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Navratri Kalash Sthapana Puja Time in 2017 - Navratri Ghatasthapana Time in 2017

Kalash Sthapana Puja, or Ghatasthapana, is the one of the most important ceremony during Navratri festival in northern and western parts of India and in Nepal. The best time for Ghatasthapana on September 21, 2017 is from 6:16 AM to 8:07 AM. Navarati Kalashsthapana Puja involves invoking the mother Goddess in a Pot or Kalash and sowing of seeds (barely etc). 

Note - Chaitra Navratri Kalash Sthaapana time is on March 28, 2017 between 8:31 AM to 10:19 AM.

In Kalash Sthapana, a pot or kalash with an image of Goddess Durga is installed in the house on the day. The pot or kalash is filled with water and is covered with cow dung and seeds (like barely or wheat) are sown on the dung. The pot is kept on a sand bed and seeds are sown on this too.

Special pujas are conducted on the pot and water is sprinkled daily. The seeds sprout and reach about 3 or 5 five inches on the tenth day. They are distributed as Prasad on the Vijayadashami day.


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