NTHM - Items used for Celebrations


Vasant Panchami:

Flowers: White, Yellow, and Red

Dakshina: Coins and Dollar bills (12 of each)

Prashad: Fruits and Mohanbhog

Writing Pad

Pen or pencil

Note books or study material that needs to be blessed

Small Saraswati Devi murti if you have one

Thali or plate (2)

Cup of water with spoon

Maha Shivraatri:

Flowers: Lots of white flowers, plus bunch of Yellow and Red

Bael Patra minimum of 108

Neem leaves

Dakshina: Money (for offerings)

2 Gallons Whole Milk

Yogurt

Honey

Ghee

Sugar

5 kinds of juice (apple, peach, mango, peach, cranberry)

Ganga jal

Prashad: Fruits and Mohanbhog

7 Malas with white flowers 1 for each prahar (1st prahar Shiva, Parbatee, Shivling)

Clothing: 1 White sari for Parbatee Ma, 1 dhoti and duppata for Shiva Bhagwaan

4 Towels

Chandan

Navraatri (Spring and Fall):

Flowers: Lots of Red, Yellow and White

Mala: Red Flowers (Sri Durga Ma, Sri Lakshmi Ma, Sri Kali Ma)

Mala: White Flowers (Sri Saraswai Ma)

4 Malas: Red Flowers (Raam Dharbar)

Whole Milk

Yogurt

Honey

Ghee

Ganga jal

Prashad: Fruits and lapsi

Dakshina: Money (for offerings)

Clothing: 2 Red sari Durga Ma

Clothing: 1 Red sari Lakshmi Ma

Clothing: 1 White sari Saraswati Ma

Clothing: 1 Red sari kali Ma

Clothing: 1 Red sari and 2 dhotis for Raam darbar

4 Towels

Chandan

Sri Hanumaan Jayanti:

Flowers: Lots of Red

Mala: Red Flowers

Whole Milk

Yogurt

Honey

Ghee

Ganga jal

Prashad: Fruits and roat

Dakshina: Money (for offerings)

Clothing: 1 Red dhoti and duppata

1 Towel

Chandan

Sri Krishna Jayanti:

Flowers: Lots of Red, Yellow and White

2 Malas: Red Flowers

Whole Milk

Yogurt

Honey

Ghee

Ganga jal

Prashad: Fruits and keer

Dakshina: Money (for offerings)

Clothing: 1 dhoti and duppata (Sri Krishna) and 1 sari (Sri Radha Rani)

1 Towel

Chandan

Sri Ganesha Chaturti:

Flowers: Lots of Yellow

Mala: Yellow Flowers

Whole Milk

Yogurt

Honey

Ghee

Ganga jal

Prashad: Fruits and ladoo

Dakshina: Money (for offerings)

Clothing: 1 dhoti and duppata

1 Towel

Chandan

First Friday of the Month Sri Devi Durga Puja:

Flowers: Red, White, and Yellow

Mala: Red Flowers

Coconut in shell

2 Whole nutmegs

2 Key limes

20 Paan leaves

Whole Milk

Yogurt

Honey

Ghee

Ganga jal

Prashad: Fruits and lapsi

Dakshina: Money (for offerings)

Chandan