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Sindoor Dan - Best Bengali candid wedding photography in Kolkata

In Bengali more over hinduism Sindoor Dan is a symbol of matrimony. It is first put on a woman by her husband on the day of her wedding, and becomes a daily ritual thereafter.   Another name for Sindoor is Kumkum. The color red signifies strength, blood and fire.

History of Hindu ritual Sindoor dan on a Wedding ceremony

According to hindu mythology that indicate It has been said that Parvati wanted to marry Lord Shiva and therefore she performed tapas. Finally, Shiva appears, he accepts her offer of marrying Parvati. He puts a condition of marrying Parvati, the condition is for Parvati to sacrifice her third eye, which is on her forehead. Parvati accepts his offer. On the day of marriage, Shiva removes the third eye, it starts bleeding. Thus, the area becomes the place, where women apply sindoor. Putting sindoor is a strong belief to that Goddess Parvati not only preserves the husband of a married woman but also saves from evils. Sindoor also finds a mention in the Puranas, Lalitha Sahasranamam and Soundarya Lahharis. Sindoor than plays most vital role on a wedding in India . The most vital role on a wedding photography is how your shindoor dan picture came because this photographs will be the best memories for life time for the couple and friends and family.

how important sindoor dan will be on a wedding in India

Even today, for a married Hindu woman, the sindoor signifies her desire for her husband’s long life and prosperity and is also considered a sign of her never dying love and devotion towards her better half. Wedding is always full of emotions . And wedding photography stands to capture that emotion properly and make those emotions in a memory for life time.

Indian astrology says regarding sindoor dan

According to Indian astrology, Mesha raashi (Aries) is on the forehead of a human body. The Lord of Aries or its ruling planet is Mars. This planet is red in colour which is believed to be auspicious. Sindoor being red in colour and also applied on the forehead. Which attracts cosmic energy bring good fortune. Wedding is for now and forever to remember.

Lal / Red sindoor represents bengali wedding culture

Besides this, it is believed that putting the red vermilion powder also activates the chakras in the forehead and on the crown. Mangalsutra, Sindoor and Bangles differentiate a woman as she enters from a girl to to a woman of someone's eternal love. In Bengali culture a married women follows and also believes on the rules of our ancient culture. In a Bengali wedding sindoor is marked as auspicious . we being a wedding photographer in Kolkata always love to capture this sindoor dan ritual for every wedding. though this rituals mostly performed in a same way but the photos came out different because of the emotion of every wedding not same .

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