Color of Mehandi

Mehndi holds a lot of cultural significance in Indian traditions. Mehndi is applied to the Bride’s palm before her marriage as a sign of auspiciousness. This ceremony is considered a part of rituals that are to be followed during the whole wedding ceremony. At some places in India, Even the Bridegroom can be seen with decorated hands reflecting the color of mehndi. The name of the Groom is made to hide within the design of the mehndi on the bride’s palm which is considered extremely providential. Apart from married women and Brides, it is widely used by the non-married females in India. This ceremony is performed at the bride’s house all over India. Even the color of mehndi is given high importance in Indian culture as the darkness of the color signifies the degree of husbands and mother-in-laws love. It depicts love and affection between the couple as it is believed that the longer it retains, the more auspicious it is. The bride is traditionally not allowed to work in her husbands home until her mehndis color fades away completely.

Some of the festivals where married and non-Married women use it as body art with complete zeal are: Karva Chauth, Diwali, Bhaidooj and Teej. In order to make this conventional trend of henna application more exciting, fashionable and fun filled, there is a vast variety of mehndi designs available today. Arabic Mehndi, Rajasthani Mehndi, Crystal Mehndi, Tattoo Mehndi, etc along with the traditional Indian Mehndi are among the most popular styles of mehndi currently. Mehndi designs majorly consist of floral patterns, religious symbols, etc. while adding beauty and uniqueness to each design applied.

Some of the most beautiful and exotic mehandi designs are being compiled for your convenience. Go ahead and make your special day even colorful.

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