How does spiritual healing occur by wearing dhoti-kurta?


1. Spiritually appropriate dresses of men as per Hindu culture

Amongst the dresses as per Hindu culture, the clothes like dhoti-uparana, dhoti-kurta, kurta-pyjama, silk dhoti, gamachha etc. are the appropriate and Sattvik dresses. According to the religious scriptures it is appropriate for men to wear dhoti-kurta everyday and a silk dhoti, that is, kaushey-uparana while performing a religious ritual and during festivals. Some people wear kurta-pyjama as it is not possible for them to wear a dhoti.

2. Dhoti

A dhoti, an uncut dress for men, prescribed by Hindu culture has been prevalent since ancient times. A dhoti is Sattvik because it is specially worn by the Deities. For this reason the benefit of Sattvikta available from wearing a dhoti is higher in comparison with other clothes.

2.1 Correct method of wearing a dhoti

  • Holding the dhoti with both hands bring it from behind the waist to the front in this manner.
  • Now leave open one arm length of the inner end of the dhoti held in the left hand.
  • Now bring the part of the dhoti held in the left hand to the right side in this manner.
  • Now bring the part of the dhoti held in the right hand to the left side in this manner.
  • Now tie tightly the part of the dhoti held in both the hands on the stomach, four fingers above the navel.
  • Thereafter bring the border of the left part behind through the two legs.
  • Now make the folds of this part of the dhoti behind the waist.
  • Now make the folds uniform.
  • Tuck these folds in the centre of the rear waist.
  • This is called a kanchh or lang of a dhoti.
  • Now make the folds of the right part of the dhoti, that is, the front part.
  • Now make the folds uniform.
  • Now tuck these folds from the front in the waistline just four fingers above the navel.
  • Thereafter make small folds of the front lower part of the dhoti. Again tuck these folds in the dhoti near the stomach.
  • Benefits of the above process of wearing dhoti:

  • Getting protection from the attacks of the negative energies: By wearing a dhoti four fingers above the navel, the layers of folds come on the navel. As a result the navel is fully protected from the attacks of the negative energies. If the navel is not covered with a cloth, it is easy for the negative energies to attack it and emit the black energy in the whole body through it. Contrary to this, because of the folds of the dhoti tucked in the front, the navel, the Swadhisthan-chakra and all the organs in the stomach are protected. Out of the nine openings of the body, the attacks of negative energies are in higher proportion on the genitals and the anus. The Jiva is protected from these attacks because of the protective cover of the folds of the kachha on them. Because of the folds, 4-5 layers of a dhoti are created one above the other. As a result the original Chaitanya in the dhoti remains conserved and the person wearing it gets the benefit of this Chaitanya for 24 hours. Due to the folds of the kachha Chaitanya is provided incessantly below the waist whereby the black energy over there is destroyed.
  • Imparting Chaitanya to Muladhar-chakra: With the folds tucked in the front and those of the kachha, necessary Chaitanya is provided to the Muladhar-chakra. As a result the centre of desire in the Muladhar-chakra is weakened. When such a Jiva undertakes Sadhana, his spiritual progress is fast.
  • Spirals of Chaitanya being generated around the Jiva and the Jiva getting continuous protection: Because of the method of wearing a dhoti, its many folds fall on the legs of the Jiva. For this reason the Chaitanya in the dhoti keeps flowing and ciculates around the body of the Jiva. A spiral is created around the body. As a result, the Jiva is constantly protected.
  • 2.2 Why folds of dhoti are not wrapped around the body similar to nine yards saree?

    Folds of a saree are wrapped while wearing a nine-yard saree. This is not done while wearing a dhoti. The reason is that the body of a woman is basically delicate and the womb is inside the stomach cavity. With the Chaitanya present in enormous proportion in the knot of the folds, the womb remains constantly protected.

    2.3 Subtle effects of wearing a dhoti

    A. The effects on the person wearing a dhoti – ‘Dhoti is the energy source of Chaitanya.’: When men stand with their feet together after wearing a dhoti, a shape synonymous to the English alphabet ‘W’ is formed in the downward direction of the dhoti. Through its centre point the inherent energy in the dhoti is emitted continuously in the upward direction. Hence, it is perceived subtly that just as Sri Lakshmi stands in the lotus, similarly the person is standing in the sheath of the inherent energy emitted by the dhoti. This upward the inherent energy in the dhoti is transmitted towards the person wearing the dhoti like the plume of smoke arising after putting Dhoop (Black incense) on the live coals during puja and a protective sheath is formed around him. This energy spreads in the body of the person also. Hence, the person wearing the dhoti keeps swimming in the pool of Chaitanya continuously. The back covering on him is destroyed. The presence of negative energies is also reduced. As a result the Jiva’s presence is strengthened. This helps the Jiva in becoming introverted and inculcating Divine qualities.

