NAANDHIMUKHA CEREMONY      
    A ceremony performed to obtain the blessings of the ancestors of the family before the festive occasion of the upanayanam.    
    AAJYA BHAAGAANTHA HOMAM    
    By praying to the God of fire, Agni the child is blessed with long life, intellect, courage etc.    
    KUMARA BHOJANAM      
    The body is fed along with a Brahmachari before, the “yagnopaveethadhaarnam”.    
    BRAHMOPADESAM      
    The Gayathri Manthra is a supreme manthra and protects those who recite it. The boy’s father becomes his guru and whispers into his ears this powerful ‘Gayathri Manthra’    
    About Upanayam :      
   
Upanayana, sometimes known outside India by the name, "sacred thread ceremony", is a Hindu rite-of-passage ritual. Traditionally, the ceremony was performed to mark the point at which male children began their formal education.

The ceremony is performed to young boys of at least 7 years of age from the three varnas of Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaishya. The youngster is taught during the ceremony the secret of life through Brahmopadesam (revealing the nature of Brahman, the Ultimate Reality) or the Gayatri mantra. He then becomes qualified for life as a student or Brahmacharya, as prescribed in the Manusmriti.

According to the appendix of Manusmriti, girls were allowed to study the Vedas in the previous Kalpa (time unit) (Creation). Orthodox Hindus, however, do not accept this reference of previous Kalpa to be applicable for the present Kalpa, because no Hindu canonical text allows this ceremony for a girl in the present Kalpa. Some sects, esp.Arya Samaj perform this ceremony for girls also on the basis of this statement in the appendix of Manusmriti.
 
Brahmins, Kshatriyas and Vysyas are called dvijas meaning twice born. Once he is born in the womb of the mother and the next time when he learns gayatri mantra.

The hallmark of having gone through the Upanayana ceremony is the wearing of the Yajñopavītam (Sacred Thread) on the body. The thread is circular, being tied end-to-end (only one knot is permissible); it is normally supported on the left shoulder(savya) and wrapped around the body, falling underneath the right arm.

The length of the thread is generally 96 times the breadth of four fingers of a man, which is believed to be equal to his height. Each of the four fingers represents one of the four states that the soul of a man experiences: waking, dreaming, dreamless sleep and knowledge of the absolute. Yajñopavītam has three threads (actually only one thread, folded three times and tied together) each consisting of three strands. These threads represent
 
* Goddess Gayatri (Goddess of mind),
* Goddess Saraswati (Goddess of word) and
* Goddess Savitri (Goddess of deed).
 
It denotes that one who wear the sacred thread should be pure in his thought, word and deed. The sacred thread reminds a Brahmachari to lead a regulated life with purity in his thought, word and deed. These threads also represent the debt that is owed to the guru, parents and society.
The knot in the middle represent the formless Brahman, the pure form of energy which pervades all. The three threads again represent the manifestation of brahman as Srishti, Sthithi and Vinasa. The sacred thread illustrates the fact that everything in the universe emerge from and then merge with Brahman.
Ancient texts refer to the wearing of the Yajñopavītam in three forms:
 

1. One is Upavītam, where the Yajñopavītam is worn over the left shoulder and under the right    arm. This is for Gods. Upavītam is also called savya (Katyayana Shrauta Sutra &c.).

2. The Second is Nivītam, where the Yajñopavītam is worn around the neck and over the chest.    Nivīta form is to be used during Rishi Tharpana, sexual intercourse, answering the calls of    nature    etc. (-Shadvimsha Brahmana, Latyayana, etc.).

3. The third, Prachīnavītam is where the Yajñopavītam is worn above the right shoulder and    under the left arm. This is for Spirits. Prachīnavītam is also called apsavya (Katyayana    Shrauta Sutra, Manusmriti, &c.).

   
   
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4. VESSELS
5. KOLAM AT HALL
6. MUHURTHAM WEDDING COVER (WITH COCONUT,VETHILAI, PAKKU, MANJAL & KUMKUM)   NOS –    (PAPER BAGS ABIVADHI PADAM)
7. KUMARA BOJANAM
8. VETHILAI, PAKKU FOR THE ENTIRE FUNCTION
   
 

SEER ITEMS

1. LADDU
2. FIVE LINE MURUKKU
3. ATHIRASAM
4. MANOHARA KUTTY
  NANDHI DAY
  MORNING TIFFIN
1. POOSANIKKAI HALWA
2. VEG. UPMA
3. MEDHU VADAI
4. CHATNI
5. COFFEE & TEA
   
  LUNCH         
1. PARUPPU PAYASAM
2. BOLI
3. SWEET PACHIDI
4. THAYIR PACHIDI
5. PUDALANGAI KOOTTU
6. CHOW CHOW KOOTTU
7. VAZHAKKAI KARA CURRY
8. PARUPPU
9. GHEE
10. SAMBAR
11. MORE KOZHAMBU
12. RASAM
13. CURD
14. PICKLES
15. APPALAM
16. CHIPS
17. COCONUT RICE
18. HONEY
19. MUPAZHAM (FOR VADHIYAR)
20. KARUVEPPILAI THOGAYAL
  NIGHT TIFFIN
1. CHAPATHI
2. TOMATO  BAJI
3. CURD RICE
4. PICKLES
 

POONAL  DAY

  MORNING TIFFIN
  RAVA KESARI
  PONGAL
  IDLI
  MEDHU VADAI
  CHATNI (2 TYPES)
  SAMBAR
  MOLGAI PODI 
  COFFEE & TEA
  FRESH LIME JUICE  AFTER MUHURTHAM
1. LUNCH
2. PAL PAYASAM
3. JANGIRI
4. THAYIR PACHADI
5. FRUIT PACHADI
6. AVIAL
7. BEANS PARUPPU USILI
8. POTATO KARA CURRY
9. KOSEMALLI
10. PARUPPU
11. GHEE
12. SAMBAR
13. MORE KOZHAMBU
14. RASAM
15. CURD
16. PICKLES
17. CHIPS
18. APPALAM
19. LEMON RICE
  KATTU SADA KOODAI
1. IDLI WITH MOLAGAIPODI
2. PULIYODHARAI
3. CURD RICE
4. PICKLES
5. VADAM
6. MORE MILAGAI
   
           
           
           
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