picture: Portraid sent to Sadhu Bhayya by Baba.

Ghanashyama Sundara Shridhara - song

Ghanashyama Sundara Shridhara 

Ghanashyama sundara shridhara arunoday zhala
Uthi lavkari vanmali udayachali mitra aala


Anand kanda prabhat zhali uthi sarali raati
Kaadhi dhaar kshirpaatr gheuni dhenu hambarati
Lakshataati vaa sure hari dhenu stanapaanala
Uthi lavkari vanmali udayachali mitra aala

Ghanashyama sundara

Saayankali ekemeli dwijagan avghe vrukshi
Arunoday hotachi udaale charavaya pakshi
Prabhaat kaali uthuni kavadi teerth path lakshi
Karuni sada sammarjan gopi kumbh gheuni kukshi
Yamuna jalasi jaati mukunda dadhyo dhan bhakshi

Ghanashyama sundara shridhara arunoday zhala
Uthi lavkari vanmali udayachali mitra aala  (Amar Bupali with translation)

Sankhyaa Bodhanam (Numerical Teaching) from Hindu Vedic Scripts

Sankhyaa Bodhanam (Numerical Teaching) from Hindu Vedic Scripts. What are they?  

Part -I


1) Trikalam :              







2) Trilokam :              







3) Trimurthys :          







4) Trimatacharyas:    







5) Trigunas :              







6) Trikaranam :          



Vak (Speech)


Kriya (Action)


7) Chaturvedah :        








8)  Kavitrayam :         





Yerrapraggada ( from Andhra Scripts)


9)  Vayo Avasthah:     








10) Purushardhah :    








11) Panchabhootah :  









12) Pancha Gangah :  







Cauveri (Kaveri)


13) Pancha Pranah :   









14) Pancha Pitarah (fathers) : 


His own father (given birth to him), The Guru (teacher) who gave him education and wisdom, who made him to get education, rescued him from the troubles and distress,  the King who rules his country ( or kingdom)


15) Pancha Matarah ( five mothers)  : 


His own mother (gave birth to him), the lady who brought him up , The Guru's wife (teacher's wife), eleder brother's wife (sister-in-law), His wife's own mother (mother-in-law)


Part –II


1) Panchangam :              



Vaaram (week),






2) Panchamrutam :          







Coconut water or Sugar water


3) Pancha Maha Papah (great sins) :  


Who steals the Gold, drinking liquor adyapanam Brahma Hatya ( killing Vedic purusha or killing the Cow , killing a pregnant lady or killing his own parents etc), coition with his teacher's wife, and friendship with wicked people (scoundrels)


4) Karmendriyas :              


Vaak (speech),







5) Arishadvargah :              








Matsarya m


6) Sapta MahaRushayah (Great Sages) : 


Gowtama Maharshi,

Viswamitra maharshi,

Bharadwaja Maharshi,

Atri Maharshi,

Vasishta Maharshi,

Kasyapa Maharshi,


Jamadagni Maharshi


7) Sapta Lokas (Voordhwa) : 






Janolokam ,





8) Sapta Lokas ( Adholokah) : 











Part –III


1) Sapta Dweepah :         


Jamboo Dweepa,

Paksha  Dweepa,

Saaka Dweepa,



Saalmalee Dweepa,

Pushkara Dweepa,

Yu Dweepa


2) Sapta Vyasanas :         


Drinking of toddy (Alcohol),


Carnal Desire for woman,

(Vices) Hunting,




Accusing others.