    B. The changes after wearing dhoti in the people distressed with negative energies: Ms. Ranjana saw some people affected by negative energies wearing a dhoti instead of a pant. Ms. Ranjana perceived that the energy of the negative energies present in them had reduced as compared to before. As a result, the manifestation of negative energies in the people had also reduced. Ms. Ranjana felt calm after looking at them.

    2.4 Difference in a seeker distressed by negative energy when wearing a shirt-pant and thereafter wearing dhoti regularly

    Subtle reading by Ms. Ranjana, of a seeker distressed by negative energy on wearing a shirt-pant:

  • The sorcerer from Hell, distressing the seeker was manifesting in him.
  • Anger showed on the face of the seeker and she felt that there were continuous reactions in the seeker’s mind.
  • Due to the manifestation of the sorcerer, the seeker’s temperament had become irritable, angry and egoistic.
  • Subtle reading by Ms. Ranjana, of the seeker distressed by negative energy on wearing a dhoti

  • After wearing a dhoti by the seeker distressed with negative energy, the sternness on his face while wearing the pant-shirt reduced.
  • The seeker’s own presence gained prominence over the sorcerer’s presence.
  • As a result, the chaos of his emotions reduced and the seeker experienced calmness.
  • After sometime, thoughts of Bhav started arising in the seekers mind. Gentleness, Bhav and bliss started showing on his face.
  • His conduct showed humility and patience.
  • The subtle reading by Ms. Ranjana shows that wearing a dhoti is beneficial from a spiritual viewpoint.

    2.5 Process of spiritual healing through the dhoti

  • The lower portion of the body has more propensity to absorb energy emanating from the Hell region (Patal). A void of a specific shape is created upon wearing a dhoti. This void resists the energy emanating from the Hell region (Patal) and instantly destroys the black energy entering the body. This void in the dhoti repels the attacks of negative energies taking place within the body and disintegrates the black energy.
  • The white colour of the dhoti drives back the attacks of the negative energies from the outer atmosphere.
  • 3. Kurta

    Kurta is worn with a dhoti. This is an ideal and appropriate dress that provides Sattvikta to a person.

    Spiritual experience on wearing a dhoti-kurta: By wearing a dhoti-kurta for a week, ceasing of attack by negative energies from outside; no burning in the legs as before and experiencing cool and warm vibrations in the legs: I used to constantly experience a sensation of burning in my legs. Due to the burning, I would not be able to keep my soles on the ground. On 15th July 2008, I wore a dhoti for half a day for the first time. Thereafter, due to some reason I wore a pant instead of the dhoti. It was then that I realised that the burning in my legs had stopped on wearing dhoti. After wearing a pant the burning sensation in my legs recommenced again. The next day, I wore a dhoti during the entire day and there was no burning in my legs. From that time onwards I have been wearing a dhoti and kurta everyday. After wearing a dhoti, I experienced another change that, ‘I felt both cool and warm vibrations in my calf muscles.’ Towards the lower part of my legs, where the border of the dhoti lies, I experienced coolness and above it I felt a little warm sensation. Now I am able to place my feet on the ground comfortably. Thus I realised that by wearing a dhoti the attacks of negative energies from outside ceases and the black energy within the body is also removed. – Mr. Mukul Gadgil

    Mr. Gadgil used to experience burning sensation in his legs due to the attacks of negative energy from outside. As the dhoti is in one peice, Chaitanya flows in a greater proportion in its threads. Chaitanya is acquired by wearing a dhoti due to which, the black energy present in the body exits. As a result Mr. Gadgil experienced warmth. This Chaitanya is emitted from the border of the dhoti. Due to this Mr. Gadgil experienced coolness at that place. The educational spiritual experience of Mr. Gadgil and its underlying spiritual science shows that wearing dhoti-kurta is beneficial from a spiritual viewpoint and it protects from negative energies as well.

    3.1 Kurta with full sleeves

    For the average Jivas who do not do Sadhana, only a full-sleeved kurta along with a dhoti is beneficial. A kurta with full sleeves has more ability to conserve the attracted frequencies. Similarly, this kurta also emits the frequencies of inferior desire-energy (Iccha-shakti). As the full-sleeved kurta covers the entire body of the person, it has the ability to purify the body of the person wearing it. With the touch of the full sleeve to the wrist of the person, this part becomes sensitive and the person gets the strength to take action through the frequencies of desire-energy. When the average Jivas not doing Sadhana wears a full-sleeved kurta that covers the entire body, they are protected from the negative energies.

