Sri Ranganatha Temple

Sita Rama Kalyana Samigiri

Pooja Samagri for Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam, list of Items 

1. Agarbatti (Incense Sticks)

2. Metal Bell

3. Camphor one small packet of 8 small tablets

4. Kumkum: sindhoor 1 Spoon

5. Turmeric powder: 8 spoons

6. Lamps - 2 and a small ball of cotton, matches & GHEE for lamps

7. Kalas - Copper or silver or brass, enough to hold half litter water

8. New cloth for Kalas - Blouse bit size, any color but not black

9. Plates 2: 6 inches in diameter, brass, steel or silver

10. Thread (White or Yellow for rakshA-banDhan and Mangalyam )


11. Betel nuts and betel leaves - 6 to 10 leaves

12. Coconuts - 2 minimum

13. Mango Leaves - a bunch, if you can get them or 4 Betel Leaves

14. Dry Coconut - 2 half coconuts for Talambralu and MangalAkshatas

15. Dry Fruits - Almonds, Cashew & Raisins for distribution

16. Flowers and Flower Garlands - 4 small flower garlands (length 12 inches each side)

17. Fruits - All varieties (One fruit for each devotee attending the Kalyanam)


18. Ghee: Boil 1 pound of sweet butter, for lighting lamps

19. Honey: 1 cup

20. Milk - 1 Cup

21. Yogurt 1-cup

22. Rice about 4 pounds for TalambrAlu MangaLAkshatas

23. Sugar candy (Sugar crystals for distribution after Kalyanam)


24. Laddu - If you can, small size to distribute 1 for each devotee

25. Prasad - Home made sweets or Sweet-Rice to offer


Optional Items, based on Devotee's preferences:

A) New Clothes (Cotton or silk saree, dhoti etc.. )

B) Gold Mangalyam (1 to 100 grams, Gold chain - optional)

C) 3 Pearls (About 3 cups, Pure white or pinkish for Thalambralu)

D) Yajnopavitam (Cotton-Thread, Silver Chain or Gold Chain)