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Re: BahudAnya Year Calendar

From: Krishna Kalale (kkalale_at_qualcomm.com)
Date: Wed Jun 17 1998 - 21:12:16 PDT

Sri ANAND, thanks a million for this
adiyen Krishna

At 07:48 PM 6/17/98 -0400, Anand K Karalapakkam wrote:
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>                                  Sri :
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>             Srimate  Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha Para Brahmane Namaha
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>             Srimate Sri Lakshmi - Nrusimha Divya PAdukA Sevaka - 
>         Srivan  Shatagopa  Sri NArAyana Yateendra MahAdesikAya Namaha      
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>     Dear  bhaktAs of Sriman NArAyanA,
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>     Namo NArAyanA . kindly accept adiyen's pranAmams. 
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>    By the blessings of Sriman NArAyanA , adiyen has compiled the calendar
>for this Tamil year ( only from "Ani" ie. June 15th ). This is in no means
>complete since adiyen doesn't have the information on the thirunakshatrams
>of many AchAryAs esp. from Munitraya sampradAyam , ThenAchAryA sampradAyam
>etc. Adiyen closely followed the Desika Darsana Diary & Guide , published
>by Sri sevA swAmi & this compilation is impossible without that. The book
>titled "AchArya Vaibhavam" of VishistAdvaitA Research Center was of
>immense help to obtain the information regarding the thirunakshatrams of
>many AchAryAs .
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>    1.  Adiyen is puzzled to notice that "Sri RAma Navami" is not at all
>mentioned in the Desika Darsana Diary & Guide ( DDD & G). Can someone
>kindly post the actual date. 
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>    2. The numbers at the bracket of DwAdasi represents the "nAzhi" (1
>nAzhi = 24 minutes ) after sunrise , before which the ekadasi fasting
>should be broken ( dwAdasi pAranai) . In general , it is very good to
>perform dwAdasi pAranai before 6 nAzhis . 
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>    3. The "Avani Avittam" ( UpAkarmA ) for Yajur , Rg & sAmA  falls on
>different days. It is interesting however that, as per DDD & G , Yajur &
>Rg upAkarmA falls on the "Adi" month itself & sAmA upAkarmA in "Ani" month
>, but not on "Avittam" star . as per DDD & G. Then why do we call them as
>"Avani Avittam" ? ( atleast last year , the yajur upAkarmA was properly on
>Avani Avittam itself ).
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>   4. Kindly note that Vaishnava Saraswati PoojA falls on Sep 30th. Sri
>VaishnavAs don't celebrate this as a function (not even be a vyAjA for
>performing a special HayagrIva ArAdhanA that day ).  Only those Sri
>VaishnavAs who are tied up with professions like weaving , carpentry etc ,
>_may_ celebrate & that too with Lord HayagrIvA's (bestower of
>knowledge to Goddess Saraswati) ArAdhanA / poojA . The special HayagrIva
>ArAdhanA needs to be performed on the Sri HayagrIva Jayanti ( Avani ,
>Sravanam) . Reference : AchAra - anushtAna - sampradAya elaboration by Sri
>U.Ve. V.N. GopAla DesikAchAryA .
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>   5. If someone can kindly post the dates of eclipses at USA , Singapore
>, Canada , India etc , it would be very helpful.
>
>     If there are some issues like USA / India time difference that might
>affect the calendar , kindly point them out . Also if some errors are
>observed in this calendar , kindly do point them out .
>
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>   * T.N. stands for Thirunakshatram (Bith star)
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>                      BahudAnya Year Calendar ( 1998 - 99) 
>                     --------------------------------------  
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>   June , 1998
>
>   6/15 : "Ani" month begins
>   6/20 : EkAdasi ; Sri Koorma Jayanti <aswini>
>   6/21 : DwAdsi (24.40)
>   6/23 : AmAvAsyA
>   6/25 : 9th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <ThiruAdhirai>    
>
>---------------------------
>   July , 1998
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>   7/4  : PeriAzhvAr T.N. ; Vadakku Thiruveedhi piLLai T.N. <swAthi>
>   7/5  : EkAdasi
>   7/6  : DwAdasi (38.19) ; Sriman NAthamuni T.N. <Anusham>
>   7/10 : 13th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <UththirAdam>
>   7/15 : 25th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <UththirattAdi>
>   7/16 : "Adi" month begins
>   7/17 : Adippandigai
>   7/19 : EkAdasi
>   7/20 : DwAdasi (44.0)
>   7/21 : Sri AnnayArya MahAdesikan T.N. <Mrugaseersham>
>   7/22 : NAvalpAkkam AyyA DevanAtha ThAtArya MahAdesikan
T.N.<ThiruAdhirai>  
>   7/23 : AmAvAsyA
>   7/27 : ThiruAdippUram ;AndAL T.N.; 26th & 36th patta AzhagiyaSingars T.N.
