QUICK LIST OF PUJA SAMAGRI पूजा सामग्री

ITEMS NEEDED TO FOR PRAYER PREPARATIONS

Specially used by Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Buddhists in their rituals / prayers

  1. Cloth (Red or similar is preferred)
  2. Deepak (Diya)
  3. Agarbatti (अगरबत्ती)
  4. Kapoor (Camphor)
  5. Plates to keep sweets, coins, puja items
  6. Panchamrat पंचाम्रत (ingredients: Milk, Ghee, Honey, Curd, Sugar)
  7. Fruits, Dry fruits, Nuts, Coconut
  8. Sweets
  9. Flowers, Durva grass (दूर्वा), Holy Basil / Tulsi (तुलसी)
  10. Water / Holy water
  11. Betel leaves / Betel Nuts सुपारी
  12. Red thread मोली / Kalawa
  13. Decorative laces
  14. Kumkum, Sandal paste, Turmeric powder कुमकुम, चंदन, हल्दी
  15. Cotton wicks for deepak/diya रूई बत्ती
  16. Match box
  17. Ghee for Arti deepak, oil for diyas
  18. Stool / Table / Pooja Chowki / Aasan. Even clean floor with some cover is fine to keep deiti and other puja samagri. If prayers are performed in temple, this is usually organized by priest / temple committee.
  19. Aarti book (or aarti link on Internet)

Festival specific puja samagri:

  1. Diwali: Idols / Photo frame of deities (Ganesh and Laxmi), Coins, Mud Diyas, Candles
  2. Karwa Chauth: Story / Katha book, Matthi for bhog, sindoor or kum kum, Karva (vessel filled with water), Channi
  3. Satyanarayan puja: Katha book (story book)

 

These puja items / samagri are usually available at all the Indian grocery stores across New Zealand. Few stores may keep the items during the festival time.

Diwali Celebrations New Zealand

Laxmi Aarti for Diwali लक्ष्मी जी की आरती

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