After removing the previous day's decorations and flowers the swamiji pours water on the idol from two silver pots. After the idol is completely washed the usahkaala puujaa is performed. Sandal paste and tulsi sprouts are offered. Eight aaratis are waved around the idol after naiveedya. The dishes offered are rice milk, curd, tender coconut water, banana, coconut and betal leaf and nut.