Bhadrapada, U. Death in one of these nakshatras causes easy emancipation for the soul of the deceased, but harmful for the kin especially spouse, children and grandchildren. Shastra says there is danger at every step. Special funeral procedure is performed in such cases. On the thirteenth day special shanti homa is performed for the safety of the kin. If a person dies on a previous nakshatra and funeral is done during panchakam, then the special funeral vidhi should be followed, but shanti on the thirteenth day need not be done.
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Jump to navigation Jump to search Temple in India This article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject. Please help improve the article by providing more context for the reader. It is claimed to be the second home place of lord venkateshwara after Tirupati Temple. Every month Moolavar Abhishekam is performed of shree balaji, The abhishekam is performed on Shravana Nakshatra. Lord Shree Balaji is offered arghyam, padhvam, etc.
Then turmeric paste is applied on Lord Balaji, then the idol is bathed with perfumed water. Then the lord of wealth is dressed up and garlands are offered. Vaikuntha Ekadashi is the event celebrated at Lord Balaji Temple. Vaikunta Ekadashi is the ekadasi that is observed in the shukla paksha of dhanurmasa as per the Hindu Calendar.
During the Abhishekam, the idol of Lord Venkateshwara is offered arghyam, padhvam, etc. Next, turmeric paste is applied and the idol is bathed with perfumed water. The Abhishekam concludes with the Lord being dressed up handsomely along with garlands of fresh flowers. This event is celebrated with great pomp and on a bigger scale where the entire temple is decorated with flowers and lights.
Maha Bhog is offered to the deity on this auspicious occasion. Vaikuntha Ekadashi Vaikuntha Ekadashi is celebrated in the month of Margashirsha. It is believed that the doors of Vaikuntha are open on this day, hence drawing thousands of devotees to the temple to seek the blessings of Shree Balaji. A special bhog is offered to the deity on this auspicious occasion and the aarti taken on this day is known to be a special blessing.
It is believed that Sri Andal, the adopted daughter of Sri Periyalwar, one of the most revered saints in Hinduism, was dedicated to Lord Vishnu to the extent that she decided to marry the Lord Himself. She would offer archana to the Lord in order to achieve her ultimate purpose in life.
Sri Andal is regarded to be the form of Goddess Mahalaxmi. Also, on all these days, Pongal Bhog is offered to the Lord and then the prasadam from the bhog is distributed amongst devotees. The last day of the Margashirsha month, which is the day of Poornima and also the wedding day of Sri Andal and Shree Balaji, is celebrated with special decorations in the temple along with a Maha Aarti to mark this occasion.
Archana Archana is a special pooja carried out by the temple priest. It is usually performed by narrating the name of the devotee, his birth star and family ancestry to call upon direct guidance and blessings of the Lord.
The foremost part of the pooja, however, is chanting 16, or names of the deity and worshipping the Lord with tulsi leaves, flowers and kumkum. Kalyan Mala Kalyan Mala is a holy thread Andal Mala offered to Shree Balaji to invoke the blessings of the Lord for a long and happy married life in case of married couples and to seek an ideal life partner and a happy future, if looking to get wedded. Tulsi Mala Tulsi basil is known to be the most sacred plant in Hinduism.
It is worshipped for its healing powers. It is said that by offering a Tulsi Mala garland of tulsi leaves to Lord Venkateshwara, the aura of the devotee is purified and he can connect to Shree Balaji, hence, bringing peace, good health and wards off the evil. Oil Offering Oil is generally offered to Lord Venkateshwara to eliminate the darkness form the minds of the devotee and ask the Lord to guide him through the path of knowledge and shower him with enough wisdom to lead a life of humbleness.
The Utsav deities are decorated beautifully and placed on a swing for this pooja and worshipped by swinging it back and forth. Just like the swing, our lives are filled with ups and downs and Unjal Seva is performed to bring about balance in our lives and bless us with tolerance.
Devotees opting for Pitru Daan are known to get devoid of all sins and hence, attain salvation. These devotees are blessed with fame prosperity, long and healthy life and fine children. Vastra Daanam Offering clothes to the Lord It is known that offering clothes to Lord Venkateshwara at Shree Balaji Temple, Mumbai will bring abundance and peace of mind and body to the devotee.
He will be blessed by Lord Venkateshwara and his physical health will be cared by the Lord himself. Prasadam Naivedyam Prasadam means gift, mostly in the form of sweets, prepared with a lot of devotion. By offering Prasadam to Lord Venkateshwara, devotees are blessed with good health, endurance, prosperity and abundance. Prasadam is first offered to the Lord and then distributed amongst devotees, which is believed to ease their sins and sorrows.
By doing this seva, the devotee receives anugraha blessings of Lord Venkateshwara in the form of Gyan Drishti clear vision of knowledge. Light a lamp at Shree Balaji temple with utmost devotion, love and a pure heart. In turn all the darkness and sorrows of your life will transform to a bright and prosperous future.
Scientifically, when the aroma of burnt sesame oil is inhaled, it opens up various knots in our veins and enhances the circulation of blood in the body, hence, refreshing the mind. The air is purified, making connection with the Lord, an easier process. It signifies surrendering oneself completely, with a pure heart, to Lord Venkateshwara. The ingredient offered is used towards Annadanam, Prasadam, and feeding of the poor, which gratifies the devotee and gives him immense peace of mind. Suprabhata Seva Suprabhata auspicious dawn Seva is performed by chanting Suprabhatam at Shree Balaji Temple and offering Lord Venkateswara with the first aarti and bhog of the day.
This seva is said to bring in dawns of good fortune and excellence and bestows the devotee with inner strength to withstand any difficulty he faces in his life. Bhajan Yajman After the bhajans each day, except for Sundays, a special pooja is performed on behalf of a couple of devotees present at that moment, having birthdays or anniversaries on that day.
The significance of this pooja is to assure overall health, happiness and prosperity of these devotees. Udayasthamana Pooja This seva involves devotedly worshipping Lord Venkateshwara at Shree Balaji Temple right from the morning aarti to the last pooja at night by the devotee all alankarams, vastrams, archana, bhog, deeparadhana, flower and tulsi offerings.
By offering this seva to the Lord, the devotee is relieved of all the sins and sufferings surrounding his life and is blessed with a bright future, good health and great prosperity all round.
It is the house of God. Temple represents the earthly world, the heavenly world and the astral world. Temple is a cradle of knowledge and reality and empowers the devotee by resolving all his delusions. This is the place where devotees realizes the truth and gets transformed. Padapadmam Believers claim that the temple is built considering the shilpa shashtra, agama shashtra and vastu shashtra becomes the wish full-filler one.
Devotees arrive here to fulfill their wishes and to be blessed. Shree Balaji Mandir , Road No. RSC 69, Sector 7, Opp.
Dhanishta Panchakam Shanti
Jump to navigation Jump to search Temple in India This article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject. Please help improve the article by providing more context for the reader. It is claimed to be the second home place of lord venkateshwara after Tirupati Temple. Every month Moolavar Abhishekam is performed of shree balaji, The abhishekam is performed on Shravana Nakshatra. Lord Shree Balaji is offered arghyam, padhvam, etc. Then turmeric paste is applied on Lord Balaji, then the idol is bathed with perfumed water.
Shanti Panchakam (Hare krishna)