Everyone must have witnessed the situation of searching puja Samagri names and meanings in other languages. As India is the most diverse nation and with many languages and cultures. We @PujaNPujari came up with a list of puja Samagri/material/items list in different languages along with respective images. Hope this will help everyone who has moved to other cities and not aware of the local language. While performing pooja silver samagri has special significance.
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According to Hindu scriptures, list of pooja materials/ puja samagri are required to perform any ritual, festival, and any other religious ceremonies. For gods and goddesses have different types of Pooja Samagri: Kumkum, Turmeric powder, incense sticks, and Kapoor are commonly used for any puja. At Puja N Pujari, we are providing different types of pooja items for specific pujas. Each pooja material has its significance during the puja. Some of the puja’s, its pooja Samagri list and its significance are mentioned below. At Puja N Pujari, we have many Pooja Samagri, like pooja thali set, puja bell, havan Samagri, dhoop sticks, Diya’s, etc.
|8||Dry Fruits(mixed )||मेवे||పొడి పండ్లు||உலர் பழங்கள்||ಒಣ ಹಣ್ಣುಗಳು|
|9||Nava Dhanya||नव धन्या||నవ ధన్యా||நவ தானியங்கள்||ನವ ಧನ್ಯಾ|
|11||Rice Flour||चावल का आटा||బియ్యం పిండి||அரிசி மாவு||ಅಕ್ಕಿ ಹಿಟ್ಟು|
|13||White Thread( 3 LAYERS)||सफेद धागा||తెలుపు దారం||வெள்ளை நூல்||ಬಿಳಿ ದಾರ|
|14||Blouse Pieces||ब्लाउज के टुकड़े||జాకెట్టు ముక్కలు||பிளவுஸ் துண்டுகள்||ಕುಪ್ಪಸ ತುಂಡುಗಳು|
|18||Deepam Oil||दीपक का तेल||దీపం నునే||தீபம் எண்ணெய்||ದೀಪದ ಎಣ್ಣೆ|
|19||Cotton Wicks||कपास की ईंटें||వత్తులు||காட்டன் திரி||ಹತ್ತಿ ವಿಕ್ಸ್|
|20||Round Cotton Wick||कॉटन विक्स राउंड||గుండ్రంగా వున్నా వత్తులు||சுற்று காட்டன்||ಸುತ್ತಿನ ಹತ್ತಿ ವಿಕ್ಸ್|
|22||Homa Sticks||होमा लाठी||హోమం కట్టెలు||ஹோமா குச்சிகள்||ಹೋಮಾ ಕಡ್ಡಿಗಳು|
|23||Harali Samidha||हराली समिधा||రాగి కట్టెలు||அரச சமிதா||ಹರಾಲಿ ಸಮಿದಾ|
|24||Navagraha Samidha||नवग्रह समिधा||నవగ్రహ సమిదా||நவகிரக சமிதா||ನವಗ್ರಹ ಸಮಿದಾ|
|25||Havan Samagri||वह समगरी है||హోమం సామాగ్రి||ஹவன் சப்ளைஸ்||ಹೋಮಾ ಸಮಾಗ್ರಿ|
|27||Danavantry Bag||डोनवैंट्री बैग||హోమ అవ్వుషదాలు||தனவாந்த்ரி பை||ದಾನವಂತ್ರಿ ಬ್ಯಾಗ್|
|28||Battada harallu||बाल्ड हार||పేలాలు||நெல்பொரி||ಬತ್ತಡ ಹರಲ್ಲು|
|29||White Mustard||सफेद सरसों||తెలుపు ఆవాలు||வெண் கடுகு||ಬಿಳಿ ಸಾಸಿವೆ|
|31||Clay Deepa||मिट्टी का दीपक||మట్టి దీపం||அகல் விளக்கு||ಕ್ಲೇ ದೀಪಾ|
|32||Ganga Jal||गंगा जल||గంగ జలం||நதி நீர்||ಗಂಗಾ ನೀರು|
|33||Dry Coconut||सूखा नारियल||ఎండు కొబ్బరి||உலர்ந்த தேங்காய்||ಒಣ ತೆಂಗಿನಕಾಯಿ|
