DON'T MISS: Adventures of an intrepid woman driver
The car was sparkling grey, its bonnet draped with a garland of marigolds and its headlights daubed with large dots of red powder. I imagined it was these ... I had read that when a new car is purchased in India, barely does the ink dry on the registration ...
Eve-o-lution: The paradigm shift in women's conception from 'homemaker' to 'decision maker' in advertising
Not that Indian styles of dressing have completely gone off screen but the subtle visual attributes of a woman's attire that made her look ... he was welcomed with a small bindi/tika (red dot) on his forehead, as a symbol of respect. Pretty much every ...
An Indian's open letter to Narendra Modi regarding Bangladesh
If they want to put the red dot on their hair or forehead they can and ... and I'm talking about the general Indian youth who are obviously not well versed in the political scene like the PDF Indians. When they do see a light skinned Bangladeshi, it's ...
Oscar Dreams of Indian Actors
It is hard to find an American who lives a life in memory of a love lost without a second love and it would be even more irrelevant to explain the importance of the red dot (Kukguman/Bindi) over the forehead of a married Indian woman. Kamal in his original ...
What does your BINDI say about you?
When an Indian woman decorates her forehead ... does the word ‘bindi’ mean? Like the various aspects of authentic Indian culture, the bindi carries with it a wealth of meaning. Bindi is derived from the sanskrut word ‘bindu’, which means dot.