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Why married women in India apply sindoor – Here are the reasons

Sindoor is much more than a symbol of marriage. 

Why married women in India apply sindoor – Here are the reasons
Indian bride. Pic courtesy: Thinkstock image for representation purpose only.

The vibrant red sindoor on an Indian woman’s hair parting indicates her marital status. But interestingly sindoor is much more than a symbol of marriage.

The sindoor that is available these days in market is full of harmful chemicals. Earlier, sindoor was made at home by mixing lime, turmeric and mercury. Since it was made at home without the use of chemicals, it caused no harm to women’s skin and hair.

Women benefitted greatly by applying this mixture. In this video, we will know the significance of applying sindoor:

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