RUDRA PUJA/RUDRA POOJA
Rudra Puja has been practised in India since the beginning of time. Rudra is a synonym for Shiva, which means ‘Destroyer of Evil’. Puja means that which is born of fullness. The Vedic scriptures hail the Rudram chants as a method to remove sufferings, attain desires and bestow all round prosperity.
This book uses a clear Devanagari font to present the complete Rudra Puja Abhisheka procedure in Sanskrit. Headings are given in English for the reader to follow the text correctly.
The Rudram Verses for NORTH INDIAN Shukla Yajur Veda and SOUTH INDIAN Krishna Yajur Veda are both given in separate sections with correct Vedic Accents. Additionally, the Devanagari Latin Transliteration is given for the South Indian version.
A copious Appendix gives the Devanagari Alphabet, Pronunciation Key, and some famous Shiva Shlokas.
Since the Vedic times, it has been known that Rudra Puja is the most effective method for bringing environmental peace. In all the Shankaracharya Parampara, one thing that has been followed with the most extreme discipline and responsibility. It is normal across all the paramparas, the Monday Rudra Pooja. The Monday Rudra Puja is performed uniquely by each Shankaracharya.
Adi Shankaracharya set up four peethas, or knowledge centres, in four different parts of the country. He wanted these practices to spread peace throughout the country and the world. Shri Rudram is performed to keep nature’s peace and harmony.
The book contains
- Rudra Puja Abhisheka procedure,
- Rudram Verses,
- Shukla Yajur Veda,
- Krishna Yajur Veda,
- Famous Shiva Shlokas
About the Author
Ashwini is with the Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Ashram based in Punjab. He loves to practise Yoga perform Homa and study Sanskrit.
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