3) Ashta Kashtam (hardship) : 


Penury (Poverty), Slavery, a widower , Without help from any one everything he has to work for himself and otherself, Begging , Totally failure of all efforts, Suffering with chronical disease, 


4) Nava Rasas (discernments) :  


Amorousness (Srungaram),

Comicness (Haasyam),

 Compassion (Karuna),

Valour (Veeram),

Fierce (Rowdram),

Frightness (Bhayanakam),  

Horrorism (Bheebhatsam),

Marvellous (Adhbhutam),  

Peaceness (Santham) 


5) Nava Ratnas (Gems) :       


Diamond (Vajram),  

Lapis Lazuli  (Vaidhooryam),

Greencoloured topaz, (Gomedhikam)                                                                                      

Topaz (Pushyaragam),

Emerald (Marakatam),

Ruby (Manikyam),  

Blue Supphire (Indra Neelam),

Pearl (Mowktikam),

Coral (Pravalam)



6) Nava Dhanyam (Grains) ;    


Paddy (Vadlu),

Horsegram (Vulavalu),

Greengram (Pesalu) (Pulses)                           

Blackgram (Minumulu),

Gingili seeds (Nuvvulu), 

 Wheat (Godhuma),

 Cowgram (Anumulu) (called  as Dolichos loblob),

Red gram (kandulu) and 

Bengal gram (Senagalu or Chana )


7) Ashtadasa Puranas   :         






Brahma (Eighteen Mythologies) Puranam,

Padma Puranam,                                             ,                                                   

Vaishnava Puranam,   




Brahmavaivartaka Puranam,








Sunday, August 30, 2015

Blessed Devotee who Experienced Baba’s Miracle before 1918

Blessed Devotee who Experienced Baba's Miracle before 1918

A caesarian section changed to normal baby birth


In 1917, a 'Maha Mandal' in honour of the Bharadwaj Gotra was conducted in Babol village in Vengurla taluka, Ratnagiri. They invited Dabholkar to preside and become its president. As always, Dadbholkar consulted Baba who refused permission. The same thing happened the following year. So, he dropped the idea. Baba then appeared in his dream and told him to take up the position of president, the following year. So, he did just that.    Dabholkar's    daughter became mentally imbalanced and started clinging to her father. She would not listen to anybody, but him. As president, it was required of Dabholkar to go to Babol. So, with Baba's permission, he left and returned in four days. During that period, his daughter was quite normal. But after his return, she relapsed again. To add to all this, she started getting convulsions and couldn't be controlled by anyone. Dabholkar was quite upset as his daughter was pregnant at that time and everyone was worried about the baby.


Being a kind and caring father, he got three famous gynecologists to examine her. Each of them advised a caesarian to safely deliver the baby, but thought that the mother's life may be in jeopardy. The very next day, a doctor came to his home on his own accord and advised him to seek divine help. This was easy for Dabholkar and he at once prayed to Baba to help both mother and child. She then delivered a normal baby without the help of surgery or the doctors. After some time, both mother and child came to Shirdi. The merciful Baba blessed her and said that all would go well. After that, all her sufferings came to an end.


Leela- 61 in Ambrosia in Shirdi - Part-I

(Baba's Leelas before 1918)

Pancha Maha Patakah

The Upanishads are the branches of the Vedas.The Vedas are the Praamaanika (highest standard) for this world. They were not written as scripts wise. They are being called as Apaurusheayas which means no human being said , just the Holy Hymns (Vedic)  had been heard from the Space. 

In the Upanishads, it is explained everything to us how to live and behave and what is the ultimate goal of life for reaching the highest Truth, which is Paramatma. Nishkaama Karma Renunciation and Service are the stairs to attain Supreme Soul.

Though there are 108 Upanishads are popular out of them the 11 Upanishads are  very renowned.

The Cchandogya Upanishad (Cchandogyopanishad) mentions in  this way in the  fifth chapter

 "Stheno Hiranyasya Suram Pibag scha guro sthalpa, Maavasan Brahmahaa cha ethe patanti cchatwarah panchama schaa charag  sthai riti " .

Those who steal Hiranyam (Gold), who drink wine (Surapaana sevanam), Illicit association with their teacher (Guru Patni  Samagamam), Assassination of a Brahma Gnani ( murdering a Self realized Soul) all these four persons  come into one category of great Criminals. And the fifth one who makes friendship ( or join association ) with all the above said four Criminals , he will also become a Criminal. Hence all the five persons are  called Pancha  Maha Patakah (Five Great Criminals).

