Indian - Mangtikka is an accessory worn on the central parting of the hair up to the forehead. The centre part of the forehead is believed to house the ajnachakra and it stands for preservation. This symbolizes the status of women as the preservation of the order of human race. Today, there are different variations of Mangtikka. A Mangtikka with chains tied along the hairline is one kind, which highlights the brides face.