It’s believed that this festival is all about gearing up in versatile outfits and why not, when we are getting a chance to utilise probably all colors of the palette.
Mehendi, a traditional artistic expression from India’s ancient history that has stuck into the ritual books even today. From celebrations to marriages, the use of henna paste has had various uses and significance. Usage of mehendi is an old Vedic custom.
Mehendi ceremony is just not lending colour to the hands but a recipe of an excitement and a nervous anticipation that can take its toll of the bride and groom. Adding on, the aesthetic beauty of mehendi designs, there is a deep belief in its significance during a wedding. Mehendi represents the love of the fusion between the soon-to- be-married couple, rather also believes that the deeper the shades of the bride’s mehendi, the relationship writes the lost lasting destiny. The ceremony, however, entails an elaborate application of mehendi designs on a bride’s hands and feet. As for the groom, a mere token of application of henna is a mark of good omen. The darkness of the mehendi colour on a bride’s hand represents the deep love between the would-be-couple. The mehendi colour also shows the love and understanding between the bride and her mother-in-law. The longer the mehendi retains its colour, the more auspicious it is the newlyweds. The mehendi ceremony is a rumination of a rich Indian culture, binded with the loads of loving sentiments and beliefs. This is the day when the amazing moments are pinned up in the diary of fun and joy that won’t be swiped out ever.