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1 Deep Yagna Procedure This is done to purify our thoughts, emotions and actions. Sit erect. Keep both hands in your lap. Close your eyes. (When the prayers are spoken, one person should sprinkle holy water on the gathering.) Repeat the prayers after me and feel that purity is showering on you. The body is being cleansedCharacter is being ennobled The mind is being cleansedThoughts are being ennobled The heart is being cleansedSentiments are being ennobled Chant Gayatri Mantra collectively 3 times. Feel that you have become pure. Fold you hands and repeat the prayers after me. May sanctity lead us to righteous path May sanctity provide magnificence to us May sanctity provide peace to us This is done to acquire vital energy from Sun (Savita). Sit erect. Keep both hands in your lap. Close your eyes. Imagine that thick white clouds filled with vital energy are present around us. Repeat the prayer after me. Oh Lord! Remove all evils from us, fill us with excellence. (Invoke Guru – spiritual teacher - for guidance in conducting the Deep Yagna) Fold your hands and contemplate on the Sanskrit Mantra. ah. Fold your hands and contemplate on the Sanskrit Mantra.
2 Deep Yagna Procedure Now, we will do one Pranayam. Inhale gradually through both the nostrils. Retain the breath inside for some time. Exhale slowly and remain without breath for a while. While doing Pranayam, feel the following: Our body is absorbing vital energy from Sun (Savita), it is becoming vibrant. Our mind is absorbing the brilliance of Sun (Savita), it is becoming brilliant. Our heart is absorbing the warmth of Sun (Savita), it is becoming compassionate. We have been illuminated both internally and externally. Tilak is applied on the forehead for attaining virtues of calmness, coolness, brilliance and divine dignity. Sit erect. Take sandalwood paste at the tip of the ring finger. Keep the finger in front of the eyes and fix your eyes steadily on it. Pray that divine powers may refine our mind. Repeat the following prayers after me. Our mind may be peaceful Our mind may not get perturbed Our head may remain high We may always be guided by wisdom and foresight Chant Gayatri Mantra and apply the sandalwood paste on each other’s forehead with a feeling of reverence. Contemplate on the Sanskrit Mantras. Dharanam.. am.. A sacred thread (Sankalpa Sutra) is tied on the hand to take the following pledges: We will sit near God daily, that is, contemplate on divine virtues We will mould our life in accordance with divine principles We will do selfless service through time donation and resource donation These pledges will lead to the Holistic Development of our Personality.. _..
3 Deep Yagna Procedure Sit erect. Take the sacred thread in the left hand and cover it with right hand. Repeat the prayers after me. We accept the discipline of God We shall adopt the righteous conduct We shall not do what is unrighteous Touch the sacred thread to the forehead, and tie it in the right hand of each other, while chanting Gayatri Mantra. For married women, the sacred thread will be tied in the left hand. Contemplate on the Sanskrit Mantras. am. (Show the Kalasa – pot of water kept on the altar - to the participants) Kalasa (pot carrying water), is the symbol of cosmos. All divine powers are visualized in the Kalasa. The sacred water inside the Kalasa symbolizes Faith. (Tell a representative to take sandalwood paste, flowers and rice in the right hand, go to the altar and offer it to the Kalasa) Fold your hands. Repeat the prayer after me.---Oh God! Deepen and strengthen our faith and devotion. Enhance our dedication for sacred deeds. May we, persons of different temperaments and different qualifications, unite to perform all holy rituals and virtuous deeds. Pray silently in your mind while I chant the Sanskrit Mantra. tvasya ni (Kalasa Pujnam)
4 Deep Yagna Procedure In Guru Vandana we invoke and pay reverence to the Guru (spiritual guide), who shows us the righteous path. We pray to the Guru for guidance and inspiration. (Tell a representative to take sandalwood paste, flowers and rice in the right hand and offer it on the altar) Fold your hands. Repeat the prayer after me. Oh! Most kind hearted spiritual teacher, induce the feeling of your gracious presence all over. Help and inspire us in traversing the righteous path and deter us from going astray. Pray to the spiritual teacher in your mind. dhyayami Naman means salutation. Dev Namaskar is an expression of our reverence and devotion towards divine forces. Fold your hands. Bow down while uttering Namah every time. Pray that divine powers may continue to show us righteous path and assist in our spiritual growth. Contemplate on divine forces and pray silently in your mind. ah.
5 Deep Yagna Procedure This is the process of adoration of the divine forces. Five symbolic offerings are made to the divine forces, which depict five capabilities. (Tell a representative to make offerings in a plate) Sit erect. Fold your hands. Repeat the prayers after me. paste sandalwood rice. incense stick and lamp. sweet. Accept it. Listen to the Sanskrit Mantra and feel that you are yourself making offerings. am. (water / sandalwood paste and rice) (flower / incense stick / lamp / sweet)
6 Deep Yagna Procedure Salute with folded hands. Invoking the fire by lighting the lamps. Sit erect, fold your hands and repeat the prayer after me. Light the lamps and incense sticks while the Mantra is being chanted. am. This is the prayer of the Sun (Savita), the deity of Gayatri Mantra. Listen to the prayer while the lamps are being lighted. Pray that our thoughts, feelings and emotions are being purified. am
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8 Deep Yagna Procedure Sit erect. Keep your hands folded. Chant Gayatri Mantra collectively. Gayatri Mantra provides righteous wisdom. 11. Gayatri Mantrahutih. Chant Mahamrityunjaya Mantra collectively for physical and mental well being of all.. (Finishing the yagya and taking a pledge) Take a pledge in your mind to give up one evil trait rooted in life, and take up one virtuous practice. The divine forces will help you in fulfilling this pledge. 12. Devadaksina Purnahutih.... idam mahamrityunjayaya idam na mama. 13. Nirajanam Arati Arati is a humble emotional prayer to God. (Tell one representative to keep a lighted lamp in a plate and sprinkle water three times around it.) Everyone, please stand up. Fold your hands. Do Arati one by one while the Sanskrit Arati is being chanted. (tell the representative to again sprinkle water three times around the Arati and then take it to everyone so that they can take blessings from it.) Jai Mahakal Dhoon Jai Mahakal Dhoon ( Text is to be included-Optional):. Pragya Song- Chalo Kare Swagat Arati Jala Kar (Optional_ text to be provided) Arati of Maa Gayatri (Optional_ text to be provided)
9 Deep Yagna Procedure 14. Resolution for Creating a New World Order (It is recommended that this resolution should be read once daily.) Please repeat the following resolution after me.
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11 Deep Yagna Procedure 16. Visarjanam. 17. Jai Ghos - Slogans st Century – Bright Future 15. Santi Abhisincanam Prayer for peace in the entire world. (Tell a representative to sprinkle the water kept in the Kalasa on all the participants while the Mantra is being chanted.) Please sit down. Sit erect. Fold your hands. Close your eyes. Listen to the Mantra. When the water from the Kalasa is sprinkled on you, feel that you are getting divine blessings.. We express our gratitude to the divine forces and give them a reverential send off. We pray for their cooperation and support again and again. (Tell a representative to stand up, take rice in the left hand, and sprinkle it on the havan kunda and the altar slowly with right hand.) Please stand up and give a reverential send off to the divine forces.