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Hair adornment with jasmine garland

Jasmine flowers are popular throughout the world for its delightful fragrance. These sweet smelling jasmines are said to have originated in the Himalayan regions in Western China. The name jasmine is probably of Persian origin. In Sanskrit language it is usually referred to as “Mallika.”

In India jasmine flowers are worn by women to decorate their hair. Jasmine also has cultural and religious significance in India. The jasmine plant is associated with Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. The flowers are also used in religious offerings and wedding ceremonies. The flower has certain medicinal and curative uses. The alluring fragrance of jasmine has a refreshing effect on the mind and soul of a human being. The video features a woman wearing jasmine garland on her hair.