Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Parjanya Yagam for Rains conducted by Sringeri Sharada Peetham!

A Parjanya sukta japam, seeking rains, was performed at the Cauvery at Trichy in Tamil Nadu  on Tuesday November 8th, 2016, under the auspices of the Sringeri Sharada Peetham.
Vedic pundits performed the japam for over three and a half hours standing in the river.

Sixteen such japams were organised, as per the direction of Sankaracharya Sri Bharati Tirtha Maha Swamigal of Sharada Peetham, Sringeri, between Mettur and Poompuhar and the one held in the city on Tuesday was the concluding one.

A Parjanya yagam would be performed tomorrow in Srirangam, according to the organisers belonging to the Sringeri Sankara Mutt in Srirangam.

Source: The Hindu

Parjanya, according to Vedic mythology a deity of rain, is the one who fertilizes the earth. Here is a sample 36 seconds Parjanya japam video done at Talacauvery in Kodagu district in Karnataka.

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