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Enjoy this week’s audio replay on Soundcloud – go to Pillai Center and choose the Powertime Practice Playlist.

Sucharita welcomed us warmly to the Powertime Practice call on Saturday, January 18, 2020. We are here on these calls to learn timeline jump by connecting with the energies available at every moment. Beams of energy and light that are bombarding us from the stars and planets, and they are lighting up the areas of our lives that need attention.

Today is Saturday and this day is all about Saturn. Lord Saturn is the planetary being who delivers tough karma to us to learn the lessons that we are asking to learn! Sucharita mentions a book called The Greatness of Saturn by Robert Svoboda. This book is the story of how all the planets bring good and bad times into our lives. Dr. Pillai recommends this book as part of our spiritual studies. Sucharita tells us that our true purpose here on the earth plane is to become the best and highest self that we able to be. Saturn is going to help us to achieve this. Saturn will be moving into its tenth natural house of Capricorn and then into the eleventh house of Aquarius, where he is also the ruler. The tenth house has to do with father figures and career and the eleventh house of Aquarius is the time for gains and victories.

When we honor Lord Saturn we are helping all of humanity. We can honor him by lighting a sesame oil lamp and by wearing black, dark blue, or dark brown clothing. What are the blessings of Saturn? Peace and compassion are some of the blessings of Saturn. Saturn loves it when we honor the elderly, needy or challenged ones. Dr. Pillai has a charitable organization, the Tripura Foundation, that makes it easy to do this. Sucharita mentioned a blog she just received in an email, called “17 ways to Please Saturn”.

Thai Amavasya is approaching this week on January 24 IST, and this is the time to honor the ancestors. Dr. Pillai says:

“There is a gift-giving time from the ancestors to their descendants who are living in this earth plane. The ancestors who passed from earth and are living in another plane are going to give abundant blessings. I want you to take advantage of this time. You may even be able to converse with them during this time. Think about them, but the most important thing is doing the Tarpanam, which is giving the offering to them.”

Learn how to do the Tarpanam ceremony. Dr. Pillai teaches us that we share our physical DNA with our ancestors, but also our soul DNA. The influences of Saturn will be accessible on the day of Amavasya, and so this is also a good time to propitiate him. There are many services offered at Pillai Center and AstroVed to help us to connect with the ancestors. Learn more.

This is also a good time to honor Lord Hanuman, the impossibility buster! He is a monkey god who is a superman. He can help you get out of difficult situations by controlling Lord Saturn. Sucharita mentions a course at Pillai Center Academy which will help you to access the power of Hanuman.

Sucharita says that it is a good idea to have an astrological reading to see which planets and stars are affecting us. These are available on Astroved.com.



Sunday Jan 19, 04:21 PM 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.


Tuesday Jan 21, 03:15 PM ET

The thirteenth 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 Shiva to dissolve your bad karma. Hydrate a shivalinga 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.


Wednesday Jan 22, 03:18 PM ET

Ganesha is especially very powerful and present on the fourth and fourteenth moon phases. Call on him to remove your obstacles by chanting his mantra, Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha. Roll and break a coconut or lime(s) to remove obstacles and karma.


Thursday Jan 23, 03:47 PM ET

Each new moon is a great opportunity to get a clean slate and evolve spiritually. Your meditations on this day/night will be particularly powerful. During the new moon you can connect with your ancestors by offering tarpanam, which opens energy blocks, and helps you invoke the positive blessings from your ancestors. Learn how to offer tarpanam.


Thursday Jan 23, 03:47 PM ET

Thai Amavasya is the first new moon after the Sun starts moving towards the Northern hemisphere. In the Vedic calendar, the northward movement of the Sun marks the Dawn in Heaven and fills the earth plane with the auspicious energy of renewal. The Sun represents the soul in Vedic astrology. It will be transiting Capricorn, the tenth sign of the natural zodiac, which represents karma (actions) and ruled by Saturn, the planet of karma. During this time, your action towards liberating your ancestors by performing tarpanam, which is a food offering to them, will be fruitful. This placement of the Sun in Saturn’s house can help you reduce the impact of ancestral karma and enable you to receive their blessings for you, your children, and future generations. This is the most powerful time of the year to honor the ancestors and perform tarpanam rituals. AstroVed and Pillai Center are offering many packages to assist us in this.


LIVE on Jan. 23, 2020 at 4:30 pm PT / 7:30 pm ET | Jan. 24, 2020 at 6:00 am IST

Saturn, the planet of Karma and transformation, is transiting to its own sign, Capricorn, after thirty long years. Saturn’s stay in Capricorn, the tenth house of action, shall help you reap results for your past and present actions. This thirty-five month period is an opportunity to develop a meaningful relationship with Saturn, which can help you to enjoy fruitful results for positive actions and prevent negative actions—leading to overall life transformation. Learn more.


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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