The term Mehendi refers to the plant Lawsonia inermis and the dye produced from it, while the word Henna was used with the same meaning, in Arabic. Although these were originally synonymous terms, a distinction later arose between them, wherein Henna became the related art form.
Weddings in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are considered a sacred and sanctified ceremony. They can be long, ritualistic and elaborate affairs with lots of pre-wedding, wedding and post-wedding ceremonies. The occasion of Mehendi ceremony is often one of the most important pre-wedding rituals, especially for the bride. Intricate patterns of Mehendi are typically applied to brides before wedding ceremonies.
This was a ceremony that lasted the day. There was entertainment while the bride was being decorated. The central focus was the bride and her decoration. Other women at this ceremony were offered the opportunity to experience Mehendi if they chose to. Some did and it was fun to see the outcome...
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