brahmayagnam

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आचमनम ॥ Achamanam ॥
Face East
Sit on a plank with a Panchapatram (or tumbler) in front, full of water and a spoon or
UddharaNi.
After uttering each of the following three mantras given below pour a few drops of
water on your right palm and drink it
१) अच¤त|¤ नम: २) अननत|¤ नम: ३) ग|वñनd|¤ नम;
1) achyutAya namaha 2) anantAya namaha 3) govindAya namaha
uttering the name of क शñ kesava, touch the right cheek with the right thumb and
uttering the name of न|र|¤ण nArAyaNa touch the left cheek with the right thumb.
Similarly uttering each of the following names touch the part of the body indicated
below with the finger shown against each:

Name of God Finger Part of the Body
Madhava म|धñ ring Right eye
Govinda ग|वñनd ring Left eye
ViShNo वñषण| Index Right nose
MadhusUdhana मध सधन Index Left nose
Trivikrama व³वñकम Little Right ear
Vamana ñ|मन Little Left ear
SrIdhara श|धर middle Right shoulder
HruShIkeSa हष|क श middle Left shoulder
PadmanAbha पदन|भ all Belly button
Damodara d|म|dर all Head

गणपतत ध¤|नम ॥ GaNapati dhyAnam ॥
Gently hit the temple with the knuckles five times in all , once after each of the words
(marked *) in the following sloka:
शकH| बरधर * वñषण * शतशñण * चतभ जम *।
पसन नñdन * ध¤|¤ त सñ वñघन|पश|नत¤ ॥
SuklAMbaradharaM * viShNuM * SaSivarNaM * chaturbhujam *।
prasanna vadanaM* dhyAyet sarvavighnopaSAntaye ॥
प|ण|¤|म : ॥ prAnAyAmaha ॥।
Touch the right nostril with the right thumb and the left nostril with the right ring finger
and gently press the right thumb to close the gap on the right nostril and inhale through
the left nostril with the following mantra:
ओ भ: ओ भñ: ओ» सñ: ओ मह: ओ जन: ओ तप: ओ» सत¤म
oM bhU: oM bhuva: oghum suva: oM maha: oM jana: oM tapa: oghum satyam
Now close both the nostrils and hold the breath with the following mantra:
¹| ¯|¯-|l¯|¯|¯|¯'¯| भग|

