Janeu Sanskar is also known as Yagnopavita or Upanayana, which is one of the ancient rituals.The most important sanskar for teenagers and youth , regardless of gender. It indeed gives “new birth” ( dwijatva ) to a person. The development of personality coherent with the dignity of human-being begins only after one adopts certain moral values and disciplines of humanity and enlightens his/her mind as well as inner self. The Yagyopaveet sanskar is performed to channelize this development . The initiation of the Gayatri Mantra and experiments of spiritual elevation is associated with this sanskar .
Importance of Yagnopavita Sanskar
It is the symbol of acceptance by a student from a mentor. There was a time when gurus used to decide whether their students are allowed to enter the school or not. Yagnopavita is one of the major sanskar among the 16 Vedic sanskaras.
Janeu is a sacred thread received by a young boy from his mentor. This holy thread found on the boy’s left shoulder to the right in such a way that it crosses his chest.
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