Rudra abhishek is the holy bath that is dearest to Lord Shiva. It is said to please Lord Shiva and is the most powerful way to worship Him and seek His blessings. During the Rudra Abhisheka, powerful hymns/mantras dedicated of Lord Shiva are chanted, along with offering of various aromatic liquids and sacred items such as milk, gangajal, honey, curd, sugarcane juice, sandal paste, aromatic oils, flowers, belpatra etc.
Items that are strictly avoided during Abhishek are haldi, kumkum, tulsi leaves, coconut water and kewda/champa (white flowers)
Below is a complete step step procedure to perform this auspicious ceremony.
Place Lingam so that Yoni faces North and you face the West face of the Lingam and look towards East. You need to sit on an Asan of wool/ Kusha.
Smearing ash (Bhasma): The devotee worshipping Lord Shiva should smear holy ash on his forehead in three horizontal stripes - Tripundra. The stripes symbolize Absolute Knowledge, Purity and Penance (Yogasadhana).
Wearing Rudraksha: The devotee should wear Rudraksha beads mala while worshipping Lord Shiva. The Rudraksha converts the divine light frequencies into the sound frequencies in the human body. Hence, it facilitates the absorption of divine frequencies and transformation of one's thoughts into divine language, so as to reach one's divine Principle of worship.
The sattvik frequencies emitted by the Rudraksha balance Chakras helping one elevate to higher consciousness.
Sprinkle water over yourself and all items of Puja chanting: "Om Apavitrah Pavitro Va Sarva Vastan Gatopi Va Yah Smaret Pundari Kaksham Sa Bahya Bhyantarah Shuchi"
Translation: May all things unholy become holy, may all lower tendencies depart, just as soon as we transcend may within and without be purified!
Light Ghee lamp
Remember Guru, Ganesh, Deity and Parents:
"Om Gurubhyo Namaha; Om Ganeshaya Namaha; Om Kula Devatabhyo Namaha; Om Ishta Devatabhyo Namaha; Om Mata Pitribhyam Namaha"
Translation: I bow to guru, I bow to Ganesha, I bow to the family deity, I bow to my personal deity, I bow to my parents
Achamani: Place water on right hand with spoon of Achamani and sip after each of these 3 mantras "Om Keshavaya Namaha Om Narayana Namaha Om Madhavaya Namaha"
Place water on right hand and pour on ground: "Om Govindaya Namaha"
Bathe lingam with water and then offer all Abhisheka liquids one by one. All this while chant “Om Namah Shivaye”. Bathe with
Water mixed with Gangajal and Gulab Jal (Rose water)
Sugarcane juice/ Fruit juices
Wipe Him and place Him on Pedestal.
Now chant Sadyojaat mantra "Om Sadyojaatam Prapadyaami Sadyojataajava Namo Namaha Bhave Bhavenaati Bhave Bhavasvamaam Bhavodbhavay Namaha"
Offer Sandal Paste making a Tripunda on His Western Face with Vamdev mantra "Om Vamdevaya Namah, Jyeshthaay Namah, Shreshthay Namah, Rudraay Namah, Kaalay Namah, Kala Vikarannaay Namah, Bal Vikaranaay Namah, Balaay Namah Bala Pramathanaay Namah, Sarva Bhoot Damanaay Namah, Manomanaay Namah."
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Respected and Beloved Neetaji, Thank you for your kind invitation which I attended from 8.40 to 11.30 pm yesterday. It was pleasant to watch you doing Rudra Abhishekam with all the devotion and with all the ingridients like Milk, Honey, water, Prasadam etc. You are so thoughtful to engage the services of about a dozen Pundits who were chanting hyms, Panchatchara Mantra besides Rudram/Chamakam. The whole atmosphere was reverberated with spirital fervour. I think all the devotees who attended the function enjoyed it. To cap it all, you have also made every one to participate by doing Abhishekam
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