M.A. Center New England

Ayyappa Puja

Jan 18, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm (ended)

Br. Ramanand will conduct a special Ayyappa Puja at MA Center, New England  with:

108 names of Ayyappa
Ayyappa Namaskaram
Kavacham
Sharanam Vili
Padi Puja
Padi Pattu
Ayyappa Bhajans
Harivaraasanam
Delicious prasad will be served after the puja.

Timings

10:00 AM - Ashtotharam, Archana, Mahishasura Mardhini Stotram.
11:00 AM Ayyappa Puja followed by Arati, Closing Prayers and a Vegetarian Lunch

About Lord Ayyappa

Lord Ayyappa is a symbol of religious unity and communal harmony. He is the presiding deity of Sabarimala temple. He came down to earth to free his devotees from the clutches of demon Mahishi. Lord Ayyappa enshrined in the Sabarimala temple combines both these aspects of Brahman. In the Puranic lore, as usual, this fact is presented in an interesting and symbolic story form as Sri Ayyappa represents both Vishnu and Shiva in one Divinity, He is worshiped both as Protector and Deliverer. Read about the intriguing legends of Lord Ayappa.

Sabarimala (Mount Sabari – about 3000 feet above sea level) is the most favorite and significant temple in Kerala. Pilgrimage to this temple symbolizes the journey to heaven. The journey of a spiritual candidate to Sabarimala is difficult and adventurous. The pilgrims observe severe austerities, wearing rudraksha or tulsi beads strings in the neck and trek up the dense forest filled with wild animals to reach the temple. The feeling of delight and spiritual elevation one gets when devotees have the darshan of the deity is remarkable and significant. The magnetic charm is so high, it makes any devotee, who undertakes the yatra (pilgrimage) once, want to revisit the shrine every year in quest of spiritual solace.

Sabarimala temple is open to all, irrespective of caste, creed, religion, social status or nationality. The pilgrims undergo 41 days of fast to cleanse the mind. They carry on their head, the holy ghee for the Lord’s Abisheka (A ceremonial bath performed in the worship of a Deity) filled in coconut in an “Irumudi” (two compartment cloth bag).

The shrine is open only during a specific period in a year. It is open from Mid- November to Mid-January and for first five days of every Malayalam month.

Saturday
Feb
01
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the MA Center of New England where regular Satsangs are held on 1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday of each month. All are welcome to join. SCHEDULE
4:00 PM: Archana - Chanting of Lalita Sahasranamam and Mahishasura Mardhini
5:00 PM: Satsang – Amma's 108 names, Reading from... more ›
Saturday
Feb
15
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the MA Center of New England where regular Satsangs are held on 1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday of each month. All are welcome to join. SCHEDULE
4:00 PM: Archana - Chanting of Lalita Sahasranamam
5:00 PM: Satsang – Amma's 108 names, Reading from spiritual Books, Devotional... more ›
Saturday
Feb
22
A Multi-Day Event
  Details to follow...
Saturday
Mar
07
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the MA Center of New England where regular Satsangs are held on 1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday of each month. All are welcome to join. SCHEDULE
4:00 PM: Archana - Chanting of Lalita Sahasranamam and Mahishasura Mardhini
5:00 PM: Satsang – Amma's 108 names, Reading from... more ›
Saturday
Mar
21
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the MA Center of New England where regular Satsangs are held on 1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday of each month. All are welcome to join. SCHEDULE
4:00 PM: Archana - Chanting of Lalita Sahasranamam
5:00 PM: Satsang – Amma's 108 names, Reading from spiritual Books, Devotional... more ›
Saturday
Apr
04
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the MA Center of New England where regular Satsangs are held on 1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday of each month. All are welcome to join. SCHEDULE
4:00 PM: Archana - Chanting of Lalita Sahasranamam and Mahishasura Mardhini
5:00 PM: Satsang – Amma's 108 names, Reading from... more ›
Saturday
Apr
18
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the MA Center of New England where regular Satsangs are held on 1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday of each month. All are welcome to join. SCHEDULE
4:00 PM: Archana - Chanting of Lalita Sahasranamam
5:00 PM: Satsang – Amma's 108 names, Reading from spiritual Books, Devotional... more ›
Saturday
May
02
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the MA Center of New England where regular Satsangs are held on 1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday of each month. All are welcome to join. SCHEDULE
4:00 PM: Archana - Chanting of Lalita Sahasranamam and Mahishasura Mardhini
5:00 PM: Satsang – Amma's 108 names, Reading from... more ›
Saturday
May
16
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the MA Center of New England where regular Satsangs are held on 1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday of each month. All are welcome to join. SCHEDULE
4:00 PM: Archana - Chanting of Lalita Sahasranamam
5:00 PM: Satsang – Amma's 108 names, Reading from spiritual Books, Devotional... more ›
Saturday
Jun
06
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to the MA Center of New England where regular Satsangs are held on 1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday of each month. All are welcome to join. SCHEDULE
4:00 PM: Archana - Chanting of Lalita Sahasranamam and Mahishasura Mardhini
5:00 PM: Satsang – Amma's 108 names, Reading from... more ›