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Somvati Amavasya 2 nd December 2013

Somvati Amavasya
सोमवती अमावास्या की शुभकामनायें

Somvati Amavasya Akhand Mantra Jap

 

Somvati Amavasya falls on 2 december 2013 starting from 8.55 am IST (indian standard time), Pujya Bapuji has advised that observing the following tips on this day would be very beneficial for sadhaks:

2nd dec 2013
2/12/2013

सोमवती अमावस्या

shiva om
timing:-
2nd December 2013 from morning 8.55 am IST to 3rd december morning 5.53 am IST

this time is indian standard time for other parts of the world time is different according to the sunrise of that places so convert ist to ur time ok

Requesting allofu take benefit of this holy & blessing golden opputurnity of getting prosperity

Dear Atman ifu dont have a tulsi plant , please get a little green tulsi soon as possible, try to get before 1st december & start worshipping the holy plant from 30th nov , water it daily & decorate it with flowers , do this worship on 30th nov, 1st dec & the 2nd december
& on 2nd december do pradakshina , circumambulation of tulsi plant 108 times.

Priya Atman
on 2nd december 2013  is somavati amavasya is very dear to Lord Shiva & very holy to devotees

a very auspicious holy day for chanting & worshipping Tulsi or holy basil plant

This is very impotant for jobless person to get good jobs or promotions in their present jobs & removing poverty from life

get a green Tulsi plant just a little one before 1st december 2013
from a nursery or a garden, get a green lovely tulsi plant &
worship the plant by lighting lamp on the day before somvati Amavasya

keep the tulsi plant in a small pot ur prayer or ur own room where u get some privacy

worship the plant by lighting lamp on the day before somvati Amavasya tat is 2 december morning & evening

& on 2nd dec   morning u worship this tulsi plant, & keep this plant in the middle of ur room ,so get some space

& do 108 parikrama circumambulations aound the Tulsi plant clockwise just go round slowly around the tulsi plant , atleast 108 times.

For Attaining Prosperity and/or Relief from Financial troubles

If a devotee performs 108 circumambulations (parikrama) of the holy Tulsi (basil) plant on Somvati Amavasya, he will be relieved from financial problems and will attain increased success and prosperity in his job/service/business, etc. Pujya Bapuji advised that this tip is especially important for people who are doing a job (service) and nurture fears of their boss, anxiety of being laid off, etc. People, who have failed in their business earlier or have taken loan and would like to repay it, should also take benefit from this divine technique om

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108 parikrama of Tulsi for removing dridrata ( Poverty). GuruJi has also advised that doing japa and meditation (dhyan) on Somvati Amavasya is lakh times more beneficial as compared to doing the same on any other day. He further said that performing japa Chanting and meditation on Somvati Amavasya would afford the same high religious merits as doing them on the supremely holy nights of Diwali, Holi, Shivratri, Janmashtami or during an eclipse.

for reaping rich spiritual benefits, a sadhak should try & practice the following on Somvati Amavasya:
i. Observe Maun (silence) or speak as little as possible

ii. Devote maximum time to japa & meditation (dhyan)

iii. If possible, do upvaas (fast) and stay only on milk.

iv. Sleep on the ground on Somvati Amavasya and on the night before as well.(thatis simply not use the bed, may use blanket as bed and sleep on the floor)

v. On the night before Somvati Amavasya , the sadhak should make a firm resolve, “Tomorrow, I will observe maun (silence), study the holy scriptures & other Satsang books like Divya Prerna Prakash,Jeevan Vikas & Ishvar ki Or, and will engage myself constantly in japa and meditation.”

But all other sadhaks or devotees should definitely perform worship of the Lord and circumambulation of the Tulsi plant on Somvati Amavasya, setting aside all their other tasks. This will afford rich financial, intellectual and spiritual benefits to tthem whole life om om om…

Somvati Amavasi, or Somavati Amavasya, is no moon day that falls on a Monday (Somvar) in traditional Hindu calendar.

It is considered a highly auspicious day and millions of people take a holy dip in sacred Rivers like Ganga and Yamuna on the day. Married men and women also perform different pujas and rituals and also undertake Somavara Amavasya Vrat.
The Significance of Somvati Amavasya was narrated toYudhishtra by Bhisma in the Mahabharata. It is said that who ever takes a bath in the sacred rivers on the day would be prosperous, free of diseases and would be free from grief and sorrow. There is also a popular belief that the soul of ancestors will rest in peace if children and relatives take a holy dip in the sacred rivers.
Married women take the holy dip for a happy married life and for the long life of their husbands. They also worship the pipal tree on the day. Somavara Amavasya Vrata (fasting) is observed for a long and happy married life by couples. Many devout Hindus also fast on the day and some people only have a single meal.
On the day thousands of people take a dip in Ganga at Haridwar, Triveni and other places.

Pujya Bapuji adviced to perform 108 parikrama of Tulsi for removing dridrata ( Poverty). GuruJi has called on to all sadhaks to do jap and parikrama of Tulsiji.

Pujya Bapuji has also advised that doing japa of ur ishta mantra,mantra of fav deity and meditation (dhyan) on Somvati Amavasya is lakh times more beneficial as compared to doing the same on any other day. He further said that performing japa and meditation on Somvati Amavasya would afford the same high religious merits as doing them on the supremely holy nights of Diwali, Holi, Shivratri, Janmashtami or during an eclipse.

The Ashram.Org team is pleased to organize 24 hour non-stop Global Jap Yagna of  ” GURU MANTRA , ISTA Mantra, OM HREEM OM and MAHA MRITYUNJAY  Mantra  on the eve of Somvati Amavasya.

Sankalp: Let us get together and participate in this Akhanda Japa for world peace and for safeguarding our Indian culture (Sanaatan Sanskriti).

;Somvati Amavasya Anushthaan vidhi

 

सोमवती आमवस्या इस बार

Somvati Amavasya  Pujya Bapuji has advised that observing the following tips on this day would be very beneficial for sadhaks:


इन तिथियों पर जप/ध्यान करने का वैसा ही हजारों गुना फल होता है जैसा की सूर्य/चन्द्र ग्रहण में जप/ध्यान करने से होता है:

१. सोमवती अमावस्या –
२. रविवार को सप्तमी हो जाए.)
३. मंगलवार की चतुर्थी हो जाए.
४. बुधवार की अष्टमी हो जाए.

इन तिथियों पर जप/ध्यान का फल ग्रहण के समय किये ही जप/ध्यान के सामान होता है. इसलिए हमें इन तिथियों पर जादा जप करना चाहिए, जिस से हमें थोडे में ही जादा लाभ मिले
सोमवती अमावस्या के दिन 108 बार अगर तुलसी की परिक्रमा करते हो, ओंकार का थोड़ा जप करते हो, सूर्य नारायण को अर्घ्य देते हो; यह सब साथ में करो तो अच्छा है, नहीं तो खाली तुलसी को 108 बार प्रदक्षिणा करने से तुम्हारे घर से दरिद्रता भाग जाएगी l

Maha MrityunJaya Mantra Shloka

Om Haum Joom Saha | Om Bhoorbhuvaha Svaha | Om Trayambakam Yajaamahe Sugandhim Pushtivardhnam Urvvarukamiva Bandhanaan Mrityormuksheeya Maamrataat Om | Svaha Bhuvaha Bhooh Om | Saha joom haum om |

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Kaali Chaudas


Kali Chaudas Narak Chaturdashi 2/11/2013
Naraka Chaturdashi, also known as “Chhoti Diwali” or Kali Chaudas is a Hindu festival, which falls on the second day of the festival of Diwali.
Kali means Dark and Chaudas – Fourteenth. Thus, celebrated on the 14th day of the dark half of Kartik, Kali Chaudas is the day allotted to the worship of Maha-Kali or Shakti.
this holy night is also called Kaalratri


