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Sucharita welcomed us on this Sunday’s with Sucharita’s call this morning by explaining what we are doing here together.  Sucharita is here to help us with the teachings of Dr. Pillai.  She is helping us understand which of the teachings are right for each of us.  She says there is a thin veil which separates us from the Divine and Dr. Pillai has come to the earth plane to help us lift this veil! His teachings show us how to delve into the well of divine intelligence and use that intelligence to fix the areas of our life that need attention right now.  Dr. Pillai has given us sounds in the form of mantras that unlocks the powerful potential that lives in each of us.  Shreem Brzee is one of the most powerful mantras that Dr. Pillai has given us.  The sounds create the consciousness within to wake us up to live a 200% life-100% spiritual and 100% material abundance.  Shreem Brzee will grab the intelligence inside and it will push the thoughts through your brain that will make you look in the direction you need to go in to be successful.  It will make you meet the right people, see and say the right things, be in the right location, and give you the practical thoughts to create harmony, prosperity, joy and happiness in your life. 

Dr. Pillai will be giving us a workshop starting on September 2. 2017, to teach us how to make Shreem Brzee work for us.  This is a free workshop so be sure to show up for it!  Learn more here.  

Ganesha’s Birthday (Ganesha Chathurti) is coming up on August 24th this coming Thursday.  He is an eternal archetype who is the gateway to Lakshmi, the Goddess of Abundance.  He has an elephant head and is the remover of all obstacles.  Sucharita says for us to participate the the birthday celebrations in any way that we can.  His seed sound is “Gum”, so if that’s all you can do, just chant “Gum Gum Gum”.  He will come to you in a wave of consciousness.

There is an important eclipse coming up today through tomorrow depending on where you are in the world.  AstroVed is offering rituals and ceremonies, as well as offering tips on what to do during this auspicious occasion.  Learn more here.

Important Upcoming Events This Week: Check the Pillai Center and the AstroVed Event Calendars for other upcoming events. Depending on where you live, the day of the week will be different.  Check the Panchang with your location to see when you should be observing the rituals.

Sunday, Aug 20th @4:40 PM EST

New Moon

Each New Moon is a great opportunity to get a clean slate. Enjoying your meditations on this day/night will be particularly powerful. The New Moon is a special time that provides you a great opportunity to connect with your ancestors for solving your problems. Performing the Tarpanam ritual on this day opens energy blocks, and helps you invoke the energies of your ancestors in your life for a healthy, wealthy and negativity-free life. Learn to offer tarpanam here.


Eclipse starts on August 21, 2017 9:07 am; peaks 10:23 am; exits 11:46 am (PT)Rahu and Ketu Encircles 5 Major Planets

According to Vedic astrology, the upcoming solar eclipse on August 21st will happen on a day of rare planetary alignment. On this day, is not advisable to start any new ventures or money-making initiatives, as it the day for clearing your karmic baggage, pacifying your ancestors and self-introspection.  Read more here.

Do’s and Don’ts on Eclipse Day

  • If possible, fast from Aug. 21st 3:33 am to Aug. 21st 12:00 noon (PT time)
  • Don’t cook or eat during eclipse time
  • Listen to Vishnu Sahasranama (1000 unique names of Vishnu) or Lord Shiva’s Mrityunjaya Mantra
  • Chant the mantra ‘Om Na Ma Si Va Ya’ or ‘Om Namo Narayanaya Namaha’
  • Pregnant ladies and people with heart problem should not expose themselves to the Sun

Thursday, Aug 24th @10:57 AM EST

Ganesha’s 4th Moon

Remember that Dr. Pillai has said that 2017 is continuing to be a year of Ganesha.  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.


Dr. Pillai says “What does Ganesha represent? He’s an archetype who lives in the Infrared Realm, and who is responsible for removing obstacles. He is also responsible, or endowed, with the ability to remove karma, especially on his Birthday. He gives it as a gift to people. Ganesha is a being, and he’s very much alive. He belongs to the category of beings called Ganas. Ganas are Beings, Angels, with a tremendous amount of intelligence, and they are willing to help the human beings. They are available at a certain time, especially on the upcoming Ganesha Chaturthi, which is the 4th Moon… his Birthday.”  AstroVed is offering a grand three day event for this auspicious occasion.  Learn more here.

Saturday, Aug 26th @11:48 AM EST

6th Moon – Muruga’s Power Time

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

The Archetypal Being Muruga, who is actively present in the Earth plane, is the ruler of the Pleiades. His function is to make our planet move from darkness into light. There is a fire lab offered at AstroVed on this day.  Scroll down to the bottom of the linked page to read more about Muruga and Mars.  Participating in the 6th Waxing Moon rituals will help remove the negative effects of Mars. Learn more.

Enjoy this week’s Meditation Audio.

We invoked the Goddess of wealth Lakshmi by chanting “Shreem Brzee”.

Enjoy this week’s Discussion Audio 

Sucharita explained the meaning of what is happening during the eclipse tomorrow.  She talks about Rahu and Ketu encircling 5 major planets at this eclipse. During the eclipse, the soul karaka (Sun) is afflicted by Rahu during his prime and strong time. On a mundane level, epidemics, non-cooperation from neighboring countries, law and order issues, negative influence on world leaders leading to wrong decisions and an overall negative impact affecting people at large may be experienced.  On a personal level, you should be careful while dealing with government and people with power. Your intuition and inner guidance may fail you. You should also take care of your health, especially the heart (as signified by the Sun). It is the time for you to remember and honor your ancestors by performing Tarpanam. The Sun and Moon will be in the star Magha ruled by Ketu. Five of the planets, Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn, including the Sun and the Moon, will be between Rahu and Ketu. Meanwhile, Venus and Mars will be sharing the sign Cancer with Rahu. This is a rare alignment of planets during this eclipse.

Sucharita tells a  cute story that Dr. Pillai told about the devil.  Invite the devil in, but then leave through the back door!  She also says that flowers are the direct link to the divine.  Offer flowers to the deities and that is a direct ticket to get through to them.

She reminds us that Mahalaya Paksha is upcoming on September 6-19, 20217. This is a time to gain the support of your ancestors for life success.  Dr. Pillai says The ancestors who passed from the earth and living in another plane are invoked to give abundant blessings. This 2-week Mahalaya period is very critical for you. Even the enlightened yogis and rishis wait for this time, which comes only once a year, to get blessings from their own ancestors. If I have to recommend one solution for every one of your problems, be it financial, relationship or health, it is doing Tarpanam (offerings to the ancestors). Miracles do happen after the performance of the rituals.” Learn more.

Enjoy this week’s Meditation Audio.

Enjoy this week’s Discussion Audio.

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Contact/Personal Coaching

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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