Past India Trips

2015 Navagraha - Nine Planetary Temple Trip

2015 Navagraha - Nine Planetary Temple India Trip with Komilla Sutton

Nava grahas are the nine planets used in Vedic Astrology. This tour will visit the Nine Temples dedicated to the Planetary Gods; Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn Rahu and Ketu. This Navagraha temple trip is a pilgrimage to balance the planetary energies. These planetary temples are unique in Tamil Nadu where, within a short distance of Kumbakonam, there are separate temples dedicated to each of the Nava Grahas.

Each day was be filled with temples visits. Everyone did pujas, special rituals at all temples. Komilla has great expertise and everyone viewed them in context to Vedic knowledge and Jyotisha. Each person was guided on how to work in balancing their own energies and work with the issues expressed in their charts to get the blessing of the planetary deities.

The trip visited Pondichery, Chidambaram, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur and Mahabalipuram. There were extra pujas and rituals at Pondichery Ganesha Temple and grand prayer ceremony at Chidambaram Temple.

Komilla gave a two day workshop on planets where your charts will be studied to understand the karma you bring into this life through the planets and how to work with the planetary temples to balance these.

Upcoming Inda Trip

The Twenty-Seven Nakshatra Temples Trip | India Trip 2019

Tamil Nadu

17 January to 08 February 2019

Nakshatras are the stars in Vedic astrology of prime importance. Certain temples are connected to specific nakshatras where their energy is at its most intense. Devotees visit these nakshatra temples to do remedies connected to these nakshatras. This temple trip is going to visit all the twenty-seven nakshatras with a view to know and understand them.

This is a rare pilgrimage for Vedic astrologers. It has taken Komilla many years to organize this trip as some of the temples are very obscure and not easy to access. She has visited each of the temples and drawn this itinerary to get the best experience and connection to the 27 Nakshatras. We will visit some grand Temples dedicated to the nakshatras like Meenakshi temple and Chidambaram, however, the beauty of the trip will be to visit small temples that are so beautiful and powerful – yet remote. A trip not to be missed.

We will do many rituals, pujas, abhishekas and prayer ceremonies during this pilgrimage – these costs will be shared where we do a group program. We also need to give Dakshina to the priests who perform them.

The trip begins and ends in Chennai - Flights from many international destinations land in Chennai.

For more info or to sign up for the trip, view the itinerary, check out the India Trips section.

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