Navratri 2020: Sharadiya Navratri 2020 is round the corner and preparations for the arrival of Maa Durga are underway. Devotees have already started collecting puja samagri for the most important ritual, Ghatasthapana aka Kalash Sthapana. As we all know different forms of the Mother Goddess are worshipped for nine days of Navratri.
October 17 is the first day of Navratri and Kalash aka the holy urn will be established on Pratipada Tithi it will be followed by Maa Durga worship, aarti, chanting and fasting for nine days. Various types of worship ingredients aka samagri and offerings are given to the Goddess on Navratri. Every worship material used in the worship holds immense importance.
Here are is the shubh muhurat and the Ghatasthapana puja samagri for Sharadiya Navratri. Shardiya Navratri 2020 Ghatasthapana Shubh Muhurat (Holy Timings):
Ashwina Ghatasthapana on Saturday, October 17, 2020 | Muhurat – 06:23 AM to 10:12 AM (03 Hours 49 Mins)
Ghatasthapana Abhijit Muhurat: 11:43 AM to 12:29 PM (00 Hours 46 Mins)
Ghatasthapana Muhurta falls on Pratipada Tithi and during prohibited Chitra Nakshatra
Pratipada Tithi Begins – 01:00 AM on Oct 17, 2020
Pratipada Tithi Ends – 09:08 PM on Oct 17, 2020
Chitra Nakshatra Begins – 02:58 PM on Oct 16, 2020
Chitra Nakshatra Ends – 11:52 AM on Oct 17, 2020
Essential Puja Samagri For Day 1 Kalash Sthapna For Navratri
The idol of the Maa Durga, desi Ghee, a piece of red clothing, makeup accessories(solah shringar), incense sticks, kumkum, flowers and garlands, paan leaves, betel nut(supari), clove-cardamom, betashe (sugar cakes), camphor, fruits, sweets, kalava, dry fruits, red chunari, clay lamps, chowki, kalash, coconut, rice, kumkum, etc.
Here’s the list of most important Kalash Sthapna ingredients:
- Toran(Flower Garland) on Every Important Door Of The House
- Akhand Diya For Nine days
- Red Hibiscus Flower
- Coconut For Kalash