MALAYA PAKSHA AND ITS IMPORTANCE

THE BRAHMOTHSAVA THAT IS BEING CELEBRATED IN PITHRU LOKAS IS CALLED THE MALAYAPAKSHA. JUST LIKE OUR KUMB MELA IT IS CELEBRATED WITH GREAT ENTHUSIASM BY DEVAS AND PITHRUS IN “MALAYABOOSHITHA LOKA”.

THIS MALAYA BHOOSHITHALOKA IS THE LOKA THAT IS BORN OUT OF THE SANKAMAM OF
SURYAGRAHA OR ATHITHYA MANDALA AND CHANDRA GRAHA OR SOMA MANDALA. IT IS ALSO KNOWN AS SOMATHIYA MANDALAM.

IN THIS LOKA THE AMAVASAI DEVAS AND PITHRUS GATHER TO CELEBRATE THE FESTIVAL JUST LIKE MAHAMAHAM FESTIVAL. THEIR LORD IS SREE NARAYANA

THIS START FROM THE FIRST DAY AFTER THE POORNIMA AND END ON THE AMAVASAI DAY , WHICH IS CALLED MALAYA PAKSHA AMAVASAI. IT IS THE DAY ON WHICH THE SOMATHIYA MANDALA IS CREATED. IN THIS MANDALA THE JEEVASAKTHIS OF PITHRUS ARE KEPT IN A KALASA AND WORSHIPPED.

JUST LIKE BY USING THE JEEVA SAKTHI OF JEEVAS FROM THE KUMBHA , SRISHTI IS DONE IN THE SAME WAY. PITHRUS JEEVASAKTHI ORIGINATES FROM THE AMUTHA KALASA LYING IN THIS MALAYA BOOSHITHA LOKA.

IT IS SAID THAT ON THE MALAYAPAKSHA DAYS THE MAHARISHIS, THE OTHER JEEVAS ,THE DEVAS, THE PITHRUS , ALL COME TO BOOLOKA ( OUR MOTHER EARTH) AND ASSEMBLE ALONG THE SACRED RIVER BEDS, THE SEA SHORES., IN GAYA,RAMESWARA,AND RIVERS LIKE BHAVANI. KAVERI,ALLAHABAD, THRIVENI SANKAMAM, AND LIKE PLACES OF PUNYA NATHI THREETHAS AND THEY DO THE THARPANA POOJAS. SO THE VASUS,RUDHRAS,ATHIHTYA,AND PITHRUDEVAS, ALL DO THARPANA ON THIS DAY , ONE NEED NOT EXPRESS THEN HOW SACRED AND IMPORTANT DAY IT IS FOR ALL.

OUR FOREFATHERS/ANCESTORS CANNOT COME TO THIS WORLD WHENEVER THEY
THINK.EXCEPT ON AMAVASAI, SRADDHA DAY AND THE STARTING DAY OF EVERY MONTH AND DURING MALAYA PAKSHA. SO THEY ALL COME IN "SOOKSHMA" (MEANS NOT VISIBLE TO NAKED EYES) DEHAS AND IF WE OFFER THEM THE TIL AND WATER THEY ACCEPT THAT, AND BLESS US DIRECTLY

IN NORMAL DAYS “ SWATHA DEVI” THE WIFE OF AGNI BHAGHAVAN CARRIES THE THARPANA WATER FROM US TO THE WORLDS WHERE OUR ANCHESTORS ARE. ON MALAYA PAKSHA DAY AS THEY ALL GATHER IN SOMATHITHYA MANDALA SHE SEES ALL OF THEM IN ONE PLACE AND HER JOB BECOMES EASY AND THE RESULT IS MORE FRUITFUL AS IT IMMEDIATELY REACHES OUR ANCESTORS ,THE EFFECT OF IT IS FELT BY THE FOREFATHERS EVEN IF THEY HAVE TAKEN REBIRTHS AND HELPS THEM IN THE PRESENT BIRTHS ALSO.

