Monday, February 25, 2008

mehendi-moghul design

Decorating the bride's hand and feet with the application of henna or mehendi is symbolic of the auspicious occasion. Besides decorating the hands and feet it is a popular dye to colour hair. It is also used as a home remedy for various minor ailments.

In North India, application of mehendi is a common custom. For them this is an auspicious day before the wedding.Hindus consider mehandi as very dear to Lakshmi, Goddess of wealth and fortune. If ever there was a plant associated with luck and prosperity.

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