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Yajur Upakarma (Avani Avittam)-2015 – Text and MP3 Downloads

Yajur Upakarma which is performed in the month of Sravana, on the full moon day. This year, it  falls on 29th August, 2015

It is very important that all of us perform this ritual without fail and do prayshchita for removal of all the sins and secure the divine blessings.

PDF and Audio Downloads

The complete Upakarma vidhi is available in Tamil and Sanskrit as downloadable pdf files for the help of all devotees. The Audio recording for the same has also been provided for the benefit of devotees. The Mantras have been rendered by Sri V.Sriram Ghanapatigal

NOTE: While the below PDF and Audio Files will be helpful for the devotees to perform Avani Avittam at the comfort of their home by following these, it is for those who are hard pressed for time and are  in remote places where there are not many Vadhyars and also community members to get together and perform this at a common place.  Atleast on this day, it would be better if the members and devotees of our community come together at a place like a Temple, Community Halls, River banks, Veda Patasala etc and perform Avani Avittam, and attain the blessings of the Almighty. This would also serve our community to get together and stronger and save our ancient traditions and culture and do Dharma Karyams.

In case of difficulty or break ups in audio streaming, please download the entire mp3 to your local drive and play.

Download PDF in Tamil  | Download PDF in Sanskrit

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  1. Prarthana : 
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  2. Introduction :  
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  3. Samitadanam :  
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  4. Kamokarshit Japam:  
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  5. Brahma Yagnam:  
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  6. Deva-Rishi Tarpanam:  
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  7. Pitru Tarpanam:  
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  8. Mahasankalpam:  
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  9. Yagnopaveetha Dharanam:  
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  10. Kandarishi Tarpanam:  
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  11. Vedarambham:  
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  12. Conclusion:  
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  13. Gayathri Japa Sankalpam :  
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Avani Avittam Mantram

(Upakarma) Avani Avittam

In English

(the source Shri.Ramachander)

28-08-2015 (Friday): Varalakshmi Vratham :

29-08-2015 (Saturday): Yajurveda Upakarma(Avani Avittam)
30-08-2015 (Sunday): Gayatri Japam
15-09-2015 (Tuesday): Samaveda Upakarmam



1.Yagnyopaveetha Dharana Mantram

(Only Bhramchari's has to change the yagnyopaveetam in the morning)

( Mantram for wearing Poonal)

1. Perform Achamanam

Take minute quantities of water(just sufficient to soak one grain of black gram) three times in the right hand and take it with the following manthra.

1.Om Achyuthaya nama 2.Om Ananthaya nama 3.Om Govindaya nama


Touch with thumb both cheeks saying kesava Narayana

Touch with ring finger both eyes saying Madhava Govinda

Touch with the first finger both sides of nose saying Vishno-Madhusoodana

Touch with little finger both ears saying Trivikrama Vamana

Touch with the middle finger both shoulders saying Sreedhara-Hrishi kesa

Touch with all fingers the belly button saying Padmanabha

Touch with all fingers the head saying Damodara


2. Ganapathi dyanam*

Recite the following manthra slowly hitting the forehead with both fists together.:-


Shuklambaradharam Vishnum Sasi Varnam ChathurBhujam,

Prasanna Vadanam Dyayeth Sarva Vigna Upa Santhaye.

*This prayer is not recited by Vaishnavas. They are requested to go to the next section.



3. Do Pranayamam.

Hold both Nostrils with Thumb and the little and third finger of the hands and recite the following Manthra:-


Om Bhoo

Om Bhuva

Ogum Suva

Om Maha

Om Jana

Om Thapa

Ogum Sathyam

Om Tatsa vithur varenyam Bargo devasya dhi mahi dhiyo yona prachodayath

Om Apa

Jyothj rasa

Amrutham brahma


Touch the ears three times saying

Om, Om , Om


c.Mamo partha samastha duritha kshya dwara sri paameshwara preethyartham

Shroutha smartha vidhi vihitha nithya karma sadachara anushtanaa yogyatha sidhyartham bhramma tejah abhivrudyartham yagnopaveetha dharanam karishye.


