As this is a public forum I am giving a detailed list; each one can select according to their financial status.

For those who are doing in their own houses , shamina; plastic chairs; dining table ;papercups;.

water; 60 bricks; or homa kundam you have to make arrange ments,

writing or printing invitation to your friends and relatives. or phone.
make arrangements with caterer for coffee tiffin and meals.

Buy sarees; dhoty; pants and shirts to your relatives; If you want to take video you have to make arrangements. If you want to give for your friends and relatives order for plastic or paper bags required to put coconut or fruit and thaamboolam; sweet and kai murkku and one gift to those who attended the function.

On the previous day you have to do rudhra ekadhasini. 12 sastrigals are required for this; 11 sastrigals must recite 11 times each ,rudhram. It will take 6 hours for them , and then rudhra homam with rudhram and chamakam should be done. Punyahavachanam should be done.

Kindly give them in the morning sathu maavu or rice or wheat kanjee .

Abishekam for shiva or into your house deity if available in your house must be done by one person.
abhisheka list= pancha kavyam (cow's dung;urine; milk;curd; ghee; and water must be mixed inthe prescribed method.

Panchamritham honey 200 grams; jaggary powder 200 grams; milk; plantain fruits and ghee .

dried draakshai 100 grams; dates 100 grams; kalkandu 100 grams; cow's milk one litre; cow's curd half litre; tender coconut 2 nos; Rose water one bottle; sandal powder 10 grams; veebhuthi (thiruneeru) 2 pocket; lime fruit 4 nos; sandal wood thailam one bottle.

KUthu vilakku 1; gingilly oil for vilakku; thiri; and match box; trays; camphor; scented sticks (oothubathi) pancha pathram and uthurini; trays 4 nos; Bell; stand for dhoopa kaal dheepha kaal .

kola podi and aarthi karasal; uthiri pushpam 2 basket; 2 haaram for your parents and one for brass kudam; manjal podi; kumkumam; sandal powder; coconut; betel; betel nuts; plantain fruits;

vraati(eruvaa mutta) sand; umi; firewood ghee are required. I am giving those requirements for both days. prepare a list of your relatives their birth star; rasi and name and hand over it to the sastrigals and he will use it during sangalpam,.

n the birth day of your father as per birth star and birth month sathabishegam must be done.


Turmeric powder100 grams; manjal 200 grams; ven kadugu 50 grams; kumkumam 50 grams; sandal powder 20 grams; scented sticks 4 pocket (oothubathi) camphor 2 pocket; thodutha pushpam 15 metre; uthiri pushpam 3 baskets; ( malli; mullai; javunthi; lotus; maru; maru kolundu; bilvam; thulasi; arali; panner poo; etc 5kgs betel 400 nos; betel nut 250 grams; paaku packets 100 nos; haaram 6 nos;

plantain fruit 100 nos; coconut 30 nos; paddy 1 kg; raw rice 10 kgs; wheat 10 kgs; black gram 2 kg; black ellu 500 grams; no.10 nool kandu 5 nos; colour nool 1 set; old news paper 10 nos; plantain leaves 10 nos; visiri 1 no. ; paaku mattai dhonnai 20 nos; mango tree leaf bunches 20 nos; raw rice flour for kolam; aarthi karasal; new brass kudam 1; one litre capacity brass sombu 12 nos; blouse piece 80cms 1; 9x5 cotton dhoty 1; red colour one metre thundu 20 nos; ghee 4 kg; havis 250 grams; elaikaai 10 nos; pachai kalpooram 2 gram; jadhikai 1 ; saffron half gram; vettiver and vilamichai ver 20 grams;

vratti (eruva mutta) 100 nos; broken firewood 5 kgs; umi 1 kg; sand 5 kgs; kalkandu 200 grams; sugar 500 grams;
For nava grahams= For suryan (80 cms. lengh blouse bit)red colour; moon white; sevvai dark red; budhan green; guru golden yellow; sukran white; sani blue; rahu black; kethu printed with many colours;each one bit vasthram; wheat; raw rice; toor dhaal; green gram; moongdhaal; mochai; black ellu; black gram and horse gram each 100 grams as dhaanyam; samithu ; erukku; purasu;karungali; naaurivi;arasu;athi;vanni;arugan grass; dharbai each 12 in nos for homam for these navagrahas;

for neivedhyam ; vadai sakara pongal or payasam; chithraanam must be prepared.
to be continued

boil sukku (dried ginger) and jeerakam in drinking water and then give it to these sastrigals while chanting rudhram, this will soothe the throat. in the middle you can give them coffee, fruits,sathumavu and kanjee.

you may give them 9x5 cotton dhoties as dhaanam. After this function is over you may give them madi samayal food.(meals). dasa dhaanam and pancha dhaanam must be done now. you can give one dhaanam each.

