Why women put Sindoor? Know the True Cultural and Scientifical Reason behind Putting Sindoor
Sindoor, made up of a vermillion coloured powder, put in the middle parting of a woman’s hair (also called “mang” in Hindi and “simandarekha” in Sanskrit) is a sign of a married Indian woman, but the significance of sindoor is more than that. At the time of the wedding, the sindoor also known as “Kumkum” is first applied to the parting of the bride’s hair by her groom. It is a symbol of matrimony and a widow or an unmarried woman can not apply it.