Updated: Jul 15
The Haldi function is a custom blessed shower and also known as pithi , which is one of the pre-wedding function in India. Turmeric (haldi), oil and water are applied to both the lady of the hour and lucky man by wedded ladies on the morning of the wedding. The blend is accepted to favors the couple before the wedding. It is known to have properties that leave the skin reasonable and sparkling.
In certain families, turmeric is blended in with sandalwood powder and milk while in others, it is blended in with rose water. This function is additionally followed by traditional songs and dance, and other certain traditions, the lady and husband also apply this holy past on their unmarried kin and companions. It is belief that whoever gets moved by this glue will track down a gorgeous mate soon.
The significance of function also includes some health benefits . Haldi has been used in India for thousands of years as a spice and medicinal herb. Haldi are called curcuminoids, the most important of which is curcumin , increases antioxidant capacity of body , reduce the risk of heart attack , can helps prevent cancer , has increasable benefits against depression.
Turmeric is the spice that is yellow in color, and eventually yellow color is the color of happiness, optimism, of enlightenment and creativity, sunshine and spring. However yellow color has its different and unique meaning in different country and culture like in japan yellow color is color of courage. Yellow is the most visible color of the spectrum. The human eye processes yellow first. This explains why it is used for cautionary signs and emergency rescue vehicles. And it is scientifically proven that Peripheral vision is 2.5 times higher for yellow than for red.
A great many people accept that haldi has the ability to avoid abhorrent spirits from influencing the bride and groom. This is additionally a motivation behind why they are not permitted to leave their home after the haldi function, until their wedding mahurat. Actually like some other Indian ceremony, the Haldi function also is commended with chuckling, snickers, grandeur and shading!