|34||Gomutra||गोमूत्र||ఆవు మూత్రం/పంచితం||பசு சிறுநீர்||ಹಸು ಮೂತ್ರ|
|36||Reshme Vastra||रेशमा एक कपड़ा है||పట్టు వస్త్రం||பட்டு உடை||ರೇಷ್ಮೆ ವಸ್ತ್ರ|
|37||RedCloth ( Taaval)||रेडक्लोथ (तावल)||ఎర్ర తవాల్||சிவப்புதுண்டு||ಕೆಂಪು ಟವೆಲ್|
|38||Chandhan Powder||चंदन पाउडर||గంధం||சந்தனம் பவுடர்||ಚಂದನ್ ಪೌಡರ್|
|40||Black til||ब्लैक तक||నల్ల నువ్వులు||கருப்பு எள்||ಕಪ್ಪು ಎಳ್ಳು|
|42||Gejje Vastra||कपड़ा||పత్తి వస్త్రము||கஜ்ரா வஸ்திரம்||ಹತ್ತಿ ಹಾರ|
|44||Vasthu Prathima||वास्तु प्रथिमा||వస్తు ప్రతిమ||வஸ்து பிரதிமா||ವಾಸ್ತು ಪ್ರತಿಮಾ|
|45||Donne Plates||डोने प्लेट्स||డోన్ ప్లేట్లు||தொன்னை தட்டுகள்||ಡೊನ್ನೆ ಪ್ಲೇಟ್ಗಳು|
|48||Rose water||गुलाब जल||రోజ్ వాటర్||பன்னீர்||ಪನ್ನೀರ್|
|49||Box Jaggery||बॉक्स गुड़||బెల్లం||பெட்டி வெல்லம்||ಬಾಕ್ಸ್ ಬೆಲ್ಲ|
|50||Homa Kunda||होमा कुंडा||హోమ కుండ||ஹோமா குந்தா||ಹೋಮ ಕುಂದ|
|51||Turmeric/Haldi sticks||हल्दी / हल्दी की छड़ें||పసుపు కొమ్ములు||மஞ்சள் / ஹால்டி குச்சிகள்||ಅರಿಶಿನ / ಹಲ್ಡಿ ತುಂಡುಗಳು|
|53||Mixed Fruits||मिश्रित फल||మిశ్రమ పండ్లు||கலப்பு பழங்கள்||ಮಿಶ್ರ ಹಣ್ಣುಗಳು|
|54||Marigold Garland||मैरीगोल्ड गारलैंड||చామంతి పూలు||மேரிகோல்ட் மாலை||ಶಾಮಂತಿ ಹಾರ|
|55||Chamanthi Garland||गारलैंड||చామంతి పూలు||சாமவுண்டி மாலை||ಮಾರಿಗೋಲ್ಡ್ ಗಾರ್ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್|
|56||Tulasi Garland||तुलसी की माला||తులసి మల||துளசி மாலை||ತುಳಸಿ ಹಾರ|
|57||Rose Garland||गुलाब की माला||గులాబీ మల||ரோஜா மாலை||ರೋಸ್ ಹಾರ|
|58||Loose Flowers||ढीले फूल||పువ్వులు||தளர்வான மலர்கள்||ಹೂವುಗಳು ( loose )|
|59||Flower Garland (maala)||फूल माला (माला)||పూల మల||மலர் மாலை||ಹೂವಿನ ಹಾರ|
|61||Betal Leaves||बेताल पत्तियां||తమలపాకులు||வெற்றிலை||ಎಲೆಗಳು|
|65||Mango Leaves||आम की पत्तियाँ||మామిడి ఆకులు||மா இலைகள்||ಮಾವಿನ ಎಲೆಗಳು|
|66||Banana Leaves||केले के पत्ते||అరటి ఆకులు||வாழை இலைகள்||ಬಾಳೆ ಎಲೆಗಳು|
|67||Banana Trees||केले के पेड़||అరటి చెట్లు||வாழை மரங்கள்||ಬಾಳೆ ಮರಗಳು|
|71||Green Grass||हरी घास||పచ్చ గడ్డి||அறுகம்புல்||ಹಸಿರು ಹುಲ್ಲು|
|73||Bell Leaves||बेल पत्तियां||బిల్వ||பெல் இலைகள்||ಬಿಲ್ವಾ ಪತ್ರ್ರೆ|
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The word Satya means Truth, Narayana means The highest existence. Together it's mean the highest existence, who is the symbolization of truth. Satyanarayan Pooja is one of the best puja implemented to pleased Lord Vishnu and to get his blessings. Satyanarayana puja can be performed on various ceremonies like Gruhapravesh, marriages, starting a new business, and more. For performing Satyanarayana puja, the pooja Samagri list is more important. On the day of Chaitra Purnima, it is very auspicious to perform this ritual.
