“Chemicals in mehndi leads to its

dark colour..”everyone said…

but deep inside her heart she belives…

It is only the essence of his LOVE !!!!!

  • Mehndi is a form of body art originating from the Indian subcontinent, in which decorative designs are created on a person’s body, using a paste, created from the powdered dry leaves of the henna plant .

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  • Dating back to ancient India, mehndi is still a popular form of body art among the women of the Indian subcontinent, Africa and the Middle East.

bridal mehndi

mehandi

  • The use of mehndi and turmeric is described in the earliest Hindu Vedic ritual books.

mehandi

  • It was originally used for only women’s palms and sometimes for men, but as time progressed, it was more common for men to wear it.

mehandi

  • Haldi , as well as mehndi, are Vedic customs, intended to be a symbolic representation of the outer and the inner sun.

mehandi

  • Vedic customs are centered on the idea of “awakening the inner light”.

mehandi

  •  Indian designs are representations of the sun on the palm, which, in this context, is intended to represent the hands and feet. Mehendi has a great significance in performing classical dance like Bharatnatyam.

peacock design

  • There are many variations and designs.

  • Women usually apply mehndi designs to their hands and feet, though some, including cancer patients and women with alopecia occasionally decorate their scalps.

  • The standard color of henna is brown, but other design colors such as white, red, black and gold are sometimes employed.

flowers design

  • Practiced mainly in the Indian subcontinent, mehndi is the application of a temporary form of skin decoration.

  • popularized in the West by Indian cinema and the entertainment industry, the people in Nepal, Bangladesh and the Maldives also use mehndi.