Adhivas & Amantran Rituals Importance and Significance
Adhivas and Amantran are the rituals during Durga Puja that follow Kalparambha and Akal Bodhon. It is also observed on the Shashti tithi.
What is Adhivas?
The invocation of Goddess Durga in a Bilva Tree is what is termed as Avahana. Then, symbolically placing her spirit or installing Maa Durga in the sanctified Bilva Tree is called the Adhivas ritual.
It is necessary to sanctify the Bilva tree before performing any ritual, especially the Adhivas ritual.
For Adhivas and Amantran Choghadiya Timings.
What is Amantran?
‘Amantran’ means invitation. So, after the Adhivas ritual, Maa Durga is then offered prayers with proper rituals and traditions to accept the invitation to the Navpatrika Puja.