The haldi kumkum ceremony: the essence of womanhood

The auspicious haldi kumkum ceremony at Makar Sankranti

The haldi kumkum ceremony is quite popular in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Goa. The married women of Tamil Nadu host a similar function called Aadiperukku, which is celebrated on the 18th day of the Tamil month called Adi (mid-July to mid-August).

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