The term ‘Mehndi’ originated from the Sanskrit word ‘Mehndika’ in the early 19 th century. Though over the years, the methods of preparing and applying it do have changed, but be it India, Pakistan or the Arabian Countries, the customary practice of decor
"While the mehndi is being applied, other members of the family play the traditional dhol and dance to its beats. Every female member of family gets mehndi done on her hands and feet. The entire mood of a mehndi ceremony is extremely festive.