THIS THARPANAM CAN BE DONE BY ALL WITHOUT CASTE OR CREED ON MALAYAPAKSHA
AMAVASAI DAY. MALAYA PAKSHA PERIOD STARTS FROM THE SUKLA PAKSHA PRATHAMAI AND ENDS ON AMAVASAI DAY . ON WHICH DAY THE “NAVARATHIRI “ FOR WORSHIPPING LAKSHMI DEVI, SARASWATHI DEVI AND DURGA DEVI BEGINS.

AS WE DON’T PROPERLY DO THE THARPANAM AS PER DHARMA SASTRA ON THE
SPECIFIED DAYS PITHRUS SUFFER A LOT IN THE LOKAS WHERE EVER THEY ARE. ATLEAST IF ONE DOES THARPANA ON THIS MALAYAPAKSHA , AMAVASAI OR DURING MALAYA THEIR SUFFERINGS AR E REDUCED . AND THEY WILL BLESS US.

ONE SHOULD DO ANNADHANAM ALSO ON THESE DAYS.

THERE IS A STORY IN MAHABHARATHA THAT KARNA WHEN HE WENT TO YAMA LOKA HE HAD ALL THE COMFORTS ,WEALTH ETC AS HE HAD DONE LOT OF DHANA DHARMAS. BUT HE COULD NOT GET FOOD TO EAT AS HE NEVER DID ANNADHANAM IN THIS WORLD.

SO HE GOT PERMISSION FROM YAMADHARMARAJA TO COME BACK TO THIS BOOLOKA AND ON THESE 14 DAYS HE DID ANNA DHANAM TO ALL AND WENT BACK AND HE WAS GIVEN FOOD THEREAFTER. SO THIS SHOWS THE MAHIMA OF ANNA DHANAM ON THESE DAYS.

THIS MALAYA PAKSHA IS CONSIDERED AS PITHRUPAKSHA AND SO THE FOOD THAT IS OFFERED BY US REACHES THEM.. AS THIS MALAYA PAKSHA IS CONSIDERED AS THE BRAHMOTHSAVA OF THE AMAVASAI GRAHA MANDALA THE BENEFITS/GOOD RESULT OF THE THARPANA OR ANNADHANA TURNS MANIFOLD.

WE ARE THE DECENDANTS OF GREAT MAHARISHIS WHICH FACT WE HAVE FORGOTTEN TODAY.ALTHOUGH THE THARPANA POOJA IS DONE FOR THE SAKE OF FORE FATHERS ETC IT IS WE WHO GET MORE BENEFIT OUT OF THIS KARMA IN THE FORM OF BLESSINGS FROM THEM.

IT IS THE DUTY OF THE WIFE TO INSIST HER HUSBAND TO DO THARPANA WITHOUT FAIL
AND HELP THEM TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE BY DOING ALL REQUIRED
ARRANGEMENTS. THE WATER WITH “ELLU” OR GINGLEY SEEDS “ WHEN POURED FROM IN
BETWEEN THE POINTER (THE FINGER OF GURU) AND THUMB (THE FINGER OF SUKRA) IT DRAINS THROUGH THE PITHRU BOOMYA REKAHS ,AND .IT GOES UP BY ITS POWER WORKING AGAINST THE GRAVITATIONAL PULL OF THE EARTH AND IT REACHES THE WORLD OF PITHRUS WHO ARE CRORES AND CRORES OF MILES AWAY

ONE NEW FACT WHICH WE MAY NOT BE AWARE IS THAT, PITHRUS LIKE SNAKE GUARD
“PUDALANGAI IN TAMIL” BECAUSE IT ACTS AS MEDICINE . IN THE “PITLA MARGA” . PITHRUS
TAKE REST UNDER THIS PLANT. COW MILK CURD IS ALSO CONSIDERED AS VERY SACRED AND IT ALSO PLEASES THE PITHRUS. SO IT GOES WITHOUT SAYING THAT WE CAN USE THESE WHILE COOKING

SO LET US ALL DO THE THARPANAM DURING THIS MALAYAPAKSHA PERIOD AND ON MALAYAPAKSHA DAY AND ALSO DO ANNA DHANAM AND OTHER DHANAMS ACCORDING TO ONES CAPACITY AND LET US BE RELIEVED OF OUR DHOSHAMS IF ANY WE HAVE DONE EITHER KNOWINGLY OR UN KNOWINGLY.

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