Barasala (or) Namakarana Dolarohana (or) Naam Karan is a traditional ceremony of naming a newborn baby among Hindu communities of India. It was introduced by Adi Shankaracharya in 2000 B.C. Jews celebrate this ceremony in the name of Javed Habat or Brit Mila. In United Kingdom, the Infant Baptism ceremony resembles Balasara. It was also celebrated in ancient Greece and Persia.
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