Read Sanatan’s Text in the series ‘What do Dharmashastras say ?’

                                                   Preparations before worshipping a Deity

1. What is the science underlying the recitation of stotras ?

2. Why should we purify the venue of worship ?

3. Why should rangoli associated with the Deity Principle be drawn ?

4. Why is a conch sounded at the commencement of a worship ?

5. Why should akshata (Unbroken rice grains) not be offered to a conch ?

6. Why should a worshipper arrange worship implements next to himself ?