Category - Annaprashan

Annaprasana Meaning is Anna = rice and Prasanna = to enter. Annaprasana means introducing solid food to the child, i.e. feeding rice or solid food for the first time. After performing this ritual, the child can now be introduced to different foods. Annaprasana ends after the “Namakaran” ceremony and is considered auspicious because the baby can now eat solid food.
Annaprasana in Telugu, Annaprashan in Kannada, choroonu in Malayalam, Mukhe Bhaat in Bengali, Bhaatkhulai in Garhwali and Kumauni, Annaprashan vidhi in Marathi.


How is Annaprashan Performed

The Annaprashan ceremony is performed on a specific day and time after consulting a priest. The baby is dressed in new clothes, often traditional ones such as...