Karnvedh Sanskar

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Karnvedh Sanskar

Karnvedh Sanskar is the ritual of having the ear pierced. Karnvedh Sanskar is performed so that child may listen to good things and to have a good education.

  1. Let’s first learn the significance and importance of Karnvedh Sanskar.
  2. Then we will learn about the Puja items.
  3. We will do Panch Peeth puja.
  4. We will conclude the Karnvedh Sanskar with a small Yagna.
STEP 1: Let’s understand Karnvedh Sanskar

Watch the video to know the significance and importance of this Karnvedh Sanskar.

STEP 2: Let’s Collect Puja Items for Karnvedh Sanskar & Learn their Significance
  • Rice
  • Sandalwood
  • Moli (red thread)
  • Roli (red powder)
  • Lamp
  • Incense sticks
  • Coconut
  • Flowers
  • Sweets, Fruits
  • Water
  • Milk
  • Sugar
  • Curd (Yogurt)
  • Clarified butter (Ghee)
  • Honey
  • Dry fruits
  • Yagyopavit (sacred thread)
STEP 3: Let’s understand Karnvedh Sanskar

First we will do the panch peeth puja
Let's follow the video through this step.

STEP 5: Now Let's Perform Havan

We will conclude the Karnvedh Sanskar ceramony with a small havan or yagna.
Watch and follow along with the video to perform the havan.

We will conclude Karnvedh Sanskar with the aarti or Shanti Path

Let’s do the Shanti Path.

Puja is considered complete after we offer dakshina


Regional Information For Karnvedh Sanskar

Karnvedh Sanskar

Vedas have defined the way of living for each individual in a very scientific and well defined manner. Sanskars are one of the means to reach this goal. An individual right from his birth till the death has to perform these 16 Sanskars or Stages. The literal meaning of the word “Sanskar” means cleansing the bad things out from someone and preparing him for the next phase in life. The Sanskars are performed for the Mental, physical, behavioral, and spiritual balance and progress of an individual. These ceremonies are vital for a human being to change his mind and means as well as fresh challenges.

Karnvedh Sanskar is the ritual of having the ear pierced. Karnvedh Sanskar is performed so that child may listen to good things and to have a good education. The child’s ear lobes are pierced either on the 12th or 16th day; or 6th, 7th or 8th month; or 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th or 9th year. Panchpeeth puja is done followed by yagya for Lord Vishnu. Donate money in the name of ancestors.

Goldsmith is called for the piercing of the child’s ear and all the ladies of the family sings holy songs for the welfare of the child. After the Karnvedh Sanskar ceremony the child is taken to the temple for worshipping and donate food and money there.

GENERAL DISCLAIMER – Through this website, an effort has been made to get us connected to our cultural and religious heritage with respect to our festivals by exhibiting the broad method of performing various pujas. As is well known customs, methods, sequence and pronunciation of these pujas differ from place to place located a few km’s apart. Hence the methods shown here are as per the system followed at the place where they have been recorded and may be different than perceived by many others. However these differences should not be taken as a mistake or deficiency. This may therefore be accepted as a broad outline and required changes/ modifications may be made as per requirement.