>   7/31 : 25th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N.  <swAthi>
>
>------------------
>   August 98
>
>   8/4  : EkAdasi
>   8/5  : DwAdsi (10.24)
>   8/7  : Sri ALavandAr (YAmunAchAryA) T.N. ; 14th patta AzhagiyaSingar
>          T.N.; < UththirAdam> ; Yajur UpAkarmA ie. Avani Avittam
>   8/8  : GAyatri japam ; Rg UpAkarmA
>   8/16 : 22nd patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <rohini>
>   8/17 : "Avani" month starts
>   8/18 : EkAdasi
>   8/19 : DwAdasi (6.46)
>   8/21 : AmAvAsyA
>   8/22 : Solar Eclipse (India) 
>   8/25 : 44th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. ; SAma UpAkarmA <hastam>
>   8/31 : 2nd patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <kettai>
>
>---------------------------------
>
>   September 98
>
>   9/1  : 28th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <moolam>
>   9/2  : EkAdasi
>   9/3  : DwAdasi (38.58) 
>   9/4  : Sri VAmana Jayanti ; Sri HayagrIva Jayanti <sravanam>
>   9/7  : MahALaya PakshA begins
>   9/13 : Sri Krishna Jayanti ; Sri NayanArAchAryA T.N. <Rohini> 
>   9/16 : EkAdasi
>   9/17 : DwAdasi (35.35); "PurattAsi" month begins
>   9/20 : AmAvAsyA
>   9/21 : NavarAtri begins
>   9/25 : 33rd patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <visAkam>
>   9/27 : Sri Adivan Shatagopa Yateendra MahAdesikan(1st patta 
>          AzhagiyaSingar) T.N.; Sri KesavAchAryA II T.N.  <kettai>
>   9/28 : 20th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <moolam>
>   9/29 : Srimad Thirukkudandai Desikan T.N. <poorAdam>
>   9/30 : Vaishnava Saraswati PoojA
>
>------------------------------------
>   October 98
> 
>   10/1  : Sri NigamAntha MahA Desikan T.N. ; Sri Brahmatantra
>           svatantra Jeeyar (1st Jeeyar , sri parakAla Mutt) T.N. ;
>           KamalAvAsar I T.N. <Sravanam>; Vijayadasami
>   10/2  : EkAdasi
>   10/3  : DwAdasi (5.19) ; 17th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N.<sathayam>
>   10/15 : 18th patta AzhagiyaSingar <Ayilyam>
>   10/16 : EkAdasi 
>   10/17 : DwAdasi (11.32); 12th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <pooram>
>   10/18 : "Aippasi" month begins
>   10/19 : DeepAvali
>   10/20 : AmAvAsyA
>   10/26 : Thirukkurugaip pirAn piLLAn (kurukesA) T.N. <moolam>
>   10/29 : PoigaiAzhvAr <Sravanam>
>   10/30 : BoodhaththAzhvAR ; PeyAzhvAr 
>   10/31 : EkAdasi ; 11th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <sathayam>
>   
>--------------------
>   November 98
> 
>   11/1  : DwAdasi (30.25)
>   11/14 : EkAdasi 
>   11/15 : DwAdasi (54.59)
>   11/16 : "KArthigai" month begins
>   11/18 : AmAvAsyA
>   11/20 : Koti KannikAdhAna ThAthA desikan T.N. <Anusham>
>   11/23 : 43rd patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <poorAdam>
>   11/29 : 34th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. ; 45th patta AzhagiyaSingar Sri
>           Lakshmi Nrusimha Divya pAdukA sevaka Sri NArAyana Yateendra
>           MahAdesikan (current H.H.Jeeyar,Sri Ahobila Mutt);<UththirattAdi>
>   11/30 : Kaisika EkAdasi
>
>---------------------------------
>   December 98
>  
>   12/1  : DwAdasi (0) !!
