“Annaprashan Puja ceremony is completed once the baby is in fifth to eight months old. It’s done at that age because at that period the child gains the strength to digest the cereals and rice.The term “anna” means that ‘food’ mainly ‘boiled rice’ and “Prasana” means that ‘eating’ specifically ‘the initial feeding of a child.Pandit Amit Raturi ji provides all puja services by following traditional methods.
The objective of this ceremony is to pray to God to bless the child with good digestive powers. It is an auspicious occasion where all friends and family come together and bless the child for good health and life.
This ritual is important because calls upon all the Gods, with Agni being a witness, and bless the child with good health and good life. It helps purify any impurities the child attained so far in his life. It also marks the introduction of a child inside our society and the human world.