Sathyanarayana Puja Samagari list:
Turmeric Powder, Kumkum, Agarbatti, Karpur (Camphor), Dhoop, Sandle powder and paste, Betal nuts, Betal leaves, Banana fruit, Banana tree and leaves, Brass oil lamp, Donne plates, Coconuts, Clay, oil lamp, Flowers, Flower Garland 2 or 3 variety, jaggery, lemon, Gomutra , Kalasa, Mango leaves, Raw Rice , Rosewater, Tulasi garland, Sugar , Milk , Ghee, Honey ,Almond, Dry fruits, Dry Coconut, Cloth and thread.
Ganesh Chaturthi Puja
Ganesh Chaturthi puja or festival can perform on Shukla Chaturthi on the Hindu month of Bhadrapada, and it ends on Anant Chaturdashi. Indian people will celebrate this festival as a birthday of Lord Ganesh. It is one of the famous festivals in Hinduism. In India, people are believing that Lord Ganesh is the obstacle remover. To perform this ritual, specific Ganesh Chaturthi puja Samagri is available in our online website. He is also known as Vinayaka, Murthi, Ganapathi, etc. He is the son of deities Shiva Parvathi. He is the symbol of Knowledge, wisdom, wealth, and success. And god Vinayaka is the first worshiper of any ritual. Before performing any puja or ceremony firstly lord Ganesha puja is performed.
Ganesh Puja Samagri list:
Clay Ganesha idol,Turmeric powder, Kumkum, Sandle powder & paste, Deepam oil, Ghee, Coconut, Incense stick, Dhoop , Banana fruit, Banana leaves, Camphor, Clay Diya, Brass oil lamp, Betal leaves, Betal nuts , Fruits, Dhrbe , Grains in raw of paddy, ragi, corn, Sugar cane, Mango leaves, Arugam grass, garland, Errukam garland, Red cloth and Vasthra.
Vara Mahalakshmi puja is the most auspicious ritual in Hinduism. This ritual performed by married women. Devoting goddess Lakshmi on this day is equals to the devoting Ashtalakshmi that is 8 Lakshmi. These goddesses mark wealth, earth, learning, love, fame, peace, pleasure, and strength. This festival performed on the month of Shravana second Friday, on the full moon day. Those who can not perform this festival on that day can do it next Friday. In this festival, Vara Mahalakshmi idol decorated with different ornaments, on that day silver puja items also used like silver Vara Lakshmi idol, silver puja thali set, silver Diya’s, etc.
Varalakshmi Puja Samagari list:
Varalakshmi idol, Puja chowki, Turmeric /Haldi sticks, Kumkum, Camphor/Kapoor, Agarbati, Dhoop, Oil lamp , Deepam oil, Blouse pieces, Kalasa,Thread, Vastra, Coconut, Lemon, Fruit, Dry fruit , Sugar, Milk , Ghee, Honey, Raw rice and turmeric , Betal leaves, Betal nut, Banana fruit, Banana leaves, Bangles and Flowers garland.
Diwali is the major festival in India, Worldwide people are celebrating this festival. Diwali is also called Deepavali. The Deepavali festival celebrated on the 15th day of Kartika month. It can approach 20 days after Dussehra or Navarathri 9th day festival. On the day of the Diwali festival, in the evening time Lakshmi puja and lord Ganesh puja can perform, it is known as Diwali puja. Goddess Lakshmi is the symbol of wealth. The festival of Diwali reminds the sweets, crackers, lighting Diya's, etc. People will celebrate this festival with joy and happiness. It signifies the victory of good over evil. This festival celebrated for five days. The first day is Dhanteras, second day Naraka Chaturdashi, third day Diwali, fourth day Govardhana puja, and the fifth day Bhai Dhooj festivals.
