Kalash Sthapana or Ghat Sthapana for Durga Pooja

Kalash Sthapana or Ghat Sthapana is the initiation of Durga Pooja during Durga Navratri. Kalash sthapana is performed on the next day to Mahalaya Amavasya or on First day (Padyami / Prathami) during Durga puja. Kalash Sthapana 2016 date or Ghatasthapana 2016 date is October 1 / October 2.

Kalash Sthapan Puja steps – How to do Kalasha Pooja?

Take a fresh silver or bronze or copper or earthen pot and fill it (upto its neck) with holy water place Pancha pallavas (five types of sacred leaves) or mango leaves. Kalash is decorated with haldi (turmeric powder), chandan (sandalwood powder) and kumkum (vermillion powder).

Keep a coconut on the Kalash and cover it with a blouse piece. The coconut is also decorated with chandan paste.

While chanting the Durga Pooja Kalasha Sankalpa mantra, recite the sloka given below:

Karishyami vratham matarnavaratra manuththamam
Sahayyam kuru mei devi ! Jagadamba ! mamahkhilam

Mother Goddess! I am observing the fruitful Navratra vrata. Jagadamba! Please give me courage, patience and devotion and help me in every aspect during Durga pooja.

Kalasha Sthapana Vidhi

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  1. Kavs says:

    I would like to know that what to do with the cocnut on kalash after 9 days of puja. Should we break n eat it or do visarjan of it.

  2. AKASH DOHRE says:

    we break the coconut on the pooja spot after nine days…

  3. vedprakash mandle says:

    i want yo know the kalash visarjan vidhi.

  4. Bani says:

    navratra pooja after marriage-wht to do nd wht not

  5. Saket says:

    how to perform pooja of durga in hindi text

  6. Dayaswarup says:

    what to do after kalash placing at new house

  7. Damodursingh Seeckun says:

    I would like to have the Manta how to place Horse Shoes on house wall

  8. Amol says:

    how to do ghatt baitak in navratri puja

  9. Padm says:

    How to perform Durga Pooja including kalash pooja

  10. Pramila says:

    how to how to do puja in navratri

  11. mohini dasi, dipanjali says:

    would you have teh tex for kalasha puja in devanagari (hindi snaskrit), i need ot correct my texts, so i miss most of it teh boiok i have is not correct , it would be for teh big text lika samkalpa a nd all tegh verses.. after..
    what would you have in text , doc or pdf.. thank you