    3.2 Kurta with half sleeves

    The persons doing Sadhana have the ability to attract the frequencies of superior Principles in the environment. So it is beneficial for the seekers and disciples to wear a half-sleeved kurta. By wearing a half-sleeved kurta, the ability of such persons to absorb and emit the frequencies of superior Principles in the atmosphere increases. A half-sleeved kurta has higher ability to emit the already absorbed frequencies of superior Principle. This kurta also has the ability to purify the environment around the person’s body. When a half-sleeved kurta is worn, the action-energy in the person’s body is awakened with the touch of the sleeve and it provides momentum to the thoughts of doing Karma. By wearing a half-sleeved kurta, a protective sheath is created around the bodies of the persons of the seeker and disciple level. For this reason it becomes possible to fight the attacks of the negative energies. The bodies of Saints are full of Chaitanya. This is the reason why the type of clothes they wear is not important. From this the importance of wearing of clothes as per spiritual level is highlighted.

    3.3 Subtle effect of wearing Kurta and dhoti

    Effect of kurta with full sleeves at subtle level:

    • The frequencies of Sagun Chaitanya flow in the full-sleeved kurta and they are emitted in the atmosphere.
    • The particles of Sagun destroyer energy are emitted from this kurta.
    • Similarly the particles of Absolute Air Principle are also emitted.
    • The clouds of illsory Raja-Tama energy are emitted from a kurta.

    Effect of dhoti at subtle level:

    • As a dhoti contains Sattvikta, its folds emit Shanti.
    • The particles of Anand spread in the dhoti.
    • Mild Chaitanya flows from the folds of the dhoti.
    • The flows of Chaitanya with the particles of Shanti contained in them are transmitted from the dhoti to the kurta. With this the active energy in a kurta is weakened.
    • Energy is emitted from the dhoti. With this energy the Raja-Tama cover around a person is reduced.
    • While walking, Anand and Shanti are spread in the atmosphere in a mild momentum through the dhoti.

    The person who wears Sattvik clothes is no doubt benefitted, but it also affects the surrounding persons and atmosphere.

    Spiritual experience – Increase in the Chaitanya present in the atmosphere due to the dhoti-kurta worn by seekers in a wedding ceremony, thereby resulting in increase in the gratitude and respect for the seekers: Wedding ceremony of a seeker was arranged in April 2006. On this occasion 6-7 seekers of Miraj hermitage of Sanatan Sanstha in Maharashtra had worn white dhotis and kurtas. All the seekers wearing the Sattvik dress entered the hall together. There was a sudden increase in Chaitanya in the atmosphere. Chaitanya was absorbed by the sattvik dress of the seekers and was emitted in the atmosphere. That time I imagined Dwaparyug and my spiritual emotion towards God awakened. Due to the Sattvik dress worn by the seekers, a feeling of gratitude and respect arose in my mind. I felt that divinity was generated in them and I was becoming humble at their Holy Feet. I did a subtle mental Namaskar and my mind experienced Shanti. – Ms. Gayatri Butte.

    This spiritual experience of Ms. Gayatri endorses the spiritual science of the beneficial effects of Sattvik clothes and the importance of observing Achars is also understood. This shows what in-depth thought Sanatan Hindu Dharma has given to the environment benefitting from every act of a person.

    On wearing a dhoti, the persons get benefits at different levels as per their individual spiritual level, the spiritual emotion in them and their distress of negative energy, like:

  • Alleviation of depression.
  • Prayer and commencing of chanting.
  • Each action being done with spiritual emotion.
  • Experiencing enthusiasm.
  • Mind becoming thoughtless.
  • Experiencing that a cool spiral is moving around the body.
  • Experiencing absorption of Divine frequencies.
  • Experiencing Shanti
  • Remembering Srivishnu at the very sight of a dhoti
  • 4. Experiment using Electrosomatographic Scanning Method

    In the ‘Electrosomatographic Scanning’ technique, observations about the various bio-electric regulatory zones of the body are obtained. Through this method, information is obtained about the bio-electric energy zones associated with the seven chakras. This technique uses very low electric current and the information is made available with the help of a computer. A mechanical device known as DDFO is used. In this method, electrodes are taped to the hands, soles and the forehead and information is obtained using computer technology.

    In this experiment two groups of seekers were selected.

