Pavitra Mala is made of 360 thread cotton pavitra 180 knots are tied just as there are 108 knots in a Japamala
Significance of Pavitra Mala:
Cotton is considered to be the most beautiful, pure and sacred and therefore is utilized in all vedic rituals. Of all things, cotton is the most quickly consumed by fire and for these reasons is considered to be sacred.
In ancient literature, there is decription of the different bhavas of pavitra. Kesri coloured pavitra represents satvik bhava, white and red represents rajas bhava, green coloured is tamas bhava and sky blue is nirguna bhava. The Five color Pavitra represents all the bhavas
The tradition of pavitra has come down from ancient times. In Satyuga, the pavitra was jewel embedded, in Tretayuga it was golden, in Dwaparyuga it was silk and in Kaliyuga cotton is offered.
On pavitra Ekadisi, Prabhu accepts the pavitra of all the different types of devotees, bestowing them accordingly, with the appropriate type of Bhakti Bhava
- One Pavitra Mala
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