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What is HOMA Therapy?

HOMA is a Sanskrit word used here synonymously with YAJNYA. YAJNYA is the technical term from the Vedic science of bioenergy denoting the process of removing the toxic conditions of the atmosphere through the agency of fire. This means healing and purifying of the atmosphere with fire as the medium. The central idea in HOMA Therapy is:

You heal the atmosphere and the healed atmosphere heals you.


Shree Vasant describes Homa Therapy

Homa Therapy Represented at International Conference on Global Environmental Changes in Indore, MP, India

         In Indore, there was an International Conference on "Ecosystem Responses to Global Environmental Changes and their Impact."
               

Homa Therapy was present with the speakers: Dr. Ulrich Berk from Germany photo right) , Prof. Abel Hernández from USA, Mrs. Karin Heschl from Austria, Mr. Arun Anand from India, Mr. Jarek Bizberg from Poland and Aleta Macan from Canada/Austria (photos below).
All offered solutions and showed achievements with the practice of Homa Therapy, through presentations and research done in Ecology, Agriculture, Livestock and Health.

Growth of Plants in Agnihotra Atmosphere and with Agnihotra Ash

     Previously, we saw that Agnihotra Ash helps seeds to germinate better. The same result we get when seeds are kept for germination in a room where Agnihotra is performed regularly.
These are very simple experiments which everybody can easily perform at home also. We again suggest that you try yourself – and then please also send us photos of your results.

    Definitely the germination stage is very important for the life of plants. But unless we are just interested in sprouts it is important to see how plants grow further until they are harvested. Will plants also grow faster in the later stages, will there be a stronger resistance against diseases and pests, etc.? What about the quantity, the quality of the produce, the nutritional value, the shelf life?
       There were a lot of observations and reports from people performing Agnihotra in their gardens as well as from farmers who performed Agnihotra in their fields and used Agnihotra Ash for irrigation and for preparing different sprays.

   One relatively simple "experiment was done in Fergusson College, Pune, India".
Two plants were maintained providing same amount of water, light and other environmental conditions. One was kept in a room where Agnihotra was performed and another was kept in another room where Agnihotra was not performed. See the difference in growth of these two plants:

NO AGNIHOTRA  

 IN AGNIHOTRA
ATMOSPHERE

Homa Beekeeping

Rory Maher,
Ecovillage Bhrugu Aranya, Poland
Spring has arrived at Ecovillage Bhrugu Aranya in Poland and it’s a joy to see our bees flying busily back and forth, returning to their hives laden with yellow pollen to feed their new emerging brood. Activity is high now as they rapidly build up strength after a long Polish winter where temperatures dropped to as low as -30 Celsius (-22 degrees Fahrenheit).

The barely audible hum that the tight cluster of bees emits during those winter months gives way to a roaring song of communal joy as they energetically get to work on housekeeping, collecting pollen, nectar and rearing young. As the days warm up, there are few things more comforting to a beekeeper than that healthy buzz emanating from a hive.

Satsang Volume 44 No 7

Ecovillage Bhrugu Aranya News

Homa International Ecovillage Community in Europe
‘A place where Spirituality meets Ecology’

Volunteer at Bhrugu Aranya

Effect of Agnihotra and Agnihotra Ash on Seed Germination

           Earlier we have covered beneficial effects of Agnihotra and Agnihotra Ash on air, soil, and water resources, as well as on radioactive radiation. As environmental pollution naturally also affects plants as it affects us humans, it can be expected that both Agnihotra and Agnihotra Ash have beneficial effects on the growth and health of plants as well as their resistance against pests. The easiest way to experiment about that is by examining the germination of seeds, both in Agnihotra atmosphere and using Agnihotra ash.

Satsang Volume 44 No 6

Somayag Series Successfully Completed!

Bruce Johnson, Lisa Powers and the Somayag Committee

For the past ten years, a small group of dedicated people from various countries has held the vision of Shree Vasant Paranjpe of completing a series of seven Maha Somayags on the banks of the Narmada River in Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh, India, for the healing of our planet. February 12th, 2017 marked the successful completion of the Aptoryam, the seventh and final Somayag in this series. Satsang applauds this achievement, and heartily thanks all who have helped to make this important work possible.

Homa Farming Presentation at 'Laulima' Permaculture Farm, in West Palm Beach, FL, USA

  In the farm of George and Kathy Sorios, who are practicing Permaculture techniques, they have created a small jungle with native plants and trees in just a few years. Prof. Abel presented Homa Farming in an audiovisual way, emphasizing its benefits.

Agnihotra at 'MaYu' Natural Nutrition Center, West Palm Beach, FL, USA

Arriving in Miami, Florida, Vet. Dr. Carla Cossyleon picked us up and took us to West Palm Beach, where we arrived just in time for Agnihotra, which could be shared with some members of the Homa tribe at 'MaYu' Natural Nutrition Center.

Agnihotra and Radioactivity

When Agnihotra is performed, the Agnihotra smoke gathers particles of harmful radiation in the atmosphere and, on a very subtle level, neutralizes their radioactive effect. Nothing is destroyed, merely changed.
(Vasant V. Paranjpe, Homa Therapy – Our Last Chance, p. 21)
Till now we have covered beneficial effects of Agnihotra and Agnihotra Ash on air, soil and water resources. But there is one more environmental threat which affects all these areas and is especially dangerous as we do not detect it without senses: This is radioactivity.

