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Havyaka Brahman Lady
The Fortunate One

Indian Women consider the bindi or Kumkum as a symbol of divine fortune (sumangal). This  Havyaka Brahmana Lady of  North Karnataka  with her large dot and a necklace made with gold coins makes our Picture of the Week

See Also:

  • The Significance of the Holy Dot

  • Women of India -- Frequently asked questions and articles on the roles and status of women in India. Includes biographies, topics on Sati, widows, history and artifacts.

  • Body as Medium of Art -- Exhibition of expressions of art done on human body. Includes tattoos, henna, piercing, and religious body art.

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November 09, 1997

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