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Pantheeradi Nivedyam And Puja – Meaning – When And Why It Is Performed

Pantheeradi Nivedyam and puja is performed in majority of Sree Krishna temples in Kerala. The puja is performed when the shadow is 12 feet. Pantheeradi Nivedyam is done between 8 AM and 9 AM. Pantheeradi pooja in Guruvayoor is very famous.

The puja is performed by Tantri or Othikkan. The chief priest usually takes rest during the period.

The naivedyam offered for the puja and worship includes Thrimadhuram, Sharkara Payasam and Nivedya Chooru.

After Pantheeradi Nivedyam And Puja, the face Guruvayoorappan is decorated in sandalwood paste.