Recently I had a chance to examine a manual of domestic rituals belonging to my smārta yajurveda (YV) teacher which he uses for reference and consults as needed. 413 more words
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My practice centers on the stabilizing effects of the elements, and always returns to source. Every night, after my evening ritual puja (welcoming the Creator and the Elements to my Temple), one puja is always conducted; it is based on purification from the effects of the day to remove the stresses life can have on your body, soul and mind.
My alarm was set for 6:40am but I chose to snooze until 6:48am because I was so tired! I brushed my teeth and got dressed – just in time for the morning prayer in the main temple. 1,259 more words