India is a modern country yet the customs and traditions are religiously followed in urban as well as rural Indians. Indian’s Namesthe or Namaskar is the most popular form of greeting in India to welcome somebody. While doing Namaskar, both the palms are placed together. The right hand represents higher nature while right hand represents worldly and lower nature.
THILAK: - The Thilak is a ritual marked on the forehead. Indians call it as Kumkum. It is red in colour. Usually woman’s in north India puts kumkum after their marriage.
ARATHI : - It is performed as an act of veneration and love .It is often performed as a mark of worship to seek blessings from god.
GARLANDING : - Flower garlands are generally offered to god as a mark of respect and honour. The garlands made with white jasmine and orange marigold flowers .
BINDI : -A bindi is an auspicious mark worn by young girls and women. Bindi is derived from bindu a Sanskrit word, meaning dot.
NOSE PIN : - Many Indian women wear a pin studded with stones, called a nose pin.
MANGAL SUTHRA : - It is a necklace made out of black beads, worn only by married woman’s, as a mark of being married. It is tied by groom on his bride’s neck.