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The practice is to wear it on the Seemanta or the parting of the hair. The Lalita Sahsranama from Brahmanda Purana uses the words "Seemanta Sindhuri" which clearly indicates the exact place where one should wear the Sindhoor. Shruti seemanta Sindoori kruta paadaabja dhulikaa, Sakalaagama Sandoha Shukti Samputa Mouktikaa/ The particles of your ...


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I personally feel one can apply sindoor just anywhere on forehead or head. What matters is the reason and emotion behind it. It is beleived that applying sindoor is related to in long life of the husband. There is a good story related to Sindoor from the epic Ramayana(source of the story: https://www.scoopwhoop.com/amp/inothernews/lord-hanuman-interesting-...


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At "Seemandarekha"! Seemandarekha is nothing but the parting-line of a woman’s hair (also called maang in Hindi). Seemandarekha is sanskrit word, means Maang. Source


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Having no obvious part in the hair is not a problem. I have seen many women wear Sindur at different places than the part. Women wear Sindur based on their preferences. I have seen women apply Sindur just at the part, and places other than the part. If a person wishes to wear Sindur, it is sufficient just to wear it. Not wearing at the part does not do any ...


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I found a Puranic verse circulating online which may promote violence against intercaste (Pratiloma) marriage: Matsya Purana 227.131 “If a low caste man wants to marry a high caste girl and does so would be punished with death; similarly a high class woman marrying a low caste man should be punished with death. I am not aware of any Smriti text which ...


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P. V. Kane in History of Dharma Shastras Vol. II Part I says the verse belongs to Āśvalāyana Gṛhya Pariśiṣṭa and Saṃskāra Kaustubha of Anantadeva which discuss the Kanyādāna procedure in detail. Neither of these two texts seem to be available online. Kanyādāna: (the gift of the bride). Vide Pār. gṛ. I. 4, Mānava gṛ. I. 8. 6-9, Vārāha gṛ. 13. The Āśv. gṛ....


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