Mahalaya Amavasya

Isha Yoga Center, India

Tuesday, 28 September 2019

 

Mahalaya Amavasya

Isha Yoga Center, India

Tuesday, 28 September 2019

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What is Mahalaya Amavasya?

Mahalaya Amavasya is the auspicious new moon day that marks the beginning of Dussera or Navratri, the nine nights of celebration dedicated to the worship of the feminine. This year, Mahalaya Amavasya falls on 28 September, 2019.

The Significance of Mahalaya Amavasya

Sadhguru: Without the generations that came before us, firstly we would not exist here; secondly, without their contribution we would not have all the things that we have today. Today is a day when we express our gratitude to all of them. It is done as a ritual to pay homage to one’s dead parents, but is actually an expression of gratitude for all those generations of ancestors who lived before us.

Kalabhairava Shanti

Kalabhairava Shanti is a sacred ritual that can be performed after the death of a loved one, on any Amavasya night. A special annual Kalabhairava Shanti is conducted on Mahalaya Amavasya.

 

Registration Information

  1. A photograph of the deceased is required, along with name, date of birth or exact year of birth AND date of death or exact year of death (OR) names of both mother and father of the deceased.
  2. An individual photo of the deceased is needed. A group photo cannot be used for the process. The photo should have been taken when the person was alive.
  3. In case of abortion after 48 days or a stillborn infant, a photo of the mother (preferably taken during pregnancy) should be used instead.
  4. It is advised that ladies who are pregnant or on their menstrual cycle should not come for the Kalabhairava Shanti process, as it is not conducive for their wellbeing.
  5. One can also register for the process for the next 10 years at once.

Contact Information

For more information, contact +91-8300083111 or email info@lingabhairavi.org. Registration can be done at all Tamil Nadu local centers.

 
Other ways to participate
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Agni Arpana

One can also offer Agni Arpana (fire offering) for the deceased from the evening onwards.

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Kalabhairava Shanti

Kalabhairava Shanti is a sacred ritual that can be performed after the death of a loved one, on any Amavasya night.