Avani Avittam 2014 (Rig Veda, Yajurveda, Sama Veda Avani Avittam)

Avani Avittam is the most important ritual observed by Brahmin community in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Avani Avittam dates are given here with the links of Avani Avittam mantras, sankalpam, and whole procedure.

Rig Veda Avani Avittam 2014 date – August 10

Krishna Yajur Veda Avani Avittam 2014 date – August 10

Shukla Yajurveda Avani Avittam 2014 date – August 10

Sama Veda Avani Avittam date isĀ - August 29

Avani Avittam, also known as Upakarma or Yagnopaveetha Dharana, is the ceremony of changing the sacred thread (Yagnopaveetham / Jandhyam / Janeyu). It is observed on different dates by different Brahmin communities.

Rig Veda Avani Avittam is observed on Shravana nakshatram in Avani month (Simha masam). Yajurveda Avani Avittam falls on Shravana Pournami (Full Moon day in Avani masam), and Samavedi Avani Avittam is celebrated on the day when Hastha nakshatram falls on Panjami Tritiyai in Avani month.

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  1. Some people say the rigveda avaniavittam falls on 7th sept 2014. Some people say it falls on 10th August. Can anyone throw lights on this.

  2. Dear Friends
    This is to inform you all that we are conducting the Yajur Veda Upakarma at the Following Places on 01 Aug 2012 Wednesday
    Sree Ayyappa Temple
    Vijaya Bank Colony, Bannerghatta Road, Behind IIM Bangalore and HSBC- Honeywell
    1st Batch 6.30 AM and 2nd Batch 9.00 AM with Homam
    Sree Venkatramana Swamy temple
    Behind Big Anjeneya Statue, Agara, HSR Layout – Sarjapura Road, Bangalore
    6.30 AM to 8.00 AM (One Batch with Homam)
    Sree Ganesha Temple
    New Thippasandra Main Road, Thippasandra, Bangalore
    1st Batch 6.30 AM without Homam and
    2nd Batch 8.30 AM with Homam
    I request all of you to participate for the upakarma at your nearest Venue
    For More details contact
    Sreekanth Vadhyar / Krishna Vadhyar
    9448040504 / 080- 26783577
    [email protected]
    Note: I kindly request all of you to collect the pavitram and darbhai from the below address for the kamokaarisheed Sankalpam
    B-174, Ranka colony Apartments, Bannerghatta Road Bangalore560 076 or
    17/2, 1st floor, Muniswamappa road, Ulsoor, Bangalore 560 008

  3. Thanks to Mrs Akhila Sundarram for simply explaining the fact that the Hindu Dharma can be practiced anywhere in the world

  4. Sir,
    we all happy if you could arrange to the full mantras of yajur vedam avani vitam IN TAMIL
    THANKING YOU. IF YOU CAN SEND IT BY MAIL
    B.SEKAR

  5. avani month have the two no moon.so that, Have any problem for fix, celebrate function and also any thing have differently happen in the world?

  6. To the best of my knowledge, (some one correct me if I am wrong ) there is no rule anywhere that stipulates that Hindu dharma can only be practiced in India. The sankalpa can be suitably amended. For eg. we say dhakshiney parsway, meaning, I am offering this puja, sitting in the south of India, which would not hold good, if I did this puja in Delhi.

    Rigidity and absoluteness is the hallmark of all religions excepting Sanatana Dharma.

  7. Thank you for helpng us to follow our tradition thro’ your deeds.
    This owes every one’s appreciation and gratitude!!

  8. I have checked the SAnkalpa dates etc and they are correct and are for year 2011. Hindu rituals were meant to be performed in India only and so wherever we are the sanklpa mentions only India.

  9. send avani avittam 2011 mantras yajurvedam sankalpam,kandarishi tarpanam etc., in tamil by mail or suggest tamil version of mantras web site/ yaou can also call me 9445377243

  10. Hari Om,

    Pranam Ji,

    This article is HIGHLY USEFUL, no words to praise, using of technology is helping to preserve the tradition and culture, practice. well done.