  • Those not distressed by negative energies
  • Those distressed by negative energies.
  • The experiment was conducted on the two groups as follows. First, baseline readings were noted of bio-electric regulatory zones associated with the sapta-chakras of seekers wearing pant-shirts. Later, the seekers were asked to wear dhoti-kurtas and the readings of the bio-electric regulatory zones associated with the sapta-chakras of seekers were taken at regular intervals. After this, once again the seekers wore pant-shirts and for a certain time period, the readings were taken of bio-electric regulatory zones associated with their sapta-chakras. The sapta-chakras function in two groups.

  • The upper four chakras, that is, Anahat, Vishuddha, Adnya and Sahasrar-chakra
  • The lower three chakras, that is, Manipur, Swadhishthan and Muladhar-chakra
  • The figure indicating a change in the bio-electric regulatory state associated with the sapta-chakras either changes to more negative or positive. A shift to the negative side indicates that the chakra has become inert and when the shift is to the positive side, it indicates that the chakra has been activated.

    Summary of the observations in the Electrosomatographic experiment about wearing a dhoti-kurta:

    Observations in seekers not distressed by negative energies:

  • After wearing a dhoti-kurta, there was a reduction in the inertness of the four chakras in the upper portion of the body.
  • Upon wearing a pant-shirt, there was an increase in the inertness of the four chakras in the upper portion of the body.
  • A reduction in the inertness of the upper four chakras after wearing a dhoti-kurta, means that these chakras were able to absorb the Sattva component in a short period and these chakras started to enhance it in the body. Therefore the conclusion is that, by wearing a dhoti-kurta, the temperament of a seeker not affected by negative energies becomes Sattva predominant. This conclusion is supported by the spiritual experiences the participating seekers had during the experiment.

    4.1 Spiritual experience of a seeker not distressed by negative energy

    Chanting becoming better and the mind becoming thoughtless upon wearing a dhoti-kurta: On 20th January 2009, I participated in an experiment using the Electrosomatographic scanning method, to experience the difference upon wearing a pant-shirt and a dhoti-kurta. Observations and study of this was done four times in a day. I experienced a lot of change in my self, after I wore a dhoti-kurta one whole day and night. I felt that the dhoti-kurta was Sattvik, when compared to the pant-shirt. My chanting became better and the mind was thoughtless for a longer period upon wearing a dhoti-kurta. – Mr. Prakash Marathe

    4.2 Observation of seekers distressed by negative energies

  • After wearing a dhoti-kurta, there was a reduction in the inertness of the sapta-chakras.
  • After wearing a pant-shirt, there was an increase in the inertness of the sapta-chakras.
  • This means, after wearing a pant-shirt, there is a materialisation of Tama component in the body of a person. With the collection of black energy, the sapta-chakras become inert. Hence, the conclusion here is,

  • Upon wearing a pant-shirt, the temperament of a seeker becomes negative.
  • The Sattva component in a dhoti-kurta reduces the Raja-Tama predominant black energy in the chakras. This activates the chakras and reduces their inertness.
  • Spiritual experience of Mr. Vijay, a seeker distressed by negative energy: Mr. Vijay says that he is severely distressed by negative energy. For the past seven years, he had a strong dislike for dhoti-kurta. Just by looking at this dress, he would feel intense anger. If someone would ask him about wearing this dress, he would say that the issue did not concern him and he would avoid the topic. Mr. Vijay also participated in the Electrosomatographic scanning experiment to study the effect of wearing a dhoti-kurta. This experiment was conducted on 19th January 2009, for which Mr. Vijay had to wear a dhoti-kurta. During the experiment, Mr. Vijay started to experience a burning sensation at his Anahat-chakra. After some time, his distress reduced and he started to experience some good sensation at his Anahat and other chakras. He felt something changing in himself. The following day, his chanting started to occur with the pace of his breathing.

    Thus by wearing a dhoti-kurta, there was a reduction in the distress of Mr. Vijay and he started getting good spiritual experiences. The similarity in the spiritual experiences of seekers and the observations made with the DDFAO machine proves that from a spiritual viewpoint, wearing a dhoti-kurta is more appropriate than wearing a pant-shirt. A person is not affected much even if he wears a pant-shirt after having worn a dhoti-kurta for some time.


    Why do men wear a cap during religious rituals?


    A cap or a turban is worn on the head by men. Hindu Dharma has suggested various remedies for a person to have communion with God in some manner or the other. In Kaliyug, man has drifted far away from ritualistic worship, sadhana etc. His seriousness towards karma has also declined. In such situation, the external media like a cap or a turban are used to generate spiritual emotion, seriousness and the desire for God realisation in a person. Hence, the concept of cap and turban was created.

