Navratri 2022: Know entire list of items required for performing puja rituals
Devotees rejoice at the Mother Goddess's return from heaven to earth because she represents feminine power (Shakti). The festivities begin on the first day of Ashwin Shukla Paksha (Pratipada) (waxing phase of the Moon).
Shardiya Navratri, which occurs in the Hindu month of Ashwin, is dedicated to Devi Durga, Lord Shiva's consort. Devotees celebrate the arrival of this Mother Goddess from her heavenly abode to the earth because she represents feminine power (Shakti). The celebrations begin on the first day (Pratipada), Ashwin Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of the Moon).
Surprisingly, the festivities begin with a ritual known as Kalash Sthapana or Ghatasthapana at home. To know the entire list of puja (Puja Samagri) or the required items to perform Navratri puja, scroll down,
Know Navratri 2022 Puja Samagri:
1) One Kalash (copper/bronze/brass/silver). Note: please don't use steel or plastic.
2) Coconut with husk (whole)
3) Few Mango leaves or betel leaves
8) Water and Rosewater
9) Coins (currency)
10) Red cloth (new/fresh)
12) A larger earthen tray or plate than the Kalash
13) Natural clay or soil
14) Nav dhanya (nine different grains seeds)
15) Puja Samagri for Nav Durga Puja
16) Photo or idol made of Pancha Dhatu (five metals) idol of goddess Durga
17) A chowki (raised wooden platform or table for displaying Maa Durga's idol/photo frame)
18) Solah Shringar products (sindoor, mehendi, kajal, bindi, bangles, toe ring, comb, mirror, anklets, perfume, earrings, nosepin, necklace, red chunri, alta or mahavar, hairpins etc)
19) For the lamp (Akhand Jyot), use sesame oil, mustard oil, or ghee
20) Cotton wicks
21) Brass/silver lamp
23) Dhoop/ Agarbatti (incense sticks)
24) Paan and supari
25) Camphor (Kapur)
26) Sacred thread - Kalava (red and yellow)
27) Sweets (Naivedya) and bhog
28) 5 different fruits
29) Laung-elaichi (clove and cardamom)
31) Trays for displaying the offerings
32) Mango leaf toran (door hangings)
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