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..the sindoor takes center stage. “sindoor khela” celebrated by married bengali women.

10 Oct

image credits :picturemakers2006

sindoor =vermillion

“shae amake sindoor poralo. amhi vivahit hoye gyalam” she said in bangla

19 Sep

translated ” he put sindoor on my forehead. I am now married to him”

sindoor isĀ  (made with turmeric and alum or lime) is a mark made by the man on the parting of his bride’s hair which symbolises that she is now married.

this picture is of a bride and bridegroom from bengal.

bangla is a language spoken in bengal, bangladesh