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Pakistani, Indian & Arabic Mehndi Designs 2013

Written by Noor
(Last Updated On: 28/03/2013)

Mehndi is most essential thing for bridal in Pakistan, India and Saudi Arabia at their marriage ceremony not only bridal others girls and women also put mendi on their hands feet on religious festival or marriage ceremony . Now a days mehndi design on back and arms are also made. Western side women and girls love to decorate their hands with the mehndi designs or different kind of taatos.
Indian have been kept as simple and plain ones. and Arabic designs are mostly filled and all designs have been covered with the floral. Indian design choose peacock patterns whereas the geometrical designs have been set within the category of simple and less complicated designs. All the designs of hands have been covering both the back and front side of hands while the feet designs are just filling the toe and ankle point in Pakistani Mehndi Design

Indian Mehndi Designs 2013

Indian Mehndi Designs 2013

Pakistani mehndi design 2013

Pakistani mehndi design 2013

Arabic mehndi designs 2013

Arabic mehndi designs 2013

Indian, Pakistani & Arabic Mehndi Designs 2013:

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  • Mehndi is a ceremonial art form which originated in ancient India. Intricate patterns of mehndi are typically applied to brides before wedding ceremonies. The bridegroom is also painted in some parts of India. In Rajasthan, the grooms are given designs that are often as elaborate as those for brides. In Assam, apart from marriage, it is broadly used by unmarried women during Rongali bihu, but there are no restrictions on its use by married women.

    Muslims in India also started to use it as an indication of coming of age. Henna is now also used in some Gulf States, where the night before the wedding night is dedicated to decorating the bride with henna, and called "Henna night". In the Middle East and Africa, it is common for women to apply henna to their fingernails and toenails and to their hands.

    Some Muslims also use henna as a dye for their hair and for the beards of males – intended to follow the presumed tradition of their prophet, Muhammad, who is said to have used turmeric dye in his beard. In one narration by him, he encouraged Muslim women to dye their nails with henna so their hands could be distinguished from the hands of a male.

    In Africa, henna was used as part of spiritual practices by tribes to decorate their bodies and for protective purposes when certain symbols/designs were incorporated.

    As a result, some African countries like Somalia, henna is applied to women and girls during Eid, weddings, and visits to important people or relatives.

    In most countries, Henna is seen as a way for women to beautify themselves (as jewels), so is well decorated and applied with good care.

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