Category: Customs & Rituals

Indian wedding customs and rituals enrich the nation with culture and customs which have been followed over centuries and should be continued to form an integral part of Indian tradition. Different religions and faiths, which are a part and parcel of various communities of India, make the rituals very unique and interesting. Every belief system is identified by its own practiced set of rites and rituals thus making up a galaxy of rituals. Such rituals are practiced by innumerable people living in India with deep respect and devotion.

Indian Wedding Terminology- Guide to all the wedding terms!

It is quite common to come across terms or words in a wedding and not knowing their meaning. These terms are not only important if you are getting married but if you are just attending a wedding as a guest. This knowledge helps you understand what rituals are going on because unlike western weddings, guests are expected to participate in Indian wedding rituals before, during, and after the nuptials.

The Significance Of The Seven Phere (Saptapadi)

Indian weddings are full of fun , enjoyment, dancing, music and most importantly rituals. Rituals are very important part of an Indian wedding procession. They are considered to be pious and blissful. This procession engages all the ancient rituals and the involvement of the blessings from the elderly people. Rituals are created by our ancestors and have a scientific reason behind their emergence.

Bangles: An Integral Part Of The New Bride

Bangles are one of the most important part of the bride’s attire. Every state has it’s different cultures. We are here to make you acquainted with some of the cultures.

Everything You Must Know About Haldi Ceremony In Indian Weddings

The Haldi ceremony signifies the establishment of the Hindu wedding ceremony rituals. The ceremony is held on the morning of the wedding ceremony day at the bride and groom’s residence. A paste organized with (turmeric) Haldi, sandalwood, the curd is rubbed onto the bride’s and groom’s pores and skin earlier than a ceremonial bath. Since … read more

Karwa Chauth – A Ritual of Love

Love it or hate it, its Karwa Chauth – A Ritual of Love and you simply can’t break out it. An annual tradition, which for the longest time was once spoken of with extremely good reverence and located stoically. It’s days in the solar have gotten more and more overcast with the 1/3 wave of … read more

Accessories That Make Us Fall In Love With The Marathi Brides

Each culture has its own way of dressing and styling. Just as we can easily recognise a bengali or a sikh bride because of their signature looks,  Marathi brides too boast of a distinctive traditional splendor that makes them stand apart of the rest. One look at a bride, one can easily figure out whether she is the Navri (marathi bride) or not.

Ceremonies Which Complete An Indian Wedding

Traditionally, in earlier times, the weddings would get over in 2 days, but now as the times have changed, so have the customs. If the family is well off, each ceremony is done on a new day.

Here is the list of ceremonies, without which the wedding is incomplete

Weddings In Diversity – Cultures In Various States Of India

India is a huge country and so is it’s list of customs and rituals. Since, all the states have their own cultures, why not bring them together for once.

Pre Wedding Rituals Of A Gujarati Wedding

Weddings are not only the union of two people who love each other. But it is also a union of two families who will support each other in good and bad times. Weddings are considered to be a big affair in our country. The celebration is jam-packed with rituals and traditions. Every community has its guidelines and traditions to follow. But if your beloved belongs to a Gujarati family we have got a perfect way to impress him/her and the family.

Weddings Of Different States Of India

India is known for its rich culture and traditions. India is a federal union comprising of 26 states and 8 union territories. From folk music to traditional dresses, every state of India has something different to offer. Hence, the weddings of different states of India vary regionally.

Let’s explore the ethnically rich attires and rituals from weddings of different states of India.

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