What Is Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower(Valaikappu Function In English) Pooja Cost, Vidhi & Benefit?

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What is Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower (Valaikappu Function) pooja cost, vidhi & benefit? For what reason this Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower pooja is performed and when it is performed? What is the auspicious day to perform Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower pooja?

Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower

What is the meaning of the Valaikappu ceremony and is it performed by north pandits?

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The purpose of the Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower (Valaikappu Function) after the completion of five months of pregnancy. Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower (Valaikappu Function) is an important Hindu ceremony performed by south Indians mostly among the shodasha samskaras performed during the pregnancy of a woman’s mother-to-be.

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This ritual also known by other names are Seemantonnayana, Godh bharai, Valaikappu function, seemantham, khoro, and dohale jevan, etc. 

Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower (Valaikappu Function) is a popular western celebration performed during the time of the final month of pregnancy. Seemantham Ceremony & Valaikappu simply means “parting of the hair”.

Valaikappu Function

The Seemantham Ceremony & Valaikappu Function is performed to pray to god for the safe pregnancy of a woman that results in the good health of the mother and safe birth of the child. Mother to be treated as the Goddess Lakshmi. 

During the Seemantham Ceremony & Valaikappu Function, the pregnant woman is presented with a new sari, bangles, and many goodies and anointed with Dravyas.

What Is Valaikappu Function In English

The ritual Valaikappu in English is mostly celebrated in the origin of south India. The Tamil Indians celebrate this occasion and ritual Valaikappu ceremony for the pregnant woman who is going through the last month of her pregnancy. The ritual Valaikappu describes the meaning as valai means “bangles” and kappu means “security”.  

Valaikappu Function

In normal English, it is described as the bangle ceremony where the pregnant woman is showered with glass bangles.

The glass bangles showered to the pregnant mother slipped into her hand by the relatives and close family members. The best days to perform the Valaikappu ceremony are during the odd months of pregnancy, most preferably the fifth or seventh month. This ritual is celebrated for the upcoming motherhood joy and ensures the good wealth of the mother and baby inside her womb.

Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower (Valaikappu Function) is performed in the states of south India of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka. 

Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower (Valaikappu Function) is also called a baby shower in the northern states of India. The word Seemantham describes the meaning of the hair parting process just above the eyebrows where Goddess Lakshmi, goddess of wealth repose. This Hindu ritual also includes the method of parting the hair and applying the kumkum between them to appease the Goddess Lakshmi. 

It is believed that when a  woman gives birth to a baby, she is considered to be Goddess Lakshmi.

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Seemantham Ceremony or seemanthonnayanam is one of the ceremonies among the three prenatal samskaras performed by the Hindus. Preferably this ritual is celebrated by the husband of a pregnant woman meant to benefit the mother and the child.

What Does It Mean By Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower

Seemantham ceremony is a customary baby shower celebration in the south of India. The same holiday is known as “godh bharai” in north India (the Hindi word “god” means “to fill” and the letter “d” in “god” is pronounced as “the”). Every region has a different celebration. 

Seemantham ceremony

Seemantham ceremony is also known in Telugu as “gajulu todagadam” (i.e. wearing glass bangles) and “poolu mudupu” (i.e. adorning flowers in the hair). The fifth, seventh, or ninth month of pregnancy is when it is observed.

One of the 16 Hindu samskaras, or “simantonnayana” in Sanskrit, is called Seemantham. It is a samskara of the developing embryo or fetus inside the womb of the expectant mother. Typically, the seemantham ceremony is only commemorated in connection with the first pregnancy and not with future conceptions.

There are several superstitious beliefs regarding how to celebrate the event. People once thought that pregnant women were more vulnerable to “dishti,” or evil glances or attacks. Sridevi, a manifestation of Lakshmi Devi, is invoked during the festival to fend off evil and safeguard the expectant mother. 

The primary goal of the celebration is to enlist the elders’ blessings for a risk-free delivery and a healthy, long life for the expectant child.

According to science, a pregnant woman should take the best possible care of her health (both physical and emotional) to ensure the proper development of the fetus. Always keeping her upbeat and thinking positively is crucial. 

Therefore, the Seemantham Ceremony & Valaikappu Function, which entails a family gathering with laughing and a rich traditional dinner, makes everyone smile and spreads happiness and joy everywhere.

