Aksharabhyasam Pooja Items List

Goddess Saraswati Devi

Goddess Saraswati Devi

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.

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  1. Venkat says:

    Dear Sir,
    can i do the askharabhyasam tomorrow because its akshay trithiya. is it a good day.
    thank you.

  2. Purnanandam Sana says:

    Is there daily process of performing Akshrabhyasam to children in Goddess temple, VijaYawada?

  3. HARSHA says:

    Sir… can we make our 1yrs 6month child for aksharabhyasya…when can we attend the pooja or is there any age limits…

  4. Bhaskar says:

    Dear sir, when can we do next aksharabhyasam at vargal, pls suggest
    My mail labhala.bhaskar@gmail.com

  5. krishnapriya says:

    can i do akaharabyasam tomorrow

  6. Hindu Pooja Rituals says:

    This post shares the needed item list on the Aksharabhyasam ceremony performed at Saraswathi temple. Useful to keep the pooja supplies ready and perform pooja without any hassle.