Nose ring is a modern fashion accessory today. It is worn in the western culture too and is seen as trendy ornament. But without knowing its main importance and significance.
The Ayurvedic significance of wearing Nose Ring
In India the left side of the nose is generally regarded as the ideal position for nose rings. According to the Ayurvedic belief the spot made by piercing of nose is associated with the female reproductive organs. It is generally believed that woman who have there nose pierced on the left side, experience less pain while delivering the child and they also have less menstrual pain. It is a common belief that wearing nose rings makes the process of child birth easier.
Nose piercing in India has a great religious significance too. According to the Hindu religion, piercing of nose is considered as a way of honouring Parvathi, the Hindu Goddess of marriage.