Houston Meenakshi Temple Pooja services

Houston Meenakshi Temple Pooja services at Home and Temple. Poojas list that the temple society will provide to the for more specific Poojas kindly check with the Meenakshi Temple society.

Preferable Dress code: Please wear
Male: White Pancha, Dhoti/ Kurta, Pyjama.
Female: Saree with blouse/ Punjabi Dress with Dupatta / Chudidhar with Dupatta/ Half Saree

Houston Meenakshi Temple Pooja services

  1. Annaprasana
  2. Gruha Pravesam (House warming Ceremony)
  3. Hair offering (Mundan/ Chaula)
  4. Hiranya Sraddham
  5. Ganapathi Homam
  6. Ayush Homam
  7. Mrityunjaya Homam
  8. Rudra Homam
  9. Lakshmi Pooja
  10. Namakaranam (Naming ceremony)
  11. Punyahavachanam
  12. Satyanarayana Swamy Vratham/ Pooja
  13. Sreemantham (Baby shower)
  14. Shastiabhapurthi (60th year function)
  15. Upanayanam
  16. Vidyarambham (Initiating Education)
  17. Marriage (Vivaham)

These Pooja services can be performed either at Home or at Temple. The priest will let you know the Pooja items list if it arranged at Home.

 

Pooja Items List for Annaprasana if arranged at Temple

 Materials Quantity
Turmeric powder 1 packet
Kumkum 1 pkt.
Sandalwood paste/powder 1 packet
Camphor 1 packet
Incense Sticks 1 packet
Flowers 2 Bunches
Fruits 6 Bananas & other fruits
Coconuts 2
Rice 2 lbs.
Kalasam Temple Will Provide
Kalasa Vastram Bath Towel/Material
Betel leaves & nuts 4 leaves plus 2 nuts
Naivedyam Kheer or Pongal( Devotee’s Choice )
Coins $10

Additional Pooja items required at Home

 Materials Quantity
Panchapatram & Spoon 1 set
Paper towel roll 1
Stainless steel cups / silver cups / paper cups 5
Plates or Trays 4
Spoons 2
Pooja Bell 1

Pooja items list for Gruha Pravesam (House warming ceremony)

 Materials Quantity
Turmeric powder (Manjal Powder) ¼ lb.
Kumkum 1 pkt.
Sandalwood paste/powder (Chandanam) 1 pkt.
Camphor(Karpooram) 1 pkt.
Incense Sticks(Agarbatti) 1 pkt.
Flowers some
Fruits 12 Bananas & any other fruit
Coconuts 4
Rice 4 lbs.
Betel leaves & nuts 4 leaves plus 2 nuts
Ghee 1 lb.
Fire log or fire starter
Coins $10
Kalasam Vasthram / Silk fabric Red for poornahuthi 1 yd Red or Green fabric
Honey 1 small bottle
Rice poha (aval or beaten rice) ¼ lb.
Brown sugar ¼ lb.
White sugar ½ lb.
Lemons 4
White pumpkin (optional) 1
Naivedyam(prasad) devotee’s choice
Panchapatram & Spoon 1 set
Lamps 2,0iI, Match box, Cotton wick 1 Lot
Kalasam or Kumbha: silver, copper or brass 1
Paper towel roll 1
Aluminum foil roll & Baking Trays small 4
Fire Logs low smoke, Copra 1 Lot
Stainless steel cups / silver cups / paper cups 5
Plates or Trays 4
Puja Bell

Vidyarambham (Aksharabhyasam) Pooja Items list

 At Temple: Materials Quantity
Turmeric powder 100 gms.
Kumkum 1 pkt.
Sandalwood paste/powder 1 pkt.
Camphor 1 pkt.
Incense Sticks 1 pkt.
Flowers Loose Flowers
Fruits 6 Bananas & any other fruit
Coconuts 2
Rice 2 lbs.
Kalasam Temple Will Provide
Kalasa Vastram Red or Green
Betel leaves & nuts 4 leaves plus 2 nuts
Coins $5
Naivedyam ( prasadam ) Pongal/Payasam/Devotee’s Choice

Additional Materials required at Home

 Materials Quantity
Panchapatram & Spoon 1 set
Kalasham 1
Paper towel roll 1
Stainless steel cups / silver cups / paper cups 5
Plates or Trays 4
Spoons 2
Pooja Bell 1

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