Diwali Tips from Ashram.org

listen mantra from Param pujya Asaram Bapuji

Maa Lakshmi Mantra Sadhana on Kali Choudas

दिवाली की रात कुबेर भगवान ने लक्ष्मी जी की आराधना की थी तो कुबेर बन गए ,जो धनाढ्य लोगो से भी बड़ा धनाढ्य है..सभी धन का स्वामी है..ऐसा इस काल का महत्त्व है.. दिया जलाके जाप कराने वाले को धन, सामर्थ्य , ऐश्वर्य पाए…ध्रुव , रजा प्रियव्रत ने भी आज की रात को लक्ष्मी प्राप्ति का , वैभव प्राप्ति का जप किया था…मन्त्र बहुत सरल है…मन्त्र का फल प्राप्त करने के लिए श्रद्धा से मंत्र सुने –

माँ लक्ष्मी मन्त्र :-
श्रीं ह्रीं क्लीं ऐं कमलवासिन्यै स्वाहा

Aum Shreem Hreem Kleem Aieem Kamalvaasinyai Swaaha

The Second Day is called Narak-Chaturdashi or more popularly as Chhoti Diwali which falls on the 14th day of the month of Kartik. This festival is observed to commemorate the victory of Lord Krishna over the demon king, Narkasur. This day is also celebrated as the birthday of Hanumanji or Hanuman jayanti. Also, on this day Hanumanji reached Ayodhya to deliver the long-awaited message of Lord Shree Sita Rama’s return. Just like diwali people light diyas on chhoti diwali to fill their homes with light, worship Goddess Laxmi and offer prayers to Her and they also burst firecrackers

Also referred to as Narak-Chaturdashi, Kali Chaudas is day to abolish laziness and evil which create hell in our life and shine light on life.

Narak Chaturdashi Snan is considered as the most auspicious ritual to perform on this day. It is believed that this festival marks the ending of darkness and beginning of brightness or happiness in the world.

Narak Chaturdashi:
The prayer to chant just before Naraka Chaturdashi Snan:

Ashwatthama balirvyaso Hanumancha vibheeshanah krupah Parashurashcha sapthaithe Chiranjeevinah

The above mantra is chanted by mothers before giving bath to their children. Chanting this sloka mothers shower their babies

Akshata (consecrated rice) on childrens heads.

After Narak Chaturdashi snan, this given mantra is chanted:

Bhramayeth snanamadhyethu narakasya kshayayahi
Sheetaloshta samayuktha sakantaka dalanvitha
Hara papa mapaamaarga Bhramyamaanah punah punah

While lighting deepa or diya and remembering ancestors, the below given mantra is chanted in the evening:

Chaturdashyam thu Yedeepaan narakaya dadanthi cha
Thesham pitruganassarve narakath swarga maapnuyu

The strength to protect others is referred as Kali,
The poojan is performed with flowers Coconuts are also offered as prashad to Hanumanji.

Kali means Dark ( the destroyer of evil ) and Chaudas – Fourteenth. Thus, celebrated on the 14th day of the dark half of Āshwin month, Kali Chaudas is the day allotted to the worship of Maha-Kali or Shakti and is believed that on this day Kali killed the wickedest. Also referred to as Narak-Chaturdashi, Kali Chaudas is day to abolish laziness and evil which create hell in our life and shine light on life. The strength to protect others is referred as Kali, and if its used for God’s work is called Mahakali.
The poojan is performed with oil, flowers, Chanda and Coconuts are also offered to Hanumanji and prasad
The rituals of Kali Choudas is strongly based on Tantra & Mantra sadhana concept of Spiritual Hinuduism

On this night, the kajal made from the diya or deepam with mustard oil (Sarsoo ka tel )in it, which is kept lightened the whole night has special powers,application of this kajal in the eyes or on babies forehead, is believed to keep away the nazar (evil eye).

After the puja, the diyas are placed in and around the house: in the doorway, near the Tulasi plant.
This night is very special for Mantra Siddhi
maa bhagvathy
Alternatively, people offer Nivedya to the mother goddess
This goddess is called their ‘Kul Devi’, in order to cast off evil spirits.
This second day of Diwali is known as Kali Choudas .

This day celebrates the victory of the Lord Shri Krishna & his consort Satyabhama over the evil demon of filth, Narakasura.
happy diwali
mantra & ritual on holy Narakchaturdashi
narakchaturdashi tips for happiness1

light a lamp with four wicks pointing towards four directions inthe evening of  holy Narakchaturdashi

saying this mantra

datto deepaschaturdashyam narakpreetiye maya

chaturvritti samaayukthaa sarva papa apanuttaye

let the gods of Narakaloka (world ) be happy & i offer this four wicks lamps lighted in four direction for the destruction of all sins
Celebration & Traditions

The Story of King Bali :
With his valour Bali conquered every bit of space, thus he became the most powerful king on earth. In his kingdom, justice was mere word, truth had no place and happiness was a dream. His form of charity was an occasion for pomp and show and those who went to seek Alms from the king Bali suffered the indignity of insults and humiliation. In fact, he felt that the vast wealth will remain and the pittance he handed out now and again could not affect even an iota of his asset. His false beliefs, arrogance and misrule ended when the Lord disguised as beggar and humble proved to Bali that his concepts were totally wrong and even his vast wealth could disappear in seconds. King Bali asked the dwarf beggar to ask for anything in his kingdom and with three steps even his crown vanished. With his first step Lord Vishnu covered the entire heaven and with the second step the earth and asked Bali where to keep his third step. Bali offered his head and became spiritually enlightened. Thus, this festival has a far deeper significance than a mere exhibition of gaiety and splendor. The Narak chaturdashi day therefore is dedicated to lights and prayers heralding a future full of joy and the elimination of greed.
& progress towards the path of good inner peace & wisdom
narakchaturdashi tips for happiness2

Celebrations :
In South-India, people wake up before sunrise prepare a paste by mixing Kumkum in oil, which is called ‘Ubtan’, on their foreheads and then take bath.
Bathing after rubbing oil on body on this morning of Narak Chaturdashi gives Long Life & good Health

Story of Narakchaturdashi from Srimad Bhagvad Maha Puraan

In Dwapar Yuga, Lord Krishna, the ascendant of Lord Vishnu, killed the notorious demon Narakasura on the same day as that of Diwali.

Narakasura was the son of Goddess Bhoomi. Despite of a great parentage, he possessed devilish tendencies.
Narakasura gota boon that he may be only killed by the hands of a women as he considered them to be weak he thought he would become immortal.
After getting this boon he started terrrifying all the three worlds.
He used to loot the people of three worlds and due to the supernatural powers he had nobody could stop him. Not only he plundered their valuable things, but abducted the womenfolk too. There was a terror of Narakasura everywhere.

Once Narakasura attacked the heavens to get hold of the army of elephants of Lord Indra. Indra being helpless before the demon, immediately to Lord Krishna to ask for help. Krishna at that time was spending a leisurely time with his wife Satyabhama. In order to fulfill both his duties as a friend and as a husband he took Satyabhama at the battlefield.

On his divine vehicle Garuda (a giant eagle), Lord Krishna set for the fort of Narakasura. His grand fort was guarded by a five headed demon Mura.

Lord shri Krishna destroyed all his forts and raksha kavachs along with the whole army of demons.


With his Sudarshana flying discus, Krishna beheaded Mura and then challenged Narakasura to come to fight on the battlefield.