    1. Why have different types of caps come into existence?

    In ancient times, people were very sattvik. So having a tuft of hair and wearing of a holy thread was considered a true achar; but after some time with the influence of foreign culture on Bharatiya subjects the achars of Hindu culture declined. The educated Jivas started following the foreign pattern of behaviour. Taking advantage of this aspect the mantriks from Hell region (Patal) gradually took control of the minds of the Bharatiyas through the medium of non-sattvik dresses and brought about changes in the colour and method of Bharatiya’s dresses. For this reason different types of caps evolved.

    Today various types of caps are available in the market. These include a round-shaped black cap, a round cap worn while playing cricket, a white fur cap, a cap of weird colours to be worn by children, white flat cap, a woollen cap, a cap made of a specific cloth by inserting a cardboard in it etc. Among these, the flat white cap, woollen cap and the cap of a specific cloth with cardboard inserted in it were created in Bharat.

    2. A black coloured round cap (cowboy hat)

    This influence of the foreign culture on Bharat is an indicator of the thinking process that ‘Bharatiyas like black colour’. Attraction towards black colour was generated due to the demonic illusion of the foreigners and therefore people began to wear a black cap instead of a white one as a fashion. Though a cap is a part of Bharatiya dress, the demonic culture sowed the seeds of black colour in it and tried to bring the Bharatiya subjects under the influence of the foreign culture. Through the medium of a black cap, the deceitful Mantriks brought the sattvik intellect of the Hindus under their control and established the English culture in Bharat. Gradually the Mantriks sowed corrupt achars in the Hindu mind through the medium of the colours of dresses.

    Subtle effects of wearing a cowboy hat:

    • A whirlpool of tama vibrations revolves in the cap.
    • From this whirlpool, clouds of tama-predominant vibrations are created.
    • The raja component with vibrations is activated in the cap and its spiral keeps moving around the head of the person.
    • Raja-predominant particles are emitted from the cap.
    • The destroyer-energy of Absolute Fire Principle is activated in the cap and the destroyer particles are emitted from it.
    • Black energy is emitted from the deeper part of the cap.
    • Particles of tama-predominant ego are emitted from the person because of his thought, ‘I have worn something fashionable’
    • Particles of Chaitanya and Energy are emitted from the pyjama in the atmosphere.

    There is no spiritual benefit from wearing such a cap.

    3. Cap prevalent today with a protruding semi-circular portion in front

    Due to this cap a thick black cover of raja-tama frequencies is created on the mind and intellect of thr person. The frequencies of black energy in the environment and Hell region are rapidly attracted to the raja-tama frequencies present around the mind and intellect of the person. Their cover is also created around the mind and intellect of the person. Because of this cover the discriminatory ability of the person is suppressed, his ego increases and his tama component is awakened and activated. As a result the negative energies easily take control of the Jiva’s mind and intellect and they can do their task through the medium of such Jivas.

    4. A white flat cap (Gandhi cap)

    When some progressive-minded Bharatiyas were blindly imitating the foreign culture, a white flat cap which was known as a Gandhi cap was prevalent in Bharat. The Gandhi cap was certainly better than the foreign hat.

    Subtle effects of white flat cap:

    • Because of the white colour, the particles of sattva component are emitted from it.
    • By wearing the white Gandhi cap, the negative energies in the atmosphere are attracted to it and it also emits black energy. For this reason the person wearing this cap is not able to achieve communion with God.
    • The energy of Absolute Fire Principle is emitted from the white Gandhi cap and the person is protected from the tama-predominant vibrations in the atmosphere.
    • A cover of tama guna is created around the mind and intellect of the person wearing the cap and it emits the particles of tama guna.
    Not much spiritual benefit is available by wearing a white Gandhi cap. Whatever benefit is available; it is because of the white colour of the cap.
    In the earlier times, a cap or a turban was not necessary. That is why men did not wear a cap or a turban. Today most people wear a cap for protecting themselves from the sun. Wearing a cap maybe beneficial to some extent at a physical level; but its adverse effects at a spiritual level are numerous. Keeping this point in mind abstain from wearing a cap as far as possible.

    5. Why there was no need to wear a cap in earlier times?

    In earlier times most people were following Dharma in day-to-day life. They had a tuft on the head. The tuft works like an antenna. Through the tuft, such Jivas could easily absorb the frequencies of the Deities in the atmosphere. They did not need a cap. In Kaliyug due to decline in sattvikta, it is appropriate that even the men who have a tuft should wear a cap.

