Masi Magham is the day marked by the brightest star in the Leo constellation, Magha (Star of Power and Royalty), in the Tamil month of Masi, and is special as the cosmic energy of Divine beings fills the earthplane and enables you to increase your abundance, absolve your Karma, and help you elevate the souls of your ancestors.
This once-in-a-year event can help you magnify your prosperity, power, status, and royalty consciousness, as the star energy of the day carries the qualities of a King. Masi Magham day supports you in receiving the abundant blessings of your ancestors. The Magha star, governed by Pitrus (Ancestors) and Ruling Planet Ketu can provide positive blessings for spiritual development, increased wisdom and perception, and accomplishment in your pursuits.
According to the scriptures, when Brahma (Creator Archetype) understood Shiva’s plan to recreate the Universe after destruction, he asked about the methodology to recreate the world. Shiva asked Brahma to fill a Kumbha (Pot) with Amrit (Elixir) and the source energy for creating the world and place it at the top of Mount Meru.
It is believed that on Masi Magham day, the celestial beings and Pitrus come down to the earth in their astral forms and take a Holy dip in the Sacred waters at the Kumbakonam Powerspot to absolve their sins. Their Divine energy is dispersed in the Sacred waters, and their Supreme powers sanctify the entire surroundings.
According to the Bhavishya Purana, Shiva says this Powerspot is dear to him and Vishnu, as the Divine Nectar Filled (Maha Magham) Tank here houses the seeds of the creation of the Universe and was formed by the directions of Parabrahman. Surrounding the tank are 16 Mandapas (Shrines) for 16 Powerful Linga Forms of Shiva (Shodasa Lingam).
Sacred texts say that performing a dip in these waters on this special Magha Star Day in the month of Masi is equal to bathing in all the Holy rivers in India and can help remove stubborn Karma, the worst sins and afflictions, bestow abundance and prosperity, and rejuvenate mental, physical and spiritual well-being.
According to Sacred texts, traditional practices and Powerspot beliefs, performing these rituals during the auspicious Masi month can bestow the following abundant blessings of the Divine
According to legend, Kumbeshwarar (Shiva) is the supreme archetype who helped Brahma in recreating the entire universe from a Sacred pot (Kumbam). His consort is Goddess Mangalambika, also known as Valar Mangai (the one who bestows growth and prosperity), and Mantra Peeteswari (the one who houses the powers of all the mantras). Propitiating this powerful archetype of Shiva along with his consort on the auspicious day of Masi Magham can bestow the following blessings
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Invoking Shiva and Vishnu together in the form of Shankaranarayana. Shankara is another name for Shiva and is known as the Bestower of Bliss and Peace, and Vishnu is known as Narayana, the Abode of Truth and Granter of Salvation. Invoking this powerful Duo can bestow the following blessings
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Shiva’s ‘Dance of Bliss,’ the Ananda Tandava, is symbolic of the flow of cosmic energy, causing destruction and re-creation of your consciousness. The dynamic energy of Nataraja (Shiva’s Dancing Form) can help eradicate old, negative patterns limiting your potential and remove the bad effects of Karma
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According to scriptures, the Goddess Mangala Nayaki (the one who confers auspiciousness) is the consort of Kumbeshwara, the form of Shiva, who created the entire Universe. Propitiating this power couple can bestow the following blessings
Archana (Pooja) to Shodasa Lingam (16 Forms of Shiva as Lingam) at Kumbakonam Powerspot
Archana (Pooja) to Sarangapani Perumal at Tanjore Powerspot
Sarangapani is a special form of Vishnu who holds a bow in his hand. This Boon-Bestowing benevolent form of Vishnu incarnated to wed his consort Goddess Lakshmi as Komavalli
Archana (Pooja) to Kasi Vishwanatha at Kumbakonam Powerspot
Viswanatha is a form of Shiva hailed as ‘The Lord of the Universe’ as he grants salvation to all those who seek him, and the ‘Storehouse of Divine Attributes (Gunas)’
Archana (Pooja) to Veerabhadra at Kumbakonam Powerspot
Shiva Purana hails the warrior and destroyer of negativity, Veerabhadra, as a ferocious aspect of Shiva who is the commander of Shiva’s army. Shiva is said to have created this fearful form to destroy the fire sacrifice of Daksha (father of Goddess Parvati) and quell his arrogance
Archana (Pooja) at Dindigul Magha Nakshatra Powerspot
Archana (Pooja) at Thiruvallur Magha Nakshatra Powerspot
Archana (Pooja) at Satyanarayana Chennai Powerspot
Satyanarayana is a form of Vishnu known as the embodiment of truth and benevolence. According to the Skanda Purana, Sage Narada asks Vishnu for a solution to end the miseries of life on earth.
Vishnu advises that performing Satyanarayana Pooja with sincere devotion and faith is the ultimate path to getting relief from life problems and attaining happiness and Moksha (salvation).
Performing this Pooja on Pournami (Full Moon) Tithi (Moon Phase) is considered to be highly auspicious as the energy of the Moon helps remove the darkness of sorrow, despair, and suffering and bestows abundance and prosperity.
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Sarpa Dosha (Snake Affliction), also called Naga Dosha, occurs when a serpent has been hurt or killed, or its home has been destroyed by an individual in the previous birth.
This affliction results in difficulties in the present life, such as lack of progeny, loss in business, separation from loved ones, and health problems. Performing this remedial Pooja can bestow the following blessings
Rameshwaran is known as a ‘Punya Shethra,’ where the Lord himself has set foot and is filled with his Divine energy to grant freedom from all sins (Sarva Papa Vimukti). It also contains ‘Pitru Shakti,’ powerful ancestral energy which can bestow salvation. Performing ancestral rituals on the auspicious Masi Magham day here can help elevate the souls of ancestors and receive their blessings
You will receive Sacred grey ash from the Homa, Kum Kum (Red Vermillion Powder), blessed in the rituals. Keep this on your meditation altar and wear it on your forehead during meditation or at other times to expand the Divine blessings into your life.
Dr. Pillai explains this:
The ritual is the carbonization of thoughts. Carbon is our information-bearing atoms. The carbon residue (ash) given out as Prasad is to be placed on the third eye area of the participants and carries the blessings of the archetypes invoked.
AstroVed is not the Official Representative of the Powerspots and hence does not charge its members for the Powerspot Poojas and Prasad shipment included in the packages. However, the package cost includes proxy service delivery/ Pooja materials/ facilitation charges.
The domestic shipment of Prasad starts from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, a week after the entire set of rituals has been completed.