Mauli tying is part of Vedic conventional. There has already been a tradition of tying it during the yajna, but it has been tied as a raksha-sutra with the sankalpa sutra ever since Lord Vamana on his wrist for the immortality of the sacrificial demon king Bali. The defense thread was tied. It is also considered a symbol of Rakshabandhan, while Goddess Lakshmi tied this bond in the hands of King Bali to protect her husband. Every Hindu binds Mauli. It is basically called Raksha Sutra.
Meaning of mauli: – ‘Mauli’ literally means ‘at the top’. Mauli also means head. It is also called Kalawa because of tying Mauli to her wrist. Its Vedic name is also sub-trib. There are also types of Mauli. Shankar is seated on the head of God, hence he is also called Chandramouli.
How is Mauli made?
Mauli is made from raw yarn which consists of basically 3 colored threads – red, yellow and green, but sometimes it is made of 5 threads which also contain blue and white. 3 and 5 mean the name of Tridev, sometimes Panchdev.
Where do you tie Mauli?
Mauli is tied in the wrist, throat and groin of the hand. Apart from this, it is also tied to the goddess in place of a deity and when the vow is completed it is opened. It is also tied to a new item brought to the house and it is also tied to animals.
Mauli tying rules
According to the scriptures, men and unmarried girls should tie Kalava in the right hand. It is the rule for married women to tie Kalava in the left hand.
While performing Kalwa Bandh, the hand in which Kalwa is being tied, his fist should be tied and the other hand should be on the head.
Mauli should be tied anywhere, one thing always keep in mind that this sutra should be wrapped only 3 times and Vedic method should be used in tying it.
When is Mauli tied?
Tuesday and Saturday are considered auspicious to tie Kalava on any day other than the festival.
It is considered appropriate to remove the old molly and tie a new mauli every Tuesday and Saturday. Place the discarded old mauli near the peepal tree or drain it in some running water.
Every year on the day of solstice, at the beginning of the yajna, at the beginning of any desired work, maulik work, marriage etc., during the Hindu rituals, Mauli is tied.
Why do we tie Mauli? Mauli is considered a symbol of religious faith.
At the beginning of a good work, they also tie it to the resolution.
They also tie for a vow in the temple of a goddess or deity.
There are 3 reasons for tying Mauli – first spiritual, second therapeutic and third psychological.
When starting any auspicious task or buying a new item, we tie it to Mauli so that it will provide auspiciousness in our life.
In Hinduism, every religious act i.e. worship, inauguration, yagna, havan, rites etc. is preceded by the priests in the right hand of the Yajman.
Apart from this, our cows, bulls and buffalo are also tied in domesticated animals like Padwa, Govardhan and Mauli on Holi.
Mauli protects: – When tying Mauli to the wrist, make Kalava or sub-bandh. There are 3 lines at the root of the hand, which is called manibandhi. The origin of destiny and lifeline is also the continent. These three lines have the power to give and release three forms of heat, such as physical, divine and physical.
The names of these tribes are Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. Similarly, Shakti, Lakshmi and Saraswati also live here. When we read the mantra of Kalava for protection and tie it in the wrist, then the thread of three threads is dedicated to the trinity, which protects the creature holding the Raksha-sutra in all ways. By tying this Raksha-sutra with determination, the person does not have the effect of Maran, Mohan, Vidyutana, Uchchatan, Bhootaaan and Witchcraft.
Spiritual aspect: It is believed in the scriptures that tying Mauli brings the blessings of Trideva- Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh and the three goddesses- Lakshmi, Parvati and Saraswati. Kirti is done by the grace of Brahma, protected by the grace of Vishnu and by the grace of Shiva, enemies are destroyed. Similarly, wealth comes from Lakshmi, strength from Durga and wisdom from the grace of Saraswati.
This mauli is also tied in the name of a goddess or deity, which protects the person from troubles and calamities. It is also tied for vows in temples.
There is determination in it. Violating the resolution made by tying Mauli can prove to be unfair and endangering. If you have tied this molly in the name of a goddess or deity, then it is also necessary to take care of its purity.
With regard to the mauli tied at the waist, scholars say that because of this the subtle body remains stable and no other evil spirit can enter your body. Mauli are often tied at the waist to children. It is also a black thread. This does not cause any type of diseases in the stomach.
Medical aspects: – Since ancient times, the tradition of tying the mauli to the wrist, legs, waist and neck also has medical benefits. According to physiology, it maintains balance of Tridosha i.e. Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Old Vaidya and elderly people of the family used to use Mauli in the hands, waist, throat and toe, which was beneficial for the body. Tying mauli has been reported to be beneficial to prevent diseases such as blood pressure, heart attack, diabetes and paralysis.
Benefits of tying in the hand: – The main control of body structure is in the wrist of the hand, so tying the mauli here keeps the person healthy. There is not much loss of energy. According to physiology, the veins reaching several major organs of the body pass through the wrist. By tying Kalava on the wrist, the action of these nerves is controlled.
Mauli tied on the waist: – Regarding the mauli tied on the waist, scholars say that this keeps the astral body stable and no other evil spirit can enter your body. Mauli are often tied at the waist to children. It is also a black thread. This does not cause any type of diseases in the stomach.
Psychological benefits: – By tying Mauli she feels her sacred and powerful bond and keeps peace and purity in her mind. Bad thoughts do not come in the mind and mind of a person and he does not wander on wrong paths. On many occasions the person is saved from wrongdoing