Indian Customs

Naga Pratishta

Naga (snake) Pratishta (establishment) is commonly done in India to get rid of ‘Naga Dosha’  - an Indian term that refers to issues concerned with fertility, child birth or other ill omen relating to the child’s future - predicted by Astrologers!

Talakad

Talakad

“ತಲಕಾಡು ಮರಳಾಗಿ ಮಾಲಂಗಿ ಮಡುವಾಗಿ ಮೈಸೂರು ದೊರೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಮಕ್ಕಳಾಗದೆ ಹೋಗಲಿ” “May Malangi turn into an unfathomed whirlpool, May Talakad turn into a barren expanse of sand, May the Rajas of Mysore not have children for all time Read more…