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the mangalsutra

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Basically, a mangalsutra refers to a traditional Indian necklace that a girl gets at her wedding. She wears it as long as she is married. But there is much more to a mangalsutra than just being a necklace. An Indian girl wears many adornments, which indicate that she is married now. These include the mangalsutra, toe rings, glass bangles, a red bindi on the forehead besides sindoor, which is red powder in the hair. All these are indications that she enjoys a higher status in the society as she is now an adult and capable of running a household. Wearing of the mangalsutra in an Indian wedding...

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