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Short Daily Puja (2 Minutes)

 Each time when you say 'Samarpayami' (literally:  I am offering), please offer two axataas to the
 LORD with love and devotion. (Akshatha is uncooked rice, if possible colored
 with kumkum , saffron powder, termaric and  a little bit of water. Can be prepared well
 advance for a week and kept near the ALTAR).
 1. Dhyaanam Samarpayami (Think or meditate on the LORD)
 2. Aawaahanam Samarpayami (Offering invitation the LORD)
 3. Aasanam Samarpayami (Offer a seat to the LORD)
 4. Paadyam Samarpayami (offer water to wash the feet)
 5. Arghyam Samarpayami (offer water to wash the hands)
 6. Aachamaneeyam Samarpayami (offer water to drink )
 7. Snaanam Samarpayami (Give bath to the LORD)
 8. Maha Abhishekam Samarpayami (main head bath)
 9. Pratishtaapayaami (make him seated )
 10. Vasthram Samarpayami (Offer clothes to the LORD)
 11. Yajnopaveetham Samarpayami (Offer the Holy Thread to the LORD)
 12. Gandham Samarpayami (offer sandlewood paste/powder)
 13. Akshatham Samarpayami (Offer Akshatha to the LORD)
 14. Pushpam Samarpayami (Offer flowers to the LORD)
 15. Ashthothtra Poojam Samarpayami (Offer the Holy 108 names of the  LORD)
 16. Dhoopam Aaghraapayaami (offer agarbatti )
 17. Deepam Darshayaami ( offer light )
 18. Neivedyam Samarpayami (Offer food to the LORD)
 19. Palam Samarpayami (Offer Fruits the LORD)
 20. Thamboolam Samarpayami (offer beetle nut and leaves )
 21. Dakshinam Samarpayami (Offer money to the LORD)
 22. Maha Nirajanam Samarpayami ( the main aarati)
 23. Pradakshinam Samarpayami (taking clockwise rounds in front of the lord)
 24. Namaskaram Samarpayami (prostrations offer them)
 25. Mantra Pushpam Samarpayami( both incantations and flowers
 26. Praarthanaam Samarpayami (offering prayers;List your requests)
 27. Xamaapanam Samarpayami ( offering apologies to lord for any mistakes)

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