2011 Mars Temple Trip with Komilla Sutton
Lord Murugun is the deity for the planet Mars. There are six important temples dedicated to Lotd Murugun that form a sacred pilgrimage. The Six Abodes of Lord Murugun are Tiruthani Subramaniam Temple , Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple Swamimalai, Palamudhir Chola Thiruvanmiyu, Dandayudhapani Swamy Murugan temple Palani, Thiruparankundram Murugan temple Madurai and Tiruchendur Murugan temple, Tiruchendur. We also be visited some shrines connected to the nine planetary gods, Navagrahas and other important temples.. During the trip we visited the following cities and their temples - Kanchipuram, Thirutani, Pondicherry, Kumbhakonam, Trichy, Chettinad, Devipattnam, Madurai, Palani, Thiruchendur, KanyaKumari, Suchindran- all in Tamil Nadu.
Navaratri - The Nine Nights of Goddess Temples
Chandigarh, Palampur & Dharamshala
16 to 26 October 2020
This trip is dedicated to Navaratri, the nine nights of the goddess. We will celebrate this by visiting many temples dedicated to the goddess in the lower Himalayas and spend this sacred time with their blessings. We will also visit the Dalai Lama temple in Mcleod Ganj and Dharamsala, Palampur, Jwalamukhi, Chintpurni, Naina Devi, Kangra Devi. Chandi Mata, Mansa Devi, Chandigarh. We will visit the prominent Shakti temples of North India known as the seven sister goddesses, namely Mata Mansa Devi, Naina Devi, Jawalamukhi, Chintpurni Devi, Brajeshwari Devi, Chamunda Devi and Jayanti Devi.
This is a fantastic opportunity to visit some of the most sacred goddess temples and shakti peetha. According to the puranic Katha, the body parts of Devi Sati fell at different places which are considered as Shakti Peethas. Shakti Peethas are holy shrines of Shakti. There are 51 Shakti Peetha associated with the 51 alphabets in Sanskrit.
Komilla has a connection to many of these temples so we will meet the priests and experience this unique energy in a close and personal way. We will do rituals, pujas, and prayer ceremonies during this pilgrimage – these costs will be shared where we do a group program. You also need to give Dakshina to the priests who perform the rituals.
The trip begins and ends in New Delhi - Flights from many international destinations land in New Delhi.
For more info or to sign up for the trip, check out the India Trips section.