Scheduled Live Stream on September 28, 2022 & October 01, 2022 & October 04, 2022 @ 6 PM IST
Navaratri 2022 is the time to worship divine powers to bestow upon the devotee Siddhi (fulfillment of desires) and Buddhi (intellect) in order to maintain physical and mental balance. The propitious nine days helps to eradicate evils of life. Mahishasura is a symbolic representation of one’s own evil like ego, greed, lust, anger, attachment, fear, jealousy, inertia, hatred and guilt. After all these enemies have been wiped out after nine days of battle, it’s time for victory or Vijaya Dasami.
Vedicfolks Navaratri Special rituals are designed in such a way that you experience the Universal Shakti and her forms as Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati exhibiting great valor to ensure victory of good over evil, to acquire wealth and prosperity and gain knowledge, wisdom and creative skills.
From Day 1 to Day 9, the energies of the goddesses – from Madura Meenakshi to Dasa Mahavidyas – ascend to a higher level of consciousness. It’s that time of the year, when one undertakes a journey of destroying negativity in the subtle body leading to triumph of self in the end. Navaratri signifies the movement of traits in a soul from Tamasik or inert, to Rajasik or active and finally to Satvik or illuminant. The pathway is very systematic and disciplined as the seven chakras from Mooladara to Sahasrara are purified.
Day 1 – Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple Pooja
Day 2 – Pateeswaram Temple Pooja
Day 3 – Nava Durga Homam
Day 4 – Ashta Lakshmi Temple Pooja
Day 5 – Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple Pooja
Day 6 – Ashta Lakshmi Homam
Day 7 – Koothanur Saraswati Temple Pooja
Day 8 – Kanchi Kamakshi Temple Pooja
Day 9 – Dasa Mahavidya Homam
Get the entire benefit of Navaratri from this combined package of three homams and six temple ceremonies to powerful Devi forms for success, great fortune, wisdom and all round well-being.
The Meenakshi Amman Temple is situated on the banks of the River Vaigai in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu. The main deity of the temple is Goddess Meenakshi which means fish-eyed and an incarnation of Goddess Parvati, and her consort Lord Sundareshwarar. The temple is so rich in historical data and has 14 entrance towers. According to ancient literature, the Lord Indira had enshrined the swayambu lingam in the premises of the temple. The fact that Lord Sundareshwarar is seen on the vehicle of Lord Indira proves this fact. Also found in the temple are statues of Lord Nataraja, and Lord Ganesh, which was found in the temple lake during excavation. A dip in the lotus pond (Porthamarai Kulam) on new moon day on auspicious days and prayers to the gods fulfills wishes for success.
Patteeswaram Durga Temple is situated in Kumbakonam town in Tamil Nadu. The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Shiva as Dhenupureeswarar or Patteeswarar, and his consort is Gnanambigai. The powerful Goddess Durga has a separate shrine here and the temple is popularly known as Patteeswaram Durga temple. The temple was built by the Chola kings and its construction resembles a typical south Indian architecture. The temple is also one of the 275 Padal Petra Sthalams or temples that are glorified in the verses of Saiva Nayanars. There are references to this temple in the classic Tevaram poems.
A puja to this powerful goddess eliminates evil forces, readily grants boons to devotees, grants instant relief to problems, gives success in all endeavors, showers prosperity and wellness.
Scheduled Live Stream on September 28, 2022 @ 6 PM IST
Navadurga Homam is very special for fulfilling your cherished dreams, removing evil curses, known or unknown sins, or any other such ill effects. The ritual removes obstacles, revenges of wandering spirits, invisible evil forces. It ushers in health, wealth, prosperity, financial stability, longevity, fertility and children, success in married life, education and fame, strength, fortune, removal of fear and danger. It also keeps off detrimental thoughts, malefic effects of all planets especially Rahu and Ketu. The nine forms of Mother Durga protect devotees from all directions by preventing any form of negativity or evil striking them. Also, Nava Durga homam bestows nine times blessings of the powerful Mother.
Ancient scriptures have revealed that Goddess Lakshmi emerged from the ocean when the gods and demons were churning it for the nectar of immortality. Therefore, the Ashta Lakshmi Temple that’s adjacent to the Besant Nagar beach in Chennai, is symbolic of the deity’s manifestation from sea. The distinct feature of the temple is that it resembles the letter ‘Om’ in Sanskrit. The temple has four levels and Goddess Maha Lakshmi and her consort Maha Vishnu are first to be worshipped. From this main sanctum, the other smaller shrines of Ashta Lakshmi forms are seen on different tiers of the temple.
