Why do Indian Women wear Toe Rings | Science behind Toe rings

Why do Indian Women wear Toe Rings? What is the Science behind Toe rings? Wearing toe rings is not just the significance of married women but there is science behind it. Normally toe rings are worn on the second toe. A particular nerve from the second toe connects the uterus and passes to heart. Wearing toe […]

Funeral as per Hindu Customs

As per Hindu funeral customs and traditions, the dead body of the deceased person, would usually remain at the home at least for a day after death, in order to give sufficient time for the friends and relatives to have a last glimpse of the dead body.After burning of the dead body in the burial […]

Hindu Traditions & Customs

A tradition is a custom or belief that has continued from the past to the present. It is the belief followed by our ancient people, and it is continued by the society or by a particular group of people, by following the significance of the past. Traditions are practiced for several thousands of years, in […]

Why do we worship Tulsi Plant | Science behind Tulasi Pooja

Why do we worship Tulsi Plant? What is the science behind Tulasi Pooja? Hindu religion has bestowed ‘Tulsi’, with the status of mother. Also known as ‘Sacred or Holy Basil’, Tulsi, has been recognized as a religious and spiritual devout in many parts of the world. The vedic sages knew the benefits of Tulsi and […]

Importance of Annadanam

Annadanam means offering food. It is not limited to human beings alone. Annadanam can be provided to animals and birds also. Nowadays annadanam is being provided in temples also. Food is the basic element of a human being’s life. Without food, we cannot survive in this world. Hence food must be offered in plenty and […]

Why we throw coins into River

Why we throw coins into River? Is there any science behind this Hindu tradition? The general reasoning given for this act is that it brings Good Luck. However, scientifically speaking, in the ancient times, most of the currency used was made of copper unlike the stainless steel coins of today. Copper is a vital metal […]

Science behind Hindu Traditions


‘The Science behind Hindu Traditions’ is elaborated in this post. Indian Customs Vs Scientific Reasons Traditions in Hinduism were considered mainly as superstitions, but with the advent of science, it is becoming evident that these traditions are based on some scientific knowledge and moved from generations to generations as traditions. Though the common people did […]

Science behind Navratri Festival | Why we celebrate Navratras?

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Why do we have Navratras? Science behind Navratri Festival | Why we celebrate Navratras? Our living style has drastically changed if we compare it to the society hundreds & thousands of years ago. The traditions which we follow in present are not establishments of today but of the past. Ever thought, why do we have Navratras […]

Why do we worship Peepal Tree | Science behind Aswattha Pooja

Why do we worship Peepal Tree? Science behind Aswattha Pooja? ‘Peepal’ tree is almost useless for an ordinary person, except for its shadow. ‘Peepal’ does not a have a delicious fruit, its wood is not strong enough for any purpose then why should a common villager or person worship it or even care for it? Our […]

Why do Temples have Bells | Science behind Temple bells

Why do Temples have Bells? What is the science behind temple bells? People who are visiting the temple should and will Ring the bell before entering the inner sanctum (Garbhagudi or Garbha Gruha or womb-chamber) where the main idol is placed. According to Agama Sastra, the bell is used to give sound for keeping evil […]

Why we join both palms together to greet | Science behind Namaskara

Why we join both palms together to greet or wish? What is the science behind Namaskara? In Hindu culture, people greet each other by joining their palms – termed as “Namaskar.” The general reason behind this tradition is that greeting by joining both the palms means respect. However, scientifically speaking, joining both hands ensures joining […]

Upvaas: Significance of Upvaas Vrat, Why Upavasam is performed?

Upavaasa is one of the significant rituals of the Hindu community across the world. It is also part of other religions though the methods and names differ. Upavaasa is derived from the Sanskrit words Upa and vaasa. Upa means near and Vaasa means to stay. Upavaasa means to stay near to God mentally. However it is often […]