Bhai Dooj puja thali plays a very important role in the celebration of this festival and thus, without it, the festival is incomplete. A decorated Puja thali helps in performing the rituals in a simple yet refined manner, kindling the spirit of the festival. Also, it symbolises the sister's belief in traditional values and strong love and affection towards her brother. Few days before this festival, sisters start decorating the puja thali for their brothers. They playfully compete with each other for beautifying their own thali in the best way. They adorn the thali by using various decorative items, applying different innovative ideas. It includes all the items: roli (vermillion), rice, aipun, coconut, seven betel leaves, sweets or batasha, and a diya (earthen lamp) to perform aarti, which are required for the performing of rituals. Undeniably, the puja thali holds great significance to the festival.
Bhai Dooj Puja Thali Decoration
The puja thali for the auspicious occasion of Bhai Dooj can be embellished in many ways. It can be decorated by using fresh flower petals, mirrors, acrylic paint, beads, sequins, laces, zari, gota, kalawa, etc. You can also decorate it by covering it with the colourful piece of cloth and then adding the golden lace or gota on the sides. Also, you can put the small bells or ghungroo at the ends. Another way of going about it is to beautify it with the help of multicoloured threads. Cover the thali with the multi-coloured threads in a circular manner and then put a diya in the middle and small bowls, kalawa, coconut in the corner. Or, take a thali, paint it with the acrylic colours and make designs on it and on the sides as per your creativity; put gota, lace or zari and stick mirrors over it to beautify. Also, you can embellish the thali with the religious symbols such as Om and Swastika.
Readymade Bhai Dooj Puja Thali
Today, in the market decorated puja thalis are easily available for the festive time of Bhai Dooj. Steel thalis, which sell like hot cakes, are very beautifully adorned with various decorative items and in that the small bowls and diya are fixed. And decked with the bandhani cloth and gota, they give a truly traditional look. These thalis are available in different designs, patterns, sizes and price range. In addition to this, you will also find designer brass, silver and gold puja thalis with a small diya and bowls fixed to them. In these puja thalis, floral designs, different patterns and religious symbols are inscribed. You can also buy a readymade and intricately decorated puja thalis for Bhai Dooj through online gift portal, in different metals and contents, available along with the gift hampers. The beautiful puja thalis contain all the required items and a beautiful gift, be it chocolates, flowers, soft toys, sweets, etc. You can select a thali of your own choice. Selected item will be delivered on time to any part of the India and abroad.