“Guru Purnima Celebration”
Sunday: July 5, 2020
Full Moon Fire Havan and Guru Purnima Program
6:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Full Moon Meditation
9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
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Program for Guru Purnima 2020
6:00-7:30 p.m. – Swami Radha, Chris Young, and Emilio Bettaglio will lead a Havan Puja.
All are invited to virtually participate in the havan at 6:00 p.m. If participants wish, they may join the process by performing their own puja in their homes. All that is needed is a large bowl, such as a clean salad or mixing bowl, some water to fill the bowl about two-thirds full, a candle, and some flower petals.
The mantras that will be recited are:
21 Gayatri recitations
21 Saumya with Tare Tut Tare recitations
108 Akhanda Mandala recitations
21 Maha Mrityunjaya recitations
3 Purnam Adhuti recitations
3 Shreem Gurave Namah recitations
Mantras available here for printing.
For those who are interested in participating with their own flower/ water havan at home, flower petals can be obtained at most flower shops or can be harvested from their own gardens. Approximately 200 offerings will be made into the havan, each with a petal offering.
7:30-8:00 p.m. – Inspirational Readings and Sharing
8:00-8:15 p.m. – Kirtan by Chris Young
8:15-8:45 p.m. – A Message from Swami Ritavan
9:00-10:00 p.m. – Full Moon Meditation