Jandhyala Purnima Puja Procedure

Jandhyala Purnima Puja Procedure

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On Jandhyala Purnima or Pournami a Bhramin who has under gone the procedure of “ODUGU” or the sacred thread ceremony has to change the sacred thread. This is a mandate for every Bhramachari (un married) and Gruhasta(married). The old sacred thread must not be removed untill the new thread is worn. The complete procedure for changing the Jandhyam is given below.

After taking the bath one has to do the sandhyavandanam, and a sankalpam is said. That sankalpam has to be as follows:

“mama srautha karma anushtana mantra anushtana yogyatha sidhyartham nutana yagnopaveetanam dharanam karishye.”

After this the new yagnopaveetham for Bhramacharis it is made of 3 threads, while for Gruhastas it is made of 3 sets each set containing 3 threads and a total ofnine threads.

Apply turmeric at three places for all the threads. Recite the following Mantras while applying turmeric and please install each god into each thread. The following mantras would install the respective god in each thread

Omkaram                      Pradhama tantau nasyani (first thread)

Agnim                            Dwitiya tantau nasyani (second thread)

Naagan                          Truthiya tantau nasyani (Third thread)

Somam                          Chaturdhi tantau nasyani (Fourth thread)

Pitrun                             Panchama tantau nasyani (Fifth thread)

Prajapatim                    Shashtama tantau nasyani (Sixth thread)

Vayum                           Saptama tantau nasyani (Seventh thread)

Suryam                          Ashtama tantau nasyani (Eighth thread)

Sarvaan Devaan          Navama tantau nasyani (Ninth thread)

After installing all the gods wear one jandhyam at a time(out of the 3 set wear one at a time).

Hold each Jandhyam with the fingers of both hands.

Stretch the hands holding the jandhyam over the head.

Wear by inserting the head and the right hand into the thread.

See that the thread resides on the left shoulder.

Reciting the following slokas

For Bhramachari and Gruhastas, sloka for wearing the first sacred thread or Jandhyam

Mantram:

Bhoor agnincha prudhveem bhuvo vayuncha anthariksham,

swaraadithyancha divo bhurbhuvasva chandranuncha disacha.

Slokam:

yagnopaveetham paramam pavitram,

prajapathe retshajam purasthath,

Ayushya mrugyam pratimancha subhram,

yagnopaveetham balamastu tejaha.

For Gruhastas Only

Punar Achamya:

After wearing the first thread Achamanyam has to be done again, then wear the second thread saying the following sankalpa

Gruhasta ashrama dharma nirvahanrdham svasura datta dwititya yagnopaveetham dharanam karishye.

after the sankalpa recite the following again(it is the same as the first one)

Mantram:

Bhoor agnincha prudhveem bhuvo vayuncha anthariksham,

swaraadithyancha divo bhurbhuvasva chandranuncha disacha.

Slokam:

yagnopaveetham paramam pavitram,

prajapathe retshajam purasthath,

Ayushya mrugyam pratimancha subhram,

yagnopaveetham balamastu tejaha.

For Gruhastas only

Punar Achamya:

After wearing the Second thread Achamanyam has to be done again, then wear the third thread saying the following sankalpa

Vaidhika karmacharana yogyatha siddhiyartham upavastranga bhutam truthiya yagnopaveetham dharanam karishye.

after the sankalpa recite the following again(it is the same as the first one)

After wearing the three sets by the Gruhstas and one set by Brhamacharis.

Hold the knots of the old and new threads together and recite the “Gayatri Mantra” 10 times.

Before doing the Japa of 10 Gayatri Mantra please tell the Sankalpa as

“Dasa Gayatri Mantra Japam Karishye.”

After the Japa, the old sacred thread has to be removed, there is a Mantra for removing the old one. Care has to be taken that the old thread is removed from bottom only and not over the head.

Sloka for removing the old thread:

Upaveetham bhina tantum

jeernam kasmala dhushitam

visrujami yasho bhrama varcho

dheergauy rasthumay.

After removing, throw the old thread at place where no one can step on it.

7 Responses to “Jandhyala Purnima Puja Procedure”

  1. Srinivas

    Mar 01. 2013

    Good one. Thanks for sharing. It is helpful

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  2. Narayana Murthy

    Mar 03. 2013

    Thanks for sharing. It is really helpful.

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  3. chandrasekhar

    Aug 20. 2013

    Very helpful for guys who are away from parents/elders and still respect our tradition and wants to change the yagnopaveetham on own.

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  4. Sree Yasasvi

    Mar 01. 2014

    Thank You Hindu Sphere .!

    I could change on my own without a book traditionally.! Given me that extra confidence.
    Om TAT SAT.!

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  5. Kbk Murthy

    Aug 10. 2014

    Excellent guidance was shown for performing jandhyala poornima
    Thank you a lot.

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  6. kishore Sarma

    Aug 11. 2014

    This is very helpful and made me feel very good after I was able to read this. However, I have a qustion here – when I got new jandhyam at a temple(i am married), I was given 5 sets of 3 and am not sure how that sits with 3 sets of 3 as mentioned here?

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  7. VAMSI

    Apr 20. 2015

    Thank you. Its very useful to me without depending on others

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