Saturday, 27 September 2008

9 Nights of Navratri - online events

Welcome to the Nine Nights of Navratri at the online community of yogis at http://sahajayogaglobalmeditation.org Program details are also available at the website.

Programs will start 9pm (Eastern) Tuesday, September 30th (see other local hours here). Friday nights and weekends may have different timings, which will be posted here and announced online. Special Note for First Day: This day of Pratipada, the Ghata Sthapana is done (establishment of the alter, symbolic elements for the rest of the nights.) In preparation, please have most puja materials ready:

Coconut, Kalash (Pot of Clay/Earth/Copper), Pan or Coconut Leaves, Soil, Vibrated Water, Kumkum and other Puja materials

Recommended to have: Navratri Talks Book of Shri Mataji, Mantra Book

Notes: Havan will be Friday night (4th Night of Navratri). We will celebrate on Sunday, day of local Nirakara puja for the benefit of those who are too far away from collectives. As we receive feedback and suggestions, the following program might evolve…

Tuesday September 30, 2008 Pratipada: Ghata Sthapana
Wednesday October 1, 2008 Dwitiya: Devi Sooktam
Thursday October 2, 2008 Tritiya: Kavacha of the Devi
Friday October 3, 2008 Chaturthi: Havana
Saturday October 4, 2008 Panchami: Argala Strotrum
Sunday October 5, 2008 Shashti: Local Collective Puja + Online
Monday October 6, 2008 Saptami: Devi Atharva Sheersham
Tuesday October 7, 2008 Ashtami: Devi Mahatmyam Ch#12
Wednesday October 8, 2008 Navami: Talk of Shri Mataji

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