Ratha Sapthami Snanam and Arghyam

சூரியன் தனது தேரை தெற்கிலிருந்து வட திசையை நோகி திருப்புவதால்  இன்று ரத ஸப்தமி என்று பெயர். இன்று காலையில் ஏழு எருக்க இலைகள் பச்சரிசி, அருகம் புல் மஞ்சள் பொடி பசுஞ்சாணி ஆகியவற்றை தலையில் வைத்துக்கொண்டு கிழக்கு நோக்கி கீழ் கண்ட மந்திரம் சொல்லி ஸ்நானம் செய்வதால் ஏழு பிறவிகளில்  செய்த பாபம்  அகலும். रथसप्तमी स्नान - अर्घ्य मंत्राः सप्त सप्ति प्रिये देवि सप्त लोक प्रदीपिके। सप्त जन्मार्जितं पापं हर सप्तमि सत्वरम्।। 1 यद्यत् सर्वं कृतं पापं मया सप्तसु जन्मसु। तन्मे शोकं च मोहं च माकरी हन्तु सप्तमी।। 2 नौमि सप्तमि देवि त्वां सर्व लोकैक मातरम्। सप्तार्क पत्र स्नानेन मम पापं व्यपोहय।। 3 इति स्नात्वा अर्घ्यं दद्यात् सप्त सप्ति रथ स्थान सप्त लोक प्रदीपक। सप्तम्या सह देव त्वं गृहाणार्घ्यं दिवाकर।। 4 दिवाकराय नमः अर्घ्यं समर्पयामि। ரத ஸப்தமி ஸ்னான அர்க்ய மந்த்ரம். ஸப்த ஸப்தி ப்ரியே தேவி ஸப்த லோகைக தீபிகே ஸப்த ஜன்மார்ஜிதாம் பாபம் ஹரஸப்தமி ஸத்வரம் யத் யத் கர்ம க்ருதம் பாபம் மயா ஸப்தஸு ஜன்மஸு தன்மே ரோகம் சோகம் ச மாகரி ஹந்து ஸப்தமீ நெளமி ஸப்தமி  தேவி த்வாம் ஸப்தலோகைக மாதரம்…Read more …

Suryanamaskaram

Suryanamaskaram or Arunam  is part of Krishna Yajurveda. It has mantras for many deities like Surya, Agni, Varuna, Indra etc.It is predominantly for  Sun worship. Reciting the Surya Namaskaram after proper Adhyayana under Guru. For the benefit of all the devotees we are uploading the entire Suryanamaskaram so that they can do "Sravana" and perform Namaskaram especially on every Sundays. Devotees who have not done Adhyayanam can perform "Laghu Suryanamaskaram" and Adityahridayam daily which will be uploaded separately. Significance of Suryanamaskaram By Sri V.Sriram Ghanapatigal | Download MP3 Complete Suryanamaskaram : Rendered by…Read more …

Varalakshmi Vrata Puja Vidhanam – 2016

Varalakshmi Vrata is a festival to propitiate the goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Vishnu, one of the Hindu Trinity. Varalakshmi is one who grants boons (Varam). It is an important pooja performed by married women in most of the southern states of Indi. The Hindu festival going by the name 'Vara Lakshmi Vrata' is celebrated on the Second Friday or the Friday before full moon day - Poornima in the month of Śravaṇā, also called Śawan in Hindi and Aadi in Tamil which corresponds to the English months of July-August Varalakshmi Vrata is performed by…Read more …

Makara Sankaranthi Suryanarayana Puja Vidhanam – 2016

Makara Sankranti – The day of holy transition dedicated to Surya Dev Makara means Capricorn and Sankranti means transition. Makara Sankranti festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and fanfare all across India. Makara Sankranti is primarily a harvest festival dedicated to Lord Sun. Makara Sankranti marks the transition of the Sun into the zodiac sign of Makara rashi (Capricorn) on its celestial path. Makara Sankranti is a major harvest festival celebrated in various parts of India. Makara Sankranti commemorates the beginning of the harvest season and cessation of the northeast monsoon in South India.…Read more …

Saraswati Puja Vidhanam – 2015

Saraswati Puja is an important part of the Navaratri festival, especially in South India. Saraswati Puja is observed at different times in different parts of India. The last three days of Navratri is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. Saraswati Puja is also observed in Gujarat during the same period but in a different manner. Saraswathi Puja is generally observed with Saraswati Avahanam on the Saptami. The last day of Navratri, which is also the Mahanavami day, is also observed as Ayudha Puja and Saraswati Puja. Books…Read more …

Varalakshmi Vrata Puja Vidhanam – 2015

Varalakshmi Vrata is a festival to propitiate the goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Vishnu, one of the Hindu Trinity. Varalakshmi is one who grants boons (Varam). It is an important pooja performed by married women in most of the southern states of Indi. The Hindu festival going by the name 'Vara Lakshmi Vrata' is celebrated on the Second Friday or the Friday before full moon day - Poornima in the month of Śravaṇā, also called Śawan in Hindi and Aadi in Tamil which corresponds to the English months of July–August. Varalakshmi Vrata is performed by…Read more …