Varanasi, the city of lord Shiva and holy Ganga is the world known for its rich culture. People have been following their tradition and passing it on from generation to generation.
There are colonies of craftsmen in Banaras for crafts like–Gulabi Meenakari, Panja Dari, Chunar Red Clay Pottery, Hand Block Printing, Wooden Craft and many more.
Khojwan is the one of them; a suburban neighborhood located in south of Varanasi district (Uttar Pradesh). khojwan is the place of making of wooden crafts including Sindoora. Sindoora is a wooden vessel to keep sindoor which is a traditional vermilion red powder. Sindoora is a very crucial craft in Hindu culture during the occasion of their weddings. In Hindu culture Sindoora comes in a woman’s life on her wedding day. On the wedding, groom brings Sindoora with full of sindoor and put it along the parting of hair of his bride to get married. A married woman keeps it with her through her life. Sindoora is the symbol of love, care and Suhaag for a women.