Why is there no sanskara for divorce in 16 Sankaras in Hinduism

Why is there no sanskara for divorce in 16 Sankaras in Hinduism? You know, sanskaras are there so that you get something from them. A divorce is using the delete button, that is it. Maybe even sanyaasa could be called as a delete button, wherein you leave everything. It is not that you enter something, […]

Garbhadhana Samskara

Garbhadhana Samskara is the first Samskara among 16 Sanskar in approved Hindu Dharma Scriptures. After entering into a social and worldly life, this Garbhadhana Samskara is performed. It is followed immediately on every matrimonial union. Mostly, on the first night of marriage is ceremonially performed. Garbhadhana marks the seed for best generation. It is performed […]

सोलह संस्कार | सोलह संस्कार के नाम, विवरण

हमारे 16 संस्कार.. सोलह संस्कार | सोलह संस्कार के नाम, विवरण.. गर्भाधान संस्कार ( Garbhaadhan Sanskar) – यह ऐसा संस्कार है जिससे हमें योग्य, गुणवान और आदर्श संतान प्राप्त होती है। शास्त्रों में मनचाही संतान प्राप्त के लिए गर्भधारण संस्कार किया जाता है। इसी संस्कार से वंश वृद्धि होती है। पुंसवन संस्कार (Punsavana Sanskar) – […]

Karnavedha in 2014, Auspicious days for Ear Piercing in 2014

Karnavedha or ear piercing for child is one of the sixteen major sanskaras (Solah sanskar or Shodasha Samskara) in Hinduism. Especially, for Brahmins it is an essential ritual in their life. Generally, ear piercing ceremony is performed during Mundan or Chudakarana of a child (baby’s first haircut) or at Aksharabhyasam (Vidhyarambham or initiation of child […]