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Changing sacred Thread

Gaura Keshava das PAMHO AGTSP, since I have received many requests for sending my previous section on changing the sacred thread with diacritics that everyone can understand please read the following: Changing the sacred thread 1. sit down on an Asana (face east in the morning and noon, and north in the evening) 2. perform Acamana. simple Acamana: Om kesavaya namah sip water from brahma tirtha of right hand Om narayanaya namah sip water from brahma tirtha of right hand Om madhavaya namah sip water from brahma tirtha of right hand (optional) special Acamana: Om govindaya namah sprinkle water on right hand Om visnave namah sprinkle water on left hand Om madhusudanaya namah wipe mouth with right hand Om trivikramaya namah wipe mouth with right hand Om vamanaya namah wipe lips with base of thumb Om zridharaya namah wipe lips with base of thumb Om hrsikezaya namah sprinkle water on both hands Om padmanabhaya namah sprinkle water on feet Om damodaraya namah sprinkle water on head Om vasudevaya namah touch lips with right hand Om sagkarsanaya namah touch right side of nose with right hand Om pradyumnaya namah touch left side of nose with right hand Om aniruddhaya namah touch right eye with right hand Om purusottamaya namah touch left eye with right hand Om adhoksajaya namah touch right ear with right hand Om nrsimhaya namah touch left ear with right hand Om acyutaya namah touch navel with right hand Om janardanaya namah touch heart with right hand Om upendraya namah touch head with right hand

Om haraye namah touch right shoulder with right hand Om krsnaya namah touch left shoulder with right hand (om) tad visnoh paramam pada-gum Sada pazyanti surayah Diviva caksur Atatam Tad vipraso vipanyavo Jagrva-gum sah samindhate Visnor yat paramam padam 3. sprinkle some water from the paYcapAtra on your new sacred thread. undo it and stretch it around your knees. 4. remove the new sacred thread from your knees and hold it horizontally open with the palms of your hands. turn the thread vertical so that your right hand is up and left hand is down. your left palm should be turned downwards. 5. chant the following mantra for putting on the sacred thread. (om) yajyopavitam paramam pavitram Prajapater yat sahajam purastat Ayusyam agryam pratimuyca zubhram Yajyopavitam balam astu tejah 6. put on the new sacred thread. 7. wearing both threads chant the gAyatrI mantra and other mantras given to you by your guru ten times each. 8. chant the following mantra for removing the old sacred thread. upavitam chinnatantum jirnam kazmala dusitam visrjami punar brahman varco dirghayur astu me 9. remove the old sacred thread from the left shoulder. bring it down to waist level and break it string by string with both hands. dispose of it in the same manner as old prasadam. Sandhya vandana 1. sit down on an Asana (face east in the morning and noon, and north in the evening) 2. perform Acamana. simple Acamana:

Om kesavaya namah sip water from brahma tirtha of right hand Om narayanaya namah sip water from brahma tirtha of right hand Om madhavaya namah sip water from brahma tirtha of right hand (optional) special Acamana: Om govindaya namah sprinkle water on right hand Om visnave namah sprinkle water on left hand Om madhusudanaya namah wipe mouth with right hand Om trivikramaya namah wipe mouth with right hand Om vamanaya namah wipe lips with base of thumb Om zridharaya namah wipe lips with base of thumb Om hrsikezaya namah sprinkle water on both hands Om padmanabhaya namah sprinkle water on feet Om damodaraya namah sprinkle water on head Om vasudevaya namah touch lips with right hand Om sagkarsanaya namah touch right side of nose with right hand Om pradyumnaya namah touch left side of nose with right hand Om aniruddhaya namah touch right eye with right hand Om purusottamaya namah touch left eye with right hand Om adhoksajaya namah touch right ear with right hand Om nrsimhaya namah touch left ear with right hand Om acyutaya namah touch navel with right hand Om janardanaya namah touch heart with right hand Om upendraya namah touch head with right hand Om haraye namah touch right shoulder with right hand Om krsnaya namah touch left shoulder with right hand (om) tad visnoh paramam pada-gum Sada pazyanti surayah Diviva caksur Atatam Tad vipraso vipanyavo Jagrva-gum sah samindhate Visnor yat paramam padam 3. chant the gayatri mantra and other mantras given to you by your guru ten times each. ys Gaura kesava dasa (Text COM:1476427) -----------------------------------------