d.Yagnopaveetha dharana maha manthrasya

Parabrhma rishih(Touch forehead)

Trushtup chandah (touch below nose)

Paramathma devatha (touch heart)


e.Yagnopaveetha dharane viniyogah


Wear Poonal one by one by reciting (poonal should be held by both hands, the tie in the poonal being held above by the right hand facing upwards)

Yagnopaveetham paramam pavithram praja patheh,

Yat sahajam purasthat aayushyam

Agriyam prathi muncha shubhram yagnopaveetham balamasthu thejah OM .


f.After wearing all poonals one by one do Aachamanam

g.Remove the old poonals and break them to pieces by reciting


Upaveetham bhinna thanthum jeernam kashmala dooshitham, visrujami jale punarbrahman varcho deergayurasthu me.


h.Do aachamanam.

Summary meaning: I wear the white yagnopavitha that is purifying , which was born along with brahma, which is capable of increasing life .I am sure this would give glory and strength to me.I am destroying the dirty , soiled yasgnopavita .


2.Kamo Karisheeth & Manyura Karisheeth Japam


a.Aaachamanam:Shuklaam Bharadharam…….Santhaye

b.Om Bhooh + Bhoorbhuvasuvarom…………..

c.Mamo partha--- Preethyartham

Tadeva lagnam sudhinam tadaiva, tharaa balam chandra balam thadaiva , vidhya balam daiva balam tadaiva, Sri Lakshmi pathe te aangriyugam smaramaami

Apavithra pavithro vaa sarvaavasthaam gathopi vaa , ya smareth pundari kaksham, sabahya Abhyanthara shuchi , manasam vaachikam paapam , karmanaa Samuparjitham, Sri Rama smaranenaiva vyopahathi na samshayah .Sree Rama Rama Rama, Tithir Vishnu, Tatha vaarah, Nakshatram Vishnu reva cha, Yogascha karanam chaiva sarvam Vishnu mayam Jagat , Sri Govinda , Govinda, Govinda

Aadhya sri bhagavatha mahaa purushasya Vishnoh Agnaya , Pravarthamanasya , Aadhya brhmanah , dweethiya parardhe, shweta varaha kalpe, , Vaivaswatha manvanthare, ashta vimshathi thame, kali yuge, prathame padhe, Jamboo dweepe, Bharatha varshe , Bharatha Kande, Meroh dakshine parshwe, Shakabde Asmin vartamane , vyaavaharike prabhavaadheenam sashtyah samvatsaranaam madhye ,Shri Manmatha nama samvatstare, Dakshinaayane, Varsha rithou, Simha mase(Shravana Mase), shukla pakshe, aadhya pournamasyam shubha tithou, Sthira vasara yukthayam, Shatabhishak nakshatra yukthayam, shubhayoga, shubha karana evam guna, viseshana visishtaayam, asyam vartamanayam pournamaasyam shubha thithou. Taishyaam pournamaasyam adhyayoth utsarjana akarana praayaschithartham , samvatsara praayaschithartham, ashtothara satha sankhyaka kamo karisheeth manyura karisheeth" ithi maha manthra japam karishye.


d.Then chant "Kamo karisheeth manyura karisheeth namo namah" 108 times.


e.Afterwards perform Aachamana and say Om tat sat brahmaarpanam asthu.


Summary meaning:The Brahmin first prays God that the time of doing whatever it may be should become holy and this he is sure is achieved by prayer to God.Then he tells when he is doing this japa, for example which year, which season, which day and so on.And he says that this japa is being done as a repentance for his not perfornming various religious duties during the year that he ought to have performed.The main manthra is a prayer to pardon the lapses which were due to Kama(passion) krodha(anger) and lopa(avarice).


