Winter Navratras would begin from 29th September, Sunday. This time the Goddess Durga is coming on elephant and she’s bringing many happy coincidences and it is on one of the coincidences that you need to set kalash at home.
What is kalashI?
According to Devi Bhagwat Purana, kalash is an incarnation of Lord Ganesha because it is the home to holy waters from oceans, rivers and many gods and goddesses. After sitting, the kalash becomes the heavenly abode of Lord Ganesha and clears all the hurdles. People set kalash before Navratra puja to fulfill the religious ceremony without any hindrance.Every day, rituals are started only after worshipping the kalash.
It could be an earthen pot or one made of metal like copper and brass. Fill the kalash with jau, til, saptmritika, sarvoshadhi, lalvastra, paniwala nariyal, deep, roli, Kumkum, sikka, supari, gangajal, aam ka pallav, pan ka patta and shahadand set it at your home.
What is the right time for setting kalash?
Kalash can be set on Sunday after sunrise. Sit the kalash for four hours after sunrise in abhijeetmuhurton mud and sand. You need to take an oath (sankalp) to worship the goddess for the coming nine days. It is necessary to take Sankalp for Navratra puja.
Time to set kalash for different cities
This time Naratra are beginning on kanyalagna that includes five starts – shukra, surya, chandrma, mangal and budh. It is auspicious to set kalash in hast lagna. If you miss this lagna, you can set kalash in dhanulagnain abhijeetmuhurt.
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