“Bindi” red dot on the forehead of women is seen as a sign of good things and good luck.
This name comes from the “bindu”, according to Sanskrit as “points” or “dots” in red vermillion flour.
Bindi is derived from ancient times, but has lost meaning in modern life today. It can be used everywhere in the world as an accessory or jewelry. However, in the traditional Indian bindi still have special meaning though not required to be red as before.
According to Indian notions, red dots are usually two main layers of meaning. First, it helps to point out the condition of women. Only those who have newly married lucky mole point, are love and live in happiness. Widows are not allowed to do this but to wear black to symbolize the loss. Secondly, the area between the eyebrows is seen as the focus of intelligence, sanity and bring spiritual power.
In Hindu culture, prayer is an integral part, but they can not use the day to pray. Thus, the red dot on the forehead as a reminder of the purpose of life, to help them see the need to do to reach enlightenment. Many people feel that the red bindi mark as the third eye of Indians.
However, the momentum of social development, the scope of women point mole luck also been expanded, including children, unmarried girls and even men. For younger children, helping them healthy bindi, escape illness and shun evil. As for the young girl, vermillion red dots can be replaced with gems and matching faces, hairstyles, costumes, make-definition exalted and mysterious beauty of oriental women. Bindi moment meant decorated and there are no limits on color.
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