Punyahavachanam is performed after the 10-day ‘impure’ postnatal period, this usually involves the cleansing the house and purifying it by performing ganapathy puja and kalasha puja and the mantras are chanted to invoke the power in water and the purified water is sprinkled on the baby, mother, father and everyone in the house and prokshanam is done in all parts of the house.
When to Perform Punyahavachanam?
This pooja is performed on the 11th day.
- Performing this ceremony purifies the surrounding.
- Helps in protecting child from negative effects.
- Performing this ceremony helps in starting all the auspicious events.