- Birth Samskara
- 1. The priest goes to the place of birth and recites hymns/prayers from the vedas
- 2. Water is sprinkled on the mother and baby (washing away bad karma)
- 3. The dad draws the 'om' symbol on the childs lip with a gold object dipped in honey/ghee
- 4. Dad does a prayer for wisdom, knowledge, long life and power.