Chaturmasya Vratha Samapti & Dhatri Havana

Hare Srinivasa,  

The auspicious parva kala, the Chaturmasa kala is about to end and I am sure everyone will be busy preparing for the Uthana Dwadhasi habba & Tulasi Vivaaha the coming Sunday(25th). We need to do samarpane of Dvidala Vratha and entire chaturmasa vratha and the mantras for the same are given below:


Dvidala Vraha Samarpana Mantra:

aniruddha namastubhyaM dvidaLaaKyavratEna cha |

matkRutEnaashvinE maasi prItyarthaM phaladO bhava ||

Chaturmasa Vratha Samarpana Mantra:

idaM vrataM mayaa dEva kRutaM prItyai tava prabhO |

nyUnaM saMpUrNataaM yaatu tvatprasaadaat janaardhana||

Once you are done with the Uthana Dwadashi celebrations, the next function one will be looking forward to is the Dhathri Havana or Vanabhojana function.

Dhathri Havana is doing the pooja of Dhatri – Nellikayi Tree (Amalika) during Karteeka Maasa with the pooja of Karteeka Damodara with Shodachopachaara with Jageery-Tovve-Ghee with Dhatri Namana mantra – Homa etc- afterwards Brahmins and Suhaasinis are fed in the open place near that tree. By doing Vana Bhojana during this month one would get rid of the evil of eating Paraanna Bhojana.


Vanabhojana is usually done on Karthika Shudda Trayodashi, Chaturdashi, Poornime, upto Karthika Bahula Panchami. Dhatri – Nellikayi not to be eaten on Saptami and Sunday, Tuesday and Friday. As such, Dhatri Havana will not be done on Sunday, Tuesday and Friday and Saptami. We can use the new Nellikai only after the Dhatri Havana. i.e., samarpana of Dhatri to Srihari.

Attending and having the theertha prasada during Vanabhojana is considered very auspicious and people travel any distance to participate in this event every year. Further, during Chaturmasya due to some constraints we may not have done the Vratacharane fully. That Vratalopa dosha also would be removed. We will get the phala of doing thousands of Ashwamedha phala and hundreds of Vajapeya yaaga, many ganga Dhatri Havana – Vana Bhojana snaana phala by just doing the vanabhojana. Such is the benefit of Dhathrihavana.

Here is some information regarding Vanabhojana celebrations during this year.

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@ HOGENAKKAL


Program :     Tula Karthika Dhathrihavana

Date:            27-Nov-12 & 28-Nov-12 (Tue & Wed)

Venue:       Vyasa Ashrama, 1102 Opp to Sri Varasiddhi Anjaneyar Temple and Near Govt Crocodile Park.

Organized by:  HCSRTK DHVB Trust, “Dakshina Mantralaya“,  Papparapatti Agraharam,  Dharmapuri District.

Contact Numbers:  (04342) 245398, 245383, 93626 69187

Note            :  Pravachana by Sri Koralahalli Venkateshachar and Sri Lakshmi Shobane Pooja by Smt. Saraswathy Sripathy are being planned.

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Yathi Traya Sannidhana, Nanganallur


Program :    Dhathri Havana & Vanabhojana

Date :          08-Dec-12 Saturday

Venue :    Sri SRS Mutt, Yathi Traya Sannidhana, “DAKSHINA MANTRALAYA“, No. 9, 10th Street, Nanganallur, Chennai – 600 061. 

Contact Numbers:  (044) 22671575,  9941267966

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Sri Krishna Sri Raghavendra Mutt, T Nagar


Program :    Dhathri Havana & Vanabhojana

Date :          27-Nov-12 Tuesday

Venue :    Sri Krishna Sri Raghavendra Swamy Mutt, Ragavaiah Road, T Nagar, Chennai – 600 017. 

Contact Numbers:  (044) 28156286

|| Sri Krishnarpanamastu ||

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