Daily Archives: November 16, 2015


haldi kumkum thali navdurga Durga
There has been a torrent of online attacks on non-Indian women who wear the bindi. As a non-Indian woman wearing a bindi with a colourful experience of online attacks, I wanted to write about this topic. Cultural appropriation is a very sensitive subject, many people fear that the deep significance of a tradition or symbol […]

Who is “Allowed” to Wear a Bindi?