Upanayanam – List of Items
(Thread Ceremony)


Items

Quantity

Turmeric Powder

50 gms

Kumkum

25 gms

Betel Leaves

10

Betel Nuts

10 nuts

Camphor

1 small packet

Agarbatti (Incense sticks)

1 packet

 Sandalwood Powder / Paste

1 small packet

 Rice

4 lbs

Coconuts

4

Flowers

2 bunches

Bananas

1 dozen

Fruits (other than banana)

some

Quarters (coins)

20

Ghee

1 lb

 Honey

1 small bottle

 Sugar

200 gms

Sugar Candy

1 small packet

 Kalasham

1

Kalasha Vastram (Towel or 2 yard cloth)

1

 Wicks

4

 Oil (for Deeparadhana)

100 gms

 Match Box

1

 Aluminum Food container (1 sq ft)

2

 Dry Coconut

2 whole or 4 halves

Big Plates (need not be new)

4

Spoons  (need not be new)

4

Small bowls or cups

6

Bell

1

Arati Plate

1

Jandhyam / Yagnopaveetham (either gold or silver)

3 strands

New Vessel for biksha

1

Dhoti Angavastram

2 sets

Scissors

1

Panchapatra Uddharini

 

Towels (cloth as well as paper)

2