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How to make Kumkum powder at home?

Kumkum is a red powder applied on forehead and on the parting of hair by Hindu women. It is easy to make Kumkum at home provided if you have the right ingredients available. Here is a brief idea on how to make kumkum at home. Things needed Turmeric – Gather original turmeric. Boil it and then dry it in sun. Slaked lime – a caustic substance produced by heating limestone. Water Powder the turmeric very well. Mix it with slaked lime. Add water. You will get a bright red color. Don’t make it too watery. Make sure that you mix all well. There should not be any small pieces in the mix. Make a lump like small chapathi or poori ball. Dry it. Once dried break it and powder it again. You will get Kumkum.

When the harmony is disturbed we have disease – Dr S Radhakrishnan Quotes and Thoughts

A good teacher must know how to arouse the interest of the pupil in the field of study for which he is responsible, he must himself be a master in the field and be in touch with the latest developments in his subject, he must himself be a fellow traveler in the exciting pursuit of knowledge. History is a never ending struggle between good and evil. When the harmony is disturbed we have disease. Love is the only force that can bring about a real union between men.
Dr S Radhakrishnan