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सर्वे जनाः सुखिनो भवन्तु

सत्यं वद । धर्मं चर


Annapraasana: -This ritual is celebrated to make the child consume solid foods (Which are smooth in nature) other than the mother’s milk. Normally the child will be fed with paramaannam or paayasam, which will be administered by the father of the child with a golden ring without any stones, on the lips or tongue of the child. Along with it the parents of the child will celebrate vastu pradarshana, where in different categories of items like pen, knife, book, gold item, ball, cash, toys etc., will be kept ahead of the child, and the child will slowly crawl towards them and grab one among those items. This is celebrated for the purpose of entertainment. This samskara is performed on 6th day of 6th month.