manufacturingofmohra

When a mohra is manufactured the sunar also has to be purified. He bathes daily and eats only once a day in the temple itself.

Manufacturing of Mohra

Manufacturing of Mohra

During these days the kardar, pujari and dhaunsi also eat and sleep in the temple. A mohra usually weighs about half a kilogram. Earlier these mohras were of astdhatu, containing a number of metals: gold, silver, copper, tin, zinc,iron, lead and mercury. The mohras of the devatas are depicted sporting moustaches and those of devis a nath, or nose ring. Chandrahar is also embossed. The Rajas of Kullu have offered mohras to the following devi and devatas: Bhagasiddh of Pini (Tal Pini), Trijuginarayan of Diyar, Chvan Rishi of Najan, Chhamaninarayan of Chhaman, Juwani maharaja of Juvani, Kapil muni of Bashauna, Darwasa Rishi of Palgi, Adi Brahma of Khokhan, Shringarishi of Bagi in Banjar, Hidimba of Manali, Vishnu of Sajla, Tripurasundri of Naggar and Devi Panchali of Pujarli. These are silver mohras.