Mehndi or Henna is a paste that is bought in a cone shaped tube and is made into designs for men and women. It is also derived from the Sanskrit word mendhikā. The use of mehndi and turmeric is described in the earliest Hindu Vedic ritual books.
The Anjuna beach flea market should be on every to-do list made for Goa. You can see hippies selling incense sticks, backpackers haggling over Bollywood themed shirts and tourists trying to get a good deal.
The range of shops is impressive. Shops sell birthstones to solve your problems, Swedish music cds, Kashmir shawls, Nataraja statues, jewelery, musical instruments, chess sets and much more.