Sashtiapthapoorthi is a ceremony that is celebrated very grandly to mark the 60th birthday of a person also famous as a Silver wedding anniversary. This age is of great importance since, by this age, one has fulfilled his commitment towards home, family, society hence he can turn his mind towards Spiritual progress. It is celebrated after the 60th year and the entering of the 61st year.
This ceremony is performed by doing different homa like Ayusha Homa, Mrityunjaya Homa, Navagraha Homa, so that the couple has a happy and healthy life ahead.
When to Perform Sashtiapthapoorthi (60th Birthday Pooja)?
The Sashtiapthapoorthi has to be done on the Nakshatra birthday when the 60th year gets completed and when one enters the 61st year.
Benefits of Sashtiapthapoorthi (60th Birthday Pooja) :
- By performing the homa, the couple gains Lord’s blessings for longevity and leads a spiritual life.
- This is celebrated to mark the journey of the couple who have seen the rise of their younger generation members or ‘Vamsha’.
- Sashtiapthapoorthi ceremony marks the successful married life the husband has shared with his wife going through all ups and downs in his life and the young generation can have them as role models for leading a happy life.
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