Kalasha Sthapana is the very first event on the first day of Durga Navratri. Kalasha Sthapana is also called as ‘Ghata Sthapana’. In 2015, Kalasha Sthapana or Padyami puja or Prathami pooja is observed on October 13.
How to Perform Kalasha Sthapana (Kalasha Installation) :
Take a earthen pot or a copper pot and sactify that.
Tie a garland of flowers to the pot. Make sure that flowers are reached inside the pot.
Chant Kalasha Sthapana Mantrams while situating or installing the Kalasha.
Kalasha Sthapana / Ghata Sthapana is also called as Padyami Pooja or Prathami Pooja of Durga Navarathri.
Kalasha Sthapana Vidhi