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Mahalaya OR Varshik Shraaddh

Basic list of Items

  • Barley, Black Sesame seeds, Rice (All 1/2 lb.)

  • White or yellow loose flowers, few Tulsi leaves,  Darbh (Kush, Dry & long grass)

  • Water, milk, ghee, betelnut, 3 small Pind, 2 betelnut (Sopari)

  • Kalash , Bajoth (Chauki) , long white cloth to cover Bajoth, Aasan (seating cloth), Paper & cloth napkins

  • Camphor, Incense sticks, matchbox, Cotton wicks (Diwa)

  • Steel dishes, bowls, spoons, Large Bowl (14" or bigger)

  • Krishna or Vishnu Idol 

  • Bhakhri (or Puri) mixed with Kheer to offer to Birds (Crow etc.)


  • Pind can be made from rice flour or wheat flour. While making flour, please mix some milk, ghee, honey, sugar, sandalwood (chandan), turmeric powder, black sesame seeds, flower petals etc.

  • After rituals are done, all pind, grains, sacred thread, water from rituals should be offered and merged to a water body (Ocean or rivers) or should be buried on SW corner of your home.

Dakshina (Donation) for this rituals will be $451.00

The Dakshina for these rituals goes to a charity for poor students for their educational needs. 

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