Why Paruppu Thenga is used for marriage or any auspicious function?
Upnayanam, Marriages, Seemantham are happy occasions, calling for sweet celebrations, as there are landmarks in one’s life. Every one of these events starts with worship of the Paruppu Thenga.
This is interpreted as an invocation to the ancestors for blessings. Paruppu Thenga represents the continuation and propagation of the family tree… a symbol of fertility and happiness.
Paruppu Thenga is prepared according the requirements in Boondi, Manoharam and Cashew nuts for marriages.