    6. Importance of wearing of a cap by men during religious rituals

    Points regarding wearing of a cap by men during a religious ritual in Kaliyug are as follows:

    • Process of absorption of nirgun Divine energy becoming possible: In a religious ritual the man is the administrator of the ritual. The nirgun Divine Energy is attracted to his Brahmarandhra. In the people in Kaliyug, the ability to absorb this energy is absent. For this reason, through the external mediums like a cap it becomes possible to absorb this energy as per the person’s ability.
    • The process of absorption of sattvikta through raja guna becoming easy: The temperament of men is not of raja guna. As compared to men the women are more sensitive. For this reason it becomes possible for women to absorb the sattvik frequencies in less time; but for men it is not possible. At the time of a religious ritual the action-frequencies in the atmosphere materialise in the cap worn by men and are slowly transferred in his body. These frequencies help sustain the activeness of men. Similarly it becomes easy for men to obtain the benefit of sattvikta in less time.
    • Prevention of raja-tama frequencies emitting from the hair: By wearing a cap, the rapidly moving raja-tama frequencies emitted from the man’s hair are covered by the cloth. This stops their functioning. During auspicious occasion, the raja frequencies of action are spread in the environment. By wearing a cap at this time, these frequencies are absorbed and transferred in his body. In this manner it becomes possible for a person to obtain the benefit of these frequencies on a sagun level.
    • The touch of the protective sheath created around the body becoming helpful in making the man’s body sattvik: By wearing a cap during a religious ritual Chaitanya is transmitted in the person’s body in some proportion and is also emitted in all the directions through the cap in some proportion. After some time, a protective sheath of these emitted Chaitanya frequencies is created around the body of the person. In a way this helps protect the person on the level of raja guna. Similarly the touch of this sheath helps in making the body of the person sattvik.

    7. Science underlying the act of wearing a cap at the time of waving an arti to a man

    Because of the vermilion (kumkum) mark on the forehead and the pure substances of the arti at the time of waving an arti, the destroyer Shakti Principle is activated in some proportion. By wearing a cap or by keeping the Brahmarandhra pressed with the right palm for some time, they get the benefit of the destroyer Shakti.

    8. Turban

    A turban is an uncut cloth. So it contains more sattvikta. Again because it is worn by wrapping it around the head as per the circumambulation path, that is, in a clock-wise manner, spiritual healing also happens through it. The concept of turban has been introduced with a spiritual perspective by the persons of higher spiritual level of Bharat. Hence, the Divine energy is attracted in the turban.

    Subtle effect of turban:

    1. Chaitanya of sagun level is attracted in the turban from God.

    • The Chaitanya revolves around the turban in an active form.
    • Chaitanya and sattvikta are emitted from the upper end of the turban.
    • Due to the flow of Chaitanya inside the turban, the body of the person wearing it is purified and he is protected from negative energies. The mind of the person experiences calmness.

    2. Divine Energy is attracted in the turban.

    • Particles of this energy become active and are emitted.

    3. A flow of Energy is attracted in the turban from God.

    • This Energy is activated and revolves around the turban.
    • A combined flow of Chaitanya and Energy is emitted from the lower end of the turban and the black energy around the person and in the environment is pushed away.
    • Depending on the purpose, turbans of different colours are worn. A red coloured turban should be worn to emit the frequencies of Shakti of warrior radiance. The red colour is conducive for protection from negative energies. For spreading the Brahma radiance in the society and to imbibe it in self, the colour of the turban should be yellow. The yellow colour is conducive for spiritual progress.

    8.1 Benefits of wearing a turban

    The subtlest frequencies of higher Deities of the Universe are attracted towards a turban. These frequencies spread in the Jiva’s body through the Sahasrar-chakra and become active. By absorbing these sattvik and Chaitanya-filled subtle frequencies, the gross body, mental body, causal body and supercausal body of the Jiva are purified and they become sattvik and full of Chaitanya. This reduces the Jiva’s ego.

    By wearing a turban, good karmas are easily performed by such Jivas. Similarly, by wearing a turban:

    • Religious conduct is followed by the person.
    • The Deities are pleased with this and they bestow blessings.
    • The person can easily absorb the blessings obtained from the Deities.
    • His ability to carry out gross and subtle tasks also increases.

    Why is silk dhoti and uparana worn on religious occasions?


