mangalsutra


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mangalsutra

(ˌmæŋɡəlˈsʊtrə)
n
(Jewellery) a necklace worn by a Hindu woman to signify that she is married
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The collection comprises of exquisite sets of rings, earrings, pendants, tanmaniyas (mangalsutra pendant) and bracelets, which are affordably priced.
The activists found a student couple in a park and made the boy tie what appears like 'mangalsutra' to the girl.
Laxmi thinks that it is normal that though she was married to the Goddess, she had to first have sex with the priest and then be the keep of a toddy-tapper, who brought her a Mangalsutra and new clothes.
One of the items she had consumed was a 'mangalsutra', a traditional necklace worn by married Hindu women in India.
There was also a traditional necklace worn by married Hindu women called the 'mangalsutra.'
Indian women are expected to conform to strict appearance norms laid down for upper-caste Hindu women, by accessorizing themselves with bindi (a dot on the forehead), henna (painting kits for hands), sindoor (vermillion), mangalsutra (gold chain worn by married Hindu women), and nose rings (Bhattacharyya, 2015).
Due to insufficient money I sold my ring, pair of earrings, leg gold ornaments, bangles, and mangalsutra (ornament worn by married women in India).
The poster features her dressed in a traditional green sari with a contrast blouse, a round red bindi on the forehead, a mangalsutra in the neck and her hair loosely tied.
Its lost and found office has seen all sorts of strange things in 2017 including a mermaid tail, a red antique throne chair, a diamond Mangalsutra necklace - and 84 pairs of builders boots.
Even his wife's mangalsutra, which the married Hindu women wear, bangles and bindi were ordered to be removed.
After all, mangalsutra and bangles cannot be a weapon by any stretch of imagination.
The allegations levelled by India included 'restriction on Jadhav's family for conversing in the mother tongue; disregard of religious and cultural sensibilities on the pretext of security by making them change their attire, and remove mangalsutra and bindi; not allowing Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P.