ASSASSINATION IN INDIA: Woman in the News; The Tragedy's New Player; Sonia Gandhi
The woman chosen to restore the Gandhi link to Indian politics has in recent years been ... With her flowing brown hair and traditional bindi, or red dot of marriage, on her forehead, she was a familiar sight in the region, listening to the people'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.
The bindi has said much about the Indian woman over the years. t2 IS ON THE DOT ... “I decided to do something different, since I wear my love for the city on my heart and head. I started painting ‘K’ on my forehead. It caught on,” she laughs.
Human Rights Organization Helps Empower and Support Indian Widows
Then her red glass bangles, indicating her married status, are broken, the vermilion dot on her forehead is rubbed ... Explains Thapa, "It makes a woman a piece of merchandise and puts a price tag on her forehead. The state bounty can lead a widow to ...