Goddess Maha Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu fulfill the wishes of the devotees. She grants eight-fold boons in the form of Ashta Siddhis (eight accomplishments) and also eight-fold wealth called Ashta Aishwaryam (eight types of prosperity).
Goddess Shakti’s three eyes fell at Karavira in Kolhapur in Maharashtra. She manifested as Goddess Mahalakshmi in a temple which is also called the Amba Bai temple. Here she fulfills all her devotee’s wishes and grants them spiritual and material wealth. The Kolhapur temple is also known as Dakshin Kashi because it is the perpetual home of the goddess and her consort Maha Vishnu. A puja in this temple grants all your wishes, it relives one from financial burdens and hurdles. Worshipping the goddess also bestows one with abundance of wealth, and prosperity of all kinds.
Scheduled Live Stream on October 01, 2022 @ 6 PM IST
Ashta Lakshmi Homam invokes the eight goddess forms that denote eight different facets of prosperity that fulfill the various necessities and desires of people. Goddess Maha Lakshmi caters to our daily essentials of life like wealth, learning, fertility, courage, power, progeny and victory. The homam provides all types of prosperity to you so that there’s no dearth of material comforts and fortune. When worshipped with devotion and trust, give abundance of everything and helps to achieve goals successfully. The ritual helps to wipe away negative emotions and ensures positivity of thoughts and actions.
Koothanur Saraswati Temple is very famous for the Wisdom Goddess’ blessings of creativity, skills, intelligence, alertness and removing ego. Numerous writings and inscriptions reveal valuable information about the temple. Those who worship the goddess here gain good knowledge and are blessed with name and fame. Poojas and other rituals performed in this temple fetch high rewards. Anointing the deity with honey, turmeric powder, milk, curd, ghee, pure oil and fruits juices are said to be auspicious. People offer white sarees to please the deity. A Chola king donated the temple and its land to a poet called Ottakoothar and hence the place got the name Koothanoor. It’s also called Dakshin Triveni as the River Harisol which flows here is said to be an offshoot of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati.
Kanchi Kamakshi Temple is situated in the holy town of Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu. The temple is known as nabistana odiyana peetham because in this Shakti peetham the Goddess Shakti’s naval fell. The goddess appears in a yogic posture called ‘Padmasana’ or lotus pose. A Sri Chakra was installed by Adi Shankara to calm down the fierce deity of the temple. This is the only temple dedicated to the Mother Goddess in the entire town of Kanchipuram. As her name portrays, ka signifies Goddess Lakshmi, ma denotes Saraswati and ‘atchi’ means eyes. The two deities reside in the eyes of Mother Kamakshi to bestow multiple blessings of wealth, fortune, prosperity, knowledge and well-being. The 24 letters of Gayatri mantra are represented in the 24 pillars of the temple. The four Vedas are symbolized by the four walls. Mother Kamakshi dwells in the Sri Chakra triangle in the inner sanctum seated on an Omkara Peetham.
Scheduled Live Stream on October 04, 2022 @ 6 PM IST
Dasa Maha Vidya Homam is an exclusive and powerful ritual to perform on the last day of Navaratri which invokes the ten fierce forms of Goddesses Shakti – the Dasa Mahavidyas or Wisdom Goddesses. Only great scholars or priests can perform sadhna to these tantric goddesses who shower immense boons to the devotees. Their worship is also prescribed as an astrological remedy for reducing the effects of malevolent planets as each deity represents a particular planet but on the whole, their place is much higher and powerful than the constellations in the sky. Their worship opens up the path to wisdom and liberation. The Mahavidyas provide knowledge beyond anyone’s comprehension and they make one realise that time and life are a never-ending process.
Navaratri is one of the most religious festivals since Vedic times. It’s a nine day festival that ends with Dussehra in the northern parts of India or Vijaya Dasami in the southern regions. The festival symbolises victory of good over evil. During the first three days of the festival, goddess Maha Shakti is worshipped as Goddess Durga. During the following three days, she is worshipped as Goddess Lakshmi and the last three days she is revered as Goddess Saraswati. The Dasa Mahavidyas represent the trinity female powers in their varying aspects like manifestation, appearance and blessings.
Navarathri Day 3 - Navadurga Homam
Navarathri Day 6 - Ashta Lakshmi Homam
Navarathri Day 9 - Dasa Mahavidya Homam