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A small annular disc aids application for beginners.
First they apply a sticky wax paste through the empty centre of the disc.
, from Sanskrit bindu, meaning "point, drop, dot or small particle") is a red dot worn on the centre of the forehead, commonly by Hindu and Jain women.
The word Bindu dates back to the hymn of creation known as Nasadiya Sukta in the Rigveda.
A pinch of vermilion powder is applied skilfully with a ring-finger to make a perfect red dot.
It takes considerable practice to achieve the perfect round shape by hand.
This is then covered with kumkum or vermilion and then the disc is removed to get a perfect round bindi.
It is at this point that the two side nadi Ida (yoga) and Pingala are said to terminate and merge with the central channel Sushumna, signifying the end of duality, the characteristic of being dual (e.g. The seed syllable for this chakra is the syllable OM, and the presiding deity is Ardhanarishvara, who is a half male, half female Shiva/Shakti. In metaphysics, Bindu is considered the dot or point at which creation begins and may become unity.Unmarried girls also wore small ornamental spangles on their foreheads.But before marriage it is optional and after marriage it's compulsory.In Bengal region a large round red bindi is worn, brides in this region are often decorated with Alpana design on forehead and cheeks, along with bindi.In southern India a smaller red bindi is worn with a white tilak at the bottom, another common type is a red tilak shaped bindi.