When the man enters the 81st year, Sathabhishekam (80th Birthday Pooja) is arranged by the family members and celebrated by getting together and performing the Ayul Shanthi Homams, Kalasa abhisekam followed by the exchange of garlands for the couple to get the blessings of the Lord.
Sathabhishekam is also known as Ayul Shanthi Homam as the ceremony improves the life longevity of the couple and gives them good health and strength. The man is assumed to have crossed 1000 full moons in their lifetime, and they start to increase the spirituality in their lives. 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 9 homams consisting of the Ganapathy, Lakshmi, Amurtha Mrityunjeyar, Ayush, Danvantri, and Kalasabhisheka after which the couples exchange the garlands and sometimes in some communities Mangalam (Thaali) also tied optionally. Once the entire ceremony is over the couple themselves are considered to be Lord Shiva and Parvathi so all the attendees and the relatives get the blessings of the couple.
When to Perform Sathabhishekam 80th Birthday Pooja?
Sathabhishekam can be done on the Nakshatra Birthday of the Tamil birth month when the 81st year starts or when the 80th year gets completed.
Benefits of Sathabhishekam 80th Birthday Pooja:
- Sathabhishekam helps to find an immense increase in a couple’s spirituality and assists them in receiving the blessings of the Lord, which pave the way to attain moksha in their life.
- This ceremony removes all kinds of sins or bad Karma that will not affect them or their children and the next generations.
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