Women and Peace

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Practiced for five thousand years throughout India, Africa, and the Middle East, Mehndi is the act of painting the body with preparations made from the crushed leaves of the henna plant. Whether it be in the preparation for a special occasion or in celebration of a particular event, it has always been done with the assumption that the act would engender good fortune, happy results, and good feelings. Read the rest of this entry »