1. Who is eligible for performing Dhanuramasa Vratham?
‘A wish to enrich oneself’ is the ONLY eligibility requirement for performing ‘Dhanuramasa Vratham’. Anyone with that wish can perform the vratham and satisfy their quest.
2. How long is this vratham? What does it aim for?
The duration of the vrathamis 30 days. It involves chanting 30 songs, composed by Goda Devi, daily eary in the morning before sunrise. It aims for a blissful state of mind and togetherness with the Ultimate source of power, Narayana!
3. Who performed this vratham first?
Goda Devi in Sri Villiputtur performed this vratham seeking inseparable companionship with the divine, Sri Ranganatha and quite happily succeeded. She composed one song each day for 30 days. Her songs are considered not essence but actually the root for all Vedic literature. Her story dates back to the beginning of this Kali Yuga about 5000 years ago.
4. What can this vratham give me?
Goda Devi promised that anyone who performs this vratham for 30 days in the same way that she did will attain what they wish for.
5. Give one key aspect of this vratham.
Belief is the key aspect of this vratham. Quite a few people miss