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Here's why Brahmins wear the sacred thread 'Janeu'!

Here we bring highlight certain benefits of wearing a Janeu!

Here's why Brahmins wear the sacred thread 'Janeu'!
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New Delhi: Hinduism has many rituals and traditions which keep the religion alive. One of the most famous and sacred rituals is that of wearing a Janeu. It is a sacred white thread which is worn by the brahmin boys after they reach the age of twelve at the 'Upanayan Sanskar'. The word 'Upanayan' means the sacred vision to see things in a just way.

In fact, the 'Janeu' ceremony is also considered to be one of the most important and pious ones for Brahmin sect.

'Upanayan Sanskar' is basically the tenth sanskar of 'Santana Hindu Dharma'.

Here are certain benefits of wearing the holy thread:

It's said that if you tie a janeu on your ear then it'll sharpen your memory and also gives some health benefits like curing constipation and keeps your stomach healthy!

The sacred Janeu ceremony is always performed sitting cross-legged on the floor. This posture gives you many health benefits and keeps your back straight.

The three sacred thread of Janeu signify the three Goddesses- Parvati (strength), Lakshmi (wealth) and Saraswati (knowledge)!

There's a famous belief that once you wear a Janeu, then it'll guard you against any negative energy or thoughts throughout your life.

A scientific study has proved that those who wear a Janeu do not suffer much of a blood pressure problems in comparison to those who don't wear it.

From Zee News

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