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  • The one bit of decoration comes from the ornate golden divan set up on a platform near the front of the restaurant, which is often used for Iftaar parties (when the fast is broken at Ramadan), henna ceremonies known as mehndi, and weddings and baby showers.

    Baltimore City Paper

  • Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images Newly-wed Indian women had their hands decorated with 'mehndi' or henna for the upcoming Hindu festival Karva Chauth in Amritsar, October 5, 2009.

    Festival of Karva Chauth

  • Rings are exchanged at the engagement, followed by the "mehndi" ceremony, where the bride's arms and legs are intricately painted with brown henna dye to ward off evil and strengthen love.

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  • "We finally did a two-day event, skipping the 'mehndi' and 'sangeet'."

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  • Candice Pereira, creative head of "Marry Me" wedding consultants, said: "Some people do prefer to combine the 'mehndi' and 'sangeet' events."

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  • With the meetings dispersed, Ms. Kamali had a laundry list of to-dos for the coming year including getting saris and mehndi for the fashion students 'North African project, creating a parents panel to encourage more parent-teacher interaction and finding a nutrition speaker to talk about wellness.

    Sitting in the Principal's Office, Kamali Style

  • Let the sisters enjoy preparing for all the small poojas, chuda (dressing up with bangles ceremony), mehndi (though not a koli tradition).

    Sabudana Vada

  • The four-day affair included henna-painting at a mehndi party, two ceremonies one Unitarian, one Hindu, singing and dancing at a sangeet, and a farewell brunch.

    Nuptials: Amy Stanley & Jay Hariani

  • She normally charges 50 cents to $1 per hand for the popular Indian artistry called "mehndi."

    CNN Transcript Dec 24, 2009

  • Witness: cabala, mehndi, yoga, putting those weird white dots on your eyes.

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