Rabari girl - Young girl proudly presenting her henna-painted hands. Kutch region, Gujarat, India
Contributor:Ivaylo Daskalov / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:4016 x 6016 px | 34 x 50.9 cm | 13.4 x 20.1 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:5 March 2015
Rabari girl - Young girl proudly presenting her henna-painted hands. Kutch region, Gujarat, India.Mehndi is a ceremonial art form which originated in ancient Subcontinent of India which is now Pakistan and India. Mehendi or mehndi is a Vedic custom, intended to be a symbolic representation of the outer and the inner sun. Vedic customs are centered on the idea of "awakening the inner light." Traditional Indian designs are of representations of the sun on the palm, which, in this context, is intended to represent the hands and feet.