Ghatasthapana 2012 | Kalash Sthapana 2012 Date

When is Ghatasthapana  in 2012?, Ghatasthapana  Date,  Kalash  Sthapana  Date, October 16, 2012

Navratri begins with Ghata Sthapana or Kalasha Sthapana. Ghata means pot.  Sthapana menas installation. Ghatasthapana is installing  a vessel i.e filled with water. This Ghat or Kalash represents Godess Durga Devi.  Add Akshata, turmeric power and sandalwood powder  to the water. people Draw Om or Trishul on the Kalash. Some people use red cloth to close the Kalash, Other people use coconut.

Ghatasthapana is invocation (Aavahan) of Godess Durga into the Kalash (Ghata). Ghatasthapana is performed on the Padyami (Pratipada) day of the Shukla Paksha in the hindu lunar month of Ashwin. Ghatsthapana or Kalash sthapana is on Tuesday, October 16, 2012.

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