Do Madhyaanikam & Bhramyagnyam




3.Bhram yagnyam


  1. Perform Achamanam …………
  2. Face eastern direction and do "Shuklam baradaram…." Followed by pranayamam "om Bhoo…" (As mentioned above)
  3. Mamopartha samastha duritha kshyadwara sri Parameshwara preethyartham Brahma Yagnam karishye. Brahma yagnena Yakshye.
  4. Chant and clean the hands with water

Vidhyudasi vidya me paapmanam amruthath Sathya mupaime

And then chant

Om Bhoooh tatsa vithurvarenyam

Om Bhuvah Bhargo devasya Dheemahi

Ogum suvah Dhiyo yonah prachodayath

Om Bhoooh Tatsa vithurvarenyam Bhargo devasya dheemahi

Om Bhuvah Dhiyo yonah prachodayath

Ogum Suvah Tatsa vithurvarenyam Bhargo devasya Dheemahi Dhiyo yonah prachodhayath


  1. Chant Vedic manthras

Om Agnimeele purohitham Yagnasya Dheva mruthvijam, hotharam Rathna Dhathamam

Om Ishe Tworje Twa vayavastha upayavastha Devo vassavitha prarpayathu sreshtathamaya karmane

Om Agna Aayahi veethaye grunano havyadathaye, ni hotha sadhsi bharhishi

Om shanno devirabheeshtaye Aapo bhavantu peethaye sanyoh abhishravanthu naha

Sprinkle water round the head by reciting

Sathyam Thapa shradhayam juhomi


  1. Recite three times with folded hands

Om namo brahmane namosthwagnaye nama pruthwyai nama oshadheebhya namo vaache namo vaachaspathaye namo vishnave bruhathe karomi.

8.Clean the hands again with water by reciting "vrushtirasi vruschame paapmanam amruthath sathyamupaagam"

deva-rishi-pithru tharpanam karishye.

Do deva tharpanam through the tip of fingers

1.Bramodaya ye deva thaan devaan tharpayami

2.Sarvaan devaan tharpayami

3. Sarva deva ganaan tharpayami

4.Sarva deva pathnis tharapayami

5.Sarva deva ganapathnis tharpayami


Do rishi tharpanam by wearing yagnopaveetha as garland and pouring out water from the liitle finger

1, Krishna dwaipayanadayah ye rishaya thaan rishin tharpayami

2. Sarvaan risheen tharpayami

3. Sarva rishi ganaan tharpayami

4. Sarve rishi pathnis tharpayami

5, Sarva rishi gana pathnistharpayami

6. Prajapathim kanda rishim tharpayami

7. Somam kanda rishim tharpayami

8. Agnim kanda rishim tharpayami

9. Viswan devan kanda rishin tharpayami

Pour water from the tips of fingers

10. Sagumhithir devatha upanishada tharpayami

11. Yagnikeer devatha upanishada tharpayami

12.Varuneer devatha upanishada tharpayami

Pour out water from the liitle finger

13. Havyavaham tharpayami

14.Viswaan devaan kanda rishin tharpayaami

Pour water by the bottom of the palm towards self

15.Brahmanam swayambhuvam tharpayami

Pour out water from the liitle finger

16.Viswan devan kandarishin tharpayami

17.Arunan kandarishin tharpayami

Pour water from the tips of fingers

18.Sadasaspathim tharpayami

19.Rig vedam tharpayami

20.Yajur Vedam tharpayami

21. Sama Vedam tharpayami

22. Atharvana Vedam tharpayami

23. Ithihasa puranam tharpayami

24. Kalpam tharpayami

(Only those who have lost their father do Pithru tharpanam wearing the yagnopaveetham on the right shoulder pouring water between the thumb. And index finger).

1.Somah pithruman yamo angiraswan agni kavyavahana ithyadaya ye pithara

thaan pithrun tharpayami,

2. Sarvaan pithrun tharpayami

3. Sarva pithru ganan tharpayami

4. Sarva pithru pathnistharpayami

5. Sarva pithru ganapanthnistharpayami

6. Oorjam vahanthi amrutham grutham paya keelaalam parisruyatham

swadaastha tharpayatha me pithrun trupyatha, trupyatha, trupyatha

(3 times)

15. Put the yagnopaveetha in the normal fashion

And then do aachamanam.

