Yajur Upakarma Grihasta Smarta (Iyengar) Set includes packs containing the following: Avani Avittam/Upakarma Sheet; Pavitram; Katta Pil; Akshatai/ Raw Rice; Sesame Seeds / Ellu / Til; Yagnopavita, Janeu, can be used together to harmoniously conduct the homam ritual for poonal wearing celebrations/initiations, to purify the sacred symbolic thread.
Benefits & Features:
* Avani Avittam is an important ritual observed by the Brahmin community belonging to Vedic Brahmins. This is also called as Upakarma. Pavithram is a sacred ring that is worn on the ring finger of the right hand during Upakarma and is believed to bring luck and prosperity to one's life.
* Akshata refers to the unbroken and uncooked rice grains offered to the deity during pujas and upakarma.Sesame seed is associated with Lord Vishnu and Sesame oil (Gingely oil) is associated with his consort Maha Lakshmi.
* One should start wearing it the day they are initiated into the Gayathri Manthra, which generally happens through a ceremony called Upanayanam. Yajnyopavita, or poonal kayiru, is a sacred thread that Brahmin men wear across their bodies. After performing certain rituals, they begin wearing it at a young age.