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 Insync Insync on May 4, 2009 A Muslim-owned jewellery shop has decided to ban customers wearing veils after being targeted by robbers disguise as Islamic women. According to The Telegraph, any one entering ATAA Jewellers in Glasgow must reveal their faces under planned new rules to protect staff from further attacks. The store owners decided to act after two Asian men wearing traditional Muslim women clothes 'including niqab veils' made away with thousands of pounds worth of jewellery earlier this month. The pair, who were also carrying handbags, pretended to be interested in buying some items but attacked staff with pepper spray when cabinets were unlocked. Now the Sadiq family who run the shop are planning to put up a sign informing customers that they cannot wear any headgear that covers the face. "It is our safety that matters as well at the end of the day," rukhsana sadiq told the BBC. AGENCIES Comments … [Read more...] about Muslim Jewellery Shop Bans Customers Wearing Veils
Home Yoga spirituality Festivals Festivals on September 12, 2022 It was way back in the early part of the 12th century that the Shaiva cult had grown a huge base of followers of whom Kulottunga Chola was the most important one. Although he was a great Shiva devotee, he was attached fanatically to the Shaiva cult. He looked down on the Vaishnava mantras, disrespected holy Basil, and even got the Govindaraja Perumal temple locked down for an indefinite time, after which, he forcibly got an agreement signed, that asked for strict compliance to the Shaivite tradition from everyone. Read on to know how the story connects with Bibi Nachiyar, a Muslim princess who is now enshrined as a deity in the Melkote temple, which is located in Mandya distinct, between Bangalore and Mysore. Bibi Nachiyar: Ramanujacharya Steps In To Tondanur Subjected to excruciating torture following this debacle, people finally informed Sri … [Read more...] about Bibi Nachiyar: Muslim Princess Enshrined As A Deity In The Melkote Temple