    1. Batu and about his clothes

    One on whom the Upanayan Sanskar is performed is called a ‘batu’. In earlier times, after the Upanayan a batu went to his Guru’s house or ashram for the purpose of acquiring knowledge. He is a celibate. So there should be a loin cloth, an uncut cloth like gamachha on the waist and a cloth on his shoulder. A batu should not wear a dhoti till a Samavartan Sanskar is performed on him. It is not necessary for a batu to wear a silk dhoti at a Deity-poojan or even at a religious ritual. This silk dhoti is also called Kaushey or Pitambar.

    1.1 Clothes of a batu on whom Samavartan Sanskar is performed

    For the purpose of getting permission for marriage, the batu is liberated from the Upanayan Sanskar as per religious scriptures; this Karma is called ‘Samavartan’. The batu liberated in this manner does not need to wear a loin cloth. He should wear a shatkachha, that is, a dhoti and an upavastra on the shoulder. The cloth to be worn on a shoulder like uparana, shawl etc. is called ‘upavastra’, that is, a small cloth and the cloth worn on the waist is called the main cloth.

    2. Clothes of a householder

    After the marriage a person enters the stage of a householder. He is now required to wear a shatkachha, that is, a dhoti and an upavastra. If it is not possible to do so for some reason, he should wear a dhoti-kurta. In the present times the householders wear a pant or a pyjama instead of a dhoti. A pyjama is loose in shape and is normally made of cotton. A hook or a button is stitched on a pant; however a pyjama is tied with a string.

    Pyjama Dhoti
    1. Symbol Of Western culture Of Hindu culture
    2. Sattvikta Less More
    3. Scope of
    frequencies emitted
    Limited More
    4. Proportion of
    interruption of
    frequencies of
    the protective sheath
    More Less
    5. Effectiveness of the
    protective sheath
    For a short time For a long time

    As compared to a pyjama it is more beneficial to wear a dhoti; but if for some reason this is also not possible, instead of a pant, wearing of a kurta-pyjama is more beneficial.

    Subtle effects of wearing a kurta and a pyjama

  • Chaitanya frequencies and particles of Energy flow in a kurta and pyjama.
  • A protective sheath of Chaitanya is created around the kurta.
  • Raja frequencies are emitted from the kurta.
  • Particles of Chaitanya and Energy are emitted from the pyjama in the atmosphere.
  • Chaitanya frequencies and particles of Energy flow in a kurta and pyjama.
  • A protective sheath of Chaitanya is created around the kurta.
  • Raja frequencies are emitted from the kurta.
  • Particles of Chaitanya and Energy are emitted from the pyjama in the atmosphere.
  • It is clear that a pyjama is less sattvik than a dhoti; but the benefit sof Chaitanya and Energy are available from it in some proportion. This is not possible with a pant and jeans. As a pyjama is more sattvik as compared to a pant and jeans, it is appropriate to wear it as an alternative.

    3. Appropriate clothes for wearing during a religious ritual

    As per the religious scriptures, it is appropriate for men to wear a silk dhoti and an uparana at the time of a religious ritual or festivals.

    The silk dhoti used at the time of a ritual of worship is called ‘kaushey’. The yellow-coloured silk dhoti is called ‘pitambar’. The kausheys are also available in blue, pink, red etc. colours. Of them, it is more appropriate to wear a dark red coloured kaushey. Some people also wear a washed cotton dhoti of white colour during ritualistic worship. This is a cloth to be worn daily; but they wear this dhoti only at the time of worship karmas or religious rituals etc. It is not used regularly.

    3.1 Silk dhoti tucked at five places associated with the five cosmic elements

    In some regions, a silk dhoti is tucked at five places on the waist. These five places are the symbols of the five cosmic elements, the Absolute Earth, the Absolute Water, the Absolute Fire, the Absolute Air and the Absolute Ether. The folds of a silk dhoti are tucked at the place of the navel. With tucking of the folds of a dhoti, the five vital energies solidified at the centre of navel region are activated. They are related to the five cosmic elements. The folds tucked at the place of a navel emit the frequencies associated with the Universe and the five cosmic elements in the environment as per the need.

