Posts Tagged ‘Masa’

Sri UM Swamiji SRIRANGAM Visit for Tula Pushkara Celebrations

Hare Srinivasa,

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Here comes some great news for TN Madhwas – Sri Sri Satyatma Theertha Swamiji, Sri Uttaradi Math will grace us all in Srirangam(Dvaita capital of TN) from 16-Oct till 21-Oct.  Various programs including Ganga-Cauvery Pooja, Sapta Prakara Pradakshine(19-Oct), Sudha Mangala Anuvadha, Panchamrutha Abhisheka on Bali Padyami dina are being planned during this period when Swamiji will be with us in Srirangam. Please find the details below:

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|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

 

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October – Important Days and Anushtanas

Hare Srinivasa,

Here are the Important days and Anushtanaas in the month of OCTOBER 2017.  

Date        Day      Festival

01           Sun     Ekadasi(Pashankusha) | Dvidala Vratha Arambha

05           Thu     Karthika Snana Arambha

16           Mon     Ekadasi (Rama)**

17           Tue     Neeru Thumbuva Habba | Sri Sumateendra Theerthara Aradhana

18           Wed    Naraka Chaturdashi |  Deepavali | Tula Masa Arambha

19           Thu     Amavasya | Lakshmi Pooja

20           Fri       Bali Padya

30           Mon     Sri Vijaya Dasara Punya Dina

31           Tue     Ekadasi (Prabodhini)


**Harivasara on 15-Oct (Dasami day) from 08:20 PM.  —-  

 

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Chaturmasya : Dwidala Vratha – 01Oct to 30Oct17

Hare Srinivasa, 

We are in the auspicious Navaratri parva kala and festivities are on everywhere. The most important day for us the Vijaya Dashami / Madhwa Jayanthi is just 2 days away. This day also marks the completion of Ksheera Vratha and from 01st October, the last of the four vrathas the Dwidala Vratha starts. This Vratha needs to be observed from Ashwayuja (Ashvija) Shukla Ekasashi to Karthika Shudda Dashami.


Ksheera Vratha Samarpana Mantra:

upaayanamidaM dEva vrutasaMpUrti hEtave |

kShIraMtu dvijavaryaaya sahiraNyaM dadaamyahaM ||

Sankalpa Mantra – Dwidala Vratha:

        kaartikE dvidaLaM dhaanyaM varjayiShyE sadaa harE|

imaM kariShyE niyamaM nirviGnaM kuru kEshava ||

During this period, one should avoid DvidaLaas and bahu-bIja vegetables.

DvidaLa refers to any seed or vegetable which when broken or fried splits into two halves. Examples of such items are All Dalls, green peas.

Bahu-bIja refers to any fruit or vegetable that contains multiple seeds and is covered by an external skin. Examples of such items are apples, grapes, pomegranate, cucumber and so on.

Vegetables & others permitted –

a) Banana and banana products like balekai, Baledindu, Bale Flower, etc.

b) White Dantu soppu, Agase Soppu, Karimevu, Doddipatre soppu, etc.

c) Genasu, Suvarna Gadde, Saamegadde, Coconut, ginger

d) Potato, Milk, Curds, Butter.

|| Sri Krishnarpanamastu ||

September – Important Days and Anushtanas

Hare Srinivasa,

Here are the Important days and Anushtanaas in the month of SEPTEMBER 2017.  

Date        Day      Festival

01            Fri      Dadhi Vratha Samapti

02           Sat       Ekadasi(Parivartini) | Ksheera Vratha Aarambha

03           Sun      Dadhi Vamana Jayanthi

05           Tue      Anantha Vratha Habba

06           Wed     Yajur Veda Upakarma |  Mahalaya Paksha Aarambha

12           Tue      PUSHKARA Celebrations begins in Cauvery River   

16           Sat       Ekadasi (Indira)

19           Tue      Sarva Pitru Amavasya

21           Thu      Navarathri Aarambha

27           Wed     Saraswathy Avahana

28           Thu      Saraswathy Pooja

29           Fri       Ayudha Pooja

30           Sat      Vijaya Dasami | Sri Madhwa Jayanthi 

 


 

 

—-  

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Chaturmasya: Ksheera Vratha – 02Sep to 30Sep17

Hare Srinivasa, 

We are in the auspicious Chaturmasa parva kala and about to complete the Dhadhivratha. The Third month in the Chaturmasa is known as the Ksheera Vratha. This Vratha needs to be observed from Bhadrapada Shukla Ekadashi to Ashwayuja (Ashvija) Shukla Dashami.


Sankalpa Mantra:

kShIravratamidaM dEva gRuhItam puratastava |

  nirviGnaM siddhimaayaatuprasaadaat ramaapatE ||

During this period, milk should not be used in any form or manner while preparing naivedya. This restriction includes milk derivatives like kene (cream of milk), cheese or other dairy products, but excludes curds or yoghurt.

 

|| Sri Krishnarpanamastu ||

 

 

August – Important Days and Anushtanas

Hare Srinivasa,

Here are the Important days and Anushtanaas in the month of AUGUST 2017.  

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Date        Day      Festival

02           Wed     Shaka Vratha Samapti

03           Thu      Ekadasi(Putrada) | Dadhi Vratha Aarambha

04           Fri        Sri Varamahalakshmi Vratha

07           Mon      Chandra Grahana*

09           Wed     Sri Rayara Madhya Aradhane

14           Mon     Sri Krishnajanmashtami**   

18           Fri       Ekadasi (Aja)

20           Sun      Pushyarka Yoga

21           Mon     Amavasya

22           Tue     Proshtapadi Bhagavatha Aarambha

25           Fri       Vinayaka Chathurthi

26           Sat      Rishi Panchami

27           Sun     Surya Shasti*** 

30           Wed    Sri Jagannatha Dasara Aradhane


Chandra Grahana ::  Sparsha – 10:53 PM  |  Madhya Kala  – 11:50 PM  |  Moksha  –  00:48 AM. Bhojana to be taken before 01:53 PM on 7th Aug.


** Gokulashtami :: Sri Krishna Arghya to be given at 11:19 PM. Parane to be done after 03:37 PM on 15th Aug. 


*** Surya Shasti :: Pratha Snana will fetch Ashwamedha Yaga Phala.


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|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Chaturmasya : Shakavratha – 04Jul to 02Aug17

Hare Srinivasa, 

The auspicious Chaturmasa is starting today and we are in the 1st month of the four months, which is known as the Shakavratha. This Vratha needs to be observed from Ashada Shudda Ekadashi to Shravana Shudda Dashami.

Chaturmasa Vratha Sankalpa Mantra:-

 


Shaka Vratha – Sankalpa Mantra:

shaakavRataM mayaadEva gRuhItaM puratastava |

nirviGnaM siddhimaayaatu prasaadaat tava kEshava
||

During this period, we need to avoid the following items:

Vegetables to be avoided – Plant based food – All Vegetables, Fruits, plant leaves, stems, branches, etc to be avoided. Dry Chillies, Green Chillies not to be used. 

We can take all types of Dalls, (G.dall after Teekarayara Panchami), Mango fruit, Jeera, Pepper, Milk, Curds, Ghee, Honey.

Mustard not permitted (For Rayara Mutt Mustard is permitted – as sampradaya)

 

|| Sri Krishnarpanamastu ||