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Vaishaaka snana

When is vaishaaka snana?

Snana starts from the full moon day in the month of chaithra to the full moon day in vaishaaka

How to perform vaishaka snana?

Go to river early in the morning before sunrise(The stars should be visible) , Do sankalpa and Take a holy dip in the water and do arghya

Sankalpa:

ವೈಶಾಖಂ ಸಕಲಂ ಮಾಸಂ ಮೇಷಸಂಕ್ರಮಣೇ ರವೇ: |
ಪ್ರಾತ: ಸನಿಯಮ: ಸ್ನಾಸ್ಯೇ ಪ್ರೀಯತಾಂ ಮಧುಸೂದನ: ||

ಮಧುಹಂತು: ಪ್ರಸಾದೇನ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಾನಾಮನುಗ್ರಹಾತ್ |
ನಿರ್ವಿಘ್ನಮಸ್ತು ಮೇ ಪುಣ್ಯಂ ವೈಶಾಖಸ್ನಾನಮನ್ವಹಂ ||

ಮಾಧವೇ ಮೇಷಗೇ ಭಾನೌ ಮುರಾರೇ ಮಧುಸೂದನ |
ಪ್ರಾತ: ಸ್ನಾನೇನ ಮೇ ನಾಥ ಫಲದೋ ಭವ ಪಾಪಹನ್ ||

ವೈಶಾಖೇ ಮೇಷಗೇ ಭಾನೌ ಪ್ರಾತ:ಸ್ನಾನಂ ಕರೋಮ್ಯಹಂ |
ತೀರ್ಥೇ ಜಲಮಯೇ ಪುಣ್ಯೇ ಪುನೀಹಿ ಮಧುಸೂದನ ||

Vaishakam Sakalam MaasamMesha Sankramaney ravey |
Pratah Saniyamah Snaasyeh Preeyatham Madhusudhanaha ||

Madhuhanthuh Prasadena Brahmana Namanugrahath |
Nirvignamasthu Mey Punyam Vaishaka SnanaManvaham ||

Madhavey Meshagey Bhanow Murarey Madhusudhana |
Pratah Snanena Mey Nathaha Phalado Bhava Paapahan ||

Arghya Mantra

Argya to Lord madhusudana:

ನಮ: ಕಮಲನಾಭಾಯ ನಮಸ್ತೇ ಜಲಶಾಯಿನೇ |
ನಮಸ್ತೇಸ್ತು ಹೃಷೀಕೇಶ ಗೃಹಾಣಾರ್ಘ್ಯಂ ನಮೋಸ್ತುತೇ |

Namah kamalnabhaya namaste jalashayine |
Namastestu hrushikesha gruhanarghyam namostute ||

ವೈಶಾಖೇ ಮೇಷಗೇ ಭಾನೌ ಪ್ರಾತ:ಸ್ನಾನಪರಾಯಣ: |
ಅರ್ಘ್ಯಂ ತೇಹಂ ಪ್ರದಾಸ್ಯಾಮಿ ಗೃಹಾಣ ಮಧುಸೂದನ ||

Vaishakhe meshage bhanou pratah snanaparayana |
Arghyam teaham pradasyami gruhana madhusudana ||

Argya to the Sun:

ಏಹಿ ಸೂರ್ಯ ಸಹಸ್ರಾಂಶೋ ತೇಜೋರಾಶೇ ಜಗತ್ಪತೇ |
ಅನುಕಂಪಾಯ ಮಾಂಭಕ್ತಂ ಗೃಹಾಣಾರ್ಘ್ಯಂ ನಮೋಸ್ತುತೇ ||

Ehi surya sahasramsho tejo rashe jagatpate |
Anukampaya mam bhaktam gruhanarghyah namostute ||

 

MADHWA · Magha snana · snana

Magha snana

 

What is the benefit of Magha snana

Maagha snaana can cleanse us of grave sins like killing a brahmin, ones own parents, a cow, a woman, a friend and destroying a foetus. Also, it removes horrendous sins accumulated from acts like stealing, lusting after guru’s wife etc.

When is Maagha snana?

Snana starts from the full moon day in the month of Pushya to the full moon day in Maagha

How to perform Maagha snana?

Go to river early in the morning before sunrise(The stars should be visible) , Do sankalpa and Take a holy dip in the water and do arghya

Sankalpa:

Maagha snaanam karishyaami makarasthe divaakare|
Aasamaapthi mahaadeva nirvignam kuru maadhava||

Arghya Mantra

Nama: kamalanaabhaaya namaste jalashaayine |
Namastestu hrushikesha gruhaanaargyam namostute ||(Arghya to Sri Hari)

Savitre prasavitre cha parandhaama jale mama |
Tvattejasaa paribhrashtam paapam yaatu sahasradhaa ||(Arghya to sun/surya)

The last three days of maagha maasa are called antya puShkarini. If taking a ceremonial bath on all days during maagha maasa is not possible, people should make an effort to at least do so during these three days

Karthika snana · MADHWA · snana

Karthika Snana

What is the benefit of Karthika snana?

Kartika Snana  is a great way to cleanse oneself from past sins.

When is Karthika snana?

Snana starts from the full moon day in the month of AshvIja to the full moon day in karthika

How to perform Karthika snana?

Go to river early in the morning before sunrise(The stars should be visible) , Do sankalpa and Take a holy dip in the water and do arghya

 

Sankalpa:

Kartikeham karishyami pratah snanam janardhana;
Prityartham tava devesha damodara maya saha;
Dhyatvaham tvam cha devesha jaleasmin snatumudyatah;
Tava prasadatpapam me damodara vinashyatu

Arghya Mantra

Nitya naimittike krishnakarthike papanashane
Gruhanarghyam maya dattam radhaya sahito hare
Vratinah kartika masi snatasya vidhivanmana
Gruhanarghyam maya dattam radhaya sahito hare