Program & Schedule of Mahayagna

The program schedule starts from 16 Oct 2012 - 23 Oct 2012

Day 1
   
Ganpathi Poojan
Nandi Shraath
       - Prayer to ancestors
Prayaschit vidhi
      - Repentance and forgiveness
Brahman Varan
      - Inviting the Brahmins to officiate in the pooja   
Kalash Jaal Yaatra
      - Water from nearby river is brought   
Mandap pravesh
      - Gurudev and others enter the mandap   
Devi Moorti Pravesh and Pratishta
      - Brought by 25 people in a palaki (palanquin)   
Dhvaja Poojan
      - Flag prayer and installation of 27 flags   
Mandala Poojan
 
    - Mandalas    
          Varun
          Saptamaatrika
          Sodasmaatrika
          Chaunsat Jogini
          Vaastu Purush
          Bhairav
          Navgraha
          Sarvotrabhadra
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water
Seven Devis
Sixteen Devis
Sixtfour Devis

Protection Deity
Nine planets
Chandi pooja on Kalash, and and associated deities and energies

    - Kalash Poojan
   
Durga Sapthasathi (no haavan)
Aarti
Devi Kshampna stotra

      - Forgiveness of any gaps
      - A child may neglect his/her mother but a mother never neglects her
         child
   

Day 2
Nitya pooja
Mandal pooja
Arnimanthan
      - Lighting of the initial fire using sticks to create fire
Havan kund pooja
Durga Sapthasathi
Mantra chanting, place offerings in the fire (how to do)
Aarti
Devi Kshampna stotra
Pravachan
        - Lectures
   

Day 3-8
Nitya pooja
Mandal pooja
      - Fire will remain lit in all the havan kunds
Havan kund pooja
Durga Sapthasathi
Mantra chanting, place offerings in the fire (how to do)
Aarti
Devi Kshampna stotra
Pravachan
         - Lectures
   

Day 9
Nitya pooja
Mandal pooja
Offerings to all the goddess who have been invited (energies that have been invoked)
Poorna-ahuti
       - Final offerings
          -  Special offerings        
Vasudhaara
       - Ghee offerings (a steady of ghee dripped on top of a coconut)
Aarti
Final offering:
       - To cows
     - Brahmin feeding
     - Brahmin Dakshina
     - Bedding
   
   
   
         
                               Mandap Pravesh


        
                       Kalash Jal Yatra


        
                      Mandala Poojan


        
                          Dhvaj Poojan


        
                         Poorna-ahuti

        
        
                            Arati


        
       
        
                     Havan Kund Pooja