The "DOT" on the foreheads of Indian women is called a____________?
22 Jan 07
Bindi, bindiya, or kumkum which Indian Women wear in the center of their forehead has been associated with marriage and feminity, the practice of wearing a bindi is a Vedic tradition that women follow as a conformation to the spirit of womanhood. More than a beauty spot, the mangal tika (bindi) indicates good omen and purity. Today, it is more about mood, occasion and fashion.
• Etowah, Tennessee
18 Mar 07
I was going to ask this also. I knew what it was called but wanted to know more. thank you for asking and thank you to all who answered. Am I correct to believe that although it is a statement of marriage and believes, it is more of a fashion statement today than other things? I read that somewhere.