Washington, May 2: Henna or Mehendi which has been a vital part of Hindu tradition is becoming increasing popular among Hollywood celebrities.
It is come to be held as an alternative to tattoos that has similar final results along with delightful and painless experience.
Starting with actress Demi Moore and singer Gwen Stefani, many celebrities have been seen sporting this body art, including entertainer Madonna; actresses Drew Barrymore, Liv Tyler and so on.
Henna which has been associated with joy, celebration, festivals, and weddings, had a recent renaissance in Hollywood.
Many henna themed parties involving celebrities, including birthdays, baby showers, bridal showers, nightclub events, are sometimes held in Hollywood.
Rajan Zed, who is president of Universal Society of Hinduism, urged the henna loving celebrities to explore some rich philosophical thought of Hinduism, which is oldest religion of the world with moksha (liberation) as ultimate goal.