International Bindi/ Tilak Day Launched

Published in The Asian Weekly , Edition 581 ( October 22 - 29, 2021) A Nairobi-an defines her pride in her bindi Three Generations of a family flaunt their Bindis in Nairobi Members of Sanatan Dharam Group, Kenya, Tanzania and Indonesia & their family members Sanatan Dharam Group members and families marked the day … Continue reading International Bindi/ Tilak Day Launched

मेरी बिन्दी मेरी अनुभूति Meri Bindi Meri Anubhuti

मेरी बिन्दी मेरी अनुभूति  कोई करता रक्त का दान कोई परिश्रम व समय का दान कोई करते खाद्य पथार्थ दान कुछ विशेष गण करते घन से दान मत भूलो इतिहास हमारा माथे लम्बा तिलक सज़ा कर वीरों ने दिए प्राणों के बलिदान हमारी सभ्यता के चिन्ह हैं महान क्यों शठ बन हम तजते यह स्वाभिमान … Continue reading मेरी बिन्दी मेरी अनुभूति Meri Bindi Meri Anubhuti


The area between the eyebrows is the location of “the third eye” or the seat of concealed wisdom. It is the center point wherein all experience is gathered in total concentration. It is believed, during meditation the latent energy (kundalini) rises from the base of the spine towards the head, this agna is the outlet for this potent energy. The red Kumkum between the eyebrows is said to retain energy in the human body and control the various levels of concentration. It is also the central point of the base of creation itself — symbolizing auspiciousness and good fortune. The Bindi over this third eye also wards off those trying to influence you in a negative or in a dominating way.

Tilak : International Bindi Day

In Dharmic culture, the tilaka (Sanskrit: तिलक) is a mark worn usually on the forehead at the most important chakra on the body called Ajna chakra, sometimes other parts of the body such as neck, hand, chest and arms. Tilaka may be worn daily or for rites of passage or special spiritual and religious occasions only, depending on regional customs. courtesy: … Continue reading Tilak : International Bindi Day


International Bindi day will be celebrated to express inclusiveness, mutual respect and highlight the inherent wisdom of mankind to look beyond the religious and communal divide. Navaratri, the nine days dedicated to the Diving Feminine Energy, will see the launch of this oneness initiative and will be the day that will mark World Bindi Day annually.