Also, the Navratri Talks book is not required for the pujas. See you all tomorrow at 9pm Eastern!
> The Puja is a simple Puja and starts with the following steps:
> Step 1: 3 Maha Mantra
> Step 2: Ganesh Atharvashirsha
> Step 3: Sthapana of the Ghata.
> Here you would need one plate and one kalash made of clay or matka material. The Kalash shoould be decorated as we decorate the puja kalash. Have vibrated water in kalash, mango leaves (or pan leaves) and coconut. The plate below should be filled with soil, and placed on right side of chair as we face the chair. After the Atharvashirsha, Married ladies pour wheat grains in this soil and sprinkle vibrated water in it.
> Step 4 : Offer Sweet to Mother
> Step 5: Aarti
> Step 6: Diya -- am not sure if this would work here, but they try to
> ensure that the Diya which lit in front of Mother burns all 9 days