Jesus Death on the Cross-Prajapathi Yagam
This took place last week in Panjal, near Trichur from April 4-15, 2011. “Athirathram,” the invocation of Agni – the fire god, a 4000 year old Vedic ritual was laid in a north Kerala village called Panjal near Trichur.
Watching this Yagam, reminded me of the Jewish Old Testament sacrifices and the New Testament sacrifice, the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus on the cross in Calvary 2000 years ago. Perhaps the sages and priests (Yajamanans) forgot or failed to understand about a Prajapathi who laid his life on a wood mentioned in Vedas.
Perhaps those who conducted this event could not understand the spiritual meaning of Jesus death on the cross for the salvation of mankind. The Hindu sages have written extensively about the “sacrificial animal (Purusha Yagam) being tied to the wooden pole and sacrificed by rulers and sages”, even though this actually never happened in India, but only happened in Israel 2000 years ago.
About Prajapathi Yagam
Rig Veda says again “Tha mevam Vidwamam ruitha Iha Bhavathi Nanya bhandha ayanaya vidyathe” This sacrifice is the only way for Mukti. Those who meditate upon this Purushan (Prajapathi) and those who believe in their hearts and confess with their mouths shall be delivered in this life. Besides this, there is no other way for Mukti or deliverance for our souls. (Rig Veda 10/90/16) The same is repeated in Yajurveda 31/18 also.
It says this sacrifice is the only way for Mukti or salvation of the souls and there is no other way except that of meditating upon this Purushan or Prajapathi. Bible says like this: “If you confess with your mouth and believe in your heart that Jesus is the Son of God and that God raised him up from death, you shall get Mukti or salvation to your souls. (Romans: 10/9)
Rig-Veda X: 90:7 -“Tham yajnam barhishi proukshan,Purusham jaathamagratha ,Thena deva ayajantha,Sadhya rushayaschaye”
(This man, i.e. prajapathi, the first born of the God, was tied to a wooden sacrificial post and the gods and the Kings along the seers performed the sacrifice)
About Athirathram Ritual
Athirathram is an ancient Vedic ritual of twelve days, consisting of homas and Vedic chanting. Athirathram is considered as the ultimate invocation of Vedic scriptures for universal harmony. The objective of Athirathram is to promote universal harmony, marked by peace, solidarity, prosperity and spiritual enlightenment.
It involves the chanting of selected mantras from three Vedas, the ancient Sacred Texts of Hinduism – Rig, Yajur and Sama.
It is believed that the 12-day ritual will help cleanse the atmosphere; purify the soul and mind of all participants and visitors at the event.
It is believed that the 12-day ritual will help cleanse the atmosphere; purify the soul and mind of all participants and visitors at the event. The ritual is being performed after 36 years, the last one being held in 1975.
The choice of Panjal as the is in line with geographic and vaasthu principles. The yagashala (where the ceremonies will be performed) is uniquely positioned to imbibe the energy of the sun, which has made Panjal the venue for almost all key yagas held in Kerala in the past.\’
Hundreds of foreign scholars (?) are expected to attend the ceremonies, considered to be the oldest Vedic ritual, to study the impact of the fire worship and the Vedic chants on the environment.
The cost is estimated at Rs.10 million !!!!
I fail to understand why people are taking all these troubles, when you have the Homa everyday in each Holy Mass celebrated in every Church
“Loka Samasta Sukhino Bhavantu”
May the Lord bless the whole world with eternal peace and happiness.