Kungumam & Manjal

மஞ்சள் (Manjal aka Turmeric) and குங்குமம் (Kungumam) are the signs of a women who’s spouse is still alive according to various Hindu cultures. Its an auspicious symbol for women here.

The same in display at a shop, near a temple in Kodambakkam.

4 comments on “Kungumam & Manjal”

  1. An eye catcher!
    great mix of colors.

    Ram: Thanks for the peep in Marie.


  2. so very beautiful colors!!!

    Ram: Thanks Lo, i’m glad you enjoyed the riot of colours.


  3. I love the layers of focus and non-focussed heaps of colour 🙂

    Ram: Yes these colours across our nation is brilliant and one would fall in love with them. Thanks for the line.


  4. […] buy some Turmeric (which you saw a few days back here) make it into a paste, and apply on the tree like shown above (like a circle) and then apply […]


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