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Maia Sethna is a Fashion, Beauty, Luxury, Travel & Lifestyle Content Creator. An avid traveler, with an elegant sense of style, Maia also heads up Shakti Himalaya, a Luxury Travel Company. We recently sat down with Maia and talked about everything from her journey as a content creator, to her passion for fashion, and her love for her father’s cooking.   Maia Sethna wearing our Moonlight Maang Tikka - Matte & Glossy Silver from our Cosmos Collection City you presently live in: Bombay Currently watching: Bridgerton on Netflix Currently reading: Think Like A Monk – Jay Shetty Most favourite dish: My Father’s...
Indian culture is rich in glorious rituals, festivals, art, textiles, and design. Our heritage has placed huge emphasis on expression through intricate pieces. Found in ancient paintings, scriptures and sculptures, the Maang Tikka made its first appearance when our ancestors began creating jewellery over 5000 years ago. .   Both men and women wore this exquisite hair ornament. Several paintings and sculptures that carried tantric significance depicted them wearing embellishments on their foreheads. According to Hindu mythology, the Tikka rests in between the forehead, a spot that is believed to house our sixth chakra, called ‘Ajna Chakra’ or ‘the third eye’....
While looking at the history of Maang Tikkas, we came across some beautiful portraits of iconic women adorned with them or similar headpieces. We invite you to take a dip into the past with us and learn of their incredible journeys.    Maharani Jind Kaur Maharani Jind Kaur  (1817 – 1863) was the wife of the first Maharaja of the Sikh Empire, Ranjit Singh and the mother of the last Maharaja of the Sikh Dynasty, Duleep Singh. She was known as 'the Messalina of the Punjab' by the British because she was a force to be reckoned with, as she carved...