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Upanayana in social perspective

V. Pandian

Upanayana in social perspective

by V. Pandian

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Published by Vijaya Vanamahdevi Publication in Madras (15 Jeth Nagar III Street, Raja Annamalaipuram, Madras-600028) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sacred thread ceremony.,
  • Caste -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 149-152.

    StatementV. Pandian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1226.82.S2 P28 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 152 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3926459M
    LC Control Number81900121

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Upanayana in social perspective. Madras (15 Jeth Nagar III Street, Raja Annamalaipuram, Madras): Vijaya Vanamahdevi Publication, [19]80 (OCoLC) The crystallisation of the caste system was manifest in the field of education in the post-Vedic period.

After upanayana, the minimum age of entry to education was 8 for brahmanas, 11 for kshatriyas, and 12 for vaishyas ; the maximum age limit was 16 for a brahmana, 22 fori a kshatriya, and 24 for a vaishya.

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Upanayana and Vedic sacraments are common to all sects of Hindus, therefore sectarian philosophical differences should not be brought into the Sacraments. Whereas the original Upanayana was the entrance ceremony into a Vedic College, the ceremony should now be considered as the “coming of age ceremony” in which the individual becomes a fully-fledged and accountable member of the Hindu.

In Hinduism, the "sacred thread" (Sanskrit: यज्ञोपवीतम् yajñopavītam or upavīta) is a thin, consecrated cord, composed of distinct cotton strands, worn to symbolize the permission given to the wearer to perform sandhyavandanam and recite the Gayatri Mantra.

The “family books” (2–7) are so-called because they have hymns by members of the same clan in each book; but other clans are also represented in the Rigveda. In all, 10 families of rishis account for more than 95% of the ṛcs; for each of them the Rigveda includes a lineage-specific āprī hymn (a special sūkta of rigidly formulaic.

A Brahmin child's upanayana must be performed when he is eight years old from conception, that is when he is seven years and two months old from birth A Ksatriya's is to be performed at the age of twelve Krsna Paramatman who belonged to the clan of Yadus (Yadavas) was invested with the sacred thread at that age The corresponding age for a Vaisya is sixteen According to the sastras, the lower.

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The perfect reference for all students of Hinduism, it is ideal for both for. The upanayana rite is acknowledged as one of the most important rites in Hinduism. The significance of this rite can be observed as mainly a social transformation into adult society (Smith 65).

This rite marks a rebirth of those classified as a twice-born, or dvija, in Hindu society (Pandey ). True facts on Upanayana among Hindus.

He was Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s disciple and he explained about all such process in his book Hari Bhakti Vilasa.

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A perspective is simply a way of looking at the world. A theory is a set of. One of the most imperative components of the Hindu religion are the rites that believers take part in.

The upanayana rite is fulfilled in a young man’s life around the age of puberty (Pandey ). The upanayana, otherwise known as the sacred thread ceremony, entails presenting the young man with a sacred thread initiating him into society, and symbolizing the transfer of spiritual knowledge.Upanayana (Sanskrit: उपनयन upanayana-) is one of the traditional saṃskāras (rites of passage) that marked the acceptance of a student by a guru (teacher) and an individual's entrance to a school in Hinduism.

The tradition is widely discussed in ancient Sanskrit texts of India and varies regionally.[2] The sacred thread (yajnopavita or janeu) is received by the boy during this.Upanayanam is one of the most important Samskārās. “Upa” means ‘close’ and “Nayanam” means ‘to bring’. Upanayanam means to bring closer to the Guru or Divine.

Upanayanam also known as the ‘sacred thread ceremony’ is performed to mark the commencement of formal education in the Vaidic tradition.