Do you know how to perform Annaprasannam ritual for the child?
It is our successor children who carry on our dynasty. A healthy body is essential for them to get many benefits in their life. Giving children good, nutritious food leads to healthy health. Above all these, if the children have the grace of God, they will not be affected by any deadly diseases. "Annaprasannam" is the ritual of feeding the first solid food after the birth of a child with God's blessings. In Tamil language this is known as rice feeding ceremony. Here you can learn how to perform this Annaprasannam ritual.
This Annaprasannam event, when the first solid food is fed to the child after six months of birth with the blessings of the deities, should be performed like other auspicious rituals. Those who cannot do it in the 6th month of the child's birth, can do it in the best months after the 8th, 9th or 12th month of the child's birth, excluding Adi and Margazhi months. Ashwini, Mrigaseersham, Punarvasu, Pusam, Uttaradam, Hastam, Chitrai, Swadi, Anusham, Thiruvonam, Avitam, Satayam, Uttaratathi, Revathi in nakshatras Dwiti, Thiruthi in Panchami, Saptami, Dasami, Ekadasi, Duvadasi, Thirodasi on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. , Friday is best done in the signs of Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Virgo, Libra, Sagittarius, Capricorn and Aquarius. This ritual can also be performed by Vedic Vedics.
Payasam made with rice is the best food for baby shower ceremony. The vessel and spoon to hold this payasam should preferably be silver vessels. Payasam should be prepared in a way that the baby can digest. After the payasam is ready, pour the payasam in a silver bowl and add some honey, some Ganges water, some tulsi leaves and some ghee and mix it well.
Then at the auspicious time, after mentioning the child's birth caste, rasi and nakshatra, chanting the mantras for the Navagrahas, chanting the mantra "Om Poo : Om Pooha : Om Pooha : Om Pooha Suoha :" and saying the child's name, take some payasam in a silver spoon and feed it to the child's mother, then The child's father and other relatives can also feed the child. If the child does not want to eat more than a few spoonfuls, do not force-feed.
It is ideal for those attending such events to gift the child with silverware. Those who cannot do this can gift the child with new clothes. By feeding the child with food mixed with medicinal and spiritual properties such as holy river Ganga water, Tulsi and honey, the physical health of the child improves and with the blessings of the Lord, the child gets a long life and disease-free life.