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Concept of Bindi

A bindi is a mark in middle of forehead between the eyes is derived from Sanskrit word bindu, meaning thereby a drop, small or large dot is a forehead decoration done in India. Traditionally it is of red colour, Red represents and symbolise honour, love and prosperity.

 

Part of forehead between the eyebrows where the bindi is worn is said to be the third eye, the sixth chakra, the center of the oriole behind the human head and the source of Mental energy According to followers of Hinduism, this chakra is the exit point for kundalini energy. The bindi to retain energy, strength and concentration. It protects’ against demons or bad luck. In modern times, bindis are also worn in many colours and shapes often going with dresses. By a simple thing to mention it is a cosmetic mark to enhance beauty.

 

Maang is something very special to Indian women particular to hindus done with Sindoor is a red powder
(Vermilion), which is put along the parting-line of a woman’s hair or as just a dot or a triangular form on the forehead. Sindoor is the mark of a married woman in Hinduism, not for single or unmarried women.

 

Mangalsutra is again a jewel special and dear to Indian Women. Teasingly it is said as a certificate of married Indian women worn all the time after marriage. In fact it can be the first gift by the husband for wife.It is a symbol of Hindu marriage union. Sacred, symbol of love and goodwill worn by women as.Traditionally the mangalsutra is considered the revered token of love and respect offered to the bride during the marriage ceremony by the groom. It is inseparable bond between the married couple. It can made of Gold, silver or even diamonds as well as other precious or nonprecious stones.

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