21 Types of Patra-Patri used in Vinayaka Chavithi puja-Ganesh Chaturthi Puja

21 Types of Patra-Patri used in Vinayaka Chavithi puja-Ganesh Chaturthi Puja



21 Types of Patra-Patri used in Ganesh Puja
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Ganesh Patra-patri Puja is very important step in Ganesh Chaturthi puja. 21 types of leaves are used to worship Lord Ganesha during Ganesha Chavithi festival. This pathra puja is also called as ‘Eka Vimshathi Patra Puja. Chanting each name of the Lord, Ganesha is worshipped with each type of leaf. As per Hinduism, Rushis used leaves, barks and other tree parts as the Pooja material for Pujas.

1) Machi Patram


Sanskrit Name Machi Patram
Telugu Name Machipatri (Davanam)
Mantra Sumukhaya Namaha
Botanical Name Artemisia vulgaris/Imperata Cylindrica
Medicinal Use used for curing skin diseases (leprosy, leucoderma), nervous diseases, and abdominal related

2)  Brihathi Patram


Sanskrit Name Brihathi Patram
Telugu Name Vaakudaaku
Mantra Ganadhipaya Namaha
Botanical Name Solanum indicum/Carisssa Carandass
Medicinal Use Used for asthma, cough, constipation. Also used for women in post natal period

3)  Bilva patram


Sanskrit Name Bilva patram
Telugu Name Maaredu
Mantra Gowriputraya Namaha
Botanical Name Aegle marmeolus
Medicinal Use Used for Dysentery. It also purifies water. Bilva leaf is very popular in the worship of Lord Shiva

4)  Durvara Patram


Sanskrit Name Durvara Patram
Telugu Name Garika
Mantra Gajananaya Namaha
Botanical Name Cyanodon dactylon/Cyanodon Dacry
Medicinal Use used for Skin diseases, arresting bleeding, anemia. Durva leaf is used in the worship of Lord Ganesha

5)  Dattura Patram

Sanskrit Name Dattura Patram
Telugu Name Ummetta
Mantra Harasunve Namaha
Botanical Name Stramonium
Medicinal Use Used for joint pains, abdominal, skin diseases, hair fall. Also used in poisonous bites

6)  Badari patram


Sanskrit Name Badari patram
Telugu Name Regu
Mantra Lambodaraya Namaha
Botanical Name Zizyphus mauritiana/ Z.jujba
Medicinal Use Used for digestive disorders, wounds and injuries, blood impurities. Also used for maintaining the voice.

7)  Apamarga Patram


Sanskrit Name Apamarga Patram
Telugu Name Uttareni
Mantra Guhagrajaya Namaha
Botanical Name Achyranthus Aspera
Medicinal Use Used for digestive disorders and also used for poisonous bites.

8)  Tulasi Patram

Sanskrit Name Tulasi patram
Telugu Name Tulasi
Mantra Gajakarnaya Namaha
Botanical Name Ocimum sanctum
Medicinal Use Used for respiratory diseases, skin diseases, purifies air, water and surroundings. The leaves are used in the worship of Lord Vishnu who is very much fond of Thulasi

9)  Choota Patram

Sanskrit Name Choota Patram
Telugu Name Mamidaaku
Mantra Ekadantaya Namaha
Botanical Name Azadarcata indica/ Mangifera indica
Medicinal Use Used in Diabetics, for cracked heals, diseases of throat.

10)  Karaveera Patram

Sanskrit Name Karaveera Patram
Telugu Name Ganneru
Mantra Vikataya Namaha
Botanical Name Thevetia Nerifolium/Nerium indicum
Medicinal Use Used for leprosy, wounds and injuries, hair fall, lice.

11)  Vishnu Kranta Patram

Sanskrit Name Vishnu Kranta Patram
Telugu Name Vishnukanta
Mantra Bhinnadantaya Namaha
Botanical Name Evolvulus Aisinoides/Convolvulus pluricaucis
Medicinal Use Used for Nervous related, memory power

12)  Daadimee Patram

Sanskrit Name Daadimee Patram
Telugu Name Danimma
Mantra Vatave Namaha
Botanical Name Punica granatum
Medicinal Use Used for Dysentery, Vata/Pitta/Kapha dosha

13)  Devadaaru Patram

Sanskrit Name Devadaaru Patram
Telugu Name Devadaaru
Mantra Sarveswaraya Namaha
Botanical Name Cedrus deodar
Medicinal Use Used for skin diseases, wounds/injuries

14)  Maruvaka patram

Sanskrit Name Maruvaka patram
Telugu Name Maruvam
Mantra Sureswaraya Namaha
Botanical Name Cedrus deodar
Medicinal Use Used for Joint pains, skin diseases, heart diseases

15)  Sindhuvara Patram

Sanskrit Name Sindhuvara Patram
Telugu Name Vavili
Mantra Herambhaya Namaha
Botanical Name Vitex nirgundo
Medicinal Use Used for Vaata related problems and also used in anti poisonous drugs.

16)  Jaji Patram

Sanskrit Name Jaji Patram
Telugu Name Jaji
Mantra Surpakarnaya Namaha
Botanical Name Jasminum grandiflorum/Myristica Fragrams
Medicinal Use Used for skin diseases, Mouth related problems and also in indigestion.

17)  Gandaki Patram
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Sanskrit Name Gandaki Patram
Telugu Name Devakanchanam
Botanical Name Sterculia Urens/Latha Durva
Medicinal Use Used for Heart related, Piles, Skin diseases.

18)  Shami Patram

Sanskrit Name Shami Patram
Telugu Name Jammi Aaku
Mantra Ibhavaktraya Namaha
Botanical Name Prosopis specigera
Medicinal Use It is used for respiratory problems. This tree is also worshipped as a remedy and we find people taking pradakshina around this tree on the day of Vijaya Dasami.

19)  Aswatha Patram

Sanskrit Name Aswatha Patram
Telugu Name Raavi Aaku
Mantra Vinayakaya Namaha
Botanical Name Ficus religiosa
Medicinal Use Its bark is used in preparation of many medicines. It is also used for arresting bleeding. The significance and importance of this tree is so much that it is considered as Trimurthi (Trinity) swaroopa (Trinal Lords, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva). We find people performing Naga Devatha Pratishta under this tree.

20)  Arjuna Patram

Sanskrit Name Arjuna Patram
Telugu Name Tella Maddi
Mantra Surasevitaya Namaha
Botanical Name Morinda Tinctoria/Terminelia Arjuna
Medicinal Use Used for Joint pains, Vata/Pitta/Kapha related, heart diseases, wounds and septic conditions.

21)  Arka Patram

Sanskrit Name Arka Patram
Telugu Name Jilledu
Mantra Kapilaya Namaha
Botanical Name Calotropis Procera
Medicinal Use It is used in poisonous bites, wounds and injuries, curing skin diseases, leprosy, tumors, joint pains, etc… It is said that it has 64 varieties of medicinal usage. It is called as a healing herb. We find usage of this leaf on the day of Ratha Sapthami. It is associated with the worship of Sun God, Lord Hanuman and also Lord Ganesha.

In Bhavishya Purana, four more leaves are mentioned for Patra puja.

1.Brungaraja Patra – Eclipta alba -False daisy

2.Mala Patra

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3.Ketaki Patra – Pandanus Odoratissimus

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4.Agasthya Patra – Sesbania grandifolia

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