Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Mehndi

10:18 AM



Festival Season In India:
Ocassion : Karva Chauth
Girls apply mehndi on thier hands. Tomorrow is Karva Chauth but the girls are already in full colors of Karva Chauth. A big day for married women in India. They are on a fast for whole day for the long lives of thier husbands. They apply mehndi and are colorfully dressed up. They break the fast in the evening when see the moon in presence of thier husbands.

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8 comments:

Alicia said...

Beautiful and wonderfully intricate, yet slightly creepy at the same time because it's overwhelming. Thanks for sharing :)

RW said...

I have seen this when i was in India. Absolutely amazing. So beautiful.

tetsu said...

Wooh!
Something goblin!

pixibition said...

wow...really neat pieces of art..beautiful detail:-)

debizano said...

Very interesting...thanks for the explanation!

Mark D said...

Great shot. The detail is really amazing.

Caryn said...

Wow! Gorgeous art there. Fascinating story behind it, as well.

spunwithtears said...

amazing patterns and explanation...

 

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