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There are many rites related to the Hindu life cycle, the first rites are performed even before the birth of a child. In Hinduism, it is thought that it is the duty of everyone to have children. For this reason, rites are delivered even before the birth of the child.


The first rite is to conceive a child.

This is followed by a rite in the third month of pregnancy where the fetus is expected to be a son.  

When a woman is pregnant for the first time, the man splits the woman’s hair so that the pregnancy goes well

The birth rite of a child, where it is hoped the child will be wise and long-lived.

Naming rite, which is performed ten or twelve days after birth











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It was enough to give solid food,

when the child gets his first tooth.

Members of the Brahmanic caste are considered to be three years old for the first haircut,

  where he is officially admitted as a member of this caste.

Taking it to the teacher,

at which point the learning of the Vedas begins and he becomes a full member of his own order and is given a sacred cord.

Return home ceremony including bathing and  the boy receives the clothes of an adult man and permission to marry.






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In this rite, the father extradites his daughter,   the bridegroom grabs his hand and together they circulate the holy fire and sacrifice, the bride steps on the grindstone and they take the seven steps together. In India, marriages are still often planned by parents for their children, and castes also play a large part in spouse selection.


is celebrated to transfer the deceased to other corpses. Many wish to have a death knell on the banks of the sacred Ganges River and ashes to it. The deceased is still remembered on the days of remembrance of death, and this brahmana is always called to this ceremony.


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