One of the more interesting pre-marriage Hindu rituals is referred to as the Mehndi. According to Hindu tradition, a young woman must prepare herself for the wedding and prove she is ready to fulfill her duty as a married woman.
The Mehndi is one of the many art forms painted on the prospective bride’s hands and on the feet. A Mehndi depicts the bride’s transformation from a girl into a woman. The messages or symbols painted on the hands and feet also speak about the spiritual connection between marriage and Hinduis
to go to a Mehndi party? Go to http://www.rupalpinto.com/mehndi/mehndi.html.
This website gives further details about the Mehndi and other body art
preparations of the bride.
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