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Written By: irfny on October 19, 2011 No Comment

Bindi and Mangalsutra Question Why do the muslim married women not put bindi or tika on the forehead and wear mangalsutra, like hindu married women? Answer 1.  Bindi or tika bindi is derived from the sanskrit word bindu, which means a ‘dot’. It is usually a red dot made with vermilion powder and is worn […]

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