MAHALAYA PAKSHAM
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THIS YEAR MAHALAYA PAKSHAM STARTS 0N 20-09-2013. AND ENDS ON 5-10-2013.PURATTASI 4 TO 19 DATES. THIS OCCURS EITHER BY THE END OF AAVANI OR IIN PURATASI STARTING ON

PRATHAMAI THITHI AFTER FULL MOON. AND ENDS ON AMAVASI DAY (KRISNA PATCHAM). THOSE WHO HAVE LOST THEIR FATHER WILL PERFORM THARPANAM ON THE DAY THITHI COINCIDING WITH THE DAY OF

THE DEATH OF THE FATHER. THIS HIRANYA SRATHAM COULOD ALSO BE DONE TILL THE FIFITH DAY AFTER MAHALAYA AMAVASAI.DEPENDING ON CIRCUMSTANCES.

THOSE WHOSE MOTHERS ARE ALIVE MUST PERFORM MAHALAYA SRATHAM. BOTH PARENTS ARE NOT ALIVE MAHALAYA SRATHAM MUST BE DONE BY THEIR SONS INDIVIDUALLY, AT THEIR RESPECTIVE

PLACES. THIS SRATHAM CAN BE PERFORMED BY OFFERING CASH AS DHAKSHINAI ONLY TO THE PRIEST/SASTRIGALS AND IN ADDITION BY FEEDING THEM AS WELL. FOR THIS, THE INGREDIENTS SHOULD BE

FRIED AND GROUND , AFRESH AS FOR SAMAARAADHANAIS. PORIAL, KOOTU, VADAI, PAYASAM, SWEET, MORE KULAMBU, PORITHA KULAMBU, RASAM, CURD. VARIETY RICE.

IF THE SRATHAM COULD NOT BE PERFORMED ON THE SPECIFIED DAY DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND CONTROL , THIS COULD BE PERFORMED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS. MAHA BHARANI, MAHA

VIDHIAPADHAM,MADHYASHTAMAI, GAJA CHAAYAA DAYS. TAKE LIGHT TIFFIN DURING NIGHT ON THAT DAY ONLY THOSE WHO PERFORM THE SRATHAM ( HUSBAND AND WIFE).THIS MAY BE PERFORMED ON ANY

DASY BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF THE MONTH OF KARTHIGAI.

IF YOU ARE GOING TO DO ON FATHER'S THITHI DAY YOU CAN DO. FOR OTHER DAY'S THE BIRTH STAR OF THE KARTHA, HIS WIFE, HIS ELDEST SON SHOULD NOT BE THERE ON THAT DAY.

MAHALAYAM:= JOINING IN ONE PLACE FROM DIFFERENT PLACES. YAMA DHARMA RAJA WANTS TO CLEAN AND WASH HIS YAMA PATTINAM. SO HE REQUESTING ALL THE OCCUPIERS TO GO OUT FROM HIS

LOGHAM FOR FIFTEEN DAYS. PITHRUS ARE COMING TO THEIR RELATIVE HOUSES..THESE DAYS ARE CALLED MAHALAYA PATCHAM. YOU ARE SAYING IN THE MAHALAYA SRATHA SANKALPAM

"AASHHAADYAAHAA PANCHAMAA PARA PAKSHEA THAT IS AADI MONTH KRISHNA PAKSHAM1. 2. AAVANI MONTH POORVA AND APARA PAKSHAM PURATASI MONTH POORVA PAKSHAM AND PURATASI APARA PAKSHAM IS

CALLED MAHALAYA PAKSHAM. APARAM=KRISHNA PAKSHAM; POORVA PAKSHAM= SUKLA PATCHAM.

ONE PAKSHAM= 15 DAYS FROM PRATHAMAI TO AMAVASAI OR POURNAMI . BUT THITHI WILL COME MORE OR LESS ON EACH DAY. SO THE NUMBER 15 WILL GO TO 16 OR TO 14. THIS YEAR ALSO THE

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MAHALAYA PAKSHAM IS THERE IN PURATASI MONTH WHICH IS GIVING MORE PUNYAH.

NIRNAYA SINDHU -110 SAYS "KANYAAGATHEY SAVITHARY YAAN YAHAANI THU SHODASA KRATHUBISTHAANI THULYAANI DEVO NAARAAYANOR BHAVETH."0N EACH DAY DURING MAHALAYA PATCHAM RIVER

SNAANAM, PITHRU THARPANAM, MANTHRA JAPAM AND CHARITY WILL GIVE THE FRUITS OF DOING SOMA YAGAM. SO SENIOR CITIZENS CAN DO DAILY THARPANAM FOR 16 DAYS WHICH IS CALLED PAKSHA

MAHALAYAM. AND ON ANY ONE DAY YOU MAY FEED ATLEAST 2 PUROHITS.

