Unlike today, curses had a purpose back then, and they often shaped the lives of millions. Curses in Hinduism, in reality, lead to some fascinating details. These curses, also known as “shrap”, describe natural phenomena and explain why things happen the way they do.

The Hindus are persuaded that their curses, whether justified or unjustly incurred, never fail to have an effect.

In ancient times, Hindus believed that the apparent laws of nature could be disrupted by the control that holy men, unholy men, and women wielded over the ability to curse any individual who offended them, dooming them to misfortune. In Hinduism, however, once a curse has been pronounced, it cannot be reversed.

The following are some of the most well-known curses from Hindu scriptures such as the Ramayana, Mahabharata, and Puranas. Take a look at what they have to do.

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