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Vivaah Patrika Preparation Rituals

Special Instructions

  • Poojan starts with the head of the house with family elders supporting him

  • Fasting by everyone who will sit for Poojan is preferred.

  • The Poojan will be done facing East or North or NE.

  • Quietness is required so the cell-phones should be on vibration or silent mode.

  • Leather belts, wallets or leather wrist watch must be kept away during the Poojan.

List of Items (Please contact if any of the items cannot be found)

  • 1 Bajoth (usually 16” x 16” in size), Red & White Cloth

  • Ganesh Idol, Coconut (1), Patrika (Invitation Card), Red or Gold, Silver Pen

  • Copper Kalash, Whole Wheat (1/2 LB), Rice (1 LB)

  • Steel Dish, Spoons and Bowls (3 each), Kumkum, Chandan, Sindoor, Haldi

  • Tulsi leaves, Durwa Grass, loose Flowers, 2 Garlands, Dollar Bills (5), Coins (10)

  • Sopari (16), Nagarvel Leaves (8), Mukhwas, Nadachhadi, Janoi (sacred thread) 

  • Water, Panchamrut, Ghee-Gud or Laddu, Sweets or Gud-Dhana

  • Incense Sticks, (3) Diya, cotton wicks soaked in ghee, Aarti, Match Box

  • Karpur (Camphor Tablets), Bowl filled with Ghee


  • Initial Poojan & Samkalpa – About 15 Minutes

  • Main Poojan (Done by the father of the one getting married – About 45 Minutes)

  • Patrika writing Rituals – About 15 Minutes

  • Conclusion of Poojan with Aarti. - About 15 Minutes.



Dakshina charge to perform this rituals is $351.00

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