FOR THOSE WHO CAN DO ONLY ONE DAY THARPANAM IS CALLED SAKRUN MAHALAYAM. NIRNAYA SINDHU-110 SAYS "" NANDHAAYAAM BHARGHAVADHINE CHATHURDASYAAM THRIJANMASU AESHU SRATHAM NA

KURVEETHA GRUHEE PUTHRA , DHANA KSHAYAATH."" NANDHAA THITHIS ARE: PRATHAMAI, SHASTY, AEKAADASI AND FRIDAY, CHATHURDASI DAY AND ON AMAVASAI DAY AND THE KARTHA'S BIRTH STAR DAY

AND ANUJANMA- THRIJANMA NAKSHATHRAM DAYS. ------KARHTHA SHOULD NOT DO ON THESE DAYS MAHALAYA SRATHAM. SO IT IS VERY DIFFICULT TO FIND A DAY FOR SAKRUN MAHALAYA THARPAN PEOPLE.


SO ::""AMAAPATHEY BHARANYAAM, CHA DWADASYAAM,PAKSHA MADHYAGAE THATHAA THITHIM CHA NAKSHATHRAM, VAARAM,CHA NA VISHODAYETH. " ON THESE DAYS YOU CAN DO MAHALAYAM WITHOUT

GIVING IMPORTANCE TO THITHI, DAY AND STAR. VYATHEE PADHAM 26-9-2013 AND MAHA BARANI 23-9-2013 AND27-9-2013 MADHYAASHTAMI AND GAJA CHAAYAI 2-10-2013.

FOR THOSE WHO ARE NOT ABLE TO DO MAHALAYA THARPANAM ON ALL 16 DAYS. : THEY MAY START FROM THE PANCHAMI THITHI 24-9-2013; OR FROM ASHTAMI 27-9-2013 OR FROM 29-9-2013 DASAMI

THITHI AND CAN FINISH ON 5-10-2013.


FOR THOSE WHO ARE NOT ABLE TO DO THIS ALSO THEY CAN DO 23RD, 26TH, 27TH AND 2ND OCTOBER. THARPANAM AND HIRANYA SRATHAM. ATLEAST ONE DAY THEY HAVE TO DO THARPANAM AND

HIRANYA SRATHAM.

FOR THOSE WHO ARE DOING PAKSHA MAHALAYA THARPANAM (16 DAYS) IN SOME FAMILIES THEIR PARENTS SRATHAM MAY COME. THOSE PEOPLE MAY DO ALL THE 16 DAYS THARPANAM AND ON THEIR

PARENTS THITHI DAY THEY CAN DO SRARTHAM AND THEN DO MAHALAYA THARPANAM. THEN AFTER THIS PARENTS SRARTHAM THEY HAVE TO DO MAHALAYA SRATHAM. BUT IF NO DAY IS AVAILABLE AFTER THEIR

PARENT"S SRATHAM FOR DOING MAHALAYAM THEY CAN DO ON ONE DAY FROM 19-10-2013 TO 1-11-2013. SAPTHAMAA PARA PAKSHAM.

NIRNAYA SINDHU -114 SAYS: BHARANI PITHRU PAKSHEA THU MAHATHI PARIKEERTHITHA ASYAAM SRATHAM KRUTHAM EANA SA GAYA SRADHA KRUTH BHAVETH. " EVEN THOUGH MATHSYA PURANAM SAYS

THAT YAMAN IS THE DEVATHA FOR BARANI STAR , DURING MAHALAYA PAKSHAM THIS BARANI IS CALLED MAHA BHARANI YOU CAN GET THE EFFECTS OF GAYA SRATHA PHALAN IF YOU DO MAHALAYA SRATHAM

ON BARANI STAR IN YOUR HOUSE.

ON 28-9-2013 AVITHAVAA NAVAMI. : ON THIS DAY YOU MAY DO MAHALAYAM IF ANY ONE YOUR MOTHER, GRAND MOTHER, AUNT, SISTER, CHITHI HAVE DIED AS SUMANGALI. IF FINANCIALLY

GOOD YOU MAY DO MAHALAYAM AND THEN YOU CAN FEED SOME SUMANGALIES WHOM YOU HAVE REQUESTED TO COME TO YOUR HOUSE AND ALSO GIVE THEM 9 YARDS SAREE, BLOUSE, FRUITS,THAAMBOOLAM,

TURMERIC AND KUMKUMAM.

