Ghatasthapana, or Kalash Sthapana Puja, is the one of the most auspicious ceremony during Chaitra Navratri festival in North India and in
good time for Ghatasthapana on March 23, 2012 is from 6:32 AM to 7:34 AM.
Navarati Kalashsthapana Puja involves invoking the mother Goddess in a Pot or
Kalash and sowing of seeds (barely etc). Nepal
The pot is sprinkled with water on all the nine days. Pujas and other rituals are performed.
At the end of the ninth day, the barley shoots will reach a height of 2 to 3 inches and its then pulled out and distributed.