During the Aadi month, the sun begins its journey southward from North and is called Dakshinayana Punya Kala. For devas, its night time or twilight zone and they are engaged in worshipping the Maha Shakthi to remove darkness from their lives. Lord Shiva is with his consort and therefore her powers are doubled during this month. The mother protects her devotees from all negative forces and therefore regarded as the most auspicious month of the year for Devi worship. The sun steers its way to enter the Kataka rasi (Cancer sign that is ruled by the Moon) and hence this month is also called Karkataka.
Friday is Shukravar or the day of planet Shukra, Venus. This planet signifies beauty, wealth, and materialistic auspiciousness. A Vedic story tells that Goddess Lakshmi, a form of Shakti was given to King of Devas, Lord Indra by a sage. Lord Indra neglected the goddess which annoyed the sage who in turn cursed the Devas and asked the guru of demigods Shukracharya to look after the wealth goddess. He did as he was told and therefore his day Shukravar or Friday became so auspicious for female deity worship.
Vedicfolks will perform five homams for five Fridays of Aadi that is so synonymous with austerity, spirituality and godliness. The rituals have been carefully chosen to venerate the super feminine powerhouse Maha Shakthi who destroys evil and upholds righteousness. The following yagyas also provide manifold blessings during this divine month for a devotee to achieve all wishes in life.
Kanchi Kamakshi Devi Homam
Scheduled Live on Aug 14, 2020 @ 3.30 PM IST
The Kanchi Kamakshi Shakti Peeth is so significant that nowhere in this temple town can one find an exclusive temple for the deity other than the Kanchi temple. A grand ritual to this powerful power centre fetches marriage blessings, boon of child and eases relationship problems. Health ailments, specifically infertility, will be induced and couples performing this homa will be blessed with children. Disputes or misunderstandings between couples will be settled. Bachelors or spinsters awaiting marriage will tie the knot with their desirable partner.
Special Archana at Kanchi Kamakshi Temple on Aadi Fridays
Kanchi Kamakshi Amman Temple Puja - Grants Prosperity, Inner Peace
The Kanchi Kamakshi temple is one of the 51 Shakthi peetams and Goddess Kamakshi is also referred to as Parabhrama Swarupini. Adi Shankara composed the Saundarya Lahiri to pacify the goddess and installed the Sri Chakram inside the sanctum which is revered every day. She removes obstacles in the path of marriage and therefore young girls worship here to enter into wedlock. Also, people worship the goddess to beget children. A Puja in this temple grants prosperity, inner peace and perennial joy to her devotees.
Offering a lemon garland to Goddess on all Aadi Fridays increases the positive vibrations, calm your mind, drives away evil forces & keep off evil eyes.
Ragi a special kind of porridge that is made on Aadi month & is offered to Mother Goddess. It will help you to appease the Goddess & obtain the divine blessings of peace, good fortune & longevity.