d ñस¤ ध|महह । l°|¯|| ¯|| ¯|: ¯|¯||¯¯||¯| ¦¦
oM tatsaviturvareNyaM bhargo devasya dhImahi । dhiyo yo naha prachodayAt ॥
Now leave the right thumb and exhale with the following mantra:
ओम|प| ज¤|त| रस| ऽम त बह भभ ñ :सñ र|म ॥
om apo jyotIrasoamRutaM brahma BurBuva: SuvarOm ||
स कलप : ॥ samkalpaha ॥
Keep the left palm on the right thigh with palm facing upwards and keep the closed right
palm over the left palm and chant the following:
¹|¹||¯||¯|--|¹|-¯|-¯l¯¯|+|¯|ä|¯| >||¯|¯¹|-¯|¯¯||¯¯|°| ¯|8¯|¯|¹| ¬¯l¯¯¯| ¦¦ ¯|8¯|¯|¯| ¯|+¯| ¦¦
mamopAtta-samasta-duritakShayadvArA SrIparamesvaraprIrtyarthaM
brahmayagnam kariShye || brahmayagnena yakShye ||
now utter the following mantrA and wipe front and back of your palm with water :
l¯|u¯l-| l¯|u¹| ¯||¯¹||¯|¹|¯||¯| -|¯¯|¹|¯|l¹| ¦
vidyudasi vidyame pApmAnamRutAt satyamupaimi |
With folded hands utter the following:
¹| +|: ¯|¯-|l¯|¯|¯|¯'¯|¹| ¹| +|¯|: +|¹|| ¯¯|-¯| °||¹|l¯ ¦ ¹|»-|¯|: l°|¯||¯||¯|:
¯|¯||¯¯||¯| ¦
¹| +|: ¯|¯-|l¯|¯|¯|¯'¯|¹| +|¹|| ¯¯|-¯| °||¹|l¯ ¦ ¹| +|¯|: l°|¯||¯||¯|: ¯|¯||¯¯||¯| ¦ ¹|»-|¯|:
¯|¯-|l¯|¯|¯|¯'¯|¹| +|¹|| ¯¯|-¯| °||¹|l¯ l°|¯||¯||¯|: ¯|¯||¯¯||¯| ¦¦
oM bhUhu tatsaviturvareNyam oM bhuvaha bhargo devasya dhImahi |
oghum suvaha dhiyoyonaha prachodayAt |
oM bhUhu tatsaviturvareNyam bhargo devasya dhImahi | oM bhuvaha
dhiyoyonaha prachodayAt | oghum suvaha tatsaviturvareNyam oM bhuvaha
bhargo devasya dhImahi dhiyoyonaha prachodayAt ||
¯|¯¯||¯|¯|'| / vedapArAyaNaM
¹| ¹l¹¯|¹||7 ¯|¯|l¯¯| ¯|¯|-¯| ¯¯|¹|l¯¯|¯|¹| ¦ ¯|¯||¯ ¯-|°||¯|¹|¹| ¦ ( +¹¯|¯: )
oM agnimILe purohitaM yagnasya devamRutvijam | hotAraM ratnadhAtamam
( Rigvedaha )
s¯| ¯¯||¯| ¯¯|| ¯||¯|¯|:-°||¯||¯|¯|:-°| ¯¯|| ¯|: -|l¯|¯|| ¯||¯|¯|¯| >|0¯|¹||¯| ¬¯¹|'| ¦ ( ¯|¯|¯|¯: )
ishe tvorje tvA vAyavahasthopAyava:stha devo vaha savitA prArpayatu
SreShThatamAya karmaNe | ( yajurveda: )
¹¹¯| ¹|¯||l¯ ¯||¯|¯| ¹|'||¯|| ¯¯¯|¯|¯|¯| ¦ l¯| ¯|¯|| -|l¯-| ¯|l¯l¯| ¦¦ ( -||¹|¯|¯: )
agna AyAhi vItaye gRuNAno havyadAtaye | ni hotA satsi barhiShi ||
( sAmaveda: )
7| ¯|| ¯¯||¯l+|7¯| ¹|¯|| +|¯|¯¯| ¯||¯|¯| ¦ 7| ¯|| ¯l+| -|¯|¯¯| ¯|: ¦ ( ¹|°|¯|'|¯|¯: )
SaM no devIraBiShTaya Apo Bavantu pItaye | SaM yo raBi sravantu naha |
( AtharvaNavedaha )
Now utter the following mantra and sprinkle water around you in clockwise direction:
ओ भभ ñससñ: oM bhurbhuvasuvaha
-|¯¯| ¯|¯|: >|7|¯|| ¯|¯|l¹| satyaM tapa: SraddhAyAM juhomi
Now meditate on the following mantra thrice:
¹| ¯|¹|| ¯|8'| ¯|¹|| ¹-¯¯|¹¯|¯| ¯|¹|: ¯|l°|¯¯| ¯|¹| ¹|¯|°||+¯|: ¦ ¯|¹|| ¯||¯| ¯|¹|| ¯||¯|-¯|¯|¯|
¯|¹|| l¯|¯'|¯| ¯|¯¯| ¬¯¯|l¹| ¦
oM namo brahmaNe namo astvagnaye namaha pRuthivyai nama
oShadhIByaha | namo vAche namo vAchaspataye namo viShNave bruhate
karomi |
now utter the following mantrA and wipe front and back of your palm with water :
¯|l7¯l-| ¯|%| ¹| ¯||¯¹||¯|¹|¯||¯| -|¯¯|¹|¯||¹||¹|
vRuShTirasi vRuScha me pApmAnamRutAt satyamupAgAm
¯¯|-+l¯|-l¯|¯| ¯|¯|'|¹| / deva-RuShi-pitRu tarpaNam
