Mangala Gowri Festival

Mangala Gowri Puja, or Shravana Mangala Gowri Puja, is an important Vrata observed by married women. It is performed for a happy married life and for the long life of the husband. It is observed on Tuesdays in the Shravan. Mangala gouri pooja is done by newly married women for 5 years.

Mangala Gowri Vratha

Early morning the lady should have a bath, prepare the idol of Gowri with turmeric decorate it with some cloth. All the pooja items are kept ready. Uncooked rice has to kept in the Silver plate, kalasha is kept on the rice plate, kalasha is filled with water inside kalasha keep five betel leaves and keep coconut with turmeric, keep Gowri made of turmeric and silver idol of Gowri if you have and keep ganesha idol, before starting the pooja worship ganesha and do pooja for Ganesha and then start doing abisheka for turmeric gouri by sprinkling milk, water. The ashotothra is then done with flowers after which a managalrathri is completed. The story of mangala gouri is read keeping kadge( apply ghee for spoon and we have to keep it in on deepa till we complete reading story) once story is done we have to remove spoon from deepa so that spoon will be covered with black ash, that we have to keep it on forehead for all women we call for kumkum.

Mangala Gowri Thambula

A minimum of five women must be called for kukum and offer thambulam, thambula will contain 5 varieties of cut fruits, green sprouted, thamta( made of rice flour and sesame seeds) this pooja has to be done on all Tuesdays of shravana month for 5 years.

Mangala Gowri Festival Food Menu Items

South India dishes like paysa, obattu, chithrana, kosambri has to be offered to the ladies that we have called for kukum

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