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Ghatasthapana (Kalash Sthapana) Day & Time : Thu, 21 September 2017

Ghatsthapana : Sharadiya Navratra Ghatsthapana Day - Thursday, 21 Sep 2017
Ghat Sthapan Muhurat - 06:15 to 08:05 AM 
अभिजीत मुहूर्त और लाभ चौघड़िया में भी आप बिना किसी विचार के घटस्थापन कर सकते हैं ।

* Delhi, India Local Time (IST)
- Pratipada Tithi Until 10:34 AM of 21st Sep 2017

The first day of Navratra is called Ghatasthapana, which literally means pot establishing. On this day the kalash, (holy water vessel) symbolising Goddess Durga often with her image embossed on the side is placed in the prayer room. The kalash is filled with holy water and covered with cowdung on to which seeds are sown. A small rectangular sand block is made and the kalash is put in the centre. The surrounding bed of sand is also seeded with grains.

The Ghatasthapana ritual is performed at a certain auspicious moment determined by the pundits. At that particular moment the priest intones a welcome, requesting goddess Durga to bless the vessel with Her presence. At several places there is a tradition of sowing bar…
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