‘PANCHA SHRADDHA’ or the five precepts constitute the five basic Vedic beliefs. By teaching these to sons and daughters, parents worldwide pass on the Sanatana Dharma to their children.
SAMSKARAS are Vedic rites of passage. Sacraments are performed to celebrate and sanctify life's crucial junctures, inform family and community, and secure inner-world blessings. Here are eight of the essential rites or 'samskaras' performed after birth till death.