Apr 01, 2012 · Sandhyavandanam benefits by Sengalipuram Anantharama Dikshitar Tamil Audio with English subtitles on the importance and benefits of doing Sandhyavandanam (Nithya Karma). This lecture is by Sengalipuram Anantharama Dikshitar , one of the greatest Bhagavataas of the current century. Only the variations to praataH sandhyavandanam procedure are given below. 1.saayaM sandhyaavandanam.h should be performed facing west. 2.In praashanam (item 6) Gayatri aavaahanam 20(b) and Gayatri upasthanam 20(c) there are few variations as described below 3.Recite "saayaM sandhyaa" where ever the "prataH sandhya" word is occuring in sankalpam Of 1131 Veda sakhas available in the country during the time of Patanjali about 2 millenniums and a half ago, only a few - ten in number - are available today.