Sīmantonnayana, a Hindu ritual is a beautiful way to honor new life & journeys of motherhood –it involves center parting of mother’s hair followed by Mauna Vrata to absorb positive energies.
Powerful PumsavanaVrata saved Diti’s children & made them worthy of being prayed as Maruts – this sacred ritual highlights importance of purification & devotion in shaping destiny of one’s progeny.
Sīmantonnayana Saṃskāra – a beautiful expression of faith marks the beginning of safe pregnancy where rituals include prayers, offerings, Mauna dharan & blessings for both mother & child
Puruṣasūkta, Kartikeya (God of war &victory) is an ideal child to beget through Puṃsavana Samskara as he embodies qualities like bravery, intelligence & discipline making him a perfect role model
Puṃsavana is often explained as a ritual to get a male child. However, Pumsavana is a rich multifaceted ritual, whose other aspects have been ignored. This article aims to delve…
This paper was presented at the National Seminar to commemorate the 1000th anniversary of Acharya Abhinavagupta conducted at Kalakshetra, Chennai on January 24-25, 2017.
Techniques adopted by our Śāstras have been neglected and it is important to revive essential customs like ‘oil bath’ which is quite significant for a female’s health
Vṛkṣa Āyurveda deals with timing for sowing of seed, same dedication should be towards Āyurveda for human beings right from time of conception since humans have a greater responsibility towards society
Brahmacarya converts Śukra to Ojas and is not only related to maithuna but also bestows spiritual and financial bonuses to those practising it
Garbhādhāna Saṃskāra is the first & foremost samskara as enshrined by our Scriptures – It ensures that our progenies too remain dharmic in their life and sustain this great idea called dharma for successive generations
Manu Smriti In the Dharmic Viewpoint, the teachings of Manu helps to retain its character.