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Dates for Sri HayagrIva Jayanthi & Yajur UpAkarma

From: Sadagopan (sgopan_at_computer.net)
Date: Wed Aug 09 2000 - 19:03:12 PDT

Dear BhakthAs:

The avathAra dinam of BhagavAn HayagrIvan
is AavaNi SraVaNam .That date on the English
calendar this year is September 10 .

Aadi SravaNam and PourNami falls on August 14.
That is the day of Rg UpAkarmA.Hence , it can not be
the day for celebrating Sri HayagrIva Jayanthi since
it is still the month of Aadi .

August 14 is the Rg UpAkarmA day in India and here .
August 15 is the Joint Yajur UpAkarmA and
Gaayathri Japam day in India. The KaamOkArshIth
Japam followed by Gaayathri Japam and Nava KhANDa
Rishi TarpaNam for this year alone has to be done 
on August 15 due to the admixture of PourNami
and Prathamai Thithi under 12 Naazhikai .It has 
been recommended by Sri Matam that the Japam 
on the UpAkarmA day in India be started before 8 AM.

With the time differences that we have between
USA and India , it has become clear to me that 
Rg-Yajur UpAkarmA is on Aug 14 and Gayathri Japam 
is on Aug 15. I plan to get a confirmation of
this sequence on Saturday (Aug 12) from Srimath
Azhagiya Singar during the Q&A period of 
His Tele-UpanyAsam. I will post His recommendation
on the net for general use.

V.SatakOpan  


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