Satakodi Archana

(100 crore chants of mother godess)

Satakodi Archana (100 crore chants of mother godess) was held in 2000 AD starting January 4th commemorating the birth centenary of the sage extra-ordinaire Brahmasree Neelakanta Gurupadar.(1900-1965).This was the greatest yajna ever since the maha yajna at Naimisharranyam in Dwapara Yuga. Satakodi Archana was also aimed at Invoking the divine inspiration and spiritual elevation among people . Developing serene state of mind in man Developing a structurally disciplined and dharmatically motivated soceity. Achieving peace and well being of the whole world

This was the greatest yajna ever since the Maha Yajna at Naimisharanyam in Dwapara Yuga by Veda Vyasa commenced on the 4th of January 2000 at Sree Rama Dasa Ashram in Chenkottukonam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India under the guidance of Swami Sathyananda Saraswathy Thiruvadikal. This Maha Yagna was conducted to commemorate the birth centinary of the great sage BRAHMA SREE NEELAKANTA GURUPADAR. Swami Sathyananda Saraswathy Thiruvadikal, the founder of Sree Rama Dasa Mission inaugurated this 100 Crore Archana (1 Billion offerings) by lighting the sacred amp at 6.30 AM IST. A crore of offerings were made to the goddess each day until its completion. Decorated charriot processions brought in sacred lamps from 501 most significant temples all over India to start this Yagna. These temples include Dwaraka, Kashi, Badari, Kalighatt, Ayodhya etc.

Mission Secretary Brahmachari Sree Santhoshji lead the procession into the Ashram. Last such Archana was conducted in Uttar Pradesh in Dwapara Yuga during 5000 BC.Yagna is conducted in specially constructed hall that can accomodate 10,000 yagnicsat the same same. Specially trained Yagnics w days of strict religious practices to be eligible to particiapate in this Yagna.Farmers in and around the country had specially planted fruits and vegetables prepared for over an year for this Krishi pooja. Food grains and vegetables were carried to the Ashram in a religious procession. Devotees all over the world attended the Yagna. Scientistists and researchers from all over the world attended and this Yagna to study the impact of this Yagna on various aspects. Yagna was completed with the spiritual participation of Devotees under direct guidance of Sree Narayanji Maharaj and Sree Swami Sathyananda Saraswathi . Lots of devotees joined the Archana from Pune.

Massive infrastructure development was undertaken for the succesful completion of the project. Construction of Avatara Satabdi monumets --101 feet Panchaloha Vigraham of Lord Anjaneya at Sree Rama Dasa Asram at Badalapur, Mumbai and Sree Neelakanta Gurupada Avatara Satabdi Smaraka Jyotikshetram at Sree Neela Kanta Puram,Chenkottukonam, Thiruvanathapuram were started. Jyotikshetram is to preserve for the posterity 501 jyothis brought from across spiritual centers across Bharath. Jyotikshetram has 7 floors symbolising the saptalokas and saptachakras, an octogonal gallery displaying the 16,000 lines of Adyatma Ramayanam on 14,500 square feet of black granite.500 families and religious institutions will the patrons of the 500 lamps for generations to come.

Special training was given to more than 5000 people to chant Lalita Shasra Namam.Akhanda (un-interrupted and round-the-clock) archana was done to sactify idols,small replicas of Asram idols , lockets, talisman and other offerings.Viraja Homam was conducted from dawn -to- deskeveryday during the duration of Yajna to bestow Sanyas on the eligible.Ramayana recital,aradhana and bhajans were conducted every day during the duration of Yajna. Sree Rama Pattabhishekam was conducted on important days during the duration of Yajna. This pooja was followed by a 200 crore

Siva Dattatreya archana at Narayanpur in Pune under the combined spiritual guidance of both Sree Narayanji Maharaj (Anna) and Sree Swami Sathyananda Saraswathy Maharaj, completing a total sum of 3 Billion chants in the same year -Thus making it happen in the first time in the history of mankind !