Nishkramana Sanskar

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Nishkramana Sanskar

Nishkramana Sanskar is taking the child outdoors. The infant generally has low immunity and hence kept in protection indoors. Nishkramana Sanskar ceremony is performed on or after 40 days of birth.

  1. Let’s first learn the significance and importance of Nishkramana Sanskar.
  2. Then we will learn about the Puja items.
  3. We will do Panch Peeth puja.
  4. We will conclude the Nishkramana Sanskar with a small Yagna.
STEP 1: Let’s understand Nishkramana Sanskar

Watch the video to know the significance and importance of this Nishkramana Sanskar.

STEP 2: Let’s Collect Puja Items for Nishkramana Sanskar & Learn their Significance
  • Rice
  • Sandalwood
  • Moli (red thread)
  • Roli (red powder)
  • Lamp
  • Incense sticks
  • Coconut
  • Flowers
  • Sweets, Fruits
  • Water
  • Milk
  • Sugar
  • Curd (Yogurt)
  • Clarified butter (Ghee)
  • Honey
  • Dry fruits
  • Yagyopavit (sacred thread)
STEP 3: Let’s understand Nishkramana 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 Nishkramana Sanskar ceramony with a small havan or yagna.
Watch and follow along with the video to perform the havan.

We will conclude Nishkramana Sanskar with the aarti or Shanti Path

Let’s do the Shanti Path.

Puja is considered complete after we offer dakshina


Regional Information For Nishkramana 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.

Nishkramana Sanskar ceremony is performed on or after 40 days of birth. The child is blessed with the holy water and Surya Darshan, with the prayer, “salutation to you, Oh divine Sun, who has hundreds of rays and who dispels darkness, may you bring the brightness in the life of the child“. The child is taken to the temple and priest gives him blessings. One can donate food or some money from the child’s hands.