Mantras are there for doing dasa dhaanam and pancha dhaanam in shanthi rathnaagaram uthara paagam. dasa dhaanams are cow dhaanam cow with calf or its prathinithi coconut (mattai thengai). Bhoomi dhaanam its prathinithi sandal wood piece. karuppu ellu (black gingilly seeds) with container. gold one gram gold rings are available now in jwellary shops. you can give one , or money instead of gold ( as per financial status of the individual) ghee with container. vasthram 9x5 cotton dhoty; dhanyam raw rice or wheat with contajner. silver silver metti available in jwellary shop you can give 2 pairs; jaggary with container salt with container. for each of these dhaanams give along with dhakshinai.

Pancha dhaanam: udakumbam brass sombu(one litre capacity) with water; deepam lighted deepam with ghee and thiri jyothi must face you ;Bell; book; vasthram 9x5 cotton dhothy. give along with dakshinai.

other dhaanamgal: graha preethi; nandhee sratham; vaishnava sratham; cow dhaanam; krischaraacharanam; and sastrigals and aachaarya sambhavanai.

Aachamanam; guru vandhanam; mandapa pradhakshinam; anuggai=permission. ganapahy pooja; maha sangalpam; ganapathy yatha staanam; dhaanangal; aachaarya and rithwik varanam; kalasa sthaapanam;varuna aavaahanam; japam;different kinds of nyaasam; hamsa gayathri japam; aathma raksha; siva sankalpam; purusha sooktha and uthara naaraayana paaraayanam.

prayer to indra; to satisfy rudhran the krura devadai (here) manthras are chanted this is called prathi purusham; shadha rudhreeyam;pancha anga japam; asta anga namaskaram; laghu nyaasam; anga nyaasam;

In the centre place the big brass kudam filled with water and pour elakai, jathikai;pachaikalpooram; saffron; krambu; vilamichai ver;veti ver; gold ornaments; on the outside of the kudam tied with cotton thread place mango leaf buch manjal thadaviya coconut. vasthram ; decoration with manjal powder;sandal paste and kumkumam;and akshathai;

you can do aavaahanam in this brass kudam varunan; lakshmi naaraayanan; brahma; thrayambahar; aayul devathai; nakshathra devathai; nava graham; dasa thiku paalakargal; lakshmi kuberan; dhanvanthri ;sudarsanan;bhagya devathai your kula deivam; your village deivam; your ishta deivam.

In the eastern side to the centre brass kudam place brass sombu with water and alankaaram this is named mahadevan; then next clockwise sivan; rudhran; then in south sankaran;neelalohithan ;eesaanan; in west vijayan; bheeman; in north devadevan; bhavothbhavan;then samba parameswaran; in the middle of bheeman and devadevan place the punyaahaavacachana sombu.

Then start aavaahanam for each sombu one sastrigal will do ; dhyaanam; praana prathistai; 16 upachaara pooja for each sombu ; aasanam; paadhyam;argyam; aachamaniyam;mdhu bargham; snaanam;vasthram; poonal;sandal paste;kumkum and akshathai;archanai to siva and paarvathi; dhoopam; dheepam;neivedhyam;thaamboolam with fruits; camphor haarati;

For the centre brass kudam rudhra thrisathi archanai ; pradhakshinam; 13 namaskaarangal; praarthanai;chamakam japam and other praarthana; then argyam;

Rudhra japa poorvaangam; rishi chandas devatha nyaasam;keelaka nyaasam;kara and anga nya asam;kavacham; asthram; dhyaanam;pancha pooja;ganapathy dhyaanam; shaanthi paadam;argyangal;

at the end of each rudhra and chamaka paaraayam (in the first mahadevn sombu in the east ) do 6 upachaarangal= sandal paste;pushpa archanai;dhoopam; dheepam;neivedhyam;camphor aarthi; must be done; this will go clockwise each time. after aarthi kartha must do some argyam; praarthana;phaladhaanam dhakshinai; asirvadham;then starts the second rudhra paaraayanam.

sri rudhra homam; kalasam punar pooja;prokshanam; abishekam;rakshai ;Mangalya dharanam sambhaavana to sastrigals; aasirvaatham; haarathi.

Buy one eversilver cotainer with lid pour 500 mili litre gingilly oil and see yours and all relatives each face on that oil and then give it as dhaanam to a brahmin with dhakshinai; do not see him while going away from that place and then see your faces in the mirror. UDHRA HOMAM.
AGNI MUKAANDHAM; RUDHRA VIDHAANA POOJA IN THE AGNI;16 UPACHAARA POOJA; HAVIS HOMAM; GHEE HOMAM; Then rudhra homam; so many methods are there. vasordhaarai; ruk, yajur, sama; atharvana vedha paarayanagal;swastakrith homam; jayadhi homam;praayaschitha (gyaatha, agyaatha)Homam;bali; agni yathasthaanam;