Home Women Women on March 8, 2022 Indian women have always been labelled as traditional. Covering heads, wearing bindis, laden with ornaments, traditional clothes and so many other things set Indian women apart from the rest. The practice of covering heads in India has been a matter of curiosity for most of us, including those who are new to our culture. Covering the head and sometimes even veiling the face is often seen as a mark of respect. In some cultures, married women are supposed to pull off a veil in front of elder male members of the family. In very traditional and rural areas, women use their sari to completely cover the face and neck, concealing their identity before males. Some women use the fabric to cover their whole face, chest, arms, and stomach. This type of veiling is still popular with Hindu brides and is observed on the wedding day. Many new brides use the ghungat until their father-in-law advises to unveil. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Why Do Indian Women Cover Their Head And Face?
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Home Fashion Trends Fashion Trends | on September 30, 2019 Instagram Cardi B graced the Paris Fashion Week and made heads turn and jaws drop. The point is that no one recognised it was Cardi B because her head was covered. It was when she spoke that people around identified her as Cardi B. The rapper wore a head to toe floral outfit and while many might have called it a statement fashion moment, we found it suffocating. View this post on Instagram PARIS FASHION WEEK, IM HERE ! Designer: @richardquinn . A post shared by Iamcardib (@iamcardib) on Sep 28, 2019 at 12:04pm PDT Cardi B's ensemble was by Richard Quinn and it was avant garde of course, because you see her head was covered and she looked straight out of a superhero comic book. The attire was adorned with green, white, and blue floral accents. It consisted of a cinched-waist jacket with exaggerated … [Read more...] about Paris Fashion Week: Cardi B Makes A Suffocating Entry In Her Head-to-Toe Floral Outfit
Home Yoga spirituality Festivals Festivals on September 24, 2022 Celebrated as the favourite festival of West Bengal, Assam, Tripura, and Odisha. Durga Puja is observed from Shashti tithi and continues until Vijayadashami. Most of the time, the celebrations begin on the day of the Maha Panchami itself. After the Sharadiya Navaratri, it is time for one more festival, that spells cheer and festivity for the Hindu devotees. The last five-day period of Navratri is when Durga Puja begins and concludes. The Bengali community starts with the pujas on the day of Maha Panchami. The entire ceremonial stretch of the Durga puja period has, all in all, five rituals marked out namely Bilva Nimantran, Kalprarambh, Akal Bodhan puja, Adhivas and Amantran. Bilva Nimantran is the first ritual of Durga puja which must be followed compulsorily as the starting point for the entire procedure. Firstly, Goddess Durga gets invited to the Bilva tree and … [Read more...] about Durga Puja 2022: Five Day Rituals, Kaalprarambh, Bilva Nimantran, Akal Bodhon, And Legend
Home Fashion Trends Fashion Trends | on May 7, 2019 Getty Exaggeration at its peak, this came to our mind when we saw Cardi B at Met Gala 2019. The American rapper probably wore one of the most jaw-dropping numbers, which was by Thom Browne in collaboration with Stefere and Stephen Jones Millinery. She was a vision to behold and well we thought she was certainly the Camp leader with this number. The diva wore an anatomical down-filled gown that took more than 35 people and 2,000 hours to create. Her absolutely phenomenal oxblood tulle and silk organza ensemble featured an almost 10-foot long train. It was a gathered tulle number that featured quilted waves and hand-embroidered bugle beads. The designer incorporated 30,000 burned and dyed coque feathers, which accentuated her gown. The intricate crystal-adorned headgear of hers was designed by none other than Stephen Jones Millinery, who also designed Priyanka Chopra's crown and Gigi … [Read more...] about Cardi B Proves That She Is The Queen Of The Camp With This 10-Foot Long Ruby Gown
Home Women Women on September 21, 2022 Women throughout Iran have been posting videos of themselves on social media, cutting their hair and burning their hijabs in response to the death of a 22-year-old. Mahsa Amini , a 22-year-old woman, detained by Iranian police, died during detention. Protests broke out in Iran as a result of her death. Amini was detained on Tuesday after Iranian police found fault with her hijab. She was reportedly beaten by police. The Iranian police have denied the allegations and claim that she died of a heart attack. However, Amini's relative confirmed that she had no history of heart disease. What Happened To Mahsa Amini? Mahsa Amini was detained earlier this week by "morality police" officers after reportedly finding fault with her hijab or headscarf. Police have cited Amini as having suffered a heart attack. Still, pro-reform news websites have quoted her uncle as not having a history of … [Read more...] about Iranian Women Cut Hair, Burn Hijab To Protest Death Of Mahsa Amini In ‘Moral Police’ Custody
Home Yoga spirituality Faith mysticism Faith Mysticism on April 12, 2018 Do you know that the Mughal emperor Akbar worshiped Jwala Mata and had even offered a Chattar/ parasol made from Gold in the temple? Well, while many already know this, what might be unknown to them is that the parasol, was originally offered in gold, but since Mata did not accept it, the Chhattar just then turned into an unknown element. During the reign of Akbar, Mata Vaishno Devi was largely worshiped by the Hindus. The emperor was unhappy to see the growing faith of his people in the religion. He decided to test the power of Devi Durga. During the same time, among the devotees, was one person, named Dhyanu. He was popularly known as Dhyanu Bhakt. Once he was on his pilgrimage to the Vaishno Devi Shrine. When Akbar came to know about him and his pilgrimage, he summoned him to his court. Dhyanu Bhakt presented himself before the king. A debate … [Read more...] about History Of The Golden Parasol At Jwala Ji Temple, Vaishno Devi.