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Things Put inside Kalash Pot in Hindu Religion

Kalash is an important part of many Hindu festivals especially during Navratri. Kalash Pot is also permanently kept in shops and other establishment by many people. There is always doubt regarding what are the things that can be put inside kalash pot. There is no one answer to this question as the items used vary from region to region and from people to people. Some people only use water. The only common item that is put inside Kalash in all regions is water.

The important things that are put inside kalash are:

Water
Coins
Supari or betel nut
Raw Rice
Scent or gandh – a drop of perfume.

In some regions people also put sugar, jaggery, white or red sandalwood paste etc.

Anything that does not cause unpleasant odor is put inside the kalash pot.

The water in the kalash needs to be changed daily if there are things inside it. If it is plain water then it should be changed weekly.





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