Namakaran Samskara

The Naming Ceremony. Whenever the child hears the name he will remember the meaning and purpose hidden in it and will be inspired by samskara.

Namakaranam

Item

Quantity

Turmeric powder

1 Packet

Kumkum

1 Packet

Sandalwood powder/tablets/paste

1 Packet

Agarbatthi

1 Packet

Camphor

1 Packet

Betel leaves

6

Betel Nuts

6

Rice

1 pound

Flowers

2 Bouquets

Banana

6

Coconuts

2

For Puja at home, the following items, in  addition to the above

Pancha Patram and Udharani or Unused Cup and spoon

1

Deepam( Lamps)

1

Bell

1

Kalasam

1

Mango Leaves

1 Packet

Saffron, Cloves, Pachha karpooram

Small quantities for Kalasam

Trays for fruits and flowers

3

Quarters

20 Coins

Naivedyam (Prasadam)

Any Sweet