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Online Avani Avittam – Upakarma


Avani Avittam/Upakramam is termed as “the beginning or commencement” marks the refreshing of study of vedas and is a significant ritual for a Brahmin to change his “Poonal/white thread” once every year to purify his white thread from any kind of “Doshas” or “Theetu” 

The word Avani implies the Tamil month, and Avittam is one among the 27 Nakshatras.

All must perform this ritual without fail and do prayshchita to remove all the sins and secure the divine blessings.

Key Insights:

  • Upakarma is performed to re-purifying & Re-energizing the Poonal.
  • The three threads stand for Lord Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva.
  • Performed on the day as per Ones Vedam.
  • Homa is performed for Year 1 post-Upanyanam

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  • Vedic Patashala certified and experienced priests.
  • All rituals follow Vedic Standards and Procedures.
  • Guaranteed Punctuality and Authenticity.
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Avani Avittam /Upakarma means “Beginning or Arambham” to begin the study of the Veda (Vedha Adhyayanam). It is an ancient and most important ritual performed by the Brahmin community. Avani is the Name of Tamil Month; Avittam is one of the 27 nakshatras or Stars.

The day is of great significance to Yajur Vedi, Rig Vedi & Sama Vedi Brahmins. On the next Day, Gayatri Japam should perform. This entire Ritual is called Aavani Avittam.

This auspicious day represents the day when Lord Narayana took avatar as Lord Hayagriva. Lord Hayagriva restored the Vedas to Brahama from Asuras and also is the God of Knowledge.

Below are the dates for 2022 Upakarma as per the vedams.

  • 11th August 2022 Rigvedam Upakarma
  • 11th August 2022 Yajurvedam Upakarma
  • 30th August 2022 Samavedam Upakarma

When to Perform Avani Avittam ‘Upakarma’?

This Ceremony should perform in the month of Aavani, on the full moon day.

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  1. Can I pay a Partial amount in advance to confirm the Ceremony and pay the balance in cash or pay online after the ceremony? 
    • Yes, you can pay the partial amount as a token advance to confirm your booking. You can pay the balance amount after the ceremony with cash directly to our Priests or through an Online transfer (Click on the “Pay-Balance” button in your My-Account section corresponding to your order number).