1. Coconut filled
with ghee for Abhishekam (bathing the idol of the Lord)
Well before the Kettunira time, select a medium size coconut.
Clean and polish the outer shell using a polishing paper.
With a pointed instrument, open one eye of the coconut and
empty the coconut water. Close it with a cork of correct size.
The coconut is now in readiness for the Kettunira.
2. Coconut (vidalai thengai) 2 to 4 nos
One each to be broken at Erumeli, Sharam Kutti and two for
Padinettampadi (the sacred 18 steps - once while climbing
up for Shasta Darshan with the Irumudi and 2nd while returning
after the worship.
3. Jaggery (achuvellam), Cashew, Raisins, Dry ginger, Poha
(thin & thick variety), Cardamoms, Dates, Honey, Avil ( beaten
rice), Kadhi Chakkar
Part of the jaggery, cashew, raisin, cardamom, honey and dates
can be used to make Panchamrutam for the Neivedya; part of
the jaggery, dry ginger and cardamom can be used for preparing
'Panagam' as Neivedya.