In our married family life, we need to follow certain religious, moral and social duties—this is known as Athavasthyadhan Sanskar . This involves performing kanyadan, Dev puja, Ancestral puja ( Pitri daan), Yagya, shraadkeeping animals like dog and birds satisfied by giving them food according to ones wishes and potential.
- Let’s first learn the significance and importance of Athavasthyadhan Sanskar.
- Then we will learn about the Puja items.
- We will do Panch Peeth puja.
- We will conclude the Athavasthyadhan Sanskar with a small Yagna.
STEP 1: Let’s understand Athavasthyadhan Sanskar
Watch the video to know the significance and importance of this Athavasthyadhan Sanskar.
STEP 2: Let’s Collect Puja Items for Athavasthyadhan Sanskar & Learn their Significance
- Moli (red thread)
- Roli (red powder)
- Incense sticks
- Sweets, Fruits
- Curd (Yogurt)
- Clarified butter (Ghee)
- Dry fruits
- Yagyopavit (sacred thread)
STEP 3: Let’s understand Athavasthyadhan Sanskar
First we will do the panch peeth puja
Let's follow the video through this step.
STEP 5: Now Let's Perform Havan
We will conclude the Athavasthyadhan Sanskar ceramony with a small havan or yagna.
Watch and follow along with the video to perform the havan.
We will conclude Athavasthyadhan Sanskar with the aarti or Shanti Path
Let’s do the Shanti Path.
Puja is considered complete after we offer dakshina
Regional Information For Athavasthyadhan Sanskar
Vedas have defined the way of living for each individual in a very scientific and well defined manner. Sanskars are one of the means to reach this goal. An individual right from his birth till the death has to perform these 16 Sanskars or Stages. The literal meaning of the word “Sanskar” means cleansing the bad things out from someone and preparing him for the next phase in life. The Sanskars are performed for the Mental, physical, behavioral, and spiritual balance and progress of an individual. These ceremonies are vital for a human being to change his mind and means as well as fresh challenges.
In our married family life, we need to follow certain religious, moral and social duties—this is known as Athavasthyadhan Sanskar . This involves performing kanyadan, Dev puja, Ancestral puja ( Pitri daan), Yagya, shraad keeping animals like dog and birds satisfied by giving them food according to ones wishes and potential. One should look after family older people, bramchari, children and animals.