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 April 8, 2016 is from 11:46 AM to 12:46 PM. Vasant Navarati Kalashsthapana Puja involves invoking the mother
Goddess in a Pot or Kalash and sowing of seeds (barely etc).
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.