Aksharabhyasam Pooja Items List is given here. Aksharabhyasam (Akshara Sweekaram – Akshara Sreekaram – Vidyarambham) is a ceremony which marks the initiation of education for a child.
Mostly, Aksharabhyasam is performed at Temples, not in houses. Basar Saraswati Temple, Vargal Saraswati Temple, Vijayawada Kanakadurga Temple in Andhra Pradesh; Kollur Mookambika Devi Temple in Karnataka; Saraswati Temple in Koothanur of Tamil Nadu; and number of Saraswati Temples in Kerala are the famous Temples to perform Aksharabhyasam (Vidyarambham).
Here is the list of items needed for Aksharabhyasam Pooja…
Turmeric powder – 1 Packet
Kumkuma – 1 Packet
Sandalwood paste/powder – 1 Packet
Camphor – 1 Packet (Arathi Karpooram)
Incense Sticks 1 Packet (Agarbatti)
Flowers – basket full
Fruits – 6 Bananas and other fruits
Coconuts – 2 to 5.
Rice – 2 to 5 kgs
Betel leaves & nuts – 21 leaves and 20 nuts
Naivedyam – Payasam, Kheer or Pongal or any other recipe (devotees’ choice)
Slate & Chaulk or Notebook & Pen – each 1 for the child.
The performers also distribute slates, notebooks, and pens to other children nearby the temple or who are present at the place of celebration.