What Is a Mehndi?
A Mehndi party is the pre-wedding celebration in Hindu and Sikh culture. This is when the bride has the red-orange mehndi “stain” applied to her palms, hands, and feet.
This party is typically held the day before the wedding. The event often has a lounge-like feel and is decorated with colorful pillows.
- These parties are traditionally held in the bride’s home but nowadays many brides are opting to host it at an outside venue.
- Traditionally it has been said that the deeper the color of the bride’s mehndi, the happier the bride and groom’s marriage is going to be.