Navadanya for Navgrahas – the Nine Grains Used in Hindu Rituals – Navadhanya



Navadhanya are the nine grains that are offered to the Navgrahas. They are also part of other Hindu pujas and rituals. The Navadanya includes Bengal Gram, Wheat, Horse Gram, Green Gram, Rice, White beans, Black Seasame seeds, Chic Peas, Black Gram.
Bengal Gram is offered to Jupiter or Guru or Brihaspati.




Wheat is offered to Sun or Surya



Horse Gram is offered to Ketu



Green Gram is offered to Mercury or Budh



Rice is offered to moon or Chandra or Soma



White beans is offered to Venus or Shukra



Black Sesame is offered to Shani or Saturn



Chic peas or Chickpea is offered to Mars or Mangal



Black Gram is offered to Rahu



In some regions the Navadanya are rice, wheat, thoor dal, moong dal, chana dal, rajma, sesame, urud dal, horse gram.
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