Young East Indian American classical dancer's feet will red with henna tattoos at the Annual Diwali (Deepavali) Festival at the South Street Seaport in New York City.
The Festival of Lights originated in India to celebrate the joy of living. The triumph of good over evil and light over darkness.
Henna is a temporary tattoo non-permanent image on the comes from south Asian and India.
The paste is made from the powdered leaves of the Henna plant, traditionally it is drawn in delicate patterns on the hands and feet. Henna is regarded as having "Barakah," blessings, and is applied for luck as well as joy and beauty