Following is the items required for conducting pooja, Please contact temple if you have questions.

  • Archana / Sahasranama Archana

Fruits
Flowers – I bunch


  • Sri Satyanarayana Swami Pooja (at devotee’s home or the Temple)
    Turmeric – 1 cup
    Kumkum – 1 cup
    Betel leaves – 10
    Betel nuts – 20
    5 kinds of Fruits
    Panchamrutham (milk, honey, yogurt, ghee and sugar) – Mix and bring half gallon
    Coconuts – 2
    Flowers – 4 bunches
    Agarbathi – 1 packet
    Sooji Rava Prasadam
    Blouse pieces (except black color) – 2
    Rice, raw – 1lb
    Navadhanyam (wheat, rice, toor dal, moong dal, chenna dal, avare kalu, black sesame, urad dal, horse gram dal). – 1 packet
    Note: Please check with the Priest before you buy.
    Chandan – 1/4 cup
    Kalasham – 1
    Note: If you don’t have a Kalasham, please check with the Priest.
    Silver/brass plate or tray – 1
    Sri Satyanarayana Swamy picture
    $20 in quarters


  • Sri Satyanarayana Swami Pooja (Group pooja at the Temple)
    Flowers – 1 bunch
    Fruits – 4 or 5 kinds
    Betel leaves – 10
    Betel nuts – 20
    Coconut – 1
    Blouse piece (except black color) – 1
    $10 in quarters


  • Punhyavachanam (Purification ceremony)
    Agarbathi – 1 packet
    Fruits – 1 dozen
    Flowers – 1 bunch


  • Vahana Pooja
    Lemons – 5
    Coconut – 1
    Fruits – 1 dozen
    Flowers – 1 bunch


  • Gruhapravesham (Housewarming function)Turmeric / Haldi – 1/4 cup
    Kumkum – 1/4 cup
    Milk – 1 gallon
    Coconuts – 4
    Fruits – 2 dozen
    Bananas – 1 dozen
    Flowers – 4 bunches
    Rice (raw) – 5 lbs
    Betel leaves – 20
    Betel nuts – 20
    Pumpkin or Squash – 1
    Ghee (Home made with unsalted butter is preferred) – 2 lbs
    Aluminum Trays – 2
    Kalasa Vastram (White cloth 1 yard) – 1
    Towels (new) – 2
    Agarbathi – 1 packet
    Camphor (Karpooram) – 3 packets
    Navadhanyam (wheat, rice, toor dal, moong dal, chenna dal, avare kalu, black sesame, urad dal, horse gram dal). – 1 packet (200 gms each)
    Note: Please check with the Priest before you buy.
    Poha – 2 lbs
    Puffed Rice – 2 lbs
    Wooden Planks (if available to protect carpet – 2
    Deepa stambhas or any kind of lamp stands – 2
    Trays – 4
    Cotton Wicks – 1 packet
    Change for $20 (quarters)
    New pan for boiling milk (Should be unused)


  • Balaji , Siva, and other Gods abhishekams (at the Temple) – IndividualMilk – 2 gallons
    Coconuts – 1
    Fruits – 1 dozen
    Flowers – 1 bunch
    Yogurt – 1/2 gallon
    Honey – 1 bottle
    Juice (orange or apple) – 2 gallons


  • Siva, Sathya Narayana and other gods Abhishekams (at the Temple) – Group
    Milk – 1 gallon
    Coconuts – 1
    Fruits
    Flowers – 1 bunch
    Yogurt – 1/2 gallon
    Juice (orange or apple) – 1/2 gallon


  • Butter Alankaram ( Decorating with butter)
    Unsalted butter – 10 lbs
    Fruits – 1 dozen
    Flowers – 1 bunch


  • Vadamala Seva (Decorating with garland of vadas)
    Vadas made into a garland – 108
    Fruits
    Flowers – 1 bunch


  • Akumala (Betel leaves garland) Alankaram
    Betal Leaves / Viledhele – 108
    Fruits
    Flowers – 1 bunch

  • Homam (at the Temple)
    Turmeric – 1/2 cup
    Kumkum – 1/2 cup
    Chandanam – 1/4 cup
    Betel leaves – 10
    Betel nuts – 20
    Flowers – 2 bunches
    5 kinds of fruits (5 in each variety)
    Rice (raw) – 2 lbs
    Navadhanyam (wheat, rice, toor dal, moong dal, chenna dal, avare kalu, black sesame, urad dal, horse gram dal). – 1 packet (200 gms each)
    Note: Please check with the Priest before you buy.
    Coconuts – 2
    Blouse piece (except black). You can buy 1 yard pieces from Wal-Mart – 1
    Ghee (Home made with unsalted butter is preferred) – 2 lbs


