However, Mehndi has its own attraction and it is usage by Indian and neighboring countries’ ladies on some specific occasions like karwa chauth, Diwali, hariyali teej and so on and so thoroughly.
Moreover, Mehandi plays an important role in an Indian marriage be it Hindu wedding or Muslim wedding. Honestly, festivities in an Indian wedding begin with the mehendi ceremony. Mehandi ceremony is observed to be one of the most important pre-wedding ceremonies full of fun, colors, satisfaction, dance, and what not. On Mehndi night from the bride-to-be, to all the females ready at the wedding gather together to grace their hands with charming and abstruse henna design patterns. Even some families conjoin Mehndi and sangeet ceremony together to cause it more pleasure and charming ceremony.
In certain traditions, attach mehendi is even necessary for the bridegroom, the design which will be usage on groom’s hand will be sub tile and only a mite, normal a symbol indicate of mehndi will be applied. Whereas the bridal mehandi design will be a very elaborate pattern done on her hands and feet, half of bride’s hand and feet are covered with lovely mehndi art. Applying mehandi on bride’s and groom’s hand is considered ‘Shagun’ in Indian systems.
It is believed that Mehendi represents the holy bond of matrimony and is therefore, it is considered a shagun (sign of good fortune). It also signifies the love, compassion, and affection between the couple and their families.