Yajur Upakarma (Avani Avittam) – 2014 – Text & Audio Downloads

Yajur Upakarma which is performed in the month of Sravana, on the full moon day. This year, it  falls on 10th August, 2014. 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…Read more …

Yajur Upakarma (Avani Avittam) – 2014

Yajur Upakarma is performed in the month of Sravana, on the full moon day. This year, it  falls on 10th August, 2014. 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. Arrangements are being made at Vedabhavan and other locations for performing Avani Avittam this year too and below is the schedule. 10.08.2014   :  Yajur Upakarma 1.VEDABHAVAN Batch I : 07:00 AM Batch II : 09:30 AM 2.JUBILEE HILLS : 7.00 A.M. Bhaskar Kothandaraman,…Read more …

Chaturmasya Bikshavandanam to their Holiness Kanchi Acharyals

The Annual Chaturmasya Samasthi Bikshavandanam to their Holiness Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya Swamigal's of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam , Jagadguru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal and Jagadguru Sri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswati Swamigal of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam was performed on July 23, 2014 at Kanchipuram under the able  leadership of Brahma Sri R.Venkatrama Salakshna Ghanapatigal. The event was also covered live by Sri Sankara TV. Some of the recorded clips of the Bikshavandanam are embedded below for our devotees to view.            Read more …

Bikshavandanam

46th ANNUAL SAMASTHI BIKSHAVANDANAM TO THEIR HOLINESS JAGADGURU SRI JAYENDRA SARASWATI SWAMIGAL &  JAGADGURU SRI SANAKARA VIJAYENDRA SARASWATI SWAMIGAL at KANCHIPURAM on Wednesday, 23rd July, 2014 Sankara Bhaktha Sabha Trust which has been the first in offering Bikshavandanam to Their Holiness from the twin cities of Hyderabad - Secunderabad since 1968, will offer the Annual Chathurmasya Samashti Bikshavandanam to Their Holiness Sri Sankaracharya Swamigal of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam. Those desirous of joining the Bhikshavandanam are requested to asssemble at Kanchipuram by 22.07.2014. They are also requested to inform the Managing Trustee in advance…Read more …

श्रीपांडुरंगाष्टकम्

महायोगपीठे तटे भीमरथ्या वरं पुंडरीकाय दातुं मुनीद्रैः । समागत्य तिष्टंतमानंदकदं परब्रह्मलिंगं भजे पांडुरंगं ॥ १ ॥ तडिद्वाससं नीलमेघावभासं रमामंदिरं सुंदरं चित्प्रकाशम् । वरं त्विष्टिकायां समन्यस्तपादं परब्रह्मलिंगं भजे पांडुरंगं ॥ २ ॥ प्रमाणं भवाब्धेरिदं मामकानां नितंबः कराभ्यां धृतो येन तस्मात् । विधातुर्वसत्यै धृतो नाभिकोशः परब्रह्मलिंगं भजे पांडुरंगं ॥ ३ ॥ स्फुरत्कौस्तुभालंकृतं कंठदेशे श्रिया जुष्टकेयूरकं श्रीनिवासम् । शिवं शान्तमीड्यं वरं लोकपालं परब्रह्मलिंगं भजे पांडुरंगं ॥ ४ ॥ शरचंद्रबिबाननं चारुहासं लसत्कुंडलक्रान्तगंडस्थलांगम् । जपारागबिंबाधरं कंजनेत्रम् परब्रह्मलिंगं भजे पांडुरंगं ॥ ५ ॥ किरीटोज्ज्वलत्सर्वदिक् प्रान्तभागं सुरैरर्चितं दिव्यरत्नैरमर्घ्यैः । त्रिभंगाकृतिं बर्हमाल्यावतंसं परब्रह्मलिंगं भजे पांडुरंगं ॥ ६ ॥ विभुं वेणुनादं चरन्तं…Read more …

Tvameva Sharanam Panduranga Vittala

On this occasion of Ashada Ekadasi, posting an excellent compilation on Lord Panduranga Vittala This consists of the following Introduction Ardent Bhaktas of Lord Vittala Vittala Hrudayam (a Sloka taken from "Panduranga Mahatmyam" in Bhavishyottara Purana) Stutis and Compositions on Lord Vittala The article is in Tamil and Sanskrit and embedded belowRead more …

Varuna Japam

varunajapam His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Swamigal's 121st Jayanthi Celebrations were held at Vedabhavan today i.e. June 12, 2014. Vidyarthis of our Veda Patasala participated in the annual Varuna Japam ritual on 03rd July, 2014 at Osman Sagar organised by the priests Sri Soundararajan and Sri Rangarajan of Chilkur Balaji Temple. Every year this is being performed to pray Lord Varuna Bhagavan for showering abundant rains for the welfare of the entire world. Click here for the entire galleryRead more …