We see Ulu dhvani(sound) during puja. This is also called ululation in english. Why do we need to do that? I don't have any religious book where I can know this. So it will be great if I got answer.

You can hear it in this video.

Hare krishna.

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    My answer may not be correct, but a guess. It is also followed in Kerala, as blowing the "Ola", probably to drive away evil spirits pervading the air. It sounds like the vibrating wind out of a Conch.A warning signal. – Narasimham Oct 10 '16 at 4:31
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    Please explain/translate what ulu dhoni is. It is not obvious to those outside your language/culture. – user1195 Oct 10 '16 at 4:35
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    Making sound like OOLOO during religious occasions is more of a bengali culture/.I don't think its based on Sastras.During marriages,Pujas the ladies do it.And,May be Narasimhan's reasoning is correct. – Rickross Oct 10 '16 at 7:30
  • @moonstar2001, after reading Rickross' comment I understood what it is.. maybe it should be called 'oloolooloo dhvani'.. dhvani = sound – ram May 17 '17 at 10:21

'Ulu dhoni' is used know others about a good news. The 'Ulu' can make loud sound from the tongue which can go far away. So anyone from distance can easily recognize a good thing happening around. This is a tradition only by the Bengali Hindu community. They make Ulu during their social and religious festival.

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