Lakshmi Puja or Diwali Puja Samagari list:
Turmeric Powder, Kumkum, Agarbatti, Karpur (Camphor), Dhoop, Sandle powder and paste, Betal nuts, Betal leaves, Banana fruit, Banana tree and leaves, Brass oil lamp, Donne plates, Coconuts, Clay oil lamp, Flowers, Flower Garland 2 or 3 variety, jaggery, lemon, Gomutra , Kalasa, Mango leaves, Raw Rice , Rosewater, Tulasi garland, Sugar , Milk , Ghee,Honey ,Almond, Dry fruits, Dry Coconut, Cloth, Flower Garland, Marigold Garland, Lavanchy, Gejje Vastra, White Mustard, Round Cotton Wick, Blouse Pieces, Gold and silver coins.
To perform Ganapathi Homam Sankata Hara Chaturthi day is very auspicious. Monthly once Sankata Hara Chaturthi day will come. This Homam can perform for invoking Lord Ganesha. Before starting any Homam or Yagna Ganapathi Homam will perform. Because he is the first worshiper, he is known as an obstacle remover. If anyone has doshas like Kethu dosha, they will perform Ganapathi Homam. House-warming ceremony, birthdays, starting a business, etc in that scenario’s Ganapathi Homam will conduct. In the early morning, Ganapathi Homam would be done, in the sunrise time, you can perform Poornahuthi. By using of Ganesh puja Samagri this Homam will be performed.
Ganapathi Homam Samagari list:
Turmeric powder, kumkum, sandal powder, Camphor, frankincense powder, sacred ash, incense sticks, Flowers garland and bunch, Kalasa, Mango leaves, Gomuthra , Rosewater, Ghee, Coconuts, Lemon, Betal nuts &leaves, Sugar, Milk, Lavancha, Herb leaves or dry leaves, Honey, dry flowers, dry seeds, dry grasses, Nuts, pot thread, cookery candy, Ghee, Homa sticks, tirtha parimala, betel-nut, Cauldron, Dharbe, Clay pots, White thread and Navagraha samidha.
Significance Of Pooja Samagri:
Agarbatti is one of the Puja Samagari, and it is used to place at Puja Mantap for good fragrance. The incense stick burns itself. To create a good fragrance smell, and a Fragrance stick has a huge curative and comfy consequence on the mind and the body. According to our rituals, Agarbatti stands as an important role in the part of the puja. The deity loves good and nature fragrance during the puja.
Karpur / Camphor
Karpur / Camphor is a very important part of puja, in Hindu, people considered the deity from the Karpur fir it stimulates the spiritual thoughts. Karpur only generates fulfillment of the puja. As well as Karpur used for inviting the deity and good forthcoming in life, welcome the new thing, and that fire reduces evil power in the home.
Dhoop Sticks can produce fragrance while performing Puja. The good smell creates positive spiritual thoughts and utterance among the devotees and can also be used to keep concentration while meditating. Dhoop has many advantages, the deity Lakshmi visits the house, and in another way, the puja room will give good fragrance.
Kalasam is comparing to the earth in the Puja and one of the major materials for Puja and Homam. It can keep for pure water (JAL). Kalasha handles by the Purohit in the temple and sprinkles the water to the devotee for restricting the evil energy and Dosha. Kalasha is also used at the Puja Mantap to do the rituals. According to the Hindu ritual, ragi Kalasha is itself considered as God.
Pure natural honey offer to all the deities during Abeshekam, the honey considered sweet and pure. Abhishekam has done with honey, it removes the negative thoughts and bad nature for who will do puja. Only with the natural items, abhisheka has done. One among them is honey, it can produce by flowers extracted by bees.
In puja and ritual needs Dry fruits to make prasad for the deity and is distributed to the devotee at the end of the puja. Abhishekam has done with Dry fruits mixed with honey and fruits. Purohit does puja or Abhishekam to God to make the diety please with Puja. People prefer to eat Dry fruits during fasting.