    3.2 Benefits of doing ritualistic worship after wearing a dhoti, a silk dhoti or a pitambar

  • As the mind experiences the sanctity and sattvikta of the ritualistic worship through these clothes, seriousness is created in mind for the ritualistic worship.
  • It helps awaken the spiritual emotion faster.
  • As these clothes are made of cotton or silk yarn, the Jiva gets more benefit of the Divine Chaitanya.
  • Sanskar of customs and traditions of Hindu Dharma are imbibed in the person doing the worship.
  • As the sattvik frequencies are absorbed, a protective sheath of sattva particles is created around the Jiva’s body.
  • With this, the mind of the worshipper remains joyful, he gets the satisfaction of doing worship and the Jiva becomes sattvik.
  • The possibility of distress of negative energies is reduced.
  • 3.3 Subtle effects of wearing a kaushey and an uparana

  • Because of the folds of the kaushey, spirals of Anand are created near the navel and they are emitted in the environment.
  • Because of the folds, Chaitanya frequencies near the navel are emitted in the upward direction.
  • Chaitanya frequencies generated in the kaushey are emitted from its shape at the lower end.
  • The spirals of Shakti are activated in the kaushey. Through these spirals, the frequencies of Shakti are emitted in the environment.
  • Chaitanya frequencies are emitted from the upavastra or uparana worn on the shoulder.
  • Similarly the frequencies of Shakti are also emitted.
  • In order to provide necessary strength to the karma-predominance in the region whose culture is karma-predominant, the support of dresses like the silk dress kaushey, which enhances the sattva guna, was sought. On this support the sattvik karma-predominant culture of Vedic mantras was sustained. The environment of such regions is warm which is conducive for the task of the Sushumna nadi. When the Sushumna nadi is activated, it provides strength for doing the karma of Vedic mantra.

    3.4 Benefits of wearing a silk dress (kaushey)

  • Mind becomes steady.
  • Through the learning of Vedas consisting of mantras, it becomes possible to do sattva-predominant karmas.
  • It becomes easily possible to abide by the difficult achars of Dharma.
  • When a dhoti is used only at the time of ritualistic worship, religious rituals etc., it is called a ‘punyakarma vastra’, that is, a dress for holy karmas. By wearing such a dress, a subtle circular protective sheath is created around the body of the Jiva and it becomes easy for him to absorb both the saviour-destroyer and Sagun-Nirgun principles of Deities.

    3.5 Importance of wearing the punyakarma vastra on religious occasions

  • Protection from raja-tama-predominant vibrations: In everyday life we come in contact with many persons with different temperament and different schools of thought. This also affects the clothes worn by them. Such clothes are charged with the raja-tama vibrations. By wearing a punyakarma vastra, the person is not affected by the raja-tama vibrations emitted by other persons and he is protected. He gets the benefit of sattvikta.
  • Getting the benefit of Divine Chaitanya emanating from mantras: The recitation of mantras on religious occasions affects a person’s pysical body and his mind and intellect too. He gets the benefit of Divine Chaitanya. If a person wears clothes charged with raja-tama vibrations on such occasions, he is deprived of this benefit. If it is not possible to wear such clothes on religious occasions, the punyakrma vastra should be worn daily at the time of ritualistic worship at home. By wearing clothes with a kachha like a dhoti, the religious sanskars are very well imprinted on a person’s mind.
  • 4. Appropriate clothes for wearing at the time of cooking and consuming a meal

    Similar to mantras, the food also influences our body, mind and intellect. In earlier times, while cooking food a punyakarma vastra of white colour was worn. This dress was not used at other times. At the time of cooking, wearing of an uncut cloth like a gamachha, a dhoti or a kaushey and an uparana is beneficial. The clothes to be worn at the times other than cooking should be kept separately.

    5. Why is a dress without kachha, that is, a lungi worn in some states?

    In order to activate the action-predominance in the region whose culture is action-predominant, the support of a dress which enhances raja component was sought. The environment in such regions supplements the action-predominant activities. A lungi has the ability to attract and emit raja frequencies. By wearing a lungi, the right Kundalini nadi which is favourable for doing a destroyer task is activated. Mind remains enthusiastic. The Divine frequencies necessary for taking actions are obtained.

    6. Science underlying taking a gamachha, an uparana or a towel on the shoulder along with a dhoti, a kaushey or a lungi

    There are three reasons for wearing of a gamachha, an uparana or a towel on the shoulder

  • The first is that through them the Shakti frequencies of the Deity principles are available to the person who wears it in a required proportion and he is also not distressed by the Shakti source.
  • The second reason is that the Shakti frequencies of the Deity principles are tied to the upavastra. Because of these Shakti frequencies, a protective sheath is created around the person and he is protected from the negative energies.
  • And the third reason is that by keeping the uttariya or the upavastra on the left shoulder, the Chandra-nadi of the person is activated. The destroyer Chaitanya is activated through the upavastra. With this, if there are attacks of distressing energies from the left side, these attacks are prevented.
  • By wearing a dhoti, a kaushey, that is, a silk cloth or a lungi and an uparana as per the science mentioned in the Sanatan Hindu Dharma, benefits on spiritual level are available to a person.