Know the significance of 'Charan Amrit'!

An integral part of Hindu puja, Charan Amrit can also be called as prasad or the holy nectar blessed by the lord.

By Dhriti Sharma | Last Updated: Jan 30, 2016, 16:23 PM IST
Know the significance of 'Charan Amrit'!
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New Delhi: An integral part of Hindu puja, Charan Amrit can also be called as prasad or the holy nectar blessed by the lord.

A mixture of earthly and pure elements like-- milk, honey, tulsi (basil), curd, ghee (clarified butter), Gangajal (water of river Ganges) and saffron.

Upon the completion of any kind of puja or prayer, Charan Amrit is distributed amongst all in the form of prasad.

Elements of Charan Amrit can differ from region to region, however majorly it constitutes the things mentioned above.

Generally, in many households, people prepare food and offer it to their deity first and later it is consumed by all.

It is in a way thanking God for food, health and prosperity in the house.

A lot of people also consume Charan Amrit by washing their idol's feet with Gangajal and drinking it.

India being a diverse nation has various beliefs that are practised in distinct ways, however, the intent behind it remains same.