Brahma yagnam(sacrifice to Brahma) is the oblation offered to satisfy Devas, Rishis(sages) and Pithrus(ancestors). It is supposed to be performed daily after Madhyannikam, But nowadays it is done mainly on avani avittam days.



4.Maha Samkalpam



b.Shuklam baradharam……..

c.Om bhoo

d.Maha samkalpam

Mamo partha--- Preethyartham

Tadeva lagnam sudhinam tadaiva, tharaa balam chandra balam thadaiva , vidhya balam daiva balam tadaiva, Sri Lakshmi pathe te aangriyugam smaramaami

Apavithra pavithro vaa sarvaavasthaam gathopi vaa , ya smareth pundari kaksham, sabahya Abhyanthara shuchi , manasam vaachikam paapam , karmanaa Samuparjitham, Sri Rama smaranenaiva vyopahathi na samshayah .Sree Rama Rama Rama, Tithir Vishnu, Tatha vaarah, Nakshatram Vishnu reva cha, Yogascha karanam chaiva sarvam Vishnu mayam Jagat , Sri Govinda , Govinda, Govinda,

Aadya sri bhagawatha, Aadi vishno, Aadinarayanasya achinthyaya , aparimithaya, sakthyaa, abriyamaanasya, mahaa jaloughasya madhye, paribrhamatham aneka koti brhmaandanam madhye, eka thame, prithvi aptejah vaayavya akasha ahankaradhi -mahatu avyakthaih -aavaranaih- aavruthe- asmin mahathi bramanda-karandaka-madhye aadhara sakthi –koormaa nandathi ashta diggajopari prathishtithasya , athala-vithala-suthala-rasaathala-thalaa thala-mahaathala-pathalakyaih loka sapthakasya upari thale, punya kruthaam nivaasabhuthe bhoor –bhuvar-suvar-mahar-janarr-thapa-satyaakhyai loka shatkasya adho bhage mahaa nalayamana phani raja seshasya sahasra phanaa mani mandala mandithe, dighdanthi-shunda dhanda-uttambhithe, panchasath koti yojana vistheerne, lokaloka –achalena valayithe lavaneshu-sura-sarpi-dhadhi-ksheera-udakaarnavischa parivruthe, jambhu-plaksha-saka-salmali-kusa-krouncha-pushkarakhya saptha dweepanaam madhye, Jamboo dweepe, Bharatha varshe, bharatha kande, prajaapathi kshetre dandakaaranya-chamapakaaranya-vindhyaaranya-veekshaaranya-vedaaranayaadhi, aneka punya aaranyaanam Madhya pradeshe, karma bhoomou, rama –sethu-kedharayoo madya pradaeshe , Bhaageerathi-Gouthami-Krishna veni-Yamuna-Narmadaa-Thungabadhraa-Triveni-Malaapahaarini-kaveri- ithyadi , aaneka punya nadhi viraajithe, Indraprastha-Yamaprastha-Aavanthikaapuri-Hasthinaapuri-Ayodhyaa puri-Maayaa puri-Kasi puri-Kanchi puri-Dwarakaa aadi aneka punya puree viraajithe Sakala jagat srushta, parardha dwaya jeevana, bramana dweethiya parardhe, Pancha sathabdhou, prathame varshe, prathame mase, prathame pakshe, prathame divasae, aahni, dweethiye yame, trithiye muhurthe, swayambhuva-swarochisha-uthama-thamasa-raivatha-chakshu shakheshu, shatsu manusha atheetheshu, sapthame vaivaswathe manvanthare, aashta vimsathi thame, kali yuge, prathame padhe, Jamboo dweepe, Bharatha varshe , Bharatha khande, Mero dakshine parshwe. Asmin varthamane , vyavaharike prabhavaadheenam sashtyah samvatsaranaam madhye , Shri Manmatha nama samvatstare, Dakshinaayane, Varsha rithou,Simha mase(Shravana Mase), shukla pakshe, aadhya pournamasyam shubha tithou, Sthira vasara yukthayam, Shathabishak nakshatra yukthayam, shubhayoga, shubha karana evam guna, viseshana visishtaayam, asyam vartamanayam pournamaasyam shubha thithou.

