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Bridal Mehndi

Bridal Mehndi – Henna

Mehndi, otherwise known as henna, is an ancient form of body art, that originated in India and across South Asia and the Middle East.  Mehndi is a paste or dye made from the Lawsonia inermis, the henna plant, and is associated with good luck.  The darkness of the mehndi color Read more…

Raksha Bandan thali with Rakhi, rice, diya, and kumkum

Rakshabandan

August kicks off the Hindu holiday season. It also brings a favorite celebration of mine. Rakshabandhan – is the celebration of the relationship between a brother-sister, sibling love, or a relationship that is like a sibling. Raksha means protection and Bandhan means a bond. It is primarily celebrated by individuals Read more…