Upanayanam Ceremony is a very important tradition among the Brahmins. The sacred thread is also worn by some Kshatriyas and Vaishya’s. A Brahmin is also called a ‘Dwija’ which means the one who is born twice. A boy is said to be born again when you perform Upanayanam Samskara. A sacred thread, called janeu or Yajnopaveetam is placed around the left shoulder of the boy.
One Sacred thread contains 3 strands, the three strands symbolize three debts. The debt to Teacher, the debt to parents and ancestors, the debt to the God.
The ceremony is performed, starting with Vighneshwara pooja, Punyaha vachanam, Maha Sankalpam, kalasha pooja, Udagashanti, Upanayanam and then the homam is performed as per the Shastras.
When to Perform Upanayanam Ceremony ?
This Ceremony is conducted when the boy enters the age of 8, an auspicious day is selected as per the Janma Nakshatra of the boy, his father and mother.
Benefits of Upanayanam Ceremony :
- The Boy is now eligible ready to learn all vedas.
- He is protected from all kinds of evil spirits and negative energies.
- Increases the ability to gain knowledge.
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