Anaadhi avidhya vasanaya pravarthamane asmin mahathi samsara chakre vichitrabhih karma gathibhih vichitrasu yonishu punah punah anekadha janithwa kenapi punya karmaviseshena idhaanimthana manushye dwija janma visesham prapthavataha mama janmabhyasat janama prabruthi ethath kshana paryantham , baalye, vayasi kaumare yowane vaardhake cha jagrath swapna sushupthi avasthasu mano vak kaya karmendriya jnanendriya vyaparaih kama-krodha-lobha-moha-madha-mathsaryaadhi sambhavithaanam iha janmani janmanthare cha jnana ajnana kruthaanam maha pathakanaam mahaa patathaka anumanthrattwadeenam , samapathakaanaam upapaathakaanaam malini karanaanam nindhitha dhana dhaano upa jeevanaadeenam aapathrikarananaam jathi bramsa karaanam vihitha karma thyaagaaadeenam jnanadha sakruth kruthanaam ajnanatha asakruth kruthaanam sarveeshaam papaanamsadhya aapanodhanartham

Lakshmi Narayana sannidhou-deva brahmana sannidhou-tryaa trimsath koti devathaa sannidhou-sri visaalakshi sametha vishweshwara swami sannidhou-mahaa ganapathi sannidhou-seetha lakshmana bharatha sathrughna-hanumt sametha sri Rama chandra swami sannidhou-sri rukmani sathyabhama sametha sri gopala Krishna swami sannidhou-hari hara puthra swami sannidhou Taiyshyam pournamasyaam adhyayopakrama karma karishye.Thadangam sravanee pournamasi punyakale sareera shudhartam shuddhodhaka snanam aham karishye.(take a bath or just sprink some water in your head with following mantra)

" Athi krura maha kaya, kalpanthahanopama,

Bairavaya namasthubhyam anujnam dathu marhasi"


Summary meaning:Here again apart from locating oneself with reference to time , one locates himself with reference to place also.We are supposed to live in Jambu Dweepa, Bharatha Kanda which is south of the great mountain Maha meru.Then again this Bhasratha Kanda is blessed with many holy rivers and holy places.Then prayer is done to God to pardon sins committed by word, thought and deed, because this was done inspite of his great grace which made us be born as human beings after several wheels of birth.Also the sins performed during several ages in life is highlighted.Some of the sins specifically mentioned are those done while earning money without conscience, giving money to improper people, actions which did not suit the caste we are born in, sins due to non performance of actions which ought to have been done and so on. We pray God and tell him that we would take bath in holy pure water and then start the veda parayanas which is our duty as Brahmin.


5.Yagnopaveetha dharana manthram


After bath change the poonal by reciting following mantra.(Please note that now a days very rarely people take bath after mahaa sankalpam but do prokshana snanam i.e bath by sprikling of water on the head).


( Mantram for wearing Poonal)

a.Aachamanam:Shuklaam Bharadharam………. Santhaye

b.Om Bhoo…………..Bhoorbhavaswarom

c.Mamo partha samastha duritha kshya dwara sri paameshwara preethyartham

Sroutha smartha vihitha sadachara nithya karmaanushtanaa yogyatha sidhyartham brhma teja abhivrudyartham yagnopaveetha dharanam karishye.


d.Yagnopaveetha dharana maha manthrasya

Parabrhma rishi(Touch forehead)

Trushtup chanda (touch below nose)

Paramathma devatha (touch heart)


e.Yagnopaveetha dharane viniyoga


Wear Poonal one by one by reciting(poonal should be held by both hands, the tie in the poonal being held above by the right hand facing upwards)

Yagnopaveetham paramam pavithram praja pathe,

Yat sahajam purasthad aayushyam

Agriyam prathi muncha shubram yagnopaveetham balamasthu theja.


f.After wearing all poonals one by one do Aachamanam

g.Remove the old poonals and break them to pieces by reciting


Upaveetham bhinna thanthum jeernam kasmala dooshitham, visrujami jale punarbrahman varcho deergayurasthu me.


