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Janeu Sanskar

Janeu is called Yagyopaveet in the Sanskrit language. it is a sacred thread made of three-thread yarn, which a person wears over the left shoulder and below the proper arm. that is, it’s far put around the neck in this sort of way that it stays above the left shoulder. The three threads in the thread – symbols of the trinity Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh-Symbols of Devaruna, Pitruruna, and Rishi-runa are symbols of Sattva, Raja, and Tama. Also, these three sutras symbolize the three steps of the Gayatri Mantra and also the symbols of the three ashrams. There are three wires in each wire of thread. So the total number of stars is nine. One mouth, two nostrils, two eyes, two ears, and two feces and urine make up a total of nine. It means – we speak and eat well with our mouths, see well with our eyes, and hear well with our ears. Five knots are tied in the thread which symbolizes Brahma, Dharma, Ardha, Kama, and Moksha. It is also a symbol of five yagyas, five sense organs, and five actions. The length of the thread: The length of the thread is 96 fingers because the wearer of the thread should try to learn 64 arts and 32 vidyas. 32 Vidyas are composed of four Vedas, four Upavedas, six Angas, six Darshanas, three Sutras, and nine Aranyakas. The 64 arts include architectural creation, cuisine, painting, literary arts, handicrafts, language, machine making, sewing, embroidery, weaving, handicrafts, jewelry making, agricultural knowledge, etc.

There is a punishment in the hand of the child at the time of wearing the thread. During this, he wears a single garment without stitching and has a yellow dupatta around his neck. After shaving, the crest is placed. Stands on the feet. Mekhla, Kopin, Dand: A thread-like knot that can be tied around the waist is called Mekhla. Mekhla is also called Munj and Kardhani. A long piece of kalawa, a string of cotton, stitched cloth, is made of mekhela. Kopeen is about 4 inches wide and one and a half feet long loincloth. It can also be kept by stitching it with Mekhla. A roll-like stick or Brahma Dand can also be kept in the form of punishment. Yagyopaveet is kept in yellow color. Wearing unstitched clothes, holding a stick in hand, wearing a kopeen and a yellow dupatta, the janeu is worn by law. There is a Yagya for wearing the thread, in which the holder of the thread participates with his entire family. The sacred thread performed by the yajna is made by granting it with a special method. It is worn only after Guru Diksha. When it is impure, it is replaced. This Sanskar starts with Gayatri Mantra: Yagyopaveet Sanskar starts with Gayatri Mantra. The union of Gayatri- Upavit is Dwijatva. There are three strings in the Yagyopaveet.

There are three stages in Gayatri.

‘Tatsaviturvarenyam’ first stage, ‘Bhargodevasya dhimahi’ is the second stage, ‘Dhiyo yo nah prachodayat’ The third stage is Statue of Gayatri Mahamantra – Yagyopaveet, which contains three words including 9 words, and three steps. With this mantra, we perform the sacrament of Yagyopavitam: Ayushyamgra pratimucha shubram yajnopaveetam balamastu tejah.

Before commencing the sacrificial rites, the sacrificial rites are performed. On the day of the ceremony, after bathing the boy, apply sandalwood saffron on his head and body and make him celibate by wearing a thread. Then do the offering. The deities are worshiped in a ritualistic manner, the yajna vedi, and the child is made to sit by wearing a garland with lingerie.

After this, ten times, after being energized with the Gayatri Mantra, with the invocation of the deities, a promise is taken from him to teach the scriptures and observe the fasts. The Guru says by reciting the mantra that from today you have become a Brahmin, that is, one who believes in Brahm (the one who believes only in God). After this, by wearing deer skin, tie a knot of Munj (Mekhla) and give punishment in hand. After that, the boy begs for alms from the people present.

Age of wearing Janeu: Upanayana ceremony of the child should be performed in the eighth year of the day on which the child is conceived. Vidya should be started only after wearing janeu, but nowadays most people do not wear janeu after the end of the guru tradition, so they are wearing janeu before marriage.

But that is nothing more than just a ritual because they do not understand the importance of the thread. It is necessary to wear a Janeu before performing any religious work, worship, yagya, etc. In Hinduism, marriage is not complete until the thread is worn.

During the excretion of stool and urine, the thread should be placed on the right ear and should be removed only after cleaning hands. Its basic meaning is that the thread should be higher than the waist and should not be impure. This is extremely important.

If any thread of thread breaks or is more than 6 months, then it should be replaced. Do not keep a broken image of the body. If the threads start getting raw and dirty, it is advisable to replace them earlier.

There is a tradition in the house to change it after birth and death.

The thread is not taken out of the body. To clean it, wear it in the gut and wash it by rotating it. If you get off by mistake, then there is a rule to chant or change a rosary of atonement.

  1. When the children become capable of following these rules, only then they should be performed Yagyopaveet Sanskar.

The scientific importance of Janeu

  1. Wearing a janeu in case of frequent bad dreams does not bring such dreams.
  2. Bypassing the thread near the heart, reduces the chances of heart disease, as it allows blood circulation to operate smoothly.
  3. A person wearing the thread is certain by way of the regulations of cleanliness. This cleaning protects him from diseases of teeth, mouth, stomach, worms, and bacteria.
  1. By holding the thread on the right ear, that ear nerve gets pressed, due to which any sleeping sleep of the brain works.
  2. The right ear vein is connected to the testicles and the gills. Wrapping the thread on the right ear at the time of passing urine protects the sperm.
  3. By wrapping the thread in the ear, the Surya nadi is awakened in a person.
  4. Wrapping Janeu on the ear also prevents stomach-related diseases and blood pressure problems.
  5. By wearing Janeu, the electric current line is controlled, which makes it easy to control lust and anger.
  6. There is a feeling of purity in the thread. It protects thoughts from evil deeds.
  7. Janeu does not cause other infectious diseases including constipation, ACDT, stomach diseases, urinary diseases, blood pressure, or heart diseases.

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