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1 India is divided into four parts wedding in indiaIndia is divided into four partsNorthern IndiaEastern IndiaWestern IndiaThe Hindu wedding Ceremony is one of the occasions in the Hindu families that involve fun, revelry and a traditional rites and rituals. From the intricate embroidery to the religious chants that go along, everything in a Hindu Wedding Ceremony is done with much detail and keeps alive the age old traditions.
2 weddings in northern india The bride's father treats the groom to yoghurt and honey as a gesture of warmly welcoming him to the house. North Indian Wedding Traditions include exchanging of garlands or Jaimala as a sign of acceptance
4 Havan or the auspicious fire is lit in North Indian weddings Havan or the auspicious fire is lit in North Indian weddings. The bride's father gives away his daughter to the groom and this is referred to as Kanyadaan. Both the bride and the groom then offer sacrifice or what is popularly known as Rajham to the fire. This is followed by Gath Bandhan which symbolizes the eternal bond. And then comes the turn of the Saat Phere or the Mangal Phere. According to this tradition, the couple encircles the fire and promise to be with each other throughout life, both during happiness and prosperity as well as at times of trial and tribulation. They also vow to respect, trust, admire, appreciate each other and carry out responsibilities together because they are now tied in an everlasting bond of love and friendship. After this, following North Indian Wedding Traditions, the parents bless the newly wedded couples so that they remain happy for life.
5 Other significant North Indian Wedding Traditions include tying the Mangalsutra around the groom's neck and applying vermillion on the parting of the hair. Each of these customs has a special meaning and they also have a certain charm which is increasingly luring foreigners. It therefore comes as less of a surprise that there are many who are considering Getting Married in India. If you are interested in following these quaint North Indian Wedding Traditions when starting that new journey with your loved one, India Profile is there for you. Just opt for any of the Special Wedding Tour Packages to celebrate your wedding in style.
6 weddings in eastern india The weddings in eastern india are just like hindu weddingsHindu weddings are ceremonial feasts laden with symbolic rites and rituals. Despite India's diversities in language, culture, food and lifestyle, one can observe common threads in many Hindu weddings across the nation. The East Indian wedding traditions mainly include the marriage traditions of West Bengal, Orissa, Assam and other northeastern states of India.
8 The Bengali Wedding Ceremony is one of the gala and elaborate affairs in the Hindu Wedding Ceremony. A typical Bengali wedding is not about fun, revelry and sweets but there are different aspects to it. There are a number of Bengali wedding traditions which are religiously observed during this ceremony.It all starts with the marriage procession of the groom known as "Borjatri" who arrive at the entrance of the bride's residence and are greeted with fresh flowers. The "Baran Dala" is firstly touched to the groom's forehead by an elderly female relative of the bride's family. The groom then has sweets and sherbet and rosewater is sprinkled on them.Then the actual ceremony starts where the bride and groom face each other and exchange their garland which is called the "Mala Badal". During the "Saat Paak" the bride sits on a wooden stool and her brothers lift her and carry the bride around the groom seven times in circles which stands for their union forever. These are one of the important aspects of the East Indian Wedding Traditions.
9 It's during Shubho Drishti the groom gets to see his bride It's during Shubho Drishti the groom gets to see his bride. The bride's father then finally gives her daughter's responsibility to the groom during Sampradan. Then the Saptapadi ritual takes place where they move around the fire and take vows to stay together for a lifetime.Then follows Basar Ghar, Bashi Biye and finally the Bidaai where the family of the bride bids her farewell. In the groom's house the Bou Baran takes place. The bride is greeted there and she has to enter the house with her feet smeared in Alta and milk to leave her imprints on the floor.During the Bou Bhaat the bride serves the members of the house and eats her first meal in the husband's house. This is followed by reception at the evening.
10 One more eg. Is of Assam. This starts with the Bathing Custom One more eg. Is of Assam. This starts with the Bathing Custom. The bride and the groom's family collect water from the river which is considered to be sacred and the bride and the groom use it for their ceremonial bath.Firstly before the marriage the Wedding Reception is held in Assamese Wedding Ceremony. After the groom arrives, the bride's family indulges in some friendly banter and stops the groom in the doorway and asks for a hefty sum, if they wish to enter the bride's house.The wedding starts with the bride's mother who welcome the groom and the bride's sister wash the groom's feet. Dressed in traditional dhoti and kurta, silk shawl the groom comes for the wedding. One of the inherent The Hindu wedding Ceremony is one of the occasions in the Hindu families that involve fun, revelry and a traditional rites and rