Namakaranam - Naming ceremony
Namakaranam is basically a naming ceremony, performed within a few weeks of the
baby's birth. Namkaranam is one of the most important ceremony or rituals in
Tamil culture. The mother and father start the ritual with pranayamam, prayers
and chanting manthiram in presence of the family priest and family members. Rice
grains are spread on a plate and the father writes the chosen name while
chanting the mantra. Then he whispers the name into the child's right ear,
followed by the blessings of the elders and ends with a feast with family and
What is Janma nadchathiram?
Birth star at the time of birth is called janma nadchathiram, alos known as nama nakshatram.
Naming a child based on both Tamil astrology and numerology is very common nowadays.
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How to find first letter of name by date of birth?
Submit the birth details of a new born baby boy or girl, and find out the
name starting letter based on date of birth, or nama
aksharam relevant to the nama nakshatra based on Tamil baby naming astrology.