Satsang Volume 44 No 5

Agnihotra in Australia

Lee and Frits Ringma

March 2016 North New South Wales and Queensland
In March this year Lee and Ana Ringma took to the road to share the graceful healing and blessed relief that Agnihotra and Homa Therapy brings into people’s lives. We drove up the New South Wales coast starting from Om Shree Dham in the Hunter Valley NSW, giving Agnihotra workshops all the way up to Brisbane Queensland across to Toowoomba and then down the New England Highway. Highlights were well-attended workshops in Wingham, Byron Bay area, Toowoomba and Armidale.

Surfers Paradise workshop hosted by Canice (2nd from right.) Ana Ringma, far left.

Celebrating the Spirit of Christmas with Agnihotra in Boticasol, Armenia, Colombia

      From the Botica Sol in Armenia, Colombia, Mother Dora Betancur shared these photos and observation:

 "CHRISTMAS IS JOY, PEACE & HARMONY!
       It is lived in families, among brothers, neighbors, co-workers and even among those who do not know each other!
This is the principle that motivated this get-together of more than HUNDRED people, among them daddies and moms, sons and daughters of actors and internal participants of OUR dear BOTICASOL!

Homa Therapy in Santiago, Chile

     These photos and information were sent by Ms. Camila Paz Molina Llamazares about Homa meetings in Chile:
"1. Homa Therapy in the Graduation Ceremony of Ayurvedic Therapists 2016.
"At the beginning of the ceremony, the International Ayurveda School 'AYURVIDA', celebrated the special occasion with a Vyahruti Homa. The team of teachers, therapists and the public attended a harmonizing meditation with Homa fires."

(See photos left and below.)

Effects of Agnihotra and Agnihotra Ash on Soil

Earlier we had discussed how Agnihotra purifies our atmosphere and the water resources. Now let us have a look into the effect of Agnihotra on soil. Mostly people are not aware of how important soil is – although it is obvious that our lives depend on the thin layer of topsoil as we all feed on plants (even non-veg people do indirectly), and most plants need soil for growing.

Sharing Agnihotra in Zorritos, Tumbes, Peru

 Mr. Miguel Angel David Incacari (left) took the Homa Fires several years ago to Zorritos, his home town.

Sharing Agnihotra in Switzerland

  Eng. Matthias Erismann, who lives with his wife Ayrad and his daughters in Puerto Rico, arrived for Christmas in Switzerland, where he shares Agnihotra with his relatives.


Christmas is a time to share all the good things that bring us happiness.

Agnihotra in West Palm Beach, FL, USA

Dr. Mario Chavez  send these photos (right with his wife Yuri and with Dr. Vet. Carla Cosyleón).  He wrote:
"Evening Agnihotra during the member meeting for the opening of a new frequency for internet radio.
 Om Shree."

Sharing Agnihotra in Puerto Rico

       From Puerto Rico we received these photos through Mrs. Franchi Fuente and Eng. Matthias Erismann, where they share Agnihotra among friends in Rincón beach, in Bayamon and in the homef Mrs. Ayrad and her husband. They commented:

"Healing the atmosphere and protecting our home - the planet."

Agnihotra and Homa Therapy in Homa Center, Guayaquil, Ecuador

  Naturopathic Doctor, Sonia Hunter from the Homa Center  Guayaquil sent this photo (right)  of New Moon Tryambakam Homa and Agnihotra practice. This Homa Center was the first one in Guayaquil established with our beloved  Dr. James Peterson in 2001.

Homa Volunteering in CESFAM (Family Health Centers), Quilicura, Santiago, Chile

From Santiago came these photos and Good News through Param Ananda about Homa volunteering in CESFAM (Family Health Centers), Quilicura:

Regular Agnihotra Meetings in Chisinau, Moldova, Eastern Europe

Mr. Benedict Carausu wrote and sent the photo where he shares Agnihotra:

"I first came in contact with Agnihotra in 1996 through my Ukrainian friend Andrey Guzanov.

Women's Healing Circles, New York, USA

Ms. Michelle Balandra wrote:

"I am sending you some pictures of our 'Womens’ Circle' where we held a very detailed workshop on Homa Therapy and how to use Agnihotra ash combined with Ayurvedic oils and herbs. I am trying to make sure that every person who acquires the pyramid learns how to practice the Homa fires step by step and is well informed. It was a day full of joy with 15 Agnihotra pyramids lit! They almost called the fire-fighters, ha ha! A big hug!"


Ms. Michelle Balandra (on right of photo)

Regular Meetings in Homa Center, Bogota, Colombia

We received these photos and following information from the Homa Center Bogota:  "In one of the Homa meetings, we performed a beautiful meditation directed byMireya Sánchez, where with one voice we asked to be instruments of Peace and Love.

Agnihotra at the First Expo of Complementary Therapies, Santiago, Chile

Homa Technician Juan Rodríguez sent the following information:

"In Santiago, the First Expo of Complementary Therapies was established, where a Homa Therapy Stand was installed to demonstrate and disseminate the benefits of the Healing Ayurvedic Fires,

Purification of Water by Agnihotra

Previously, we saw that Agnihotra purifies the air from pathogenic bacteria, reduces harmful chemicals in the air like NOx and SOx, and also reduces the quantity of particulate matter in the air (which is harmful for our respiratory system).
Today we want to discuss the effects of Agnihotra and Agnihotra Ash on water. We are advised to add Agnihotra Ash to our drinking water, and many of us are doing so regularly. Why is that recommended? The reason is: Agnihotra Ash removes pathogenic bacteria from water. This has been tested number of times. One impressive experiment was done by Dr. John Matlander (photo), Cuenca, Ecuador.

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