Somayagya 2010 - One day to go...
Yagya looks very impressive-may it illumine the myriad of
minds and matter. -
Ian, South Africa
With just one day to go before we start everything is
nearing completion for the beginning of the Somayagya. We
have been graced by cloudy skies which have made all the
outdoor construction work very easy in the Indian summer.
Our scientific team have come from Bangalore and the
measurements of the influence on the atmosphere have
Construction of the main structure is nearing completion
the roofing is being woven. The entire yagyashala is made of
locally sourced natural materials and is being prepared by
local artisans. On Friday some work might take place during
the night to complete all that needs completion in the
We are happy to have a volunteer who has arrived from
South Africa who will be taking footage of our Somayagya and
be preparing a visual document of this special practice for
future generations. Vedic chanting has been declared a world
heritage by UNESCO and the more we can do to preserve this
great science, the better. We wish to thank Mr. Benjamin
Pitcher for kindly donating the video equipment that is
being used for the filming.
Soma Yagya Booklet Released
We are happy to share with all the release of our booklet
Soma Yagyas and Global Healing. It has been meticulously
prepared by the Samskrti Foundation in Mysore and overseen
by the renowned Professor Lakshmi Tatachar and his Alwar
Tatachar his son. It is a comprehensive overview of yagyas
and Soma Yagyas.
We wanted to extend a very special thanks to
Andri Lindberg who has
kindly donated his time to prepare our
videos not only did be make us the most wonderful
animated logo but he has compiled useful and informative
videos. During the course of the Soma Yagya we will continue
to upload videos daily so feel free to
subscribe to this page.
Volunteers have arrived from each corner of India to
server this project from the bottom of their hearts. The
entire project is being co-coordinated and operated by
volunteers and a team of experts in everything from spice
grinding to fire pit building have arrived. Many of them
have been involved with Soma Yagyas for decades and they
understand and know the value of this ancient tradition. The
spirit of service is a yagya in itself and very special to
observe. The documentary we are preparing will include some
interviews with these great souls.
A very elated Mr. Judu has arrived from Bangalore with
equipment that will be used to measure the actual effect
of this ancient technology on global consciousness. We will
be publishing the result as a chapter in our
forthcoming booklet on Soma Yagyas and Global Healing.
Two days before the event and two days after will be
measured to give a reference point for comparing the data.
In a few days we expect the arrival of
Dr. Alex Hanckey who will be assisting with the
FOR THOSE INTENDING TO WATCH ONLINE
As planned we will try our best to stream
the Somayagya online so that others may participate globally
with this rare event. To see the schedule of broadcasts
As the site is quite remote there is a
chance we will just stream the audio component and not video
but we will send still images.
To view the streaming simple visit
http://www.vedicsociety.org at the appropriate time(s).
Please note if we have difficulty
streaming live we will stream delayed by 12 hours. Kindly
subscribe to our
Soma Yagya viewer list to get real-time notifications of
any changes of the streaming schedule.
FOR THOSE ATTENDING THE SOMAYAGYA
If you have any questions related to attending the
Somayagya on all or any of the days (24th - 29th of April)
Number of pundits performing: 18 pundits plus 22 helpers
Duration: 5 days
Vedas chanted: Sama, Rig, Yajur (3
Date: 24th April - 29th April 2010 starts at 7am IST
Here are some of the methods you can use to contact us:
Toll-Free(US): (800) 240-2411
International: +44-(161) 550-5680 (ext 108)
South Africa: 021-680-3817 (ext 108)
India +91 413 2622964
If you wish to
contribute you may do so online by clicking the link