Durga Puja Vidhi
Sacred Provides You the easy and proper steps to do Durga puja at your Home.
These are following proper steps to perform Durga puja:
1. Dhyanam (Prayer or chant the beej mantra)
To Perform Durga Puja Dhyanam is the first and foremost step. Dhyanam is the Prayer or the Meditation process in which we should chant Durga Beej Mantra.
2. Avahana (Invocation)
The Second step to do Durga Pooja is to worship the God to come into the place of Idol.This is Known as Avahana or Invocation. At the time of Invocation we should recite Durga Avhana Mantra.
3.Aasana (Offering Seating)
The Third Step is to offer Seat to God. As, whenever any guest come to our House we offer them Aasana or a well cleaned place or ant cloth, in the same way offer a New, clean, decorated Red cloth to Maa Durga to be seated.
4.Paadya (Washing of feet)
The fourth step is to wash the feet of Maa Durga gently by pouring Water as she gets sitted.
5. Arghya (Washing of hands)
Arghya is the fifth step when the Goddess Durga is sitted and her feets are washed then we offer Water to wash her Hands.
6. Aachamana (Offering Drinking Water)
Then we Offer Drinking Water to Goddess Durga in her Mouth that is known as Aachamana.
7. Snana (Bathing with Water or panchamruthas)
Wash Goddess Durga Idol with Panchamruth i.e. Milk, Yoghurt, Ghee, Honey, Sugar, Sandal Powder as offering Bath and then Sprinkle water.
8.Vastra (Offering New Cloths)
Offer New Clothes to Maa Durga which contains Chunari, Blouse Piece& Makeup Kit with Flowers and Garlands.
9.Yajnopavita (Sacred thread)
Offer Sacred Thread with Flowers and Akshathas with Sindur, Chandan, Loung, Mewa, Nariyal.
10.Gandha (Sandal Paste)
Now put Chandan Paste to the forehead of Goddess Durga.
11.Archana (Offering Flowers)
Now Offer Flowers to Goddess Durga by reciting her 108 names and offer one flower of each name.
After offering Flowers, now enlight Insence Stick to spread its fragrance.
13.Deepam (Oil Lamp)
Enlight Oil Lamp to Goddess Durga which symbolize bringing of Light into Life.
14.Naivedyam (Offering Specially prepared food)
Offer Sweets, Fruits to Goddess Durga which is known as Naivedyam.
15.Tamboolam (Offering Betel Leafs and Betel Nuts)
Now offer Betel leaves and betel nuts to Goddess Durga.
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