31 Aug 2023 – Yajur Upa:karma – Avani Avittam

Jai Srimannarayana,
On the ocassion of Sra:vana Pu:rnima day JETUK is inviting to join us for the Upa:karma or Avani Avittam ceremony.

Date & Time: 31st Aug 2023, 7:30am to 9:00am
Event Schedule: Arrival by 7:20am
Venue: 87 Elizabeth Avenue, Amersham, HP6 6RQ.
Note: All the items for Homam, Tharpanam will be provided except the Pancha and Uttariyam. So please don’t forget to bring them.

Upa:karma or Avani Avittam is a ritual offering prayers and express the gratitude to sages who gave the knowledge of Vedas and revealed Vedic Mantras to the human beings. This ritual is performed on the Sra:vana Pu:rnima day. This ritual to be mainly performed by the bachelors who has completed their Upanayanam.

On the full-moon day of the month of Sra:vana, Vishnu (as Hayagriva) have restored the Ve:da:s stolen from Bramha by the daithya:s Madhu-Kaitabha. After Vishnu created Brahma, he taught him the Ve:da:s. The humbled Bramha prayed to Vishnu, who restored the Ve:da:s.

Pardon is asked for studying the Ve:da:s during the prohibited period, and for all sins committed during the year. Ho:ma:s are performed, and the sacred thread is changed. The removal of the old sacred thread and the wearing of the new one are accompanied by sacred manthras.