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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...