Item List For Seemantham Ceremony/ Valaikappu Function

Valaikappu Function

  • Agarbathi, Betel Leaves
  • Camphor, incense sticks
  • Coconut
  • Flowers, or Flower-Garlands.
  • Fruits, Ghee
  • Kalasham, Kumkum
  • Diya, Mango leaves 
  • New Cloth piece
  • Oil or Ghee with Cotton balls
  • Plates, rice 
  • Sandal Powder, Supari
  • Sweet Rice or payasam, White Thread 
  • Turmeric Powder 

Procedure For Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower (Valaikappu Function)

The auspicious muhurat and time for the Seemantham ceremony & valaikappu function are suggested by the pandit Ji. With the assistance of the priest, choose the Muhurtham, which is the lucky period. 

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This Seemantham ceremony should only invite a maximum of five women. The expectant woman is blessed by her mother, mother-in-law, husband, and other senior citizens. The ladies then present her with kumkum, pasupu, or turmeric, and gandham, or sandalwood, for her Mangalyam or Mangalsutra.

She is adorned by the women with bangles and floral hairpieces. They pray for a healthy baby’s safe arrival, bless her, and present her with treats and fruits. Along with a blouse piece and Thambulam, the expectant woman is given a baby toy as a token for a healthy baby to be delivered.

The five then give the expectant mother Mangala aarthi. 

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Key Facts Of the Seemantham Ceremony & Valaikappu Ceremony

There are some key facts we are going to discuss during the Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower (Valaikappu Function). Please have a look at the below points:

  • When the child is inside the mother’s womb, Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower (Valaikappu Function) is performed.
  • This Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower (Valaikappu Function) is believed to protect the good health of pregnant women during the delivery period. 
  • As per the janma nakshatra of the performer with the suggestion of the priest the Valaikappu Function date was fixed.
  • For this Seemantham Ceremony, Baby Shower puja special dishes, and sweets are prepared by the family.

Benefits Of The Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower

  • The benefit of this Seemantham Ceremony performing Ceremony helps a child in the womb by uplifting the brain.
  • During the Seemantham Ceremony, Baby Shower pooja chanting or Listening to the mantras recited by the Hindu pandit during the Seemantham Puja helps the women to get purified and in turn, these mantras help the baby to be sharp and clever.
  • For the smooth delivery of the baby, through this ritual gaining the blessings of elders and lords helps the woman.
  • This pooja Seemantham Ceremony creates a protective layer for the mother and baby.
  • The pregnant woman gets a healthy and long life through Seemantham Ceremony. 
  • Also gives a long life for the husband.
  • It helps for the progress of the clan.

Cost Of Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower (Valaikappu Ceremony)

The auspicious muhurat and day to perform the Seemantham Ceremony/ valaikappu ceremony are suggested by the Hindu pandit based on the Janma nakshatra of a pregnant woman. The cost of the Seemantham Ceremony depends on the number of pandits included in the puja. If you invited only one pandit to perform the ceremony, it would cost less.

But if in the ceremony more than one pandit is included it would cost highly including Dakshina and puja samagri. The cost for Seemantham Ceremony & Valaikappu ceremony is from Rs. 5000/- INR to 15000/-. 

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Frequently Asked Question

Q. What is the Valaikappu function in English?

A.
The ritual Valaikappu describes the meaning as valai means “bangles” and kappu means “security”. In normal English, it is described as the bangle ceremony where the pregnant woman is showered with glass bangles.
The glass bangles showered to the pregnant mother slipped into her hand by the relatives and close family members.

Q. What is the seemantham ceremony baby shower in India?

A.
Seemantham ceremony is a customary baby shower celebration in the south of India. The same holiday is known as “godh bharai” in north India (the Hindi word “god” means “to fill” and the letter “d” in “god” is pronounced as “the”). Every region has a different celebration.

Q. What are the other names of the Seemantham ceremony known as?

A. This ritual Seemantham ceremony known by other names is Seemantonnayana, Godh bharai, Valaikappu function, seemantham, khoro, and dohale jevan, etc.

Q. What is the purpose of performing this Seemantham ceremony?

A. The purpose of the Seemantham Ceremony (Valaikappu Function) after the completion of five months of pregnancy. Seemantham Ceremony Baby Shower (Valaikappu Function) is an important Hindu ceremony performed by south Indians mostly among the shodasha samskaras performed during the pregnancy of a woman’s mother-to-be.

Q. What is the cost of the Seemantham ceremony baby shower (Valaikappu function)?

A. The cost for Seemantham Ceremony & Valaikappu ceremony is from Rs. 5000/- INR to 15000/-. The package you select from 99Pandit is included pandit Dakshina and puja samagris.

 

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