Sat Kriya Sara Dipika, Part Thirty-nine

posted in: English

 

 

 

 

by Shrila Gopala Bhatta Gosvami

 

The acarya should then stand facing East on the West side of the fire with his hands folded in prayer, upon a kushasana with tips facing North.

 

The child should stand facing the acarya between the fire and the acarya, upon a kushasana with tips facing North.

 

A brahmana should stand on the child’s right hand side and give first to the child, then to the acarya, handfuls of water.

 

The acarya should look at the child and say:

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
anushtup chandah
shri vishnu narayana vasudeva sankarshano devatah
upanayane acaryasya manavakam prekshamanasya jape viniyogah
agantra sam aganmahi
pra sumartyam yuyotana
arishtah sancaremahi
svasti sancaratat ayam

 

“Oh Lord, we have met with this boy who has come for Upanayanam and testify to his character. Please bestow Your company to this splendid youth. Let us go without obstacles to the supreme goal of life. May the boy attain the ultimate goal.”

 

He should have the child say:

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
gayatri chandah
shri vishnuh devata
upanayane acarayasya manavaka patane viniyogah
om brahmacaryam agam
upa ma nayasva

 

“I have come to accept the vow of brahmacaryam. Please initiate me.”

 

The acarya asks:

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
gayatri chandah
shri vishnuh devata
upanayane acarayasya manavaka nama-prashane viniyogah
om ko nama asi

 

“What is your name?”

 

The child should say:

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
gayatri chandah
shri vishnuh devata
upanayane acarayasya manavaka kathane viniyogah
om………..deva sharma nama asmi

 

“My name is………..”

 

The child and the acarya should pour the water from their hands.

 

The acarya should hold the right hand and thumb of the child in his right hand and say:

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
gayatri chandah
shri vishnu narayana vasudeva sankarshana devatah
upanayane acarayasya manavaka hasta-grahane viniyogah
om devasya te vishnoh prasave
narayana vasudevayoh bahubhyam
sankarshanasya hastabhyam
hastam grihnami……. 
(name of child)

 

“In this activity of Vishnu, I grasp your hand with the arms of Narayana and Vasudeva, with the hands of Sankarshana.”

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
gayatri chandah
shri vishnuh devata
upanayane grihitata manavaka hastasya acarayasya jape viniyogah
om vishnuh te hastam-agrahit
narayano mahavishnuh hastam agrahit
mukundo prabhavishnuh hastam agrahit
mitrah tvam asi karmana
vishnuh acaryah tava

 

“May Vishnu take your hand. May Narayana and Mahavishnu take your hand. May Mukunda and Prabhavishnu take your hand. By this action, you are a friend. Vishnu is your teacher.”

 

The acarya should then circumambulate the child and then face East while saying:

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
gayatri chandah
shri vishnuh devata
manavakasya avarttane viniyogah
om vishnoh vikramanam anvavartasva shri (name of child) deva sharman

 

“Turn the child following the strides of Vishnu.”

 

The acarya should then touch the right shoulder of the child with his right hand and then lower the hand to the child’s navel (uncovered) saying:

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
gayatri chandah
shri acyuto devata
upanayane brahmacari nabhideshasparshane viniyogah
om prananam granthih asi
ma vishrasah acyuta
tubhyam idam paridadami shri (name of child) deva sharman

 

“You are the knot of the life airs. Do not become loosened. Acyuta, to You I give this child.”

 

Touching above the navel the acarya should say:

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
gayatri chandah
shri narayano devata
upanayane brahmacari nabhideshasparshane viniyogah
om narayana, tubhyam idam paridadami shri (name of child) deva sharman

 

“Oh Narayana, to You I give this child.”

 

Touching the child’s heart he should say:

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
gayatri chandah
shri janardano devata
upanayane brahmacari nabhideshasparshane viniyogah
om janardana tubhyam idam paridadami shri (name of child) deva sharman

 

“Oh Janardana, to You I give this child.”

 

Touching the child’s right shoulder with his right hand he should say:

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
gayatri chandah
shri vishnuh devata
upanayane brahmacari dakshina skandha shasparshane viniyogah
om vishnave prajapataye tva paridadami shri (name of child) deva sharman

 

“To Vishnu, Prajapati I give You this child”

 

Touching the child’s left shoulder with his left hand he should say:

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
gayatri chandah
shri vishnuh devata
upanayane brahmacari vama skandha sparshane viniyogah
om vishnave damodaraya tva paridadami shri(childs’ name) deva sharman

 

“To Vishnu, to Damodara I give You this child.”

 

He should address the child saying:

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
gayatri chandah
shri vishnuh devata
upanayane brahmacari sasvodhane viniyogah
om brahmacari asi shri (name of child) deva sharman

 

“You are a brahmacari…….”

 

The acarya should order the brahmacari:

 

om prajapatih vishnu rishih
gayatri chandah
shri vishnuh devata
upanayane brahmacari preshane viniyogah
om samidham adhehi

 

“Put wood on the fire.”

 

The child should reply :

 

om vatam

 

“I will”

 

The acarya otrders:

 

om apah ashana

 

“Drink water for purification (acamana).”

 

He child should reply :

 

om vatam

 

“I will”

 

The acarya orders:

 

om karma kuru

 

“Do your work.”

 

He child should reply:

 

om vatam

 

“I will”

 

The acarya orders :

 

om ma diva svapsih

 

“Refrain from sleeping in the daytime.”

 

The child should reply:

 

om vatam

 

“I will”

 

Sat Kriya Sara Dipika, Part Thirty-nine

BY: SUN STAFF

Dec 05, 2016 — CANADA (SUN) — By Shrila Gopala Bhatta Gosvami. Printed by The Bhaktivedanta Academy, Mayapur (1995).

 

 

KADACHA BookStore

Post view 217 times

Share/Cuota/Condividi: