The Singapore Dakshina Bharatha Brahmana
2, JALAN TENGGIRI, SINGAPORE 428248
for Veda Parayanam
The Sabha thanks you for
hosting the Veda Parayanam at your house during the forthcoming Mandalam.
- Pooja will commence at 7.30 pm on
week days and at 5.00 pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. Basic things
like manjal, kumkum, flowers, camphor, betel leaves, nuts, sandal paste
(chandan), fruits, agarbathi, deepam etc. will be required for Archana.
Please check with Purohits in
advance if you need further clarification. Where required Purohits may
help you in purchasing some pooja items and the cost may be reimbursed to
- Pooja will be done by the host
under the guidance of Purohit for Lord Vinayaka and other Devathas kept in
the pooja area. This will take about 15 to 20 minutes. Thereafter,
Purohits will recite Vedas for about 1/2 hour. This duration is subject to
variation since the length of each Prasnam (chapter) is different.
- After that, Purohit will explain
briefly about the Prasnam. Then "Deeparadhanai" followed by
"Mantra Pushpam" will be done. All this be over in about 1.30
hours. Thereafter, devotional songs will be rendered by any of the
participants, if they wish to. Prasadam will distributed thereafter.
- Based on past experience, you can
expect about 4-8 persons to come voluntarily and the attendance by others
will depend upon your inviting them like your friends, neighbors etc.
There may be additional participants on weekends and holidays.
- Dakshina to each purohit will be $
11.00 and the transport charges will be extra. The rate is kept as a
standard so that there are no variations between hosts.
- Prasadam can be simple and minimum
of one naivedyam will be required. Hence, if you wish to order extra food
from outside you could do so. Please avoid onion, garlic etc. as much as
possible. Keep the prasadam simple and preparations can be made based on
above indication of participants.
The Sabha once again thanks
you for kindly agreeing to host the Veda Parayanam and for keeping one of the
rare traditions alive.