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Why is Yellow color Thread worn by Hindus?



Tying yellow color thread is considered highly meritorious by many Hindus. So, why is yellow color thread worn on the right hand by Hindus? It is tied for good luck especially in career related matters.

It is believed by some Hindu communities that tying yellow color thread will help in getting job, promotion, increase in salary etc.


Yellow color is associated with Bhagavan Vishnu.

So tying yellow color thread helps in receiving the blessings of Vishnu.

Some communities first tie the thread along a peepal tree and then tie the rest of the thread on right hand.

Please note that this is not based on Hindu scriptures or teachings. It is purely regional and followed by certain Hindu communities.

Yellow color thread is also worn by several Vaishnava sects.

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