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Flowers for worshipping Vishnu

(Vamana Purana - 95)

Sri Vishnu
जाती जाती शताह्वा सुमनाः कुन्दं बहुपुटं तथा ।
बाणश्च चम्पकाशोकं करवीरं च यूथिका ॥१२॥
पारिभद्रं पाटला च बकुलं गिरिशालिनी ।
तिलकं च जपाकुसुमं पीतकं नागरं त्वपि ॥१३॥
एतानि हि प्रशस्तानि कुसुमान्यच्युतार्चने ।
सुरभीणि तथाऽन्यानि वर्जयित्वा तु केतकीम् ॥१४॥

Jaatii Shataahvaa Sumanaah Kundam Bahuputtam Tathaa |
Baannashca Campakaashokam Karaviiram Ca Yuuthikaa ||12||
Paaribhadram Paattalaa Ca Bakulam Girishaalinii |
Tilakam Ca Japaakusumam Piitakam Naagaram Tvapi ||13||
Etaani Hi Prashastaani Kusumaanyacyutaarcane |
Surabhiinni Tathaanyaani Varjayitvaa Tu Ketakiim ||14||

1: Jati, Shatahva, Sumana, Kunda, Bahuputa as well as
2: Bana, Champaka, Ashoka, Karavira and Yuthika,
3: Paribhadra, Patala, Bakula and Girishalini,
4: Tilaka, Japa, Pitaka and Nagara,
5: Apart from these, other flowers can be used for worship of Acyuta which are ...
6: ... fragrant, but Ketaki flower should be discarded.


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