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Namaste and good Saturday morning! Sucharita Welcomed us to the Powertime Call on this special day called Deepam, by putting up a picture of the mountain in India called Arunachala where Dr. Pillai is at this moment. The Full Moon in the Tamil month of Karthigai marks the victory of light over darkness and is celebrated as Karthigai Deepam. Deepam, a lighted lamp, is considered a symbol of auspiciousness which can ward off evil forces and usher in happiness and abundance. This is the power day to celebrate the light of intelligence which dispels the darkness of ignorance.

Learn more about Deepam.

Watch the replay of Dr Pillai’s Deepam Darshan.

Enjoy this Week’s Audio and Video Replays

Meditation Audio

Discussion Audio

Video Replay will be available in a couple days – our apologies for the delay.

Dr. Pillai’s prayer today is: “Oh Arunachala Shiva! We need at this time your Grace so that we can see the mountain as Light and not as rock. Not only will we see it as a form of Light, but also the sight itself, the Darshan itself, can change us.”

Sucharita showed us her altar with some rocks that actually came from that mountain and then lit some incense to purify the area and the call. She offered light and flower petals to awaken the Divine Beings that are waiting to assist us in any way that we ask.

Sucharita gave us a mantra for our meditation consisting of the four states of consciousness and the four elements: Ah Oo Ma Om Na Ma Si Va Ya. During our meditation we connected with Siva on this auspicious day. Listen to the recording to of the meditation to learn what each of these sounds represent. We chanted the miracle mantra given to us by Dr. Pillai:

Om Ilam Valla Madurai Siddhaya Soma Sundara Rajati Rajaya Arunachaleswaraya Namasivaya Baba Sri Sivaya Swaha

After the meditation is the time for questions and discussion. Sucharita imparted pearls of wisdom and mentioned Powertimes that are coming up. As mentioned today, is Deepam, which started the 23rd of November and culminates on the full moon through tomorrow Dec 3. Great questions and comments! Here are some links that Sucharita mentioned:

Power Times

Check the Pillai Center and the AstroVed Event Calendars for other upcoming events. Depending on where you live, timings may be different. Check the Panchang with your location to see when you should be observing the rituals.


    Saturday Dec 2, 2017 2:27 PM – Dec 3, 2017 at 10:46 PM ET

    Every Full Moon is time of incredible energy for both prosperity and enlightenment. Your spiritual practices and meditations on this day/night will be very powerful. Chant Shreem Brzee for wealth. Learn more.


    Tuesday Dec 5, 2017 @ 11:49 PM ET

    Ganesha is especially very powerful and present on the 4th and 14th moon phases. Call on him to remove your obstacles by chanting his mantra, Om Gum Ganapataye Namaha. Roll and break a coconut or lime(s) to remove obstacles and karma. Learn how. Learn more about the 4th Moon.


    Thursday Dec 7, 2017 6:14 PM ET

    The 6th Waxing Moon (called Shasti in Sanskrit) is the most appropriate time to win the battle against negativity and evil eyes. This is a peak day for absorbing the energies of Lord Muruga (a divine warrior/healer) and the planet Mars. Muruga specializes in solving problems such as credit card debt, legal issues, health problems, etc. Call on Muruga by chanting Om SaRaVaNaBaVa on this day and by pouring milk/juice/water over a vel. Learn more.


    Sat Dec 9, 2017 3:11 PM ET

    Kala Bhairava has the ability to dissolve repetitive negative patterns that result in procrastination, lethargy, anxiety, and lack of motivation. Kala Bhairava makes you value your time so you can make the best use of the opportunities at hand and maximize gains. Udyamo Bhairava is a mantra for Timeline Jumping. Learn more.

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