An Indian bride wears nose jewellery. Hindus have a piercing on the left side of the nose in honour of the marriage goddess, Parvati. Photo: Alamy

I had Indian nose piercing in honour of marriage goddess Parvati, and met the love of my life. Coincidence?

  • The author travelled to India with her mother to seek a cure for Lyme disease, and on a whim both had their noses pierced
  • Cured, she returned to the hospital two years later and met someone she would go on to marry. She’s not sure if she should credit the marriage goddess
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An Indian bride wears nose jewellery. Hindus have a piercing on the left side of the nose in honour of the marriage goddess, Parvati. Photo: Alamy
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