It was an easy victory for great Shri Krishna. Narakasura was killed by Goddess Satyabhama inthe battle.The killing of Narakasura again takes us to the message that it is inevitable for virtue and truth to win over vice and evil.

Dhanteras


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धनतेरस Dhanteras 1/11/2013
dhanvantri tryodashi friday 1st november

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Dhanvantri Trayodashi Dhanteras – Festival of Wealth

Dhanteras is the first day of the five-day Diwali Festival. The festival, also known as “Dhantrayodashi” or “Dhanwantari Triodasi”, falls on the auspicious thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Kartik.

 

Diwali tips from Ashram.org

dhanteras siddha kunjeeya

holy tips for happiness
Give happiness to others specialy the needy & poor & innocents ur own happiness will never last
karunanidhaan pujya Asaramji bapu dhanteras  tips for happiness1
Laxmi Prapti Mantra Sadhana on Dhanteras

Mantra sadhana starting from Dhanteras

pooja articles or items needed
Dkshinavarti Shankh (conch shell which turns to the right side ), kesar or saffron, kumkum or vermillion, holy ganga water ganagajal, incent sticks , rose water camphor,lamps & red coloured cloth & crystal mala (rosary beeds) or sphatik mala

vidihi
instructions & procedure for sadhana

The devotee or Sadhak must first keep the photo of Guruji with Goddess Lakshmi in front
then on the red cloth before the photos keep the Dakshinavarti Shankh on the red cloth
swastik
then make or draw Swastik on the cloth by mixing saffron, holy gangajala & rose water and put a bindi or spot by kumkum vermillion that is do tilaka by kumkum atthe center of Swastika Yantra ,( tantric image diagram)

mantra for Dhanteras
Shri Kanaka dhara Lakshmi Devi

Om hreem hreem hreem mahalaxmi dhandaa laxni kuberaaya mam griha sthiro hreem om namaha

now chant the mantra 7 malas by crsytal rosary beeds
one mala is 108 times
do this sadhana of mantra chanting for three days ,for getting mantra siddhi (blessing)
then at last after chantingisdone keep the Dakshinavarti shank tied in red cloth in house
itis said till this holy Shanka is in your house prosperity & success will be always with you
jai maa Laxmi

धनतेरस से आरंभ करें

सामग्रीः दक्षिणावर्ती शंख, केसर, गंगाजल का पात्र, धूप अगरबत्ती, दीपक, लाल वस्त्र।

विधिः साधक अपने सामने गुरुदेव व लक्ष्मी जी के फोटो रखे तथा उनके सामने लाल रंग का वस्त्र (रक्त कंद) बिछाकर उस पर दक्षिणावर्ती शंख रख दे। उस पर केसर से सतिया swastik बना ले तथा कुमकुम से तिलक कर दे। बाद में स्फटिक की माला से मंत्र की 7 मालाएँ करे। तीन दिन तक ऐसा करना योग्य है। इतने से ही मंत्र-साधना सिद्ध हो जाती है। मंत्रजप पूरा होने के पश्चात् लाल वस्त्र में शंख को बाँधकर घर में रख दें। कहते हैं – जब तक वह शंख घर में रहेगा, तब तक घर में निरंतर उन्नति होती रहेगी।

मंत्रः
ॐ ह्रीं ह्रीं ह्रीं महालक्ष्मी धनदा लक्ष्मी कुबेराय मम गृह स्थिरो ह्रीं ॐ नमः।


Dhan tryodashi The first day of Deewali
Diwali also spelled Devali or Deepavali, popularly known as the “festival of lights”, is an important festival in Hinduism,
Legends


Thye legend says, in the cosmic battle between the gods and the demons when both churned the ocean for ‘amrit’ or divine nectar, Dhanavantri – the physician of the gods and an incarnation of Vishnu – emerged carrying a pot of the elixir. So, according to this mythological tale, the word Dhanteras comes from the name Vaidya Raj Bhagvaan Dhanavantri, the divine doctor.

dhanteras  tips for happiness2

 

Story of Prince & Yama God of Death
An interesting story about Dhanteras Festival says that once the sixteen year old son of King Hima was doomed to die by a snake-bite on the fourth day of his marriage as per his horoscope. On that particular fourth day of his marriage his young wife did not allow him to sleep. She laid all the ornaments and lots of silver coins in a big heap at the entrance of her husband’s boudoir and lighted innumerable lamps all over the place. And she went on telling stories and singing songs.
When Yama, the god of Death arrived there in the guise of a Serpent his eyes got blinded by that dazzle of those brilliant lights and he could not enter the Prince’s chamber. So he climbed on top of the heap of the ornaments and coins and sat there whole night listening to the melodious songs. In the morning he quietly went away. Thus the young wife saved her husband from the clutches of death. Since then this day of Dhanteras came to be known as the day of “Yamadeepdaan” and lamps are kept burning throughout the night in reverential adoration to Yama, the god of Death.

Blessing lamp for Bhagvan Yama & devi Shyamala

On Dhanteras or Dhavantari tryodashi’s holy evening lighting a diya (lamp) is very auspicious 
& get blessing of Yama

light a lamp  in the evening ( just dark after sunset) saying this holy mantra

Mrityunaa paashdandaabhyaam kaalena shyaamayaa saha 

Tryodashyaam deepadaanaat suryajaha priyataamm mama

let the Lord of mrityu & kaala God Yama carrying danda & pasha in his hands & with goddess shyamala be happy  & hav their blessings on me by the lightning of this lamp on this holyday of tryodashi

According to Srimad Bhagvad Maha Puraan when the gods and demons churned the ocean for Amrit or nectar, Dhanvantari (the physician of the gods and an incarnation of Vishnu) emerged carrying a jar of the elixir on the day of Dhanteras.

Preparations

To mark the auspicious day, houses and business premises are renovated and decorated. Entrances are made colorful with traditional motifs of Rangoli designs to welcome the Goddess of Wealth and Prosperity. To indicate her long-awaited arrival, small footprints are drawn with rice flour and vermilion powder all over the houses. Lamps are kept burning all through the nights.

Traditions

On Dhanteras Hindus consider it auspicious to purchase any new thing which bring Happines to one ‘s heart ,may it be a Gold or Simple Beautifull flower.

helping poor & giving happiness to them is the best Diwali blessing one can ever have hariom

Celebration
Dhanteras is celebrated with gusto and enthusiasm. “Lakshmi-Puja” is performed in the evenings when tiny diyas of clay are lit to drive away the shadows of evil spirits. Bhajans – devotional songs – in praise of Goddess Laxmi are sung and “Naivedya” of traditional sweets is offered to the Goddess

Sharad Purnima

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Sharad Purnima 18/10/2013

18 oct 2013 fridaysharad purnima

Sharad Poornima, also known as Kojaagari Poornima, is celebrated on a full moon day of the Hindu lunar month of Ashwin (September-October) also called Sharadiya pournami
the purnima right after shardiya navratri puja & festival

. The rainy season is over and the brightness of the full moon brings special joy. This is a traditional celebration of the moon and is also known as Kaumudi (moonlight) celebration Kaumudi meaning moonlight. , as on this day, the Moon showers amrit or elixir of life on earth through its rays. The brightness of the full moon brings special joy and marks the changing season, the end of the monsoon. It was also on this night over 5,000 years ago that Lord Krishna and Radhaji revealed the Supreme Divine bliss to innumerable Gopis in Vrindavan.

At night, goddess Lakshmi is worshiped and night vigil is observed. According to Puranic scriptures One who keep awake all this night worshiping Goddess Lakshmi ,will be surely blessed by the Goddess.
On this day Goddess Laxmi moves around the world at midnight, with boons and assurance of protection, resolving, ?Who is awake on earth? I will grant wealth to one who is awake worshiping me at this hour.?

