Is doing upanayana for the first time a curse? What if a Hindu person wants to undergo yagnopavitam ceremony for very first time?

I have heard many sansthans have started doing sarvajanik yagnopavitam ceremony so if persons who have not done it before want to do it for first time they can undergo the same. My concern is whether the upanayana ceremony causes any danger to the family or the person who undergoes it for the first time.

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    quora.com Refer this site. If you are a Brahmin you have to do the yagnopavidham. The right age is 7 or 11. Beyond that also you can after getting advise from purohits. You have to perform sandhya vandanam three times a day by doing argya with water and recite gayatri japam, upathanam etc. Sep 8 '16 at 10:33
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    What do you mean first time everybody does it for the first time, there is no second Upanayana.
    – Yogi
    Feb 1 '17 at 15:02
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    Why would it lead to a curse? Everyone has to do it for the first time only right? or are you asking what happens if someone does it later in life instead of the right age? Sep 5 '18 at 15:17

There is no sin attached to the performance of an Upanayana ceremony instead it is one of the essential samskars that need to be undergone by Hindus. The performance of this ritual signifies the coming of age of a child to begin his education as a Brahmachari.

As mentioned in The Grihya Sutras while talking about the Upanayana ceremony's place in the Brahmanas (Page 7):

At the end Saukeya, filled with astonishment at the wisdom of Uddalaka, declares that he wishes to come to him as a pupil (upayani bhagavantam), and Uddalaka accepts him as his pupil. It is the telling of this story and the decisive words upayani and upaninye which furnish the occasion for introducing the following section on the Upanayana.

If we check the corresponding text in the Shatapatha Brahmana 11.5.3 it corroborates this claim and also adds another perspective:

13 Saukeya, thus instructed, said, 'Here are logs for fuel: I will become thy pupil, reverend sir.'

He replied, 'If thou hadst not spoken thus, thy head would have flown off : come, enter as my pupil!'

'So be it,' he said. He then initiated him, and taught him that pain-conquering utterance, Truth: therefore let man speak naught but truth

It would appear that if Saukeya had not urged Uddalak to become his pupil and initiate Upanayana that would have been a much bigger sin so much so that his 'head would have flown/fallen off.'

The next section 11.5.4 actually details the progress of the ceremony with the following words:

1 He says, 'I have come for Brahmakarya:' he thereby reports himself to the Brahman. He says, 'Let me be a Brahmakârin (student):' he thereby makes himself over to the Brahman. He (the teacher) then says, 'What (ka) is thy name?'--now Ka is Pragâpati: he thus initiates him after making him one belonging to Pragâpati.

The ritual that helps turn someone into a student of Vedas can not be sinful.

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