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Bindi

Reclaim The Bindi: What It Means For Victims Of Widow Abuse And Sexual Assault

Brown Girl Magazine | Posted 08.09.2016 | Women
Brown Girl Magazine

Bindi politics have been around for centuries and is one of the greatest forms of gender-based oppression in our society. I know. I am the daughter of a widow.

Third Eye Blinded

Aryanna Prasad | Posted 06.16.2014 | College
Aryanna Prasad

I grew up without an Indian mother or community, so there's a lot I don't know about being an Indian woman. But I did know the bindi held significance because my nani wore a simple red one every day.

Why a Bindi Is NOT an Example of Cultural Appropriation

Anjali Joshi | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment
Anjali Joshi

Why shouldn't the bindi warrant the same kind of response as the other cultural symbols I've listed, you ask? Because most South Asians won't be able to tell you the religious significance of a bindi.