Posts Tagged ‘Shravana’

Chaturmasya : Dadhi Vratha – 03Aug to 01Sep17

Hare Srinivasa,

We are in the auspicious Chaturmasa parva kala and about to complete the first month, Shakavratha. The Second month in the Chaturmasa is known as the Dadhi Vratha. This Vratha needs to be observed from Shravana Shudda Ekadashi to Bhadrapada Shudda Dashami


Sankalpa Mantra:

upaayanamidaM dEva vRutasaMpUrti hEtave |

dvijavaryaaya daasyEhaM sahiraNyam GanaM dadhi ||

During this Dadhivratha period, curds should not be used in any form or manner while preparing naivedya. However, buttermilk, a derivative of curds, is allowed.

|| Sri Krishnaarpanamastu ||

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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 ||

 

July – Important Days and Anushtanas

Hare Srinivasa,

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

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Date        Day      Festival

04           Tue      Prathama Ekadasi | Tapta Mudra Dharana | Chaturmasa Vratha Aarambha – Shaka Vratha            

05           Wed     Panchagavya Dwadasi* | Parane after 07:19 AM.

14           Fri       Sri Jayatheerthara Aradhana

16           Sun      Dakshinayana Aarambha***

20           Thu      Ekadasi (Kamada)**

23           Sun      Amavasya

26           Wed     Naga Chathurthi

27           Thu      Garuda Panchami

28           Fri        RigVeda Upakarma

** Harivasara on 19th Dasami day at 08:01 PM. Palahara to be taken before this time.

*** Dakshinayana Punya Kala from 03:55 PM till Sunset time. 

* Mantra for taking Panchagavya – 

yathtvakh asthigataM pApaM dehe tiShThati (mAmake) dehinaH |

prAshanat panchagavyasya dahatyagnirivendhanam ||  —-  

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Hemalambi Panchanga Shravana – Sri V Prabhanjanachar

Hare Srinivasa,

Prabhanjanacharya

Please listen to HEMALAMBI Samvatsara Panchanga Patana by Sri Vyasanakare Prabhanjanacharya

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Hemalambi Samvatsara – UPAKARMA Update

Hare Srinivasa,

The auspicious HEMALABI – the year our great Acharyaru Sriman Madhwacharyaru choose for his avatara, has just begun and the excitement is all around. The first festival of the year Sri Rama Navami is on 05th April. Let us make use of this sacred day to kick start our sadhane in the new year. As you know we have 2 Grahana events in this year and the first one – Chandra Grahana is on Aug 7th (Shravana masa Pournami day). On account of this there is a change in Upakarma dates in Hemalambi samvatsara.

Please note the Upakarma dates given below:

Rig Veda (Nuthana and Nithya Upakarma)    – 28-Jul-17(Fri)
Yajur Veda (Nuthana and Nithya Upakarma) – 06-Sep-17(Wed)

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||

Hevilambi Samvatsara Panchanga Shravana 2017-2018

Hare Srinivasa,

The auspicious new year has begun today and I am sure you all would be going to your nearest Mutts today evening for the sacred Panchanga Shravana event. Anyway for those of you who couldn’t make it in person, here comes a YouTube link from LivePravachana channel. Please listen to Hevilambi Panchanga Shravana by Vidwan Sri Venugopal Gudi Achar.

|| Sri Krishnarpanamasthu ||