Monthly Archive: August 2015

Thread Ceremony- Upanayana – Janoi- Sacred Thread Ceremony

Importance of the Thread Ceremony Many of you haven’t heard of the term “ Upanayana”  “Janoi” “ Thread Ceremony ” before, Upanayam Ceremony is a traditional Hinduism rite of passage that was celebrated to mark the acceptance of a student by the teacher (Guru) and also an individual’s entrance to the school. Literally, Upanayana implies the act of leading one thing to or close to another thing. This tradition is based on the fact that, when a child joined the school, it was taken that the teacher was drawing the child towards treasures of knowledge. Hence, the teacher initiated the…
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