If one's father is no more pitRu tarpaNam in addition to Deva RuShi tarpaNam is to be
done.
¯¯|l¯|l¯|¯|¯|¯|'| ¬¯l¯¯¯| devarShipitRutarpaNaM kariShye
If father is alive then only Deva RuShi TarpaNam is to be done.
¯¯|l¯| ¯|¯|'| ¬¯l¯¯¯| devarShi tarpaNaM kariShye
". ¯¯| ¯|¯|'| / 1. deva tarpaNaM
". ¯|8|¯¯|| ¯| ¯¯||: ¯||¯| ¯¯||¯| ¯|¯|¯||l¹|
1. brahmAdayo ye devA: tAn devAn tarpayAmi
³. -|¯||¯| ¯¯||¯| ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 2. sarvAn devAn tarpayAmi
ª. -|¯|¯¯| ¹|'||¯| ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 3. sarvadeva gaNAn tarpayAmi
×. -|¯|¯¯|¯|-||-¯|¯|¯||l¹| 4. sarvadevapatnIstarpayAmi
५. -|¯|¯¯|¹|'|¯|-||: ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 5.sarvadevagaNapatnI: tarpayAmi
२ . ऋवष तप ण / RuShi tarpaNam
Keep the Sacred thread like a garland, keep the knots of the thread between the thumb
and index finger at their junction and pour water in the right palm and pour the water on
to the left side after uttering each of the following:
१. क षणद प|¤न|d¤: ¤ ऋष¤: त|न ऋष|न तप ¤|तम
1.kRuShNadvaipAyanAdayaha ye Rushayaha tAn RuShIn tarpayAmi
³. -|¯||¯| +¯||¯| ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 2. sarvAn RuShIn tarpayAmi
ª. -|¯|l¯|¹|'||¯| ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 3. sarvarShigaNAn tarpayAmi ४.
४. -|¯|l¯|¯|-||: ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 4. sarvarShipatnI: tarpayAmi
'. -·¯|l¯|¹|'| ¯|-||: ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 5. srvarShigaNa patnI: tarpayAmi
¤. ¯|¯||¯|l¯| ¬¯|¯¯l¯| ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 6. prajApatiM kAnDarShiM tarpayAmi
´. -||¹| ¬¯|¯¯l¯| ¯|¯|¯|l¹| 7. somaM kAnDarShiM tarpayami
/.¹l¹¯| ¬¯|¯¯l¯| ¯|¯|¯|l¹| 8.agniM kAnDarShiM tarpayami
ª.l¯|%||¯| ¯¯||¯| ¬¯|¯¯l¯| ¯|¯|¯|l¹| 9.viSvAn devAn kAnDarShiM tarpayami
"¤. -||l¯¯||¯¯|¯||: ¯¯|l¯|¯|¯: ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 10. sAMhitIrdevatA: upaniShada: tarpayAmi
"".¯|l¯|¬¯l¯¯|¯||: ¯¯|l¯|¯|¯: ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 11.yaj~jikIrdevatA: upaniShada: tarpayAmi
"³.¯||¹'||¯¯|¯|: ¯¯|l¯|¯|¯: ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 12.vAruNIrdevata: upaniShada: tarpayAmi
"ª. ¯¯¯||¯|¯ ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 13. havyAvahaM tarpayAmi
"×. l¯|%||¯| ¯¯||¯| ¬¯|¯¯l¯| ¯|¯|¯|l¹| 14. viSvAn devAn kAnDarShiM tarpayami
"'. ¯|8|'| -¯|¯|+|¯| ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 15. brahmANaM svayaMBuvaM tarpayAmi
"¤. l¯|%||¯| ¯¯||¯| ¬¯|¯¯l¯| ¯|¯|¯|l¹| 16. viSvAn devAn kAnDarShiM tarpayami
"´.¹¹'||¯| ¬¯|¯¯l¯| ¯|¯|¯|l¹| 17.aruNAn kAnDarShiM tarpayami
"/. -|¯¯-¯|l¯| ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 18. sadadaspatiM tarpayAmi
"ª. +¹¯|¯ ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 19. RugvedaM tarpayAmi
