Why do Indian woman wear a red dot on their forehead?

Why do Indian woman wear a red dot on their forehead?

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trappedinthedollhouse
It's called a bindi and is traditionally worn by Hindus and Jain Buddhists. It has a variety of interpretations and meanings to different people. In a Buddhist point of view, it's said to be the sixth 'chakra' (which is basically a psychic energy centre) which represents the third eye or concealed wisdom. To some, it's used to enhance natural beauty. However, I believe the most common reasoning is that it's where you focus your attention when meditating. Red also means love, beauty See More▼
on December 22, 2017
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galactic.milo
it's a bindi
red means the woman is married and black means she is not
it is an indian religious custom
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Mataways
Religion
on December 23, 2017
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roger.the.boi
It’s just something that Indian people do for their culture. It’s called a bindi and it’s said to ward off bad luck.
xXEmo_KingXx
That and certain colors mean certain things. I think red means she's not interested in marriage, but I'm not sure.
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seoulmates
it's called a bindi. it has to do with their culture
on December 22, 2017
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pastrami
It's cultural.
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Corbijn3andNolly
Because there’s always a sniper around
on December 22, 2017
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