Karnaved Sanskar is practiced in all the four categories of Hindu culture. The ear is pierced in this ceremonial ritual. There are two reasons of performing these two religious rites; one is to wear ornaments in the ear. Second is acupuncture occurs by ear piercing. It improves the flow of blood in the nerves leading to the brain. This increases hearing power and helps in the prevention of many diseases. On this day, after conducting the rituals, follow these connotation rituals and pray for the development of the child's intellect.
Significance of Sanskar:
‘भद्रं कर्णेभिः क्षृणुयाम देवा भद्रं पश्येमाक्षभिर्यजत्राः।
स्थिरैरंगैस्तुष्टुवां सस्तनूभिर्व्यशेमहि देवहितं यदायुः’।।
Karnaved Sanskar in Hindu religion is considered as the tenth prominent sacrament. This Sanskar is done for the overall improvement of hearing power and for the protection of health. Especially for the girls, the Karnaved Sanskar is contemplated essential. In order to keep the nerves intersecting, both ears are pierced which hold golden hulls/earrings. Karnaved Sanskar has physical benefits and is performed before the Upaniyan sanskar. This sacrament is done in the appropriate age either according to the tradition or during 6 months of the child’s age. Karnaved Sanskar is done for the purpose of achieving complete femininity and masculinity in men and women. It is also stated that the sun's rays enter through ear-piercing and make the child powerful and furious. To preserve the girl's ablution and to prevent the child from the diseases, this ritual is observed. Our scriptures do not allow a person to perform Shraddha ceremony if he has not gone through piercing ceremony- Karnaved Sanskar. Brahmins and Vaishya observe Karnaved Sanskar with the help of silver needle, Shudra varn with the iron needle and Kshatriya with golden needle. Brahmins, Kshatriyas and Vaishyas people also perform Karnaved Sanskar from the pointed needle. In the auspicious time, after worshiping the deities in the holy place, the ears should be pierced by allowing the child to sit in the direction of the sun’s rays.