People who belive in God always try to please them through regular hymns or prayer. Every religion around the world have their own way of worshipping their Diety. After seeing practices followed by most of the religion, I concluded that Hindus are the one who have a lengthy worshipping style. A simple ceremony may last for as long as 3-4 hours on a given day, while a special prsyers or any ocasion may vary from 3-5 days. It depends on many aspect and also for what humans are worshipping.
Few days back we too have a small hymns and prayer at home and felt blissful after competing all the rituals.
A Hindu will most likely worship one or two specific deities that are important to them and their family. A lot of Hindus worship every day at home, or at a shrine in their house. However for a special kind of offering prsyers we make a seperate arrangement. And to begin the prsyer we first need to arrange all the items that are required to worship. While the idol of the Diety is the foremost things to have. The other items are
It may have everything. From camphor, to Turmeric to yellow mustard and many other objects required to perform differrnt rituals.
Flowers and Bale Leaf
Flowers are must for every kind of prayers. While worshipping any Diety, we make sure to have enough quantity of flowers. Along with it, we also need to have bale leafes, which is considered to be pious and God gifted.
Fruits & Sweets
The best offering to make is fruits and sweets. Hindu never offer anything salty. All sweets item are readily made to offer to the Diety.
This is one of the important thing to conclude the prayer. We put a Diya in middle of a plate and then sang the prayers.
Havan, is a fire ritual performed on special occasions by a Hindu priest. The only thing important here is to pronounce mantras and shlokas correctly with proper steps.
Tika/Tilak on Forehead
Tilak generally made on the forehead, indicating a person's sectarian affiliation. It was made before beginingbof the procession. The marks are made by hand or with a metal stamp, using ash from a sacrificial fire, sandalwood paste or turmeric.
In this way we concluded the prayer rituals. It always feels to be very special and blissful to organise such rituals from time to time and make the surrounding better.