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  • But of greater concern to researchers are religious powders like cherry-colored "sindoor"

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  • Here I would like to add that this is the most classic form of garments that we love to see and the 'sindoor' (red vermillion) and accessories the way she has put up the whole thing made the collection so colourful and vibrant, "said Bhagat. News Feed

  • Married women play with 'sindoor' and pray for long lives of our husbands, "said Kalpana Saha, another Devotee from Kolkata. News Feed

  • We pray to the red-colored one, whose entire body is red, and who is decorated with red colored sindoor.

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  • On Sunday, Manyata deliberately showed up at a event teeming with media, with sindoor in her maang.

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  • The red kumkum powder or sindoor which contains turmeric is used to worship Goddess Parvati.


  • Since centuries, the bindi has been and still remains, the mangalaya or the sign of an Indian married woman, other ones being the sindoor, mangalsutra (also called ramnami) nose ring, bangles and so on.


  • Bangalore: If your child ingests Indian spices and ceremonial powders like vermilion, or sindoor, you need to be aware of the fact that these spices contain a very high level of lead to the tune of 67 percent which is much above the permitted levels by European Union and U.S. Foods and Drugs Administration.

  • Other - Beauty & Style yes,i also use to put sindoor on my forehead,even being non-Hindu

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  • Aasiya says she feels lucky to be playing Santu despite the fact that she has to wear saris, gold ornaments, sindoor and a bindi all the time.

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  • vermillion powder worn in the hair parting by Hindu wives (it is applied during the marriage ceremony). see here

    May 24, 2009