2009 Guru Purnimah Navaratri yagya celebration: June 23 - 30.
Maha Kali, Maha Laksmi & Maha Saraswathi. 21 Pandits performing yagya in 3 celebrated temples for 9 days:
Kali Math Kali Monastery in Himalayas. Mansa Devi Laksmi temple in Haridwar, Uttaranchal. Sarada Devi Saraswathi temple in Maihar, Madya Pradesh

Background to new approach: performing yagyas inside celebrated temples

Kali Math Feb 2009

There are 4 Navaratris each year [also known as the 9 days/nights of Mother Divine]. Each Navaratri has a particular theme aside from the general context of the enlivenment of Shakti or Nature's organizing power. This coming Navaratri runs June 23 - 30. It culminates in Guru Purnimah - day of the Guru or full moon of Guru Dev on July 7.

Guru Purnimah is the day when the Guru's influence is most lively and accessible. Therefore the June Navaratri, because it culminates in Guru Purnima, is one of the most auspicious periods in which to cultivate the influence of Guru in our life. This means everything good: enlightenment, true happiness, wisdom, true love, devotion, loyalty, life partner, family & children, and life lived in accord with natural law: dharma & destiny. In spiritual life, Guru connects us with God, so in that respect he/she is the bringer of life's bounties. In whatever area God's grace touches our life - this is most often due to the influence of Guru.
Therefore, this June Navaratri is one of the best times to perform yagya to enhance and strengthen these qualities in our life.

Navaratri/9 nights of Mother Divine - General Context
Durga slaying Mahishaasura the buffalo demon
Aside from the specific theme of Guru Purnimah, all 4 Navaratri's throughout the year share the following characteristics: [nava = 9, ratri = night] or 9 nights of mother divine. They are a time of cleansing and purification and evolution throughout nature. During these periods, the tide of Sattva or coherence or wholeness of life rises to purge the fragmented, imperfect values of natural law. In vedic mythology, Navaratri is depicted as the time when Shakti [the quintessential power of the universe], champion of the gods, is victorious over the demons. It is a time for light to triumph over darkness.

Harnessing nature's momentum through yagya
Navaratri is also known as 'Durga Puja': 9 day festival celebrating Durga: the Divine Mother -the wholeness or collectedness of God's feminine aspect.
Yagyas are traditionally performed during the 9 days to harness the momentum of this highly auspicious window of opportunity. Navaratri or Durga puja yagyas serve to direct this lively flow of nature's intelligence into our daily life in order to safe guard and enhance our progress & evolution and also to achieve specific goals.

Maha Saraswathi, Maha Laksmi & Maha Kali: 21 Pandits performing in 3 celebrated temples for 9 days
For this Guru Purnima Navaratri 2009, along with 7pandits at Mansa Devi Laksmi temple in Haridwar and 7pandits at Kali Math Monastery in Himalayas, a third group of 7pandits will perform Durga Puja Yagya at Sarada Devi Saraswathi temple in Maihar, Madya Pradesh. Established by Adhi Shankaracharya, this temple is one of the most celebrated seats of Maha Saraswathi in India.
Background to new approach: performing yagyas inside celebrated temples
This 9 day program will be performed by a total of 21 pandits in these 3 celebrated temples. Each participant [yajamana] will have 3 pandits [1 in each temple] out of the total group of 21 performing yagya on their behalf.


Today K. had a scan showing that Cancer has not grown for a year. So that is great news for us, especially when the radiation professor told him to say his goodbyes and expect very little time beyond last November.

Then when he suddenly had all that pain over Christmas I thought well this is it. Then the yagya you did for him seemed to take away the pain. That pain was considered to be the adhesions which 'suddenly' one week after the yagya resolved in one day...and I have been meditating very regularly since June last year: night and morning

Thought you might like to know that J's new show (which we had the yagya done for in July) has consistently been number one for the last couple of months. Everyone agrees it is punching about its weight. Very cool.
All the best

Things are now much calmer. But it certainly has been a rocky few months.
We did sell the house ... now after all that has happened in the world - the stock market collapse etc - I feel that we were very fortunate, the financial context is much clearer now.
All is well.

On the cosmic scale - all is as you predicted. The emotional upheavals have been unrelenting but I felt very supported all along the way - an island of calmness in the midst of the storm.
So in brief, it's all on track - all is as it should be. So thanks again.
Your advice was wonderful and the yagyas worked.

K. NSW, Australia

...Well only you could believe that on day one of the yagya his solicitor wrote to us offering to settle (after 4 years).
This week our accountants have cut a deal with the other side which finalizes the matter. We are now in the process of getting the legal paper work finalized (which has happened without a glitch). Remarkable.

This is the conclusion to all of the dramas which began 4 years ago. This is the outcome we have wanted. The paper work has been finalized. So thank you and for your insights into how best to complete this assignment. Also please
thank the Pundits involved.
Remarkable shift.
B Australia

"What a yagya. I think my whole physiology is changing... I think this must be the best yagya ever...The impacts keep on coming. I can feel the pundits coming and going. It is amazing...Can you book me a place for next year?"
PR - Melbourne, Australia

On the days of the yagyas, I devoted myself to saadhana (spiritual practice)- actually I tried to "do" saadhana but could "do" nothing except lie in the saadhana room in a semi-swoon, feeling like I was being "done". The energy was so powerful I was totally unable to function, so I surrendered to it. I suppose this is normal.
I hope you are well and everything is shining in your world.
K, NSW, Australia

...So, I have had some good things to report since the yagya, I have been given a new position at last. It's a promotion with pay increase but the best part is I am back in a department I started from. Only now I'm the manager. The entrance has a sunny aspect, the floor is about to undergo refurbishment so will end up being fabulous ,sleek and contemporary.
The overall outcome for me personally is like coming home with more power. It is also challenging and exciting as it is a much more complex floor. There is less day to day drama and stress and it is more interesting.
At the same time it is not nearly as physically demanding but has more scope to use my creative visual skills. I feel happier at work than I have for ages. While I'm inspired looking forward to new projects, the situation is more balanced.
So on all levels I am very happy about the changes. Thank you and please thank the pundits for me
D. Australia

Regarding this latest yagya, t
he results were immediate, ongoing, astounding and dramatic. Obstacles and threats to the well being of all my family members seemed to be removed overnight and have continued to dissipate throughout succeeding days & weeks.
E. Melbourne, Australia

...and yes for the Laksmi/Saraswathi (as there was an almighty shift towards the positive)
B Australia

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More testimonials
Mansa Devi Laksmi Temple in Haridwar, Uttaranchal
Raam Navaami Navaratri April 2009 [Mansa Devi Temple on hill top in back ground]
Sarada Devi Saraswathi Temple in Maihar, Madya Pradesh
Guru Purnimah
Navaratri July 2008
Above- Maha Navaratri October 2008
Below-Guru Purnimah Navaratri July 2008
Kali Math Himalayas
Village of Kalimath surrounded by KaliGanga [Mandaakini] River
Saraswathi Puja Navaratri Jan/Feb 2009 @ Kalimath [above & below]
By taking part in this Guru Purnima Navaratri yagya, along with the organizing power of the universal mother, you will enliven the principle of Guru in your life. Thereby you will generate a powerful momentum for enlightenment & life in accordance with natural law - happiness, fulfillment, affluence & success.

Individual yagya - 3 pandits performing @ 3 temples - AUD$ 1452

Background to new approach: performing yagyas inside celebrated temples