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.
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.
|astha gandam||1 daba|
|arati karpuram||10 gm|
|nuvula nune||1/4 litre|
|pilalu enchukune vastuvulu||some|
|vendi gine chemcha||1+1|
|avvu palu||1/4 litre|
|arati pandlu||1 dozen|
|5 rakala pandlu||2 each|