Preity Zinta Shares Glimpse Of Twins ‘Mundan’
LOS ANGELES, CA (IANS) – Preity Zinta recently shared a heartwarming glimpse of her twin children, Jai and Gia, during their ‘mundan‘ ceremony here. The ceremony holds great significance in Hinduism, and Preity took to Instagram to shed light on its importance.
In the photo shared by Preity, the adorable twins can be seen playing with their toys, their backs turned towards the camera, showcasing their freshly shaved heads. The actress explained the meaning behind the ‘mundan’ ceremony in her caption, stating, “So the ‘Mundan ceremony’ finally happened this weekend. For Hindus, the first shaving off of a baby’s hair is a gesture of purification from the memory of their previous births and freedom from the past.”
The ‘mundan’ ceremony is a traditional Hindu ritual that involves shaving off the baby’s hair, typically in their early years. It is believed to symbolize the removal of impurities from their previous lives and a fresh start in their present life. Preity’s heartfelt caption expressed her joy and appreciation for this cherished Hindu tradition.
Fans flooded the comment section with love and blessings for the twins. Many praised Preity for staying connected to her roots and preserving cultural traditions. One fan commented, “Awwwww…Wooooowww… You are sooo attached to your roots,” while others congratulated her and wished blessings upon the twins.
Preity Zinta tied the knot with Gene Goodenough in a private ceremony in Los Angeles in 2016. In 2021, they became parents to Jai and Gia through surrogacy. Preity’s sharing of the ‘mundan’ ceremony reflects her commitment to honoring her cultural heritage and instilling its values in her children.
Through her Instagram post, Preity Zinta not only celebrated a beautiful milestone in her children’s lives but also provided insights into a significant Hindu tradition, allowing her followers to appreciate and learn about the cultural practices that shape her family’s journey.