³¤. ¯|¯|¯|¯ ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 20. yajurvedaM tarpayAmi
³" -||¹|¯|¯ ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 21. sAmavedaM tarpayAmi
³³. ¹°|¯| ¯|¯ ¯|¯|¯|l¹| 22. atharva vedaM tarpayami
³ª. sl¯|¯|-|¯|¯|'| ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 23. itihAsapurANaM tarpayAmi
³× ¬¯¯¯| ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 24 kalpaM tarpayAmi
ª. वपत तप ण / ३ . pitRu TarpaNam
As said earlier this is to be performed only by those whose father is not alive. Others to
skip this section.
Wear the Sacred thread resting on the right shoulder and hold the knot at the junction of
the thumb and index finger of the right hand. Hold water in the palm and pour to the
right through the gap between the thumb and index finger after uttering each of the
following mantras:
". -||¹|: l¯|¯|¹||¯| ¯|¹|| ¹l…¯-¯||¯| ¹l¹¯|: ¬¯¯¯| ¯||¯¯|: s¯¯||¯¯|: ¯| l¯|¯|¯: ¯||¯| l¯|¯|¯| ¯|¯|¯||l¹|
1. soma: pitRumAn yamo a~ggirasvAn agni: kavya vAhana: ityAdaya: ye pitara:
tAn pitRUn tarpayAmi
³. -|¯||¯| l¯|¯|¯| ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 2. sarvAn pitRUn tarpayAmi
ª. -|¯| l¯|¯|¹|'||¯| ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 3. sarva pitRugaNAn tarpayAmi
×. -|¯| l¯|¯| ¯|-||: ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 4. sarva pitRu patnI: tarpayAmi
'. -|¯| l¯|¯| ¹|'|¯|-||: ¯|¯|¯||l¹| 5. sarva pitRu gaNapatnI: tarpayAmi
¯¯| ¯|¯¯¯||: ¹¹|¯| ¯|¯| ¯|¯|: ¬¯l¯||¯| ¯|l¯-|¯| -¯|°|| -°| ¹| l¯|¯|¯| ¦ ¯|¯¯|¯|-¯|¯¯|¯|-¯|¯¯|¯| ¦
UrjaM vahantI: amRutaM ghRutaM paya: kIlAlaM parisrutaM svadhA stha me
pitRUn | tRupyata-tRupyata-tRupyata |
Place the Sacred thread in the normal way i.e with the thread resting on the left shoulder
आचमनम ॥ Achamanam ॥
Face East
Sit on a plank with a Panchapatram (or tumbler) in front, full of water and a spoon or
UddharaNi.
After uttering each of the following three mantras given below pour a few drops of
water on your right palm and drink it
१) अच¤त|¤ नम: २) अननत|¤ नम: ३) ग|वñनd|¤ नम;
1) achyutAya namaha 2) anantAya namaha 3) govindAya namaha

uttering the name of क शñ kesava, touch the right cheek with the right thumb and
uttering the name of न|र|¤ण nArAyaNa touch the left cheek with the right thumb.

Similarly uttering each of the following names touch the part of the body indicated
below with the finger shown against each:

Name of God Finger Part of the Body
Madhava म|धñ ring Right eye
Govinda ग|वñनd ring Left eye
ViShNo वñषण| Index Right nose
MadhusUdhana मध सधन Index Left nose
Trivikrama व³वñकम Little Right ear
Vamana ñ|मन Little Left ear
SrIdhara श|धर middle Right shoulder
HruShIkeSa हष|क श middle Left shoulder
PadmanAbha पदन|भ all Belly button
Damodara d|म|dर all Head
Proof reading was done by Sri. Ramasubramania Sastrigal and Venkatesa
VAdhyAr of Mumbai.
The End of brahmayagnam

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