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Abhiram Annaprashana
Abhiram Annaprashana
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Annaprashana - PASNI (First Food Ceremony) of RENSA POKHREL on 13th of October 2014
Annaprashana - PASNI (First Food Ceremony) of RENSA POKHREL on 13th of October 2014
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my daughter
my daughter's annaprashana at mantralayam
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Bengali Puja Before Annaprashana ceremony
Bengali Puja Before Annaprashana ceremony
::2014/02/20::
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JaiShriKrishna Serial - Krishna
JaiShriKrishna Serial - Krishna's Annaprashana Vidhi(grain initiation ceremony)
::2014/02/24::
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Annaprashana Ceremony / Choroon - Baby Introduced to Solid food
Annaprashana Ceremony / Choroon - Baby Introduced to Solid food
::2014/04/18::
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Sriman
Sriman's Annaprashana at SVK Temple on Dec 16,2012.wmv
::2012/12/18::
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Know The Vedic, Religious Importance Of Annaprashana Sanskara
Know The Vedic, Religious Importance Of Annaprashana Sanskara
::2014/05/20::
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Titli Annaprashana Title
Titli Annaprashana Title
::2014/03/18::
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Rithesh Annaprashana part3
Rithesh Annaprashana part3
::2013/11/26::
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Annaprashana ceremony of Srimati Radharani
Annaprashana ceremony of Srimati Radharani
::2014/06/14::
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ANNAPRASHANA I
ANNAPRASHANA I
::2012/12/22::
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ADITYA
ADITYA'S ANNAPRASHANA
::2011/08/20::
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Ankush Hazra Annaprashana
Ankush Hazra Annaprashana
::2013/09/01::
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Ananya Annaprashana
Ananya Annaprashana
::2013/07/17::
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First RICE Or Annaprashana
First RICE Or Annaprashana
::2014/07/15::
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Rithesh Annaprashana part1
Rithesh Annaprashana part1
::2013/11/11::
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Annaprashana Pooja for Adya
Annaprashana Pooja for Adya
::2014/04/27::
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Eshan AnnaPrashana - First Rice Eating Ceremony
Eshan AnnaPrashana - First Rice Eating Ceremony
::2010/09/22::
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Titli Annaprashana Part 1
Titli Annaprashana Part 1
::2014/03/18::
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The Annaprashana
The Annaprashana
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Priya picking something during Annaprashana
Priya picking something during Annaprashana
::2013/10/05::
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Annaprashana of Rajvika Roy
Annaprashana of Rajvika Roy
::2014/01/17::
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Atharv
Atharv's Annaprashana
::2013/09/01::
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akshay annaprashana
akshay annaprashana
::2012/10/08::
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"Annaprashana" of Ishaan Bhatia s/o Niraj & Paromita Bhatia
"Annaprashana" of Ishaan Bhatia s/o Niraj & Paromita Bhatia
::2013/12/10::
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Annaprashana
Annaprashana
::2013/12/09::
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annaprashana
annaprashana
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Annaprashana
Annaprashana
::2013/12/19::
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Mvr annaprashana
Mvr annaprashana
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Rithesh Annaprashana part2
Rithesh Annaprashana part2
::2013/11/11::
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ANNAPRASHANA II
ANNAPRASHANA II
::2012/12/22::
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Aiden Annaprashana ceremony (29/12/2013) in Lisbon
Aiden Annaprashana ceremony (29/12/2013) in Lisbon
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Bhavishya Annaprashana
Bhavishya Annaprashana
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ANNAPRASHANA IV
ANNAPRASHANA IV
::2012/12/22::
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Maa - 30th July 2014 : Ep 1504
Maa - 30th July 2014 : Ep 1504
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ADITYA
ADITYA'S ANNAPRASHANA1
::2011/08/20::
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Rinika
Rinika's Annaprasan 4th August, 2011
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Cute Baby Sanchit Annaprashanna
Cute Baby Sanchit Annaprashanna
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Ayush Annaprashanna 1
Ayush Annaprashanna 1
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Maa - 2nd August 2014 : Ep 1507
Maa - 2nd August 2014 : Ep 1507
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जानिये क्या है अन्नप्राशन संस्कार क्या है इसका वैदिक, धार्मिक तथा वैज्ञानिक महत्व व विधि - विधान
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::2014/05/20::
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Maa - 31st July 2014 : Ep 1505
Maa - 31st July 2014 : Ep 1505
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Ashni
Ashni's first rice ceremony, part 1
::2013/08/18::
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Neelabh
Neelabh's Annaprashan
::2013/04/20::
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Titli Annaprashan Part 2
Titli Annaprashan Part 2
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Prachi priya
Prachi priya
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Titli Annaprashan Part 4
Titli Annaprashan Part 4
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Titli Annaprashan Part 3
Titli Annaprashan Part 3
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LAUGHING SHAUN
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Annaprashan offerings

The Annaprashana (Sanskrit: अन्नप्राशन, Annaprāśana, Bengali: অন্নপ্রাসান, Onnoprashon) also known as annaprashana vidhi, annaprasan or Anna-prasanam, is a Hindu rite of passage ritual (Saṃskāra) that marks an infant's first intake of food other than milk. The term annaprashan literally means "food feeding" or "eating of food". The ceremony is usually arranged in consultation with a priest, who arranges an auspicious date on which to conduct the ceremony.

Annaprashana ceremony

Commonly referred to in English as First Rice, the ceremony is usually carried out when the child is about 6 months of age. (some Hindu communities do it later). It is an occasion for celebration, and extended family, friends and neighbours will be invited to attend.

The mother or grandmother will prepare a small bowl of kheer (boiled rice, milk & sugar) which is blessed in a brief puja. The child will generally be held in the mother's lap, and the maternal uncle will feed the child first, followed by the mother, father and then other members of the family take turns to give the child a taste.

The feeding ceremony is often followed with a game, in which the child is presented with a tray containing a number of objects. These will include a bangle or jewel (symbolising wealth), a book (symbolising learning), a pen (symbolising career) and a clay pot or container of earth/soil (symbolising property). The child's future direction and prospects in life are indicated by the object which it prefers to hold and play with.

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