Navadhaniyam are the nine grains that are offered to the Navagrahas. They are also part of other
Hindu pujas and rituals. The Navadaniyam includes Bengal Gram, Wheat, Horse Gram, Green
Gram, Rice, White beans, Black Seasame seeds, ChicPeas, Black Gram. This product has a pack of 50g or 100g of each grain
The usage of the Navadhaniyam are as below:
Wheat is offered to Sun or Surya
Paddy (Rice) is offered to moon or Chandra or Soma
Chickpea is offered to Mars or Mangal
Green Gram is offered to Mercury or Budh
Bengal Gram is offered to Jupiter or Guru or Brihaspati.
White beans is offered to Venus or Shukra
Black Sesame is offered to Shani or Saturn
Black Gram is offered to Rahu
Horse Gram is offered to Ketu
These are offered in Homams & on Pooja’s for Navagraha Shanthi & Grihapravesam.
Donating Navadhaniyam is considered to be one of the methods of Navagraha shanthi.
These nine grains are grown in sand during Navarathri Golu for prosperity. Each evening one of the Navadhaniyam will be cooked and offered to the deity and visitors in the form of “Sundal”. The Kolu custom and evening pooja is incomplete without a sundal made from one of the Navadhaniyam. Apart from the spiritual or religious beliefs of well being when using a Navadhaniyam, intake of these grains has excellent health benefits.