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Meaning of "Baajuband"

Word

Baajuband

Sanskrit

बाजुबन्द hi

In General

The armlet (popularly called as Baajuband in the northern parts of India), is an ornament in the upper portion of the arm. The Armlet is an ornament that restricts the free movement of the hand, it has a tight grasp and is a constant reminder of its presence. Ideologically, this ornament is considered to be a symbol of restraint and control, of what is called as, Samyama'

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