This vrata is observed every year and it pleases Goddess Laxmi immensely. Propitiated with this fast, Goddess Laxmi grants one prosperity in this world and a supremely elevated state in the next.
-(Narada Purana)

The Wealth-Giving Kojagar Vratha

read full article at ashram.org

once a king fell on evil days, and was in great financial straits, but then his queen observed this fast and night vigil, and worshiped the goddess of wealth, Laxmi. Consequently, they were blessed by the goddess and they regained their prosperity.
Sharad poonam from ashram.org

sharad poonam

For Happiness & Good Health All the Year round

On Sharad Poonam, make kheer of Rice, Milk, Mishri in the evening. Put some gold or silver for sometime while making Kheer; then place it in the Moonlight for about 2-3 hours from about 8:30 PM onwards. Don’t cook any other food for that night, only eat Kheer. We should not take heavy diet in late night, hence eat Kheer accordingly. The Kheer which is placed in Sharad Poonam night can also be taken in next day break-fast after making it asPrasad by offering it to the Lord.
PLEASE Remember to take out the gold or silver from the kheer before eating the kheer
and dont use any ornament with any gemstone,
only plain silver or plain gold ornaments can be used ok

take kheer carefully & wish for happiness & good health

Have kheer as prasaad while chanting the holy mantra in ur mind

“Achyutaaye Govindaaye Anantaaye Naam Bheshjaam,
Nashyanti Sarv Rogaani Satyam Satyam Vadamyaham.”

Meaning:We invoke the Lord by chanting His Names –

1. Achyutaaye – The Lord Who never declines. 2. Govindaaye – The Lord by Whose Grace the senses operate in the body 3. Anantaaye – The Lord Who is Limitless

Listen the divine mantra chanted with divine kheer on Sharad poornima by Param Pujya Gurdev Asharamji  Bapuji from Ashram

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maa laxmi blessing

Medical Significance:

It is considered that the Moon and the Earth are at a closer distance on Sharad Poornima night. Due to this, the rays of the moon have several curative properties. Keeping food under the moonlight nourishes both the body and the soul. Following are some health tips which we all can benefit from during Sharad Poornima.

त्रिफला रसायन कल्प
सर्व नेत्ररोगनिवारक, मेधा व दृष्टिवर्धक

त्रिफला रसायन कल्प त्रिदोषनाशक, इंद्रिय बलवर्धक विशेषतः नेत्रों के लिए हितकर, वृद्धावस्था को रोकने वाला व मेधाशक्ति बढ़ाने वाला है। इसके सेवन से नेत्रज्योति में आश्चर्यजनक वृद्धि होती है। दृष्टिमाद्य, रतौंधी, मोतियाबिंदु, काँचबिंदु आदि नेत्ररोगों से रक्षा होती है। बाल काले, घने व मजबूत बनते हैं। 40 दिन तक विधियुक्त सेवन करने से स्मृति, बुद्धि, बल व वीर्य में वृद्धि होती है। 60 दिन तक सेवन करने से यह विशेष प्रभाव दिखाता है। जगजाहिर है कि इस प्रयोग से पूज्य बापू जी अदभुत लाभ हुआ है, चश्मा उतर गया है।

विधिः शरदपूर्णिमा की रात को चाँदी के पात्र में 350 ग्राम त्रिफला चूर्ण, 350 ग्राम देसी गाय का घी व 175 ग्राम शुद्ध शहद मिलाकर पात्र को पतले सफेद वस्त्र से ढँक कर रात भर चाँदनी में रखें। दूसरे दिन सुबह इस मिश्रण को काँच अथवा चीनी के पात्र में भर लें। (उपर्युक्त मात्राएँ 40 दिन के प्रयोग के लिए हैं। 60 दिन के प्रयोग के लिए त्रिफला, घी व शहद की मात्राएँ डेढ़ गुनी लें।)

सेवन-विधिः 11 ग्राम मिश्रण सुबह-शाम गुनगुने पानी के साथ लें (बालकों के लिए मात्रा 6 ग्राम)

दिन में केवल एक बार सात्त्विक, सुपाच्य भोजन करें। इन दिनों में भोजन में नमक कम हो तो अच्छा है। साधारण नमक की जगह सेंधा नमक का उपयोग विशेष लाभदायक है। सुबह शाम गाय का दूध ले सकते हैं। दूध व रसायन के सेवन में दो ढाई घंटे का अंतर रखना आवश्यक है। कल्प के दिनों में खट्टे, तले हुए, मिर्च-मसालेयुक्त व पचने में भारी पदार्थों का सेवन निषिद्ध है। इन दिनों में केवल दूध-चावल, दूध-दलिया अथवा दूध-रोटी का सेवन अधिक गुणकारी है।

इस प्रयोग के बाद 40 दिन तक मामरा बादाम का उपयोग विशेष लाभदायी होगा। कल्प के दिनों में नेत्रबिन्दु का प्रयोग अवश्य करें।

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For Asthma Patients

Pujya Bapuji have showered his blessings to make available the special ayurvedic booti which is mixed with Kheer on Sharad Poonam Night in almost all ashrams of Pujya Bapuji-Please ask your nearest ashram for available booti

Tips for Improving Eyesight

Do Tratak on Moon for 15-20 minutes in the night from Dussehra to Sharad Poornima. To look with a constant gaze without blinking the eye lids, is called Tratak.
To be free from Eye troubles & for eyes to work properly whole year, try to put thread in a needle in Sharad Poonam Moonlight. (No other light should be nearby).

Do Jaagran on Sharad Poonam Night

Sharad Poonam Night is very beneficial for spiritual upliftment, hence one should try & do Jaagran on this night, i.e. as possible don’t sleep and do JapDhyan Kirtan on this holy night.

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Vijaya dashmi

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Vijayadashami  is one of the most great & holiest Hindu festival celebrated on the tenth day of the Hindu autumn lunar month of Ashvin, or Ashwayuja which falls in September or October of the Western calendar, from the Shukla Paksha Pratipada, or the day after the new moon which falls in Bhadrapada, to the Dashami, or the tenth day of Ashvin. The first nine days are celebrated as Maha Navratri(Sanskrit: नवरात्रि, ‘nine nights’) or Sharada Navratri {the most important Navratri) and culminates on the tenth day as Vijaya dashami

Vijyadashmi 13th Oct’ 2013

विजयादशमी का दिन बहुत महत्त्व का है और इस दिन सूर्यास्त के पूर्व से लेकर तारे निकलने तक का समय अर्थात् संध्या का समय बहुत उपयोगी है। रघु राजा ने इसी समय कुबेर पर चढ़ाई करने का संकेत कर दिया था कि ‘सोने की मुहरों की वृष्टि करो या तो फिर युद्ध करो।’ रामचन्द्रजी रावण के साथ युद्ध में इसी दिन विजयी हुए। ऐसे ही इस विजयादशमी के दिन अपने मन में जो रावण के विचार हैं काम, क्रोध, लोभ, मोह, भय, शोक, चिंता – इन अंदर के शत्रुओं को जीतना है और रोग, अशांति जैसे बाहर के शत्रुओं पर भी विजय पानी है। दशहरा यह खबर देता है।..

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Vijaya Dashmi is a divine festival.

All  the hindu festivals are important in their own way, but Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra is unique in that it points towards the over all development in life. Though a series of festivals follows Dussehra, it is the festival of Dussehra that marks the beginning of a person’s all round development.

