Importance of Nose Ring

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Mon Feb 28 21:21:10 CST 2000

On Mon, 28 Feb 2000, Arun kumar wrote:

> Namaste,
> I wanted to know the importance or significance of having Nose pierced and
> wearing a ring or stud for a Married woman. I know that this is being
> practised for ages. I do not know the purpose behind it. Could any of the
> learned members of the list throw some light on this?

I don't know if there is a dharmic reason really.  It is to look beautiful
only.  Nowadays it seems to have become quite fashionable in New York.

For men having the ears pierced is a sanskara.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>

bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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