Fashion exists in Bharat from ancient times. Bharat has its own identity in the rest of the world. People feel proud to wear our traditional dress. Bharat’s fashion is completely dependent on nature and every single thing has science behind it from the selection of colors from the selection of material to its wearing method. Everything is science.
Advantage of wearing Cotton clothing
In 2500 BC Bharat was the only country that grew cotton. To date cotton is the most suitable clothing, Ancient Bharat knew that cotton keeps you cool in the hot summer seasons, and cotton provides insulation in the winter seasons. Cotton is comfortable, natural fiber, and Hypoallergenic to use. Ancient Bharat civilization knew this science and nature behind this material. Cotton is the biggest gift to the fashion industry by the ancient Bharat civilization
In Bharat still, while the marriage ceremony, birth of the child, and every other main function women wear red color sari which indicates purity, and power as ancient Bharat civilization treats new bride, new mother, and newly born child as a symbol of purity and power.
Every sadhu and saint wear saffron color robes, which indicates fire. Like sadhus and saints actually burn impurities and all the evil power from society. Ancient Bharat civilization knew that sadhus and saints dispel the darkness in society and bring the hope of light to guide the people as fire does.
Green is a festive color that represents happiness Green also represents nature and Bharat’s all festivals are based on nature only thus the green color is best suited for festivals.
Lord Vishu and Lord Ganesh wear yellow cloth. Yellow symbolizes happiness, peace, meditation, competence, and mental development. Yellow clothes are worn and yellow food is eaten at spring festivals.
Rings are very popular jewelry, generally, it is worn in left hands ring finger. In ancient Bharat, people wore toe ring, finger ring, nose ring all have their scientific reason.
Finger & toe rings essentially signify the marital status of Hindu women in India, and are part of ‘Solah Shringaar’, or the sixteen essential ornaments/adornments worn by them.
- Toe rings are worn for a scientific reason, which states that there are pressure points in the second toes of our feet. As per the Vedas, applying pressure to these points helps in regulating the menstrual cycle in women, increases the chances of conception, and also keeps the uterus healthy by ensuring blood circulation.
- Furthermore, silver metal is a good conductor and helps the body to absorb the polar energies of the earth, thus rejuvenating the internal system.
- The first practical use of rings was the signet or seal ring. They developed into full use under the Romans as a method of marking official parchment documents, taking the place of a man’s personal signature.
More than a piece of charming traditional jewelry, bangles play a vital part in any women’s life. Scientifically by wearing bangles woman’s blood circulation level increases and channelizes the energy passing through her outer skin. This happens because of its circular shape which comes directly in contact with the wrist.
Traditional Maang Tika
Maang tika is the prettiest traditional jewelry that compliments every Indian attire in a unique way. Be it Kundan, silver, meenakari, or gold tika, the beauty of the mang tikka is alluring. As it is worn on the forehead and the forehead, especially the center part is believed to be the place of chakra which refers to preservation. So by wearing a maang tika it balances the powers.