Page1 Author : Dr.Srinivasan
In order to assure ourselves that any and all evil tendencies are
removed from the worship room, we start with a prayer to Shiva whose
very invocation is believed to clear out any troubling vibrations.
pranavaarththaaya shuddha jnaanaika moorthaye
prashaanthaaya dakshinaa moorthaye namaha
I salute the Lord of the
Southern direction who is the very embodiment of the sacred symbol Om
and of pure knowledge and eternal peace.
At this point someone familiar with
the proper intonations of that powerful bhajan could lead the assembled.
we need to invoke and invite the sacred rivers to fill the metallic
vessel. This water is used to cleanse and offer throughout the
worship. Start pouring water from one vessel into the smaller one as
narmadaa sindhu kaaveri
jalehsmin sannidhim kuru