The Nava Danya refers to get blessings of individual Navagrahas. The purpose of getting rid of doshas from the Navagras people do pooja to particular Navagraha with different grains. To get a blissful life, Navagraha worshipped with different Plant, Grain, and Stone.
|1||Sun||Ruby||Tella Jilledu||Godhumalu||Centre||Shiva||Golden Yellow|
|4||Shukra||Diamond||Medi||White Rajma||East||Lakshmi||Colourful/ Mixed colours with white|
|5||Budha||Emerald||Uttareni||Pesalu||North East||Form of Vishnu||Green|
|6||Kuja||Red Coral||Nalla Sandra||Kandulu||South||Subrahmanya||Red|
|7||Sani||Blue Sapphire||Jammi||Nalla Nuvvulu||West||Ayyappa||Black|
|8||Rahu||Gomedh||Garika||Minumulu||South West||Sarparaja||Light Blue|
|9||Ketu||Vaidhooryam||Darbha Gaddi||Ulavalu||North West||Bhadrakali||Orangish Red / Mixed Colours|
Rice stands in the most important role of puja/homam/ marriage and other occasions, rice to make Akshata (Raw unbroken rice mixture with Turmeric, Ghee and flower) and spread over the puja thali for placing the Kalasa. The Akshata signifies auspicious, bliss, and blessing from the god.
Rice Flour prepared by grinding the raw Rice. Rice Flour is also one of the puja Samagri items. This flour is used to do Diyas by adding Deepam oil to the rice flour and is prepared like Diyas. In the middle, add oil with cotton wicks to lit the Diya. It is the traditional and ancient lamp for the deity. One has to do Abhishekam with rice flour to get trouble-free from life particularly, lord Shiva loves rice flour bath. Spiritually saying rice considered as God, rice flour Diyas generates purity and Ishvaryam in life.
Sugar is one of the most required things to make Naivedyam which can offer to God during Puja. Sugar comes from the Sugar cane(the natural source), so sugar is considered as the sacred to offer food prepared with sugar to God. Sugar itself can offer to God as Naivedyam. After the completion of Puja, Purohit distributes the Prasadam to the devotees as it is the blessings of God.
White thread employs to wind the Kalasa as it is considered as sacred. To the white thread, turmeric applied, to make it sacred and pure. It is decorated to the idol as garland. At the end of the pooja devotees tie the turmeric thread to the hand, as it saves from difficulties. During Ganesh Chaturthi, people make 5 or 9 strands of thread, apply the turmeric and decorated the Ganesh head as a garland.
Turmeric powder indicates Subiksha life, so it is considered as the major part of Puja Samagri. All Gods and Goddesses worshipped with turmeric. Particularly for doing Ganesh puja, purohit uses turmeric and water to prepare the idol. With that i.e, the turmeric idol is considered as Ganesh. Puja is performed to that turmeric Ganesh. Turmeric can be used for puja and also for decorating the idol. Turmeric sticks have the same importance as turmeric powder.
Kumkum mainly, used for puja rituals. According to the Hindu religion apply the kumkum to the deity for auspicious one. According to Hindu mythology, Kumkum refers to the symbol of victory. Ancient people use Tilak well begun of the ritual in India. The married women put on their forehead, it denotes women got married. Tilak reduces and restricts the negative evil force.
The blouse pieces are offered to the Goddess during Shodashopachara Puja, to please the Deity. Green or Red-colored blouse is given high priority to offer the Goddess. The blouse piece is distributed to the Sumangali(married women) after the puja is performed, to flourish wealth, good fortune, and long life. Along with blouse piece, the performer offers banana, betel leaves and betel nuts to Sumangali.
Saree is a traditional costume for the females and the Goddess, according to the Hindu religion, draping the Saree to the deity during the puja rituals at the temple is Hindu tradition. Mostly married women wear saree as a symbol of marriage. During Puja, saree is offered to the Goddess expressing respect to her. After the completion of puja, it is gifted to the married women with betel leaves, betel nuts, and banana.
Dharbe grass stands an important part of puja rituals. It is the representation of purity and sacred. It offered to Lord Ganesha during the puja and Homam. Generally, Dharbe is considered as the sacred and can also be tied to the ring finger while doing pooja, to make it successful.
This grass reduces the Shani dosha and obstacles during the puja and rituals. Dharbe purifies some dosha during the Homam rituals. While performing Homam Dharbe is placed around the Homam to make it sacred and to secure from the demons.
