Ghatasthapana Date, Shubh Muhurat, Puja Rituals, Puja Samagri and Significance

SHARDIYA NAVRATRI 2022: Navratri is among the most essential festivals within the Hindu faith. Celebrated with nice pomp and pageantry in North India and West Bengal–the place it’s additionally referred to as Durga Puja–the competition lasts for 9 nights. Through the auspicious competition, the 9 types of Goddess Durga are worshipped with nice pomp and pageantry.

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In line with Hindu Mythology, Goddess Durga slayed the mighty demon Mahishasura through the Sharadiya Navratri. Nonetheless, a number of spiritual texts differ of their point out of the type of Goddess Durga who killed Mahishasura.

Durga Puja 2022: will happen from October 1 by way of October 5, this 12 months. (News18)


One of the vital important and auspicious rituals of Navratri is Ghatasthapana. It marks the start of the 9-day lengthy competition. There are outlined guidelines and pointers to carry out Ghatasthapana. It may solely be carried out throughout a sure interval originally of Navratri. Through the ceremony, Goddess Shakti is invoked, and folklore means that performing Ghatasthapana on the mistaken time can invite the wrath of the goddess.

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Shubh Muhurat

The auspicious ceremony is prohibited throughout Amavasya and night-time. This 12 months, in 2022, Ghatasthapana, also referred to as Kalash Sthapana or Kalashsthapana, will fall on Monday, September 26.

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The Ghatasthapana Muhurat will final from 06:11 AM to 07:51 AM– a complete period of 1 hour and 40 minutes.

 One of the most significant and auspicious rituals of Navratri is Ghatasthapana. It marks the beginning of the 9-day long festival. (Representative image: Shutterstock)
One of the vital important and auspicious rituals of Navratri is Ghatasthapana. It marks the start of the 9-day lengthy competition. (Consultant picture: Shutterstock)

The Pratipada Tithi will fall on the identical day. The timings are 03:23 AM to 03:08 AM on September 27.

Whereas some recommend taking Choghadiya Muhurta to do Ghatasthapana, in keeping with Drik Panchang, Vedic scriptures advise in opposition to it. The publication additionally talked about an appropriate lagna for the auspicious ceremony.

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For Ghatasthapana, the Dvi-Svabhava Lagna Kanya prevails throughout dawn and if appropriate, individuals are instructed to take it for Ghatasthapana Muhurta.

Puja Samagri

Prohibited occasions to carry out this ceremony additionally embrace the afternoon, night-time, or any time past ‘sixteen ghatis’ after dawn, as talked about by Drik Panchang.

A couple of gadgets which are required as puja samagri (gadgets for the ceremony) are:

  1. A large and open clay pot to sow sapta dhanya
  2. Clear soil to sow, Sapta Dhanya or seeds of seven completely different grains
  3. Small clay or brass pitcher
  4. Ganga Jal
  5. Sacred thread.

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