Wearing a gold mangal sutra or diamond Mangalsutra is steeped in tradition – it is given the status of a sacred thread that signifies the sacred relationship …What is Mangalsutra? … The word mangal means auspicious and Sutra means thread – together mangalsutra means an auspicious thread uniting the souls. The groom ties the auspicious thread around the bride’s neck on the day of their holy nuptial as the significance that their relationship would be as auspicious as the thread.
Coined from the two Hindi words, ‘mangal’ and ‘sutra’, Mangalsutra literally means ‘an auspicious thread’. It is a significant ornament for Hindu brides and is symbolic of their marital status. … While long mangalsutra designs exude a traditional appeal, the trending short mangalsutras are perfect for modern brides.