When the male enters 61st year after successful completion of 60 years, Sashtiapthapoorthi(60th Birthday Pooja) is arranged by the family members and celebrated by getting together and performing the Homams, Abhisheka, and Mangalyadharana for the couple to get the blessings of the Lord. 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.
Sashtiapthapoorthi is also known as Ayul Shanthi Homam that improves the health and life longevity of the couple. It gives the couple a boost in their spiritual progress as they are on the verge of completing their paternal duties.
The couple’s relations and friends assembled at a Function hall or temple or even at their home and witness the ceremony. It consists of a family deity pooja followed by Nine homams consisting of the Ganapathy, Lakshmi, Amurtha Mrityunjeyar, Ayush, Danvantri, and Kalasabhisheka will take place after which the couple ties the knot once again that is optional and depends on the family tradition.
When to Perform Sashtiapthapoorthi 60th Birthday Pooja?
The Sashtiapthapoorthi has to be done on the Nakshatra birthday of the Tamil birth month when the 60th year gets completed and when one enters the 61st year.
Benefits of Sashtiapthapoorthi 60th Birthday Pooja:
- This ceremony removes all kinds of sins or bad karmas of the couple so that the Lord blesses them with a long and happy life together.
- This pooja is the best pariharam (remedy) for any old age illness or weakness and blesses the couple with great strength physically and mentally.
- This pooja also blesses the Mistress with a great Mangalya bhakya and strengthens the Thaali’s Power.
Book Vadhyar for Sashtiapthapoorthi 60th Birthday Pooja. Vadhyar will bring all the Pooja Samagri(items). All the Vadhyar are well experienced and studied from Vedic Patashala.