It is an ear-piercing of the pinna of the earlobe. This piercing is done through the ear canal. It is one of the popular body piercing in India. Ear piercings are one of the most common body modifications. The process of getting an ear pierced generally involves piercing a hole in the earlobe. The hole may be pierced once or multiple times. There are several reasons why people get piercings, and they range from a simple rite of passage to cultural and religious significance.