Dussehra or Vijayadashmi reminds us that one who indulges the ten senses in the objects of the world and seeks enjoyment therefrom loses the battle of life like Ravana.

The wise one, who restrains his ten senses and reposes in his True Self, and also leads others towards Self Bliss, emerges victorious like Lord Rama, and attains the Immortal state as well.

One who moves towards the Eternal, experiences inner peace, inner light and contentment like Lord Rama. But the one, who forgoes the eternal and seeks happiness from the impermanent, meets Ravana’s fate. To drive this principle home, and to rid us of the attraction towards the impermanent, is the objective of burning Ravana’s effigy on every Dussehra.

The body is transient, wealth is not eternal, and we are steadily heading towards death with each passing day. Our only duty is to garner the wealth of dharma; and for that purpose human birth alone is suitable.

Life is an art and one who doesn’t know the art of living fails to know the art of dying as well. He dies and is re-born again and again. One who knows the art of living, his life unites him with the Bestower of life, and death merges him with the deathless Lord. Life is a celebration, a song, and a melody. Live life in a way that would illuminate life, and die as would exude fragrance…it is for this very purpose that you have come to this world.

You have not come to rot in this world. You have not come to give birth to a few sons and daughters, become a mother-in-law, grandmother or grandfather, and then die in the end. You have come to experience, before death comes, your Eternal Self, Whom even death can’t touch; and Dussehra inspires you towards this goal.

The war between Ramji and Ravana is over, but the war between the Rama-attitude and Ravana-attitude within us continues. Lest the jiva is defeated in the war, Tulsidasji guides us, saying –

Pure discrimination does not arise without the compassionate Grace of God or the Sadguru.
Without the Grace of the Sadguru, without Satsang, one remains bereft of the insightful discrimination that provides answers to questions like, “Where lies real happiness? For what purpose have we been endowed with human life?”, etc. Without the Sadguru’s benign Grace, the jiva has been wandering in search of peace and bliss not for a couple of days or years or lives, but for ages together, with no idea about the right source of true peace and bliss. It therefore needs to avail itself of the Sadguru’s company and Satsang.
The company of saints equips one with the insight as to what should be done, and what should not be done, what brings excellence to life and what needs to be done before death strikes. Once you have known all this, you have truly benefited from the holy company of saints and accomplished the very goal of human life.

The craving for sense enjoyments takes one on the path of Ravana, while the techniques imparted by the Saints fill one’s life with inner bliss. And sooner or later, the jiva realizes its True Self, which is the true goal of human life.

Dasha-Hara is the festival of Victory of Good over Evil.

Jai maa durga

Victory of Durga Mata over Mahishasura
Some of the demons, or Asuras, were very powerful and ambitious and continually tried to defeat the Devas, or Gods , and capture Heaven. One Asura, Mahishasura, in the form of a buffalo, grew very powerful and created havoc on the earth. Under his leadership, the Asuras defeated the Devas. The world was crushed under Mahishasura’s tyranny, the Devas joined their energies into Shakti, a single mass of incandescent energy, to kill Mahishasura.
A very powerful band of lightning emerged from the mouths of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva and a young, beautiful female virgin with ten hands appeared. All the Gods gave their special weapons to her. This Shakti coalesced to form the goddess Durga. Riding on a lion, who assisted her, Durga fought Mahishasura. The battle raged for nine days and nights. Finally on the tenth day of Ashvin shukla paksha, Mahishasura was defeated and killed by MaaDurga.
Hence Dasha-Hara is also known as Navratri or Durgotsav and is a celebration of MaaDurga’s victory. Devi Durga, as Consort of Lord Shiva, represents two forms of female energy – one mild and protective and the other fierce and destructive.

Homecoming of Durga Maata
Daksha, the Lord of the Earth, and his wife Menaka, had a daughter called Sati. As a child, Sati started worshipping Lord Shiva as her would-be-husband. Lord Shiva was pleased with the Sati’s worship of him and married her. Daksha was against their marriage but could not prevent it. Daksha arranged a yagna to which everyone except Lord Shiva was invited. Sati, feeling ashamed of her father’s behaviour and shocked by the attitude meted towards her husband, sacrified herself in the holy fire. Lord Shiva was anguished when he discovered this. He lifted Sati’s body on his shoulders and started dancing madly. As the supreme power was dancing with wrath, the world was on the verge of destruction.
Then Lord Narayana came forward as a saviour and used his Chakra to cut Sati’s body into pieces. Those pieces fell from the shoulders of the dancing Shiva and scattered throughout the world. Shiva was pacified when the last piece fell from his shoulder. Lord Narayana revived Sati. The places where the pieces of Sati fell are known as the “Shakti Piths” or energy pits. Kalighat in Kolkata, Kamakshya near Guwahati and Vaishnav Devi in Jammu are three of these places.
In her next birth, Sati was born as Parvati or Shaila-Putri (First form of Durga), the daughter of Himalaya. Lord Narayana asked Shiva to forgive Daksha. Ever since, peace was restored and Durga Adi Shakti with her children Saraswati, Lakshmi, Kartikeya, Ganesh and her two sakhis – Jaya and Vijaya visit her parents each year during the season of Sharatkal or autumn, when Durga-Puja is celebrated.

End of Agnyatawas of Pandavas
In the age of Dvapara Yuga, Pandavas – the five acknowledged sons of Pandu (Sanskrit: पांडु), by his two wives Kunti and Madri – lost to Kauravas in a game of dice, and both spent twelve years of Vanawas, or exile to the forest, followed by one year of Agnyatawas. The brothers hid their weapons in a hole in a Shami tree before entering the Kingdom of Virat to complete the final year of Agnyatawas. After that year, on Vijayadashmi, they recovered the weapons, declared their true identities and defeated Kauravas, who had attacked King Virat to steal his cattle. Since that day, Shami trees and weapons have been worshipped and the exchange of Shami leaves on Vijayadashmi has been a symbol of good will and victory. This is also called Shami/Jammi Puja.

Devotees perform “Aditya Homa” as a “Shanti Yagna” and recite Sundara Kanda of Srimad Ramayana for nine days. These Yagna performances are thought to create powerful agents in the atmosphere surrounding the house that will keep the household environment clean and healthy. These rituals are intended to rid the household of the ten bad qualities, which are represented by ten heads of Ravana as follows:

Kama (Lust)
Krodha (Anger)
Moha (delusion)
Lobha (Greed)
Mada (Over Pride)
Matsara (Jealousy)
Manas (Mind)
Buddhi (Intellect)
Chitta (will)
Ahankara (Ego).

Some householders perform Yagnas thrice daily along with Sandhya Vandana, which is also called Aahavaneeya Agni, Grahapatya Agni or Dakshina Agni. In addition, the Aditya Homa is performed with the Maha Surya Mantras and the Aruna Prapathaka of the Yajurveda. These mantras are believed to keep the heart, brain and digestive functions in balance in the absence of adequate sunlight in the winter months.

The ceremony of Vidyarambham (Vidya means “knowledge” , arambham means “beginning’), a Hindu tradition where children between two and three years old are formally initiated, is held on Vijayadashami.
The last three days of the Navaratri festival, i.e. Ashtami, Navami, and Dashami are celebrated as Sarasvati Puja. The celebrations start with the Puja Veypu (Placing for Worship). It consists of placing the books for Pooja on the Ashtami day. It may be in one’s own house, in the local Nursery School run by traditional teachers, or in the local temple. The books will be taken out for reading, after worship, only on the morning of the third day (Vijaya Dashami). It is called Puja Eduppu (Taking from Puja). Children are happy since they are not expected to study on these days. On the Vijaya Dashami day, Kerala celebrates the Ezhuthiniruthu or Initiation of Writing for the little children before they are admitted to nursery schools. This is also called Vidyarambham. The child is made to write for the first time on the rice spread in a plate with the index finger, guided by an elder of the family or by a reputed teacher. The little ones will have to write “Hari Shri Ganapataye Namah” and recite the same to mark the auspicious entry in to the world of education. This is considered a memorable event in the life of a person. Ayudha Puja is also conducted during this period.

