Ganesh Puja 21 Leaves, List of 21 Patra used

Here is the list of 21 Patra (leaves) used in Ganesh Puja. Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi) is an auspicious occasion to do Ganapati Ekavimshati Patra Pooja.

21 Types of Leaves for Ganesh Ekavimsathi Puja – Common names and botanical names of the leaves:

  1. Machi Patra – Artemisia vulgaris
  2. Bruhathi Patra – Solanum indicum
  3. Bilva Patra – Aegle marmeolus
  4. Durva Patra – Cyanodon dactylon
  5. Kanaka Patra – Datura metal
  6. Badari Patra – Zizipus jujube
  7. Apamarga Patra – Achyranthus aspera
  8. Tulasi Patra – Ocimum sanctum
  9. Chootha Patra – Mangifera indica
  10. Karaveera Patra – Nerium indicum
  11. Vishnu krantha Patra – Convolvulus pluricaucis
  12. Daadimi Patra – Punica granatum
  13. Devdar Patra – Cedrus deodar
  14. Maruvaka Patra – Origanum majoram
  15. Sindhuvara Patra – Vitex nirgundo
  16. Sandhya pushpin Patra – Jasminum grandiflorum
  17. Gandali Patra – Latha Durva
  18. Shami Patra – Prosopis specigera
  19. Ashwatha Patra – Ficus religiosa
  20. Arjuna Patra – Terminelia Arjuna
  21. Arka Patra – Calotropis Procera

In Bhavishya Purana, four more leaves are mentioned for Patra puja:

  1. Brungaraja Patra – Eclipta alba
  2. Mala Patra
  3. Ketaki Patra – Pandanus Odoratissimus
  4. Agasthya Patra – Sesbania grandifolia

You can check the photographs of each Patra here — Ganapati Ekavimshati Pooja

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  1. Deepali Patil says:

    in marathi , what r the names of 21 leaves to be used in GANESH POOJA?