  • Homam (at the devotee’s home)
    Turmeric – 1/2 cup
    Kumkum – 1/2 cup
    Chandanam – 1/4 cup
    Betel leaves – 10
    Betel nuts – 20
    Flowers – 2 bunches
    5 kinds of fruits (5 in each variety)
    Rice (raw) – 2 lbs
    Navadhanyam (wheat, rice, toor dal, moong dal, chenna dal, avare kalu, black sesame, urad dal, horse gram dal). – 1 packet (200 gms each)
    Note: Please check with the Priest before you buy.
    Coconuts – 2
    Blouse piece (except black). You can buy 1 yard pieces from Wal-Mart – 1
    Ghee (Home made with unsalted butter is preferred) – 2 lbs
    Sesame Oil
    Camphor (Karpooram) – 1 packet
    Fire Logs or wood chunks – 1 pack
    $20 in 25-cent coins


  • Kalyana-Utsavam (Celestial Wedding for Lord) – Individual
    Betel leaves – 10
    Betel nuts – 20
    5 Kinds of Fruits
    Coconuts – 2
    Flowers – 2 bunches
    Prasadam (Any kind of sweet or halwa)
    Agarbathi – 1 packet
    Garlands (flowers 2ft each) – 3
    Saris for Goddesses – 2
    Blouse Pieces (except black color) for Goddesses – 2
    Dhothi and Uttareeyam for Lord – 1
    Milk – 1/2 gallon
    Laddu or any sweet prasadam
    $10 change in 25-cent coins


  • Kalyana-Utsavam (Celestial Wedding for Lord) – Group Pooja
    Betel leaves – 10
    Betel nuts – 20
    5 Kinds of Fruits
    Coconuts – 2
    Flowers – 2 bunches
    Agarbathi – 1 packet
    $10 change in 25-cent coins


  • Namakaranam (Naming ceremony)
    Betel leaves – 10
    Betel nuts – 20
    Fruits – 1 dozen
    Coconut – 1
    Flowers – 1 bunch
    Chandanam
    Rice, raw – 3 lbs
    Agarbathi – 1 packet
    Any Sweet Parasadam
    New Clothes for Baby
    $10 change in 25-cent coins

  • Wedding at Temple or other venues
    Turmeric – 1 cup
    Kumkum – 1 cup
    Flowers (loose) – 4 bunches
    Flower Garlands (2-3 feet long)
    Betel leaves – 50
    Betel nuts – 25
    Chandanam – 1/4 cup
    Coconuts – 4
    Agarbathi – 1 packet
    Curtain (White cloth with border) – 1
    Cumin Seeds (Jeera) – 1 packet
    Gud (Bellam) – Jaggery – 1 packet
    Mangla Sutra and Mettelu/ Toe Rings
    Wedding Rings and Bashayakams
    Yellow Rice for Talambraalu
    Khalasam for Punyaahavachanam
    Blouse Pieces – 2
    Milk – 1/2 gallon
    Yoghurt & Honey for Madhuparkam
    Mango Leaves
    Oil Lamps, cotton wicks, match box, camphor, trays, napkins, towels, glasses and spoons
    Plate and vessel to clean feet of the Groom
    $25 Change as 25-cent coins
    Fire Logs & Ghee for Homam (Havan)


  • Gowri Pooja – Part of wedding function
    Turmeric – 1 cup
    Kumkum – 1 cup
    Saree and blouse pieces – 1 and 2
    Glass Bangles
    Flowers  – 1 bunch
    Thread for Kankanams
    Cloth or Towel


  • Navagraha Puja / Homa
    Turmeric – 1/2 cup
    Kumkum – 1/2 cup
    Chandanam – 1/4 cup
    Flowers – 2 bunches
    Betel leaves – 10
    Betel nuts – 20
    Fruits – 2 dozen
    Agarbathi – 1 packet
    Camphor/ Karpooram 1 packet
    Cotton Wicks – 1 pack
    Sesame Oil
    Rice, raw – 2 lbs
    Navadhanyam (wheat, rice, toor dal, moong dal, chenna dal, avare kalu, black sesame, urad dal, horse gram dal). – 1 packet (200 gms each)
    Note: Please check with the Priest before you buy.
    Kalasam
    Coconuts – 2
    Any sweet prasadam


  • Navagraha Shanthi
    All Above Pooja materials as indicated in Navagraha Puja
    Blouse pieces (red, 2 white, maroon, green, yellow, black, ash color, multi-color)
    Ghee – 2 lbs
    Fruits – 1 lb
    $10 in 25-cents coins


  • Sankalp Shraddam (Deceased ancestor’s annual ceremony)
    Rice, raw – 1lb
    Bananas – 1 dozen
    Til (Black Sesame) – 1 packet
    Rice + Joggery + Toor Dal + Moon Dal + Vegetables (for Dhanam (donation))
    $5 in quarters


  • Tarpan (Deceased ancestor’s annual ceremony)
    Rice, raw – 1lb
    Bananas – 1/2 dozen
    Til (Black Sesame) – 1 packet
    Rice + Jaggery + Toor Dal + Moong Dal + Vegetables (for Dhanam (donation))
    $5 in quarters
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