Guru Purnima 22 july 2013

Guru Pourmami

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Om shri GurubhyoNamaha

Dhyaana moolam guror murti
Pooja moolam guror padam
Mantra moolam guror vakyam
Moksha moolam guror kripa

“Guru’s form is the basis of meditation, Guru’s feet are the basis of worship, and Guru’s words are the basis of mantra.”

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अपना ईश्वरीय वैभव जगाने का पर्व : गुरुपूर्णिमा

गुरुब्र्रह्मा गुरुर्विष्णुः गुरुर्देवो महेश्वरः…
जैसे ब्रह्मा सृष्टि करते हैं ऐसे आप हमारे अंदर धर्म के संस्कारों की सृष्टि करते हैं, उपासना के संस्कारों की सृष्टि करते हैं, ब्रह्मज्ञान के संस्कारों की सृष्टि करते हैं । जैसे विष्णु भगवान पालन करते हैं ऐसे आप हमारे उन दिव्य गुणों का पोषण करते हैं और जैसे शिवजी प्रलय करते हैं ऐसे आप हमारी मलिन इच्छाएँ, मलिन वासनाएँ, मलिन मान्यताएँ, लघु मान्यताएँ, लघु ग्रंथियाँ क्षीण कर देते हैं, विनष्ट कर देते हैं । आप साक्षात् परब्रह्मस्वरूप हैं… तो गुरु का दिवस भी कोई होना चाहिए । गुरुभक्तों के लिए गुरुवार तय हुआ और व्यासजी ने जो विश्व का प्रथम आर्ष ग्रंथ रचा ‘ब्रह्मसूत्र’, उसके आरम्भ-दिवस आषाढी पूर्णिमा का ‘व्यासपूर्णिमा, गुरुपूर्णिमा’ नाम पडा ।

तो इस दिन व्यासजी की स्मृति में ‘अपने-अपने गुरु में सत्-चित्-आनंदस्वरूप ब्रह्म-परमात्मा का वास है’, ऐसा सच्चा ज्ञान याद करके उनका पूजन करते हैं ।

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Guru Purnima
The full moon day in the Hindu month of Ashad (July-August) is observed as the auspicious day of Guru Purnima, a day sacred to the memory of the great sage Vyasa. Bhagvan Sri veda vyasa

also one  of the incarnations of Sri Narayana

All Hindus are indebted to this ancient saint who edited the four Vedas, wrote the 18 Puranas, the Mahabharata and the Srimad Bhagavata.

Guru Purnima is traditionally held to be Bhagawan Vyasa’s birthday. According to the Indian calendar IT falls on the 15th of the month of Ashada. Bhagawan Vyasa is called Veda Vyasa – or the Compiler of the Vedas. Bhagawan Vyasa saw that, in the coming yugas, men would be of grosser mind and would lack the ability to learn and retain all of the Vedas. So he compiled the Vedas into four parts – the Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva Veda.

Vyasa even taught Dattatreya,  is regarded as the Guru of Gurus.

Furthermore he wrote the Puranas so that the common people could also benefit from the knowledge of the Vedas – he conveyed the same spiritual principles through the medium of stories and parables. He is also the author of the Brahma Sutras – the quintessence of Vedanta.  so bhagvan holy birthday is celebrated as Guru Purnima.

on this holy Guru Purnima day ech & every disciples  all  over the world worship there on  respected Gurus.

No one is most kindest & mercifull in the world than ur own Guru

A Sadhguru (true spiritual teacher) is  the real wellwisher  of everyone.

Sri Guru Ashtakam @ omshivam.wordpress

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Holy Sarasvati mantra for having blessing intellect
maa sarasvati
holy mantra of mother goddess Sarasvati to be recited on guru purnima to increase intellect and getting healthy

mantra & ritual from from ashram

‘ॐ ऐं ह्रीं श्रीं क्लीं वाग्वादिनि सरस्वति मम जिह्वाग्रे वद वद ॐ ऐं ह्रीं श्रीं क्लीं नम: स्वाहा |’

इस मंत्र का २२ जुलाई २०१३ को सुबह ८.५८ बजे के बाद १०८ बार जप करें और रात्रि ११ से ११.४७ बजे के बीच जीभ पर लाल चंदन से ‘ह्रीं’ मंत्र लिख दें | जिसकी जीभ पर यह मंत्र इस विधि से लिखा जायेगा, उसे विद्यालाभ व विद्वत्ता की प्राप्ति होगी |

Sarasvati mantra for vidyalaabha


” Om Aieem hreem shreem kleem vaag vaadini sarasvati mama jivhaagrre vad vad om aieem hreem shreem kleem namah svaaha”

for getting blessing intellect do this holy mantra of goddess sarasvati  108 times on 22 july Guru purnima day

after 8.58 am IST in the morning

and inthe night

between 11.pm to 11.58 pm

write holy mantra ” hreem ” in sanskrit ह्रीं

on ur tongue with red sandalwood paste

(made by just mixing red sandalwool powder with water)

may we  all have the blessing of  holy Guru poornima

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Shree Hanuman chalisa starts with holy verses

Shree guru charan saroj raj nij manu mukuru sudhari | Barnau raghuvar bimal jasu jo dayak phal chari ||1 ||

With the dust of Guru’s Lotus feet, I clean the mirror of my mind and then narrate the sacred gloryofSri Ram Chandra, The Supereme among the Raghu dynasty. The giver of the four attainmentsof life.
Budhi hina tanu janike sumirau pavan kumar | Bal budhi vidya dehu mohi harahu kalesa vikar || 2 ||

Knowing myself to be ignorent, I urge you, O Hanuman, The son of Pavan! O Lord! kindly Bestow on me strength, wisdom and knowledge, removing all my miseries and blemishes.

Jai jai jai hanuman gosai | Kripa karahu gurudev ki nai ||

Hail-Hail-Hail-Lord Hanumanji! I beseech you Honour to bless me in the capacity of my supreme’GURU’ (Spiritual teacher).

most kindest and mercyfull in the whole world  is only you own guru

The Gurupurnima Story

Gurupurnima is an ancient Indian celebration & the most holiest festival celebrated  . It goes back to the time when the four Vedas were established as the foundation of the holy Indian tradition Bhartiya Sanskruti. The great sage Veda Vyasa, who compiled the Vedas, was also the one whose inspiration gave rise to this celebration of Gurupurnima—a celebration in honor of the Guru.

The disciples of Veda Vyasa were pondering the immense nature of the gifts that he had bestowed on the world. Not only had he compiled the four Vedas, but he had recorded the Mahabharata and the thirty-six Puranas—masterpieces of the Indian spiritual tradition. In addition to these great bequests to mankind, he was their teacher and had bestowed his grace and his spiritual knowledge upon each one of them.

By following his guidance, the disciples of Veda Vyasa grew to spiritual maturity and felt rich in gratitude to their teacher. Uncertain what form of thanks could possibly be adequate to express their gratitude, they asked Veda Vyasa himself, “How can we repay you for the divine wisdom you have imparted to us?”

With great compassion, Veda Vyasa told his disciples that they could choose one day of the year to be especially dedicated to honoring Shri Guru as a way to express this profound gratitude. On this chosen day, the Guru would be honored with offerings and gifts. Disciples, for all time, would know that their offerings would always, on this day, reach their Guru.

