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Sri rAma navami

From: Anand Karalapakkam (anand_at_engr.uconn.edu)
Date: Thu Mar 04 1999 - 12:58:07 PST

Sri:
Sri Lakshminrusimha Parabrahmane namaha
Sri Lakshminrusimha divya pAdukA sEvaka SrivaNN -
SatakOpa Sri nArAyaNa yateendra mahAdESikAya namaha

namO nArAyaNA.

         SrirAma navamI on march 25
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  In Srirangam panchAngam, 25th march is given as
 smArtha SrirAma navami and 26th as munitraya SrirAma
 navami.

 In Sri Nrusimha PriyA magazine, Sri U.Ve.AzhisUr
 SrInivAsAchAryA has said that it is more appropriate
 to observe SrirAma navami on march 25th. This swAmi
 cites from pAdma samhitA << "ashtamyA navamI viddhA
 trimuhUrtam yadA bhavEt | tadA parEdyurEvEyam sthitA
 grAhyA tu vaishNavaihi " >> 
 and skAndam <<"punarvasuyutA rAmanavamI yadi shanmukha |
 tribhirmuhUrtairvidhya chEt na grAhyA vishNutatparaihi>>.

Thus, for SrIrAma navamI, if 3 muhUrtha vEdai of ashtamI
is present, then vratam has to be observed the following
day. But, on march 25th, only 2.47 nAzhigai of ashtamI
is present and thus the vEdai dhOsham is not there =>
its more appropriate to observe SrirAma navamI on 25th 
march itself.

 Note: adiyEn doesn't know whether this calculation
 will be different for different parts of the world.
But, atleast in TamiLnAdU / South India, SrirAma navamI
can be celebrated on march 25th.

adiyEn rAmAnuja dAsan
ananthapadmanAbha dAsan
krishNArpaNam
 

    
  



 




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