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Uses and Benefits of Sindhoor in Hindu Religion

Sindhoor in Hindu religion is widely associated with married women. They wear it between the partitions of hair for the long life of their husbands. Here are some of the other uses and benefits of Sindhoor in Hindu religion.

  • Swastik symbol made using sindhoor mixed with saraso ka tel (mustard oil) in front of the house keeps out negative forces.
  • Shubh Labh symbol made using sindhoor mixed with saraso ka tel (mustard oil) in front of the home gets the blessing of Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi.
  • Shani Bhagavan will keep away from a home, if swastika symbol is made using sindhoor and til ka tel (sesame oil). Shani bless such a house with prosperity. Negative energy is also kept out by Shani Bhagavan from such homes.
  • It is highly beneficial to have a Hindu symbol drawn in front of the home using Sindhoor.