The disciples of Veda Vyasa followed his guidance. They chose the full-moon day (purnima) of the month of Ashadha as it was the fullest and brightest of all the year’s purnimas. This day became known as “Gurupurnima”—the full moon of the Guru.

This tradition of Gurupurnima has continued throughout the ages, and Siddha Yogis celebrate the full moon of July with the Siddha Yoga practices, with our offerings, and with our love—all in gratitude for the Guru’s gift of life and knowledge. Siddha Yogis bow to Shri Guru’s grace with reverence and love.

Significance of Guru Purnima
On this day, all spiritual aspirants and devotees worship Vyasa in honor of his divine personage and all disciples perform a ‘puja’ of their respective spiritual preceptor or ‘Gurudevs’.

This day is of deep significance to the farmers, for it heralds the setting in of the much-needed rains, as the advent of cool showers usher in fresh life in the fields. It is a good time to begin your spiritual lessons. Traditionally, spiritual seekers commence to intensify their spiritual ‘sadhana’ from this day.

The period ‘Chaturmas’ (“four months”) begins from this day. In the past, wandering spiritual masters and their disciples used to settle down at a place to study and discourse on the Brahma Sutras composed by Vyasa, and engage themselves in Vedantic discussions.

Bhagwan Sree Veda Vyas Ji is the Vishwa Guru of Dwaapar Yuga an empowered soul who revealed the this world Vedic knowledge, wisdom and history in a written form.

Krishna -Dvaipayana Vyasa Deva has revealed a great number of Vedic literature. First he divided the One Veda into four, then he explained them in the Puranas, he spoke the Mahabharata to Ganesa who wrote it down for the first time. In the Mahabharata the Bhagavad-gita is revealed. Then all Vedic literature is summarized in the Vedanta sutra, and for future guidance he gave a natural commentary on the Vedanta sutra, called Shrimad Bhagwatam. This was after expressing a desire to reveal in a more direct way the pastimes of the supreme lord and his devotees. Shukadeva Goswami the son of Vyasa deva, in his turn delivered the Bhagavatam to the great Emperor Pariksit, who was surrounded by sages on the bank of the Ganges, awaiting death without taking food or drink for seven days. Shukadeva Said; This Bhagavata Purana is as brilliant as the sun, and it has arisen just after the departure of Lord Krishna to His own abode, accompanied by religion, knowledge, etc. Sincere persons who have lost their vision due to the dense darkness of ignorance in the age of Kali shall get light from this Purana. This discourse took place 25-36 years after the Mahabharat war.

The Purnima (Full Moon) Day in the month of Ashadha (July-August) is known as “Guru Purnima”. This is a very sacred day on which special worship is performed to the Acharyas, who, through their Infinite Compassion and Supreme Grace, have imparted Knowledge of the Absolute (Brahma Vidya). Through a long and continuous line of Acharyas (Guru Parampara) to all sincere seekers . An Acharya is a person who lives and teaches by his own example.

Among the Acharyas, Shri Veda Vyasa stands as foremost and on His appearance day he is honored by all followers of the Vedic tradition.

He codified the Veda into four divisions ( 1131 Sakhas or Recensions divided into Rig (21 sakhas), Yajur(101 sakhas), Sama (1000 sakhas) and Atharva Veda (9 sakhas);

He wrote the Brahma Sutras (555 Sutras or Aphorisms integrating the messages of the Upanishads relating to Jiva, the Universe and Brahman); He wrote 18 Maha Puranas(Brahma Purana, Padma Purana, Bhagavata Purana, Siva Purana, Skanda Purana, Garuda Purana, Brahmanda Purana etc. Of these 18, Vishnu Purana compiled by Vysacharya’s father, Parasaracharya, but was edited and presented by Vyasa).

He witnessed and narrated the various incidents of the Mahabharata (with Maha Ganapati as the writer) which contains the crown jewel of Dharma, the Bhagavad Gita. Shri Vyasa is also a Chirajeevin (Deathless). He is very rightly called (one of vast intellect) and an eternal sage.

Badarajana (Vyasadeva): is known as Krishna, Krishna-dvaipayana, Dvaipayana, Satyavati-suta, Parasarya, Parasaratmaja, Badarayana, Vedavyasa, etc. He was the son of Mahamuni Parasara in the womb of Satyavati prior to her betrothal with Maharaja Santanu, the father of the great general Grandfather Bhismadeva. He is a powerful incarnation of Narayana, and he broadcasts the Vedic wisdom to the world.

Vyasadeva should be offered respects before one chants the Vedic literature, especially the Puranas. Shukadeva Gosvami his son, and Rishis like Vaisampayana were his disciples for different branches of the Vedas. The Brahma-sutras—the Vedanta-sutras, or Badarayana-sutras—were compiled by him.

Amongst sages he is the most respected author by dint of severe penances. When he wanted to record the great epic Mahabharata for the welfare of all people in the age of Kali, he was feeling the necessity of finding a powerful writer who could take his dictation. By the order of Brahmaji, Shri Ganeshji took charge of the writing. On the condition that Vyasadeva would not stop dictation for a moment. The Mahabharata was thus compiled by the joint endeavor of Vyasa and Ganesha, in Vyasa’s cave dwelling .

Just as the Moon shines by reflecting the light of the Sun, the disciples gain from their Gurus. Guru is the only assurance for the individual to transcend the bondage of sorrow and experience the consciousness of the Reality. The Guru is considered as an embodiment of the archetypes of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva, and through His grace one reaches the highest state of wisdom and bliss. Hence, the Guru’s guidance helps in managing worldly affairs with ease.

Further, according to the Rishis of yore, cosmic energy flows through the human body: it enters through the crown chakra and leaves through the feet. It is believed that the cosmic energy flows from the Guru’s feet in abundance.

The Saptarishis, who are the venerated masters who completely dedicated themselves to the pursuit of divine light, are Atri, Bhrigu, Pulastya, Vasishtha, Gautama, Angirasa and Marichi. They are ’seers’ who possess knowledge about the past, present and future of humanity.

Jupiter represents Guru, that is the only planet that has the potency to nullify any affliction caused by the other planets. Hence, Jupiter represents the higher mind and goes quiet for transmitting knowledge.

The relationship between the Guru and the Disciple is a sacred one. It is purely spiritual in nature and based on the maturity of Gyan (spiritual knowledge) and Sadhana (spiritual practice). It is the Guru who dispels the darkness of ignorance, arising out of bodily attachment.

What is it that you are supposed to know on this day of Guru Purnima?
You must understand that God is in you, with you, around you, above you, below you. In fact, you are God. Recognise this truth in the first instance. Do not entertain excessive desires and become beggars. Do your duty sincerely. That is the true Sadhana. When you are in office, do office work only; do not think of your family matters. Likewise, when you are at home, take care of the needs of your wife and children. Do not make your home an office. But today because of too much work in office, people take office-papers to their homes to complete their work. They are thus facing difficulties because they mix up their office work, household work, business and spiritual matters.

Right from this day, try to reduce your attachment to the world to the extent possible. Be happy and make others happy. Do not hurt anybody. Consider difficulties as passing clouds. You have developed family relationships and there are bound to be some worries. But do not be perturbed by them. When you look at the vast sky, you find many clouds. Likewise, in the sky of your heart there are clouds of attachment. They just come and go. Do not worry about them. What is the shape of worry? It is a mentally created fear. It is the result of your imagination. Every man is bound to encounter difficulties and losses. We should face them with courage.

