Hindu Omens (Shakunam)

Hari Om "Neither by explaining omens and prodigies, nor by skill in astrology and palmistry, nor by casuistry and expositions of holy texts let him (a Sanyasi) at any time gain his support." (Mann, vi, 50.) THE belief in omens has existed in all ages and countries. Traces of it still linger in the most … Continue reading Hindu Omens (Shakunam)

Omens and Their Significance

Hari Om Hindus have always believed in omens, both good and bad, telltale signs, shakuns, nimittas especially when they undertake certain important tasks to be accomplished or achieved. It is but human psychology to worry and get anxious over the outcome or result of any specific task, and therefore these so called omens, superstitions, or … Continue reading Omens and Their Significance