An entrance of a home is considered as an intermediate space between the outside polluted world and pure interiors of a home from time immemorial. A home’s entrance was considered highly spiritual in ancient times. This is the reason door hangings or Torans, as they are known as, hold such an important place in the home. Door hangings are regarded as an auspicious accessory in almost every Indian house. Almost all Indians decorate their homes with beautiful door hangings on a regular basis. These colorful strings bear a high significance in demarcating the boundaries between inside and outside world. Let’s make a small trip to the background of these fascinating decorating accents and try to understand why they hold such great importance in Indian lifestyle.