Henna, it's history and characteristics.
Body decorating with Henna designs historically was traditional in the great Roman Empire, Ancient Greece, Assyria, Mesopotamia and Babylonia.
Henna plant (Lawsonia inermis) leaves are harvested twice a year, then dried and grinded into the powder. Historically the powder was used both as a preparation and for body cooling.
Using Henna paste, women decorate their hands, feet and other body parts. Like a work of art it is possible to draw on the skin a fine, complex and detailed designs with Henna paste.
Henna paste drawings or Mehndi designs, which in Hindi language means "art", are not only a type of body decorating, but also a healing and esoteric instrument.
Henna drawings calm the body; they balance unsteadiness, nervousness and mental instability.
When chosen individually, symbol drawings are like Upaya or compensation for negative energy suppression and positive energy attraction.
Sanskrit mantra drawings collect waves of consciousness and transform them.
Intuitively selected drawings with Henna strengthen the body energy.
Henna drawing process is like a meditation.
In what life situations Henna drawings can be applied:
Gift to yourself
A new plan beginning
Surprise for a loved one
Idea about a real tattoo
Gift to a friend
Challenge for yourself
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