Wednesday, November 26, 2008


In Hindus, the wife is also called “vaamingini”. This word consist of 2 words i.e “vaaam” meaning “Left” and “angini" meaning “Part of body”. During marriage ceremony , symbolically space is given to wife at the left hand region of body of husband where human heart is situated. This is performed through sacred mantras. No religious ceremony is completed without the participation of wife. It is believe that half of the Punyas earn by the man is passed automatically to his wife. Though vice versa does not happen. As a exception of above rule, the wife should sit on the right side of a man at the time of Kanya Daan(marriage of daughter) and other religious sacrificial