ON 1-10-2013. SANYASTHA MAHALAYAM; FOR SANYAASIS MAHALAYAM MUST BE DONE ON DWADASI THITHI. IF ANYBODY ATTAINED SIDHI IN YOUR FAMILY (FATHER, GRAND FATHER, FATHER"S GRAND

FATHER) YOU HAVE TO DO MAHALAYAM ON DWADASI THITHI. YOU HAVE TO UTTER BRAHMEEBOOTHA BEFORE HIS NAME FOR THE PERSON WHO HAD SANYASA ASHRAMAM.FOR OTHERS ALSO YOU MAY DO ON THIS

DAY.

ON 3-10-2013 FALLS SASTRA HATHA CHATHURDASI: FOR THOSE SUICIDE, POISON TAKEN, ACCIDENT PRONE, FALLING DOWN, KILLED BY CATTLE, SERPANT,OR BY DROWNING PEOPLE WHO HAD NOT

DIED NATURALLY MAHALAYAM MUST BE DONE ON THIS DAY ONLY. FOR OTHERS WHO HAD NATURAL DEATH YOU MUST DO ON ANY OTHER DAY. YOU SHOULD NOT DO ON THIS DAY FOR NATUAL DEATH PEOPLE


ON 4-10-2013. MAHALAYA AMAVASAI. THOSE WHO ARE DOING PAKSHA MAHALAYA THARPAN (16 DAYS) FIRST THEY HAVE TO DO ON THIS DAY AMAVASAI THARPANA AND THEN MAHALAYA THARPANAM.

THOSE WHO HAD DONE MAHALAYAM ONLY ON ONE DAY THEY HAVE TO DO ONLY AMAVASAI THARPANAM. WIDOWS WITHOUT CHILDREN ALSO NO OTHER RELATIVE TO DO MAHALAYAM: THEY CAN DO MAHALAYAM ON

AMAVASAI DAY ONLY FOR HER HUSBAND, FATHER-IN-LAW AND MOTHER-IN-LAW AND FOR HER FATHER AND MOTHER.

THOSE WHO ARE DOING 96 THARPANAM IN THE YEAR THEY MUST DO FIRST VYATHEEPATHAM, YUGDHATHI, MANVATHY, THARPANAM AND THEN DO MAHALAYA THARPANAM.

THERE ARE FOUR SONS IN A FAMILY. THE YOUNGEST SON MUST DO FIRST MAHALAYA THARPANAM AND THEN ELDER AND ELDEST SON MUST DO MAHALAYA THARPANAM. DO NOT JOIN FOR THIS PURPOSE

ONLY IN ONE PLACE.

MAHALAYA THARPANAM MUST BE DONE FOR THE FATHER"S SECOND WIFE ALSO IF ANY WHETHER SHE HAD CHILDREN OR NOT.

ON THE WHOLE FIRST YEAR AFTER FATHER"S DEATH THE SON SHOULD NOT DO MAHALAYAM, MADHA PIRAPPU, THEERTHA SRATHAM, SHANNAVATHY THARPAN, GAYA SRATHAM.AFTER VARUSHABDHEEKAM HE

MAY DO ALL.

YOU MAY DO ON ALL THE SIXTEEN DAYS : REQUESTING 5 OR 6 SASTRIGALS/PUROHIT TO COME TO YOUR HOUSE DAILY FOR THESE 16 DAYS TO TAKE FOOD AND YOU MAY DO HOMAM AND PINDA

PRADHANAM AND THARPANAM LIKE YOUR PARENTS SRATHAM. NOW A DAYS IT IS IMPOSSIBLE. YOU MAY DO THARPANAM DAILY AND ON ONE DAY YOU MAY FEED 5OR 6 OR ATLEAST 2 SASTRIGALS AND GIVE

THEM DHAKSHINAI.

NIRNAYA SINDHU -114: SAYS:" PUTHRANAAS AYUSH THATHA AAROGYAM ISVARYAMATHULAM THATHAA PROPNOTHI PANCHA MAY DHATHVAA SRATHSAM KAAMAAN SU PUSHKALAAN NISHVASYA

PRATHYGACHANTHY SAAPAM DHATHVAA SUDHARUNAM"

IF YOU HAVE NOT GIVEN ANYTHING TO YOUR GUEST THEY WILL GO AWAY WITH DUKKAM AND VARUTHAM. THIS MAY AFFECT YOUR FUTURE GENERATION. IF YOU GIVE SOME THING TO THE GUEST YOU

WILL GET THEIR BLESSINGS.