ON 20-8-2013 FULL MOON DAY---SARPA BALI---RUK YAJUR UPAKARMA- A V A N I A V I T T A M.

THIS FESTIVAL WILL FALL ON AADI OR AAVANI MONTH.ON FULL MOON DAY. FOLLOWING VARA LAKSHMI VRATHAM. AS EVERY ONE OBSERVING THIS WILL HAVE TO PERFORM RISHI THARPANAM

HAVE TIFFIN AT NIGHT TO ALL IRRESESPECTIVE OF THE FACT WHETHER ONE'S FATHER IS ALIVE OR NOT. THE ENTIRE HOUSE WILL BE CLEANED AND WASHED AND KOLAM WILL BE DRAWN. IN SOME

FAMILIES IZHAI KOLAM AND IN SOME FAMILIES PODI KOLAM AS PER THEIR CUSTOMES. A BIG KOLAM WILL BE DRAWN WHERE THREAD CEREMONY IS TO BE PERFORMED OR SMALL KOLAMS FOR EACH PERSONS

OF THE HOUSE TO SIT AND DO POONAL CEREMONY.

BACHELOR'S , AFTER FACE SHAVE AND BATH, WILL PERFORM FIRST SAMITHU AADHAANAM. AND KAAMOKARISHEET JAPAM. AFTERWARDS,MAADHYANIKAM AND BRAHMA YAGYAM THEY WILL TAKE BATH FOR

SECOND TIME , AND WEAR THE NEW POONAL AFTER MAHA SANKALPAM AND THEN PERFORM KAANDA RISHI THARPANAM, WITH THE HELP OF FAMILY PRIEST/ SASTRIGALS OR ELDERLY PEOPLE. THEY WILL CHANT

, VEDHAM. ALL ELDERLY PEOPLE ALSO WILL JOIN THEM EXCEPT SAMITHADHAANAM AND SHAVING. AARTHY WILL BE TAKEN AND THE YOUNGERS WILL DO NAMASKARAM TO ELDERS AND GET THEIR BLESSINGS.

IF THE SACRED THREAD CEREMONY TAKES PLACE IN TEMPLES OR IN SOME COMMON HALLS, HOMAM WILL BE DONE THERE. AARTHY WILL BE TAKEN AS SOON AS THEY ARRIVED THE HOUSE. WHILE

DOING THARPANAM OUR STOMACH MUST BE EMPTY. THEREFORE WE SHOULD NOT TAKE ANYTHING BEFORE THARPANAM FROM MORNING ON THAT DAY.THE MENU FOR THE DAY: VADAI, PAYASAM, FRIED APPLAM,

POLI, CURD PACHADI, DHALL COOKED RICE; KOSUMALLI; PORIAL, KOOTU, SAMBAR, MORE KULAMBU; RASAM AND CURD.

FOR VAISHNAVATES ALSO POONAL CEREMONY FALLS ON THIS SAME DAY. FOR RIG VEDICS SOME TIMES UPAKARMA WILL FALL ON SUKLA PATCHA CHATHURDASI PRIOR TO FULL MOON DAY.. SOMETIMES
THIS WILL BE PERFORMED ON THE SAME YAJUR VEDIC DAY. THERE IS NO KAMOKARISHTH JAPAM FOR RIG VEDIS. OR HOMAM. THE REST, ALSO MENU WILL BE THE SAME. FOE SAMA VEDICS , IT FALLS

ON 7TH SEPTEMBER HASTHAM STAR DAY. REST AS PER YAJUR VEDICS.

FOR PERSONS GOING TO TEMPLES OR TO COMMON HAAL FOR DOING UPAKARMA: KINDLY TAKE BRASS PLATE, PANCHATHRA UTHIRINI, RAW RICE, JAGGERY, BLACK ELLU, DHAKSHINAI, GHEE FOR

HOMAM, COCONUT, PLANTAIN FRUIT, AND THAAMBOOLAM.

FOR ALL: GAYATHRI JAPAM ON 21-8-2013 THIS YEAR. TIME FROM 8-20 TO 10-40 A,M.

FOR YAJUR VEDHIS: 1. SNAANAM, SANDHYA VANDHANAM. 2. SHAVING ONLY FOR BACHELORS. 3. SAMIDHA DHAANAM ONLY FOR BRAHMACHARIS. OUPAASANAM FOR GRAHASTHARS; 4. KAMOKARISHTH JAPAM

TO ALL EXCEPT THALAI AVANI AVITTAM BOYS. 5. MADHYANNIKAM, BRAHMA YAGYAM. 6. MAHA SANKALPAM 7. SNAAMAM 8. WEARING NEW POONAL.9. KAANDA RISHI THARPANAM. 10. VEDHA VYASA KANDA

RISHI POOJA. 11. UPAKARMA HOMAM. 12. ANUGGAI AND NANDHI SRATHAM ONLY FOR THALAI AVANI AVITTAM BOYS. 13. VEDHAM AARAMBHAM VEDHA ADHYAYANAM.14. GETTING BLESSINGS AFTER

NAMASKAARAM.

RIG VEDA UPAKARMA: 1. SNAANAM, SANDHYA VANDHANAM.2. SHAVING AND SAMITHADHANAM FOR BRAHMACHARIS 3. AUPAASANAM FOR GRAHASTHAS.4.MAADHYAANIHIKAM AND BRAHMA YAGYAM. 5.

UTHSARJANAM-PUNYAHAVACHANAM.6. MAHA SANKALPAM 7. AVABRUTHA SNAANAM. 8.DEVA RISHI PITHRU THARPANAM.9. UPAKRAMAM- UPAKRAMA HOMAM. 10. YAGYAPAVEETHA HOMAM. 11. CURD SAKTHU

PRAACHANAM. 12. WEARING NEW POONAL. 13. ANUGGAI AND NANADHI SRATHAM FOR THALAI AVANI AVITTAM BOYS, 14. VEDHAM AARAMBHAM- ADHYAYANAM. NAMASKARAM- BLESSINGS.

THE FIRST AVANI AVITTAM AFTER UPANAYANAM IS CALLED "THALAI AVANI AVITTAM" FOR THIS IT IS USUAL TO PREPARE WHOLE GREEN GRAM SUNDAL AND OFFER IT AS NEIVEDHYAM FOR THE

HOMAM. APPAM AND IDLI WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.

SAAMA VEDHA UPAKARMA: 1. SNAANAM-SANDHYA VANDHANAM 2. SAMIDHA DHANAM, OUPAASANAM.3. MAADHYANIKAM. 4, MAHA SANKALPAM.5. SNAANAM, BRAHMA YAGYAM, PUNYAHA VACHANAM. 6. PREPARE

49 RISHI DOLLS ON RIVER SAND. 7. THARPANAM WITH MANGALA AKSHATHAI AND ERUKKU ELAI FOR 230 MAHA RISHIS APPROXIMATELY. 8. PUNAR POOJA AND YATHA STHAANAM TO TO RISHIS.

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9. HOMAM IN AGNI. 10. POOJA TO 4 VEDHAS AND TO SAPTHA RISHIS. 11. WEARING NEW POONAL. 12. VEDHAM AARAMBHAM. 13. PROKSHANAM OF KALASA 14. PRASADAM OF CURD AND APPAM. 15. WEARING

THE POONAL WHICH ADORNED THE RISHIS DURING RISHI POOJA IN THE RIGHT HAND.16. GETTING BLESSINGS FROM ELDERS AFTER DOING NAMAMSKARAMS TO THEM.