Vedanta Bharati

Program Structure

Program Structure

Manmatha Samvatsara Ashwayuja Krishna Ekadashi Saturday 7-11-2015 ( The last day of this year’s Soundarya Lahari Kotyarchana ) is the beginning of the Dashamah Soundarya Lahari Parayanotsava. Lighting of lamp and worshipping with flowers ( In the manner of Tanotu kshemam nah.. start the program with prayers for blessings of Jaganmatha for Lokakshema ).

                Each time, chant the 10 slokas of Dakshinamurthy Ashtakam (Vishwam darpana drishya..) first, then chant 100 slokas of Soundarya Lahari. Then end parayana with chanting of Dakshinamurthy Ashtaka again, this time prostrating for each sloka.  This is counted as one Parayana.

                In the course of 2 years starting 7-11-2015, each person should complete 500 such Parayanas individually. After every 100 Parayanas, the participants should do an Arati at home and at the Parayana centre while chanting ‘Pradipa jwalabhih..’.


At the end of every 100 Parayanas

End of 1st  Avritti  - Chidananda lahari  - 27 March 2016  Sunday, Phalguna Krishna Chaturthi

End of 2nd Avritti – Sringara lahari       -  14 August 2016 Sunday,  Shravana Shukla Ekadashi

End of 3rd  Avritti – Ahlada lahari            -     8 January 2017  Sunday, Pushya Shukla Ekadashi

End of 4th Avritti – Amrita lahari                -  28 May 2017  Sunday, Jyeshtha Shukla Tritiya

End of 5th Avritti – Soundarya lahari     -  15 October 2017  Sunday, Ashvayuja Krishna Ekadashi

 

 

Upasamhara : 15 October 2017 Hevalambi Samvatsara Ashwayuja Krishna Ekadashi, Sunday. 

Structure :

  • Start with Dakshinamurthy Ashtaka parayana. Then,
  • At the start and end of each sloka of Soundarya Lahari, chant 30th Sloka   – Swadehodbhutabhih..
  • End with Dakshinamurthy Ashtaka with prostrations as on every day