'Hindu' stamp - correction

Dean Anderson eastwestcultural at YAHOO.COM
Tue Mar 14 09:18:45 UTC 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.

  Dean Anderson

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