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Namaste fellow spiritual travelers!  Sucharita greeted us on the December 15, 2019 Powertime Practice call. Sun has just transited into the 9th house, Sagittarius, which is all about looking up to a higher spiritual reality. Honor your father and your spiritual teacher. Partake in holiday traditions and high spiritual teachings. Take some action for compassion by donating to charity or otherwise helping those in need.

Dr. Pillai teaches us that we carry the karma from all our ancestors who have come before us and he gives us the tools and techniques to remove this karma.  It is so important to honor our ancestors and an easy way to do this is to perform a ritual called “tarpanam”.  Tarpanam consists of putting rice flour, black sesame, and a coin in the right hand while dribbling water over this concoction, asking the ancestors to accept this offering.  Face south or east and make a prayer to the ancestors, offering forgiveness and love and urging them to cross over the river into the light where they can bless us from the higher realms.  Do this every day during the daylight hours only.  AstroVed.com and Pillai Center also have Vedic specialists who will do this on your behalf. Learn more. Doing this ritual will not only benefit ourselves, but it will benefit everyone in your family.

At this time of year the gates of heaven are going to open up.  Vishnu is the god in charge of sustaining heaven and earth and he can help us fulfill all our desires, especially at this time of year.  The 11th moon happens twice a month, but this next 11th moon is called Vaikunta Ekadasi.  Out of 24 Ekadasis in a year, Vaikunta Ekadasi is special as Vishnu, the Supreme Archetype of Wealth, opens the vault of heaven allowing you to access a powerful energy that can help you change your financial mindset.

Write down what you think a little piece of heaven would look like to you.  This is a great time to work on a Vision Board.  Put pictures of what you want on the board, write words that remind you of what you want to manifest.

The 13th waxing moon is the time to “bust” our karma.  This time is called Pradosham.  When it occurs on a Thursday it is called Guru Pradosham.  Guru Pradosham is a fantastic opportunity to reset your life. Spiritual practices on this day can clear previous negative karma that has been blocking the blessings or grace of your Guru reaching you. This Pradosham window is your chance to open yourself to fresh teachings or lessons from teachers, educators, mentors, or wise persons who can counsel you.

SHREEM BRZEE! In Community

There is still limited time to join Shreem Brzee Immersion Extension Program and experience the wealth mantra Shreem Brzee in community.

And don’t forget the Full Moon Shreem Brzee/Siva’s Birthday Fire Prayers to be livestreamed from Toronto, Canada this Friday at 10 pm ET. Purchase here.

Power Times


Monday Dec 17, 09:27 PM  – Tuesday Dec 18th ET

Ekadasi is the day when Vishnu’s blessings for wealth and health are abundant. Chant Om Namo Narayanaya for Vishnu or Shreem Brzee for his consort, Lakshmi.

Vaikunta Ekadasi Fire Prayers

The Day When Lord Vishnu Opens the Gates of Heaven

LIVE on Dec. 18, 2018 at 3:30 pm PT / 6:30 pm ET | Dec. 19, 2018 at 5:00 IST

Watch this and all LIVE (and recorded) Ceremony Webcasts on Astroved.com or on the Astroved YouTube Channel.


Wednesday Dec 19, 07:56 PM ET

The 13th Moon phase is called Pradosham, a karma-removing time. 1 1/2 hours before sunset through sunset is the most powerful time to pray to Siva to dissolve your bad karma. Hydrate a sivalinga by pouring water/milk/juice over it as you chant the karma busting mantra, Thiru Neela Kantam Makaral ShivayanamaVisualize blue light in your throat. Roll and break a coconut or lime(s) to remove karma.


Thursday Dec 20, 06:04 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.


Friday Dec 21, 03:39 PM – Saturday, Dec 22nd  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.


Live-Streamed from Toronto, Canada

Friday, December 21, at 7 pm PT/ 3 am UTC (December 22)

Purchase here

This Full Moon is Arudra Darshan, or Lord Siva’s Birthday.


Preeminent Wish Fulfilling & Sin-Dissolving Rudra Homa with Advanced Rudram Chanting

LIVE on Dec. 22, 2018 at 3:00 pm PT / 6:00 pm ET

| Dec. 23, 2018 at 4:30 am IST

Watch this and all LIVE (and recorded) Ceremony Webcasts on Astroved.com or on the Astroved YouTube Channel.

Sri Yoga Narasimha Fire Prayers – Special 9-Month Series

Gain peace, mutual harmony, relief from difficulties, and eternal bliss.

LIVE on Dec. 30, 2018 at 8:00 pm PT/ 11:00 pm ET/ Dec. 31, 2018 at 9:30 am IST

Watch this and all LIVE (and recorded) Ceremony Webcasts on Astroved.com or on the Astroved YouTube Channel.


6-Priest Dhurva Mrittika Homa (Karma & Obstacle Clearing Fire Prayer)

LIVE on Dec. 30, 2018 at 4:00 pm PT/ 7:00 pm ET |

Dec. 31, 2018 at 5:30 am IST

Kamadhenu Kubera Homa (Wish-Fulfilling & Wealth Multiplier Fire Prayer)

LIVE on Jan. 1, 2019 at 2:30 am PT / 5:30 am ET / 4:00 pm IST

Watch this and all LIVE (and recorded) Ceremony Webcasts on Astroved.com or on the Astroved YouTube Channel.


If you are interested in scheduling one-to-one Personal Coaching with Sucharita, you are welcome to send a request to: sucharita@pillaicenter.com


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