- 1 How do do Navratri puja at home?
- 2 Which side Kalash should be placed in Navratri?
- 3 What should we do in Navratri?
- 4 Who is Padmavati Devi?
- 5 How do I get blessings of Maa Durga?
- 6 At what time we should do pooja?
- 7 Which day is for Durga Maa?
- 8 How do I organize my Kalash?
- 9 What should be kept inside Kalasam?
- 10 What is not allowed during Navratri?
- 11 What should not eat in Navratri?
- 12 Can we wash our hair during Navratri?
- 13 Why Balaji eyes are closed?
- 14 Why did Vishnu marry Padmavati?
- 15 How many wives did Vishnu have?
On the mouth of the kalash, place a bunch of mango leaves and place a lid on the pot. Add some rice on the lid and place a coconut wrapped with red cloth on the lid. Light the lamp and incense sticks. Offer some flowers to Ma Durga and decorate the picture or idol with vermilion, chandan and turmeric paste.
So, today in Vastu Shastra we will tell you about the installation of the idol and Kalash Stapana of Devi Maa on the first day of Navratri. Ishaan angle ie north-east direction is considered to be the direction of the deities.
Navratri is celebrated differently in India’s various regions. For many people it is a time of religious reflection and fasting; for others it is a time for dancing and feasting. Among fasting customs are observing a strict vegetarian diet and abstaining from alcohol and certain spices.
Who is Padmavati Devi?
She is an incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi, the Hindu Goddess of Elemental Prakriti and the consort of Sri Venkateswara. The name Padmavati is Sanskrit for “she who emerged from lotus”. Padmavathi.
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How do I get blessings of Maa Durga?
On Navami, wake up early in the morning and worship Goddess Durga along with the proper procedure before Durga idol, after taking a bath. Then offer kumkum, sandalwood paste, red cloth, beetle nut, hibiscus flower, kaleva and fruits. After this, take a svatik rosary and chant the above given mantra atleast 108 times.
At what time we should do pooja?
Daily at what time puja should be done? Puja should be done in between 5 to 6:30 in the morning. It gives better results.
Which day is for Durga Maa?
Devotees on this festival also observe fasts for the nine days and also pray to the nine different forms of Maa Durga collectively known as Nav Durga. Each day of Navaratri is dedicated to one form of Goddess Durga. Maa Shailputri is worshipped on the first day of Navaratri.
How do I organize my Kalash?
During any specific puja-
- Wash the pot with water and clean it with any new cloth.
- Decorate the Kalash with turmeric powder paste and kumkum dots.
- Fill the Kalash with Ganga jal.
- Put dry fruits, uncooked rice and coins in the Kalash.
- Decorate the neck of the Kalash with mango leaves.
What should be kept inside Kalasam?
The kalasam Insert a bunch of fresh mango leaves in the center. Add fresh thazhampoo/fragrant screwpine flower petals. Place a coconut smeared with turmeric at the mouth of the pot.
Spices like turmeric (haldi), asafoetida (hing), mustard (sarson or rai), fenugreek seeds (methi dana), garam masala and dhania powder (coriander powder) are not allowed. Alcohol, non-vegetarian food, eggs and smoking is strictly NO during this holy period. Coffee is not allowed.
Don’ts – Foods to Avoid during Navratri Fasting – Flours & Grains – Wheat in any form & Wheat flour, Rice & Rice Flour, Chickpea Flour or Besan, Sooji or Semolina, Maida or Refined Flour, Corn Flour or Starch, Millets & Millets flour like ragi & Pearl millet etc, are strictly prohibited to use in cooking.
It’s very important to clean your hair and scalp after this. If you’re too tired to do it right away. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo the next morning or simply use a hair mask to cleanse your hair.
Why Balaji eyes are closed?
The explanations which are going around for the covering of the eyes of Lord Sri Venkateswara is as follow. The gaze coming out of the eyes of the idol cannot be tolerated by a normal human and hence they are covered to reduce the effect.
Why did Vishnu marry Padmavati?
Lord Vishnu had approached Kuber for a huge loan to finance his wedding to Padmavati. This was because Goddess Lakshmi had left Him, and He needed money. Padmavati is worshipped as an aspect of Goddess Lakshmi.
How many wives did Vishnu have?
Once upon a time, Vishnu had three wives, Lakshmi, Sarasvati, and Ganga. They used to happily stay together with him in vishnuloka.