>   12/2  : ThirumangaiMannan (kaliyan) T.N. <bharani>
>   12/3  : ThiruppAnAzhvAr T.N.; NampiLLai T.N. ; 5th patta AzhagiyaSingar
>           T.N.; <kruththigai> ; ThirukkArthigai
>   12/9  : 31st patta AzhagiyaSingar <magam>
>   12/14 : EkAdasi
>   12/15 : DwAdasi (43.07)
>   12/16 : "MArgazhi" month begins
>   12/18 : AmAvAsyA ; Hanumanth Jayanti
>   12/25 : 41st patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <poorattAdi>
>   12/28 : 8th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <aswini>
>   12/29 : Vaikunta EkAdasi
>   12/30 : DwAdasi (21.55)
>
>-------------------------
>   January 99
>
>   1/1   : 16th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <Mrugaseersham>
>   1/10  : 4th patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <chittirai>
>   1/11  : KoodArai ; Sri VedAnta RAmAnuja MahAdesikan T.N.
>   1/12  : 30th & 40th patta AzhagiyaSingars T.N. <visAkam>
>   1/13  : EkAdasi
>   1/14  : DwAdasi (31.49); Thondaradip podi AzhvAr T.N.; Peria Nambigal 
>           T.N. <kettai> ; Bhogi
>   1/15  : "Thai" month begins (MahA SankarAnti ie. pongal)   
>   1/16  : Kannu mAttu pongal
>   1/17  : 42nd AzhagiyaSingar T.N. ; AmAvAsyA
>   1/18  : 42nd AzhagiyaSingar
>   1/19  : 3rd  patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <sravanam>
>   1/22  : 6th  patta AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <porattAdi>
>   1/27  : EkAdasi
>   1/28  : DwAdasi (49.39)
>   1/29  : 38th patta AzhagiyaSingar <thiruAdhirai>
>   1/30  : EmbAr T.N.  <punarvasu>
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>   Feb 99
>
>   2/2   : ThirumazhisaippirAn T.N. <magam>
>   2/5   : KoorathAzhvAn T.N. <hastam>
>   2/6   : 15th AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <chittirai>
>   2/7   : Abhinava Desika Uttamoor VeerarAghavAchAryA T.N. <swAthi>
>   2/12  : EkAdasi
>   2/13  : DwAdasi (16.28) ; "MAsi" month starts
>   2/15  : AmAvAsyA
>   2/16  : MadhurAntakam VeerarAghavArya MahAdesikan T.N. <avittam>
>   2/24  : Thirukkachi NambigaL T.N.  <rohini>
>   2/26  : EkAdasi ;Kulasekara perumAL T.N. ; KesavAchAryA I T.N. ;
>           <punarvasu>              
>   2/27  : 37th AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <pushyam>
>
>--------------------------
>   March 99
>
>   3/1   : ManakkAl Nambi T.N. ; 19th AzhagiyaSingar T.N. <magam>
>   3/10  : AshtakA srAddham
>   3/11  : Anvashtakai
>   3/13  : EkAdasi
>   3/14  : DwAdasi (54.07)
>   3/15  : "Panguni" month begins
>   3/17  : AmAvAsyA
>   3/18  : UgAdhi (Telugu New Year's day)
>   3/27  : EkAdasi; Thirukkudandai Andavan  VedAnta RAmANuja MahAdesikan
>           T.N. <pushyam>
>   3/28  : DwAdasi (51.37)
>   3/31  : Panguni Uthiram ; Nanjeeyar T.N.
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>   April 99
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>   4/1   : Thiruvarangathu amudhanAr T.N.; 21st AzhagiyaSingar T.N. 
>           <hastam> 
>   4/5   : KozhiyAlam Sri Ranga RAmAnuja MahAdesikan T.N. ;
>           VinnAtrankarai Sri SrInivAsa MahAdesikan T.N. <anusham>
>   4/6   : Sri VarAha Jayanti
>   4/12  : EkAdasi
>   4/13  : DwAdasi (24.09); Sri Matsya Jayanti
>   4/14  : pramadhi year starts 
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>   Adiyen
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>   Anantha PadmanAbha dAsan  
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