PALM-PIT WATER OFFERING

Feeling that the all powerful, master and ruler of this universe has accepted libation, he must
be offered water to have it in the palm-pit for sipping with the recitation of the following
verse:
Tripuraantak Deenaartiharam, Shreekanth Shaashwat.
Grihaanaachaamyaneeyam cha, Pavitrodak Kalpitam
COW MILK OFFERING FOR BATH
With a deep feeling that the Great Lord, who destroyed the three cities has sipped the palmpit
water, he should be offered to have cow-milk for bath by reciting the following verse:
Madhuram Gopaya: Punyam, Patapootam Puraskritam.
Snaanaarth Deyva deyveysh, Grihaan parmeyshwara.
CURD-BATH VERSE
With the assumption that the cow-milk presented for bath has been accepted, curd for same
purpose shall be offered, reciting this verse.
Durlabhamdivya Suswaadu Dadhi sarv priyamparam.
Tushti dampaarwateenaath, Snaanaaya pratirihyataam.
GHEE (BUTTER-OIL) BATH VERSE
When this act is over, and it has been felt that aarwateenath has taken bath in curd, he is
re!uired to have the offer of butter-oil "Ghee# for further bath.
Ghritam avyam shuchirasnidham, Suseyayam pushtidaayakam.
Grihaan Giri!aanaath, Snaanaaya "handrasheykhar.
HONEY-BATH VERSE
Feeling as such that Lord $aheswar has taken bath in Ghee, a devotee is to offer %oney for
taking bath.
Madhuram mridumohahnam, Swarabhan vinaashanam.
Mahaadeyvey Dumutsristam, Tavasnaanaya Shankar.
SUGAR-BATH VERSE
&fter $adhusnaam "%oney-bath# the Lord is to be offered sugar by reciting the verse as
follows:
Taapashaantimkaree sheera, Madhuraa swaad sanyuntaa.
Snaanaarth deyvadeyveysh, Sharkareyvam Pradeeyatey.
FIVE PIOUS LIQUIDS MIXTURE BATH VERSE
'f anchaamrit is ready, the devotee is not re!uired to give cow milk, curd, ghee, honey and
sugar baths distinctly. %e can offer the Lord only anchaamrit (ath by reciting the verse
given below.
Payodadhi Ghritam Kshaodrahi sharkaraa, Mishritayi: Kritam.
Panchaamrit, Grihaaneydam, Snaanaarth Shivashankar:
PURE WATER-BATH VERSE
)ow after anchaamrit bath or bath given by *ow-milk, *urd, Ghee, %oney and +ugar
distinctly pure water,-.s bath is to be given to Lord, by speaking the verse as follows :
Ganaa Godaavaree #eywaa, Payoshanee $amunaa tathaa.
Saraswatyaadi Teerthaani, Snaanaarth pratirihyataam

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