6.Kanda Rishi Tharpanam



2,Shklaama baradharam

3.Om bhoo

4.Mamo partha samastha durida kshya dwara sri parameshwata preethyartham sravanyaam pournamaasyam adhyoyapakrama karmangam kanda rishi tharpanam karishye.

Wear poonal as garland and do tharpanam using water mixed with thil (black gingely) and akshatha

Each manthra has to be chanted thrice and tharpanam done.


1.Prajapathim kanda rishim tharpayami

2,Somam kanda rishim tharpayami

3.Agnim kanda rishim tharpayami

4.Viswaan devaan kanda rishim tharpayaami

5.Saahinkeer devatha upanishadha tharpayami

6.Yagnigeer devatha upanishadha tharpayaami

7.Vaaruneer devatha upanishadha tharpayami

8.Brhamanagum swayubhuvam tharpayaami

9.Sadasaspathim tharpayami

wear poonal in the normal fashion and then do aachamana.


Summary meaning:Tharpanam means really satisfying.By this tharpanam we satisfy the rishi(sages) of Soma(moon), Agni(fire), Viswaan devan(all gods looking after earth), etc.



Though these are essential part of Avani avittam ,

  1. Chant Vedic manthras

Rigvedam (Om Agnimeele............)

Yajurvedam (Om Ishe Tworje ......)

Samavedam(Om Agna Aayahi........)

Atharvavedam(Om shanno.............)

I am not giving this because Vedic manthraas are very diffcult to transliterate in to English and reading them wrongly would be counter productive.(It is Strongly Recommended that the Veda Mantras must be pronounced as per Gurus Directions).


8. Gaayathri japam (30-8-2015)

For Yajur, Rig and Sama Vedis



2,Shuklaam baradharam + Shantaye...

3.Om bhoo + Suvarom..

4.Mamo partha samastha duritha kshya dwara sri parameshwara preethyartham

Tadeva lagnam sudhinam tadeva, tharaa balam chandra balam thadeva , vidhya balam daiva balam tadeva, Sri Lakshmi pathethe aangriyugam smaramaami.

Apavithra pavithro vaa sarvaavasthaam gathopivaa , ya smareth pundari kaksham, sabahya abhyantaraha shuchi , manasam vaachikam paapam , karmanaa

Samuparjitham, Sri Rama smaranenaiva vyopahathi na samshayah .Sree Rama Rama Rama Shubhe Shobane muhurthe adya Brahmana dwiteeya paradhe , Swetha varaha kalpe, Vaivaswatha Manvanthare, Ashtavimsathi thame , Kali yuge, Prathame pade, Jambhu Dwipe, Bharatha Varshe,Bhartaha Kande, Meroh Dakshine Parshwe, Sakabdhe, Asmin Varthamane Vyavaharike, Prabhavadinam Sashtiyah Samavathsaranaam Madhye, Jaya nama samvatstare, Dakshinaayane,Varsha rithou, Simha mase ( Shravana Mase), Krishna pakshe, aadhya prathamayam shubha tithou, Bhanu vasara yukthayam,Poorva proshtapada nakshatra yukthaayam shubha yoga shubha karana evam guna viseshana visisishtaayam asyaam vartamanayam Krishna Paksha prathamaayam shubha tithou.

mithyaa Dheetha prayaschittartham ashtothara sahasra samkyaka or yatha shakti gayatri maha manthra japam karishye.

Start from Pranavasya Rishi brahma…. followed by aayathith anuvagasya… and then chant the gaythri manthra 1008 times.


Afterwards do Pranayaman and Achamanam,Namaskaram Abhivaadaye and then complete with

Kayena vacha…….


Om Shanti Shanti Shanti..