Spangles and sparkles and color. We American women think we are so modern and fashionable–but I can see that we have lost some of our femininity in the process. I know I’m guilty of “saving” beautiful clothes for special occasions, when really, I should be enjoying them more often.
These might have been eunuchs, who have a strangely mixed reputation in India. They’re bawdy and threatening and also are auspicious and asked for blessings. We went by too quickly for me to suss it out.