वृक्ष Tree చెట్లు
People are advised to worship Neem and Banyan tree in the morning. Inhaling the air near these trees, is good for health.
योग Yoga యోగ
If you are trying to look ways for stress management, there can’t be anything other than Hindu Yoga aasan Pranayama (inhaling and exhaling air slowly using one of the nostrils).
प्रतिष्ठान Placement ప్రతిష్ఠాపన
Hindu temples are built scientifically. The place where an idol is placed in the temple is called ‘Moolasthanam’. This ‘Moolasthanam’ is where earth’s magnetic waves are found to be maximum, thus benefitting the worshipper.
तुलसी Tulasi తులసి
Every Hindu household has a Tulsi plant. Tulsi or Basil leaves when consumed, keeps our immune system strong to help prevent the H1N1 disease.
मन्त्र Mantra మంత్ర
The rhythm of Vedic mantras, an ancient Hindu practice, when pronounced and heard are believed to cure so many disorders of the body like blood pressure.
तिलक Holy Ash విభూతి
Hindus keep the holy ash in their forehead after taking a bath, this removes excess water from your head.
कुंकुम Kunkuma కుంకుమ
Women keep kumkum bindi on their forehead that protects from being hypnotised.
हस्त ग्रास Eating with Hands హస్త భోజనం
Eating with hands might be looked down upon in the west but it connects the body, mind and soul, when it comes to food.
पत्तल Leaf Plate విస్తరాకు
Hindu customs requires one to eat on a leaf plate. This is the most eco-friendly way as it does not require any chemical soap to clean it and it can be discarded without harming the environment.banana; palash leaves
कर्णछेदन Piercing of Ears చెవులు కుట్టటం
Piercing of baby’s ears is actually part of acupuncture treatment. The point where the ear is pierced helps in curing Asthma.
हल्दी Turmeric పసుపు
Sprinkling turmeric mixed water around the house before prayers and after. Its known that turmeric has antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities.
गोबर Cow Dung ఆవు పేడ
The old practice of pasting cow dung on walls and outside their house prevents various diseases/viruses as this cow dung is anti-biotic and rich in minerals.
गोमूत्र Cow Urine గో పంచకం
Hindus consider drinking cow urine to cure various illnesses. Apparently, it does balance bile, mucous and airs and a remover of heart diseases and effect of poison.
शिक्षा Punishment గుంజిళ్ళు
The age-old punishment of doing sit-ups while holding the ears actually makes the mind sharper and is helpful for those with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, learning difficulties and behavioural problems.
दिया Ghee Lamps నేతి ప్రమిదలు
Lighting ‘diyas’ or oil or ghee lamps in temples and house fills the surroundings with positivity and recharges your senses.
जनेऊ Thread on Brahmin జంధ్యం
Janeu, or the string on a Brahmin’s body, is also a part of Acupressure ‘Janeu' and keeps the wearer safe from several diseases.
तोरण Toran తోరణం
Decorating the main door with ‘Toran’- a string of mangoes leaves;neem leaves;ashoka leaves actually purifies the atmosphere.
चरणस्पर्श Touching elders feet పెద్దల పాద స్పర్శ
Touching your elder’s feet keeps your backbone in good shape.
चिताग्नि Cremation శవ దహనం
Cremation or burning the dead, is one of the cleanest form of disposing off the dead body.
ॐ Om ఓం
Chanting the mantra ‘Om’ leads to significant reduction in heart rate which leads to a deep form of relaxation with increased alertness.
हनुमान चालीसा Hanuman Chalisa హనుమాన్ చాలీసా
Hanuman Chalisa, according to NASA, has the exact calculation of the distance between Sun and the Earth.
शंख Sankh శంఖం
The ‘Shankh Dhwani’ creates the sound waves by which many harmful germs, insects are destroyed. The mosquito breeding is also affected by Shankh blowing and decreases the spread of malaria.