Annaprasana

Puja Description

Right Time for Annaprashan Sanskar- Usually, Annaprashan is performed when the baby is around 6
months old; as this is the time when baby gets some teeth. Annaprashan is performed during the
even months for boys, generally in the child's sixth or the eighth month. For girls, it is performed
during the odd months, usually the child's fifth or the seventh month.


Significance
Baby takes the solid food for the first time.
It helps the baby to grow healthy and strong.
Performed on 6th or 7th month on janma nakshatra day.
Mantras are chanted for the baby’s well-being.
Payasam, Nei Saadham or Milk Rice is the main ingredient for the Ceremony.


When to perform Annaprasana?

This ceremony is usually performed on the 6th or 7th month on a date which is compatible with the
janma nakshatra of the child on a good and an auspicious thithi and yoga.


Benefits of Annaprasana:
Annaprasana ceremony ensures that performing this pooja helps the child have good digestion and
which will in turn help the child to grow healthy and strong.
Anything unhealthy or any substance that will cause illness to the child will be cleansed once this
pooja is performed.

Puja Cost

2000 to 3000/-

Puja Material

Material Name Units
Turmeric Powder (పసుపు) 10 gm
Kumkuma (కుంకుమ) 10 gm
Milk (పాలు) 1litre
Flowers (పువ్వులు) 1gm
Turmeric Powder (పసుపు) 50 gm
Kumkuma (కుంకుమ) 50 gm
Ashtagandham (అష్ట గంధం) 1 daba
Incence Sticks (అగర్బత్తి) 1 packet
Harathi Karpooram (హారతి కర్పూరం) 10 gm
Sesame Oil (నువ్వుల నూనె) 1/4 litre
Vattulu (వత్తులు) 1 packet
Match box (అగ్గి పెట్టె) 1
Rice (బియ్యం) 3 kg
Betel Nuts (వక్కలు) 20 gm
Honey (తేనె) 100 gm
Thread rolls (దారపు ఉండలు) 1
Ghee (నెయ్యి) 20 gm
Sugar (చెక్కర) 1/4 kg
Rupee coins (రూపాయి బిళ్ళలు) 5
teela shela 1
Blouse pieces (జాకెట్ ముక్కలు) 1
pillalu enchukune vastuvulu some
sliver bowl, spoon (వెండి గిన్నె చెంచా) 1+1
Kobbari kayalu (కొబ్బరి కాయలు) 2
Cow Milk (ఆవు పాలు) 1/4 litre
Curd (పెరుగు) 1/4 litre
Flowers (పువ్వులు) 1/4 kg
Betel Leaves (తమల పాకులు) 50
Bananas (అరటి పండ్లు) 1 dozen
5 types fruits (5 రకాల పండ్లు) 2 each
doralu 1 packet
paramannam (పరమాన్నం) 1/4 kg
deepapu kundhulu (దీపపు కుందులు) 2
Bell, Harathi Plate (గంట, హారతి పళ్లెం) 1+1
Bindhelu (బిందెలు) 1
Thaambulalu (తాంబులాలు) 1
Bowls, Garitelu (గిన్నెలు, గరిటెలు ) 1+1
Glasses, Chembulu (గ్లాసులు, చెంబులు) 1+1
Panchapatra,Uddarini (పాంచరాత్ర,ఉద్దరని) 1+1
Scissors (కత్తెర) 1
peetalu, Mats (పీటలు, చాపలు) 2+2
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