In Hinduism, wearing ornaments is considered as a sign of good luck and prosperity. Married women, especially, should not remove their ornaments at any cost. Ornaments made of precious metals like gold and silver are considered as a symbol of Goddess Lakshmi.India is known to have a vast influence of gold and silver jewellery since ages.
Wearing ornaments is a dream of every woman. Indian women have a great liking towards gold and silver ornaments. Right from the time immemorial, women have been known to wear ornaments. It is evident from the sculptures and paintings found during excavations.
Majority of Hindu women are still seen laden with gold and silver ornaments. Though the craze for wearing heavy gold ornaments has come down with the changing times, the love for ornaments however remains the same. Ornaments and jewels are considered fashionable all over the globe. But in ancient times, Indians & majority of Hindu women wear ornaments for many reasons.
Most of the women love to wear fashionable jewellery in their day to day life .But do you know there are some scientific reason to wear that traditional jewellery .Wearing jewellery give us fashionable look in todays fashion world and the healthy benifits to our body.
According to the scientific principles, silver reacts well with the Earth's energy, while gold reacts well with the body's energy and aura. Therefore, silver is worn as anklets or toe rings while gold is used for the other upper parts of the body.
Interestingly, these ornaments are not just only to enhance beauty but provide health benifits. You will be amazed to know that there are scientific reasons attached with every ornament worn by Indian women.
Let us take a look at the amazing scientific reasons behind wearing ornaments.
Calms your mind, The aadnya chakra or the point between your eyebrows is highly susceptible to damage caused by anxiety and stress.This point has tremendous significance in the ancient healing arts. That's way wearing a bindi comes into play important role. Massaging this point on a daily basis helps the muscles and nerves in this area relax sending a calming effect throughout your body.
A bindi is much more than a fashion statement or a sign of tradition and religion. This cultural practice actually has a number of health benefits!
It is a kind of hanging pendant which is worn on the head. It is said to control the level of heat in the body.
The earrings are mostly made of gold. The ear piercing ritual is very significant for girls and boys. The nerves connect to the eyes and in females, it is connected to the reproductive organs. Therefore, wearing an earring provides friction which results in better eyesight.
According to Ayurveda, piercing the nose near a particular node on the nostril helps in lessening the pain during monthly periods in women. Hence, girls as well as older women are supposed to wear nose rings. It is preferred that women wear nose rings on the left nostril since the nerves leading from the left nostril are associated with the female reproductive organs. Piercing the nose at this position helps in easing childbirth.
According to scriptures, the Mangalsutra attracts a lot of positive and divine energy. In a Mangalsutra, the two golden cups are hollow from one side and is raised on the other side. The Mangalsutra is worn with the hollow side facing the body so that the positive energies are attracted towards the void of the cups. This helps to keep the body and mind healthy. It also regularises the blood circulation in body.
It is the most common ornament worn by both men and women. The nerves of our body are connected to each other and metal is considered good for health. Ring finger has a nerve which is connected to heart through brain. Thumb rings are said to stimulate the pleasure hormones. Usually, rings are not worn on middle finger because the nerve of this finger passes through the brain divider line and if any metallic friction is here, then there is a confusion in the brain which affects decision-making ability.
Bangles regularise the blood circulation in the body. Furthermore, the electro-magnetic energy passing out through outer skin is again reverted to one's own body because of the ring shaped bangles, which has no ends to pass the energy outside. People who know about reiki/energy healing can understand that energy can be channelled from the hand and directed to the palms. This way a women gains her strength which mighted be getting wasted otherwise.
8.KARDHANI (WAIST BAND):
Kardhani or kamarband is another ornament which is of great significance. It is worn on the waist by women. It helps in regulating the menstrual periods and provides relief from the menstrual cramps. A silver kardhani is said to control belly fat.
Anklets are worn on the ankles which join it to the toe. An anklet is usually made of silver which help to retain a woman's energy. It also provides relief from joint pains and the jingling sound keeps the negative energy away.
Toe rings are usually worn on the second toe finger. where nerve is connected to the uterus and passes through the heart. It regularises the menstrual flow and helps in conceiving. It also balances the blood pressure level.
Traditionally, jewelry represents a symbol of prestige, wealth and power. Jewellery has the ability to highlight women's personality and bring out the best features when wearing the right jewellery for the right occasion.