Namakarnam at home by Shri Srinivasa Deevi

PLEASE READ EVERYTHING CAREFULLY

Sir! Please make sure with our temple Manager about your puja, is it already scheduled or not?
First you call temple (636) 230-3300 and book puja with Temple Manager he can ask you” which priest you want?” tell “Srinivas priest” and Puja date and time. This is important. Now I am sending puja list for you. IF YOU WANT ANY CHANGE IN YOUR PUJA YOU MUST CALL TEMPLE MANAGER ONLY AND CONFORM.

ARTICLES REQUIRED FOR NAMAKARANAM AT HOME

  1. PICTURE IDOL OF ANY LORD
  2. TURMERIC, KUMKUM POWDER- SMALL
  3. AKSHTA (RAW RICE SMEARED WITH TURMERIC POWDER)
  4. A SMALL LAMP – FOR AARATHI
  5. CAMPHOR – LITTLE
  6. FLOWERS – ONE OR TWO BUNCHES
  7. FRUITS- 6 ANY KIND
  8. PANCHAMRTAM (CUPOFMILK, GHEE, HONEY, SUGAR AND YOGRUT)
  9. BETEL LEAVES AND NUTS – EACH ONE ONE PACKET
  10. COCONUTS- 2 ONE FOR KALASA ONE FOR LORD
  11. NAVADHANYAS- IF YOU BABY ANY NAKSHATRADOSHA ONLY OTHERWISE NOT NECESSARY NADHANYAS ARE (WHEAT, RICE, RED GRAM, GREEN GRAM, BLACK GRAM, BENGAL GRAM, BLACKEYESPEAS, SESAME SEEDS, HORS GRAM)
  12. NAIVEDYA OR PRASAD (KESARI TYPE OF SWEET-PUDDING)
  13. OIL- FOR LAMP, COTAN WICKS- FOR HOLY LAMP BE READY BEFORE PRIEST COME
  14. MATCHBOX -1
  15. PAPER FOR HANDS WASH
  16. GANESH IDOL AND BELL – IF YOU HAVE BUT PRIEST CAN BRING
  17. PRIEST DAKSHINA – ACCORDING TO SAASTRA YOU MUST GIVEDAKSHINA HEARTFULLY TO THE PRIEST OTHERWISE THERE IS NO PUJA PHALAM OR FRUIT. ON THIS MATTER IF YOU WANT TALK TO THE PRIEST FEEL FREE AND TALK. YOU MAY GIVE VEGETABLES OR GROCERIES ON BEHALF OF BHOJAN (MEAL) TO THE PRIEST (BUT IT’S YOUR WISH NOT COMPULSORY
  18. TEMPLE SERVICE—– MAKE CHECK ON “THE HINDU TEMPLE OF ST.LOUIS” PLEASE ASK TEMPLE MANAGER FOR OTHER DETAILS
  19. RAW RICE – 2 LB FOR PUT NAME
  20. NADASWARAM TAPE OR C.D WITH TAPE RECORDER—1 IF IT’S POSSIBLE FOR YOU TO KEE BUT NOT NECESSARY
  21. VIDEO AND CAMERA—- IF YOU LIKE TO KEEP THOSE THINGS PLEASE BE READY AT PUJA BEFORE PRIEST COME AND MAKE SURE BATTERY AND CELLS ARE READY

Preparation for puja

  • Please make ready all puja articles before priest come.
  • Please put ready DEEPAMS with keep wicks and oil and put NAVADHANYAS EACH ONE IN A EACH BOWL before priest comes
  • Please keep ready puja area with covering bed-sheets, and PUJA STAGE OR MANTAPAM (IF YOU HAVE ONLY) before priest come
  • Don’t waste time at puja time with preparing camera or video, please prepare before Like cells and other necessary things.
  • If you have any kids it’s hard to ready all these things at that time, please tray to Call some body before puja for help. Then you can get time to do all these things.
  • These are regular problems. Instead of getting late if you do all these things before Puja, Then we can do puja without any hurry.
  • If you late please call temple otherwise temple can charge for late. don’t do that. thnkyou

IF YOU WANT TO COME MYSELF (PRIEST) TO YOUR HOME PLEASE LET ME KNOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE OTHERWISE YOU CAN PICK UP ME BEFORE 9A.M FROM MY HOME, AFTER 9A.M YOU CAN PICKUP FROM THE TEMPLE

IF YOU WANT ME TO COME TO YOUR HOME YOU MUST E-MAIL TO srinivaspriest@yahoo.com

YOUR ADDRESS AND DIRCTIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND YOU CAN PAY FOR PRIEST TRAVEL CHARGES ACCORDING TO DESTINCE. BOTH WAYS (COMEING AND GOING PER MAIL 60 CENTS) OTHERWISE YOU CAN PICKUP BEFORE 9A.M FROM MY HOME AFTER 9A.M PICKUP FROM THE TEMPLE.

NOTE – PLEASE COME ON TIME. IF THERE IS A DELAY PLEASE CALL IN ADVANCE, OTHERWISE THIS MIGHT MESS UP THE OTHER PUJAS.

BY,
SRINIVAS, PRIEST
THE HINDU TEMPLE OF ST. LOUIS
CELL PHONE: 314-749-8296