द्वादशं तीर्थमुच्यते

प्रथमं गन्धतोयं च द्वितीयं पञ्चगव्यकम्।
पञ्चामृतं तृतीयं स्यात् घृतस्नानं चतुर्थकम्॥
पञ्चमं पयसा स्नानं दधिस्नानं तु षष्ठकम्।
सप्तमं मधुना स्नानम् इक्षुसारमथाष्टमम्॥
नवमं फलसारं च दशमं नाळिकेरकम्।
एकादशं गन्धतोयं द्वादशं तीर्थमुच्यते॥
prathamaṁ gandhatoyaṁ ca dvitīyaṁ pañcagavyakam|
pañcāmṛtaṁ tṛtīyaṁ syāt ghṛtasnānaṁ caturthakam||
pañcamaṁ payasā snānaṁ dadhisnānaṁ tu ṣaṣṭhakam|
saptamaṁ madhunā snānam ikṣusāramathāṣṭamam||
navamaṁ phalasāraṁ ca daśamaṁ nāḻikerakam|
ekādaśaṁ gandhatoyaṁ dvādaśaṁ tīrthamucyate||

The order of offering abhiṣekam [to Lord Shiva] is:

  1. Fragrant water
  2. Panchagavyam
  3. Panchamritam
  4. Ghee
  5. Milk
  6. Curd
  7. Honey
  8. Sugarcane juice
  9. Fruit juice
  10. Coconut water
  11. Sandalwood
  12. Pure water/Vibhuti

Happy Shivaratri!

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