Annaprasana is a Sanskrit word also called “Grain initiation or Rice feeding” ceremony is performed when the child is ready to make the transition from liquid food to solid food. Usually, the child is fed with very small quantities of Rice or Sweet payasam.
This begins with a pooja and mantras are chanted for the baby’s health and happiness, followed by the symbolic feeding of the Prasada or the first bite of solid food usually Payasa.
When to Perform Annaprasana?
- This ceremony is conducted on the 6th or 7th month.
- The date can be selected that is compatible with the Janma Nakshatra of the child on a good and an auspicious thithi and yoga.
Benefits of Annaprasana :
- Performing this ceremony helps to protect the child and increase the life span of the child.
- The baby will get blessed and believed that any unwanted things swallowed by the baby in the womb get cleansed.
Book Purohit for Annaprasana / Grain or Rice Feeding Ceremony. Purohit will bring all the Pooja Samagri. All the Purohits are well experienced and studied from Vedic Pathshala.