Last November, my daughter traveled to Kolkata, India
with her husband and son to visit with his family.
Right, my daughters hand ~ center, her mother in law ~ left, her sister in law.
Mehandi is the application of henna as a temporary form of art in India. The word "mehndi"
is from the Sanskrit word "mendhika" and is described in the earliest of Hinduism's
"Vedic" ritual books and intended as a symbol of the outer and inner sun,
and an "awakening of the inner light".