From this day of Guru Purnima, make your hearts sacred. Just as you wave away the mosquitoes that bite you, brush aside any difficulties that assail you. Do not be depressed by sorrow nor be elated by happiness. Develop equanimity and strive to attain Divinity.

The Role of the Guru
Swami Sivananda asks: “Do you realize now the sacred significance and the supreme importance of the Guru’s role in the evolution of man? It was not without reason that the India of the past carefully tended and kept alive the lamp of Guru-Tattva. It is therefore not without reason that India, year after year, age after age, commemorates anew this ancient concept of the Guru, adores it and pays homage to it again and again, and thereby re-affirms its belief and allegiance to it. For, the true Indian knows that the Guru is the only guarantee for the individual to transcend the bondage of sorrow and death, and experience the Consciousness of the Reality

The Guru’s Advice
Swami Sivananda recommends: “Wake up at Brahmamuhurta (at 4 a.m.) on this most holy day. Meditate on the lotus feet of your Guru. Mentally pray to him for his Grace, through which alone you can attain Self-realisation. Do vigorous Japa and meditate in the early morning hours.

“After bath, worship the lotus feet of your Guru, or his image or picture with flowers, fruits, incense and camphor. Fast or take only milk and fruits the whole day.
In the afternoon, sit with other devotees of your Guru and discuss with them the glories and teachings of your Guru.

“Alternatively, you may observe the vow of silence and study the books or writings of your Guru, or mentally reflect upon his teachings. Take fresh resolves on this holy day, to tread the spiritual path in accordance with the precepts of your Guru.

“At night, assemble again with other devotees, and sing the Names of the Lord and the glories of your Guru. The best form of worship of the Guru is to follow his teachings, to shine as the very embodiment of his teachings, and to propagate his glory and his message.”

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8th July: Somvati Amavasya (Sunrise to 12:45 pm IST)

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Pujya Bapuji has advised that observing the following tips on this day would be very beneficial for sadhaks:

8-7-2013

सोमवती अमावस्या

this time is indian standard time for other parts of the world time is different according to the sunrise of that places so convert ist to ur time ok

somavati amavasya is very dear to Lord Shiva & very holy to devotees

a very auspicious holy day for chanting & worshipping Tulsi or holy basil plant

This is very impotant for jobless person to get good jobs or promotions in their present jobs & removing poverty from life

get a green Tulsi plant just a liitle one before tat holy day
worship the plant by lighting lamp on the day before somvati Amavasya

keep the tulsi plant in a small pot ur prayer or ur own room where u get some privacy

worship the plant by lighting lamp on the day before somvati Amavasya tat is morning & evening

& on somvati amvasya  morning u worship this tulsi plant, & keep this plant in the middle of ur room ,so get some space

& do 108 parikrama circumambulations aound the Tulsi plant clockwise just go round slowly around the tulsi plant , atleast 108 times

normaly all house in villages in india has holy tulsi in their courtyard (aangan)

or in front of the  main door

those who live in some flats or such houses  wher thereisno such provision can do thier worship ritual intheir room ,others  can easily do this worhip ritual  in their garden were they have their Holy basil plant Dear tulsi plant

shree hari

tulsi plant

For Attaining Prosperity and/or Relief from Financial troubles

If a devotee performs 108 circumambulations (parikrama) of the holy Tulsi (basil) plant on Somvati Amavasya, he will be relieved from financial problems and will attain increased success and prosperity in his job/service/business, etc. Pujya Bapuji advised that this tip is especially important for people who are doing a job (service) and nurture fears of their boss, anxiety of being laid off, etc. People, who have failed in their business earlier or have taken loan and would like to repay it, should also take benefit from this divine technique om

108 parikrama of Tulsi for removing dridrata ( Poverty). GuruJi has also advised that doing japa and meditation (dhyan) on Somvati Amavasya is lakh times more beneficial as compared to doing the same on any other day. He further said that performing japa Chanting and meditation on Somvati Amavasya would afford the same high religious merits as doing them on the supremely holy nights of Diwali, Holi, Shivratri, Janmashtami or during an eclipse.

for reaping rich spiritual benefits, a sadhak should try & practice the following on Somvati Amavasya:
i. Observe Maun (silence) or speak as little as possible
ii. Devote maximum time to japa & meditation (dhyan)
iii. If possible, do upvaas (fast) and stay only on milk.
iv. Sleep on the ground on Somvati Amavasya and on the night before as well.
v. On the night before Somvati Amavasya , the sadhak should make a firm resolve, “Tomorrow, I will observe maun (silence), study the holy scriptures & other Satsang books like Divya Prerna Prakash,Jeevan Vikas & Ishvar ki Or, and will engage myself constantly in japa and meditation.”

But all other sadhaks or devotees should definitely perform worship of the Lord and circumambulation of the Tulsi plant on Somvati Amavasya, setting aside all their other tasks. This will afford rich financial, intellectual and spiritual benefits to tthem whole life om om om…

Somvati Amavasi, or Somavati Amavasya, is no moon day that falls on a Monday (Somvar) in traditional Hindu calendar.

It is considered a highly auspicious day and millions of people take a holy dip in sacred Rivers like Ganga and Yamuna on the day. Married men and women also perform different pujas and rituals and also undertake Somavara Amavasya Vrat.
The Significance of Somvati Amavasya was narrated toYudhishtra by Bhisma in the Mahabharata. It is said that who ever takes a bath in the sacred rivers on the day would be prosperous, free of diseases and would be free from grief and sorrow. There is also a popular belief that the soul of ancestors will rest in peace if children and relatives take a holy dip in the sacred rivers.
Married women take the holy dip for a happy married life and for the long life of their husbands. They also worship the pipal tree on the day. Somavara Amavasya Vrata (fasting) is observed for a long and happy married life by couples. Many devout Hindus also fast on the day and some people only have a single meal.
On the day thousands of people take a dip in Ganga at Haridwar, Triveni and other places.

Pujya Bapuji adviced to perform 108 parikrama of Tulsi for removing dridrata ( Poverty). GuruJi has called on to all sadhaks to do jap and parikrama of Tulsiji.

Pujya Bapuji has also advised that doing japa and meditation (dhyan) on Somvati Amavasya is lakh times more beneficial as compared to doing the same on any other day. He further said that performing japa and meditation on Somvati Amavasya would afford the same high religious merits as doing them on the supremely holy nights of Diwali, Holi, Shivratri, Janmashtami or during an eclipse.

;Somvati Amavasya Anushthaan vidhi

सोमवती आमवस्या इस बार

Somvati Amavasya  Pujya Bapuji has advised that observing the following tips on this day would be very beneficial for sadhaks:


इन तिथियों पर जप/ध्यान करने का वैसा ही हजारों गुना फल होता है जैसा की सूर्य/चन्द्र ग्रहण में जप/ध्यान करने से होता है:

१. सोमवती अमावस्या –
२. रविवार को सप्तमी हो जाए.)
३. मंगलवार की चतुर्थी हो जाए.
४. बुधवार की अष्टमी हो जाए.

इन तिथियों पर जप/ध्यान का फल ग्रहण के समय किये ही जप/ध्यान के सामान होता है. इसलिए हमें इन तिथियों पर जादा जप करना चाहिए, जिस से हमें थोडे में ही जादा लाभ मिले
सोमवती अमावस्या के दिन 108 बार अगर तुलसी की परिक्रमा करते हो, ओंकार का थोड़ा जप करते हो, सूर्य नारायण को अर्घ्य देते हो; यह सब साथ में करो तो अच्छा है, नहीं तो खाली तुलसी को 108 बार प्रदक्षिणा करने से तुम्हारे घर से दरिद्रता भाग जाएगी l

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