Traditionally, people offer betel nut and leaves to the Deity and also for forefathers to get the blessings from them. And the betel nut purifies the devotee's concentration, it is a symbol of natural food offering to God. According to Hindu ritual Thambulam(betel leaf with betel nut) is given to women as a token of respect who attends the pooja or ceremony. Not only traditional importance to Betel nuts, but there are also so many minerals that help to maintain good health.
Deepam oil is used for all puja Diya, oil employs the spiritual process in the human being. Panch oil(a mixture of five oil) generates positive thoughts, spiritual power. The lamp must need oil for lighting Brass Diyas or Crystal Diyas. Lighted Diya is considered as God(positive power) and also as a symbol or relation between the deity and devotes. In Hindu culture, lighting the Diya in the morning and in the evening is a daily process to attain a peaceful house and also for Mukti(freedom of life).
According to the Hindu rituals we use much natural material for the Puja and Homam, to lit Diyas in puja mandir, to do prayer for all spiritual practices we use cotton wicks for lightening the house as well as Temples with Diyas. Cotton wick employs a significant part of the puja. To lit Diya, fill Diyas with oil and place the cotton wicks at one end of Diya and lit the cotton wicks with a matchbox.
To perform Homa, the first priority is given to Homam sticks. Natural Herbal plants, firewood, the sandal is also used as Homam sticks. These sticks are lighted, while starting the Homa and different sticks have different unique power when burnt along with Kapoor, Ghee, sesame oil and many more. while performing Homam the sticks reduce the Dosha and bad karma level.
Harali Samidha it is a kind of stick that stands especially to perform Homam. By using these sticks Homam is performed for Gods and Goddess also for Navagraha puja to get boon and blessings from all Gods, Grahas, and Stars.
Navagraha samidha advert nine planets blessing to neutralize the malefic effects and karma, these nine sticks indicate Nine planets. This stick deals with an important role in the Homam ritual if the purohit burn the stick to relieve from the bad karma and to control the Graha dosha.
Arka - Sun,
Palash - Moon,
Khadir - Mars,
Peepal - Jupiter,
Apamarga - Mercury,
Audambar - Venus,
Shabhi - Saturn,
Durva - Rahu,
Kusha - Ketu.
Havan Samagri is a mixture with different dried herbs, flowers, leaf and roots for the fire ritual. The deity loves the natural herbs, and it is a tool to invoke the god for Homam while chanting the mantra, havan samagri is offered to Homam(to the fire) it is considered to be given directly to the God. It also cleanses the body and helps to improve health.
According to the Vedic Ritual, Mouli is the thread used to tie to hand or on the neck to make the body sacred before starting the Homam. Thi thread with red color protects from difficulties and critical situations. The yellow thread helps to show the path or improves the way of life.
The name Dhanvantri is taken from the Ayurveda expert whose name is Dhanvantri in the olden days. Dhanvantri bag refers to ayurvedic medicine, to carry sacred puja materials and natural herbs.
White Mustard is used while performing the fire ritual as well as to offer God by preparing sweets. Offering raw mustard to the God idol is the ancient Hindu ritual. White mustard when offered to Homam gives so many health benefis, as the inhalation of that surroundings air(while performing Homam) will get rid of all health problems.
Natural Colors are used to design rangoli in puja mandir, at the entrance of the house and mainly near to the Tulasi tree. Rangoli(Muggu) is designed at the entrance of the house as a symbol of warm welcome to the guests, and to create fresh and happy environment around the house. Colors are used to make rangoli at different aspects like Homam, Puja, Vratam, and also infront of the temples is preferred.
According to Hindu culture, people lit clay diyas at the puja mandir as it is considered as sacred. Deepam act as the most important part of the puja also considered as the symbol of five elements(Jal, Agni, Vayu, Prithvi, Akash). The deepam is the tool to invite the supreme power (God) and the fire symbolizes god view. Clay deepa improves positive power in the home/temple, and also for peaceful mind.
Ganga Jal is the purest river water among the seven rivers. This water considered for purification when sprinkled near the Homam and puja place. According to the scriptures/Vedas, holy water purifies the mind and circumstances, and it destroys the evil energy, and the dosha.
Dry coconut is offered to God and also for the fire ritual(Homam) to get the blessings of God and to please him. From Vedas, offering dry coconut is considered as sacred, and it symbol of soul. So dry coconut is offered.