Somayag 2017 – 1st Day

     The Rutvijas (priests) had arrived for the beginning of the Somayag.
"For every Somayag four groups of rutvijas are necessary, each well-trained in one of the four Vedas. The training takes at least 10 years and must begin at a young age for a person to be able to master all the mantras. They work as a precision-trained team, chanting for many hours daily and carrying out varied procedures, using an array of special Yajnya implements. They also perform a number of other tasks necessary to the Somayag, such as moving equipment, carrying wood, cleaning implements and helping to build some places needed during the Somayag."

The priests’ guide was
Adhvaryu, Mangesh Bhavikar
– pictured above left.

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Somayag 2017 – Arrival of Fire

          "The ancient science of bio-energy given through the Vedas describes certain energy processes which have the power to effect a change in the functioning of PRANA (life-force which pulsates through us and connects us with the cosmos). These energy processes come under the category of YAJNYA. Somayag is one such Yajnya.
         The beneficial effect of each Somayag lasts for several decades. The atmosphere becomes medicinal, nutritious and disease-free. Somayags yield a qualitative and quantitative improvement in the psyche. By using this Supertechnology we can eradicate pollution factors on a large scale."

On February 6, the Yajaman Dikshit Achal Apte arrived with his wife Bhakti and his son Sudaksha of 4 years of age, bringing the energy of the Tretagni Fire, which is being practiced in their home since generations.

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