'Hindu' stamp - correction

Dean Anderson eastwestcultural at YAHOO.COM
Tue Mar 14 04:18:45 EST 2006


  At 9:17 am -0700 11/3/06, jkirk wrote:
>The tilak on the man's forehead could be a slim version of a
>Vaisnava mark in that it's vertical, but very attenuated and not
>typical. (Strikes me as an artist's fancy.) (It's certainly not a 
>full fledged Vaisnava tilak mark). 
   

    This type of tilak is very common in some places. Although I've seen it identified as a Vaishnava tilak, I've also seen non-Vaishnavas wearing it who simply consider it a different style of tilak.
   
  Best,

     
  Dean Anderson


		
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