Ekothistam Othan Eleventh Day Ceremony for The Dead


Mantras are chanted asking the Pretha to descend in the body of the Brahmin.

Originally 32 Kavalas (32 palmful),were offered.

The Brahmin who took the food died as soon as he finished eating the food.

Rig Veda Sandhya Vandhana Mantras English


I am providing Sandhya vandana Mantra for Rif Vedins below. 1. aachamanam – sit in a squatting position, facing east or north. The hands should be between the knees. Bend … Continue reading Rig Veda Sandhya Vandhana Mantras English

Homa Havan What Are They Types


In a Homa, Fire, Agni is invoked and oblations are made to the Deities in the Fire.

Agnihotra, a Homa, is an essential Homa that is to be performed by all the Varnas daily.

Human Body has two aspects.

One is the physical one that one sees and perceives, the Sthoola Sareera.

The other one is Sukshma Sareera, the Finer One, which is invisible.

Deeparadhana Aarti Procedure Mantra Meaning


Towards the conclusion of the Pooja,the other types of Homage(there are 8/16/64) are to be performed and the Deeparadhana with a single wick is to be the last.

Deeparadhana is of different types.

1.Eka Deepa, this is mandatory and is to be performed finally after all the Aarthis are done with.

2.Pancha Deeparadhan, with five wicks.

3.Kumbha Deeparadhana, with a Kumbha,a Vessel.

4.Ekadasa Deeparadhana, with Eleven lights, it is to be performed with a special plate.This is normally done for Lord Shiva.

5.Sahasra Deeparadhana, with 1000 light on special occasions,done in Temples.