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Importance of Dhoop – Sambrani – Incense fumes in Hindu Homes

Using Dhoop – Sambrani - Incense fumes is a traditional and spiritual method in Hindu homes to uplift the energy level and to drive out negative energy and negative forces. This is a very ancient tradition in Hinduism and it is also known as Dhuni. The fumes are made in traditional Hindu home using: Loban Sambrani Guggal Kapur Desi Ghee Chandan Ashta Gandh Jaggery and ghee The fumes of one of the above said materials are spread all over the house to attract auspiciousness. Doing dhuni helps avoiding Constant fights at home. If people in the house are constantly falling sick. To driving out evil forces and negative energy. Lighting kapur or camphor dipped in ghee before sleeping helps in relieving tension and in getting good sleep. Doing dhuni in the morning and evening at home helps in alleviating emotional problems. It also helps in keeping out various germs. Health of the family members

Reason For Wearing Mangalsutra in Hinduism - Symbolic Meaning of Mangalsutra In Hindu Marriage

Mangalsutra is the combination of two words ‘Mangal’ and ‘Sutra.’ Mangal means that which is auspicious and sutra here refers to Mala or chain. Mangalsutra is the most important symbol of a Hindu married woman. Mangalsutra is made using yellow thread and black pearls. The yellow thread is associated with Brihaspati Navagraha and it symbolizes auspiciousness. The black pearl helps in absorbing all forms of negative energy. A strong Brihaspati is necessary for a happy married life. Another belief is that Yellow thread represents Goddess Parvati and the black pearls represent Shiva. The belief is that Shiva protects the husband and Goddess Parvati bless the married woman with healthy children, peace and prosperity. The other beliefs are that a woman wears Mangalsutra for the long life of her husband. It protects her husband from all dangers. Mangalsutra is like a kavach (shield) it protects her from all forms of danger. Yellow thread is today replaced with gold. 

The Mind Must Be Gathered Together And Made Steady – Kanchi Paramacharya

The more we increase our wants, to that extent, there will be no peace or comfort and it will only produce poverty and sorrow. We must train our mind not to keep wandering. One way of doing it is to apply it to good activities. The mind must be gathered together and made steady. It must be accustomed to think of noble and exalted objects. Eventually, the very act of thinking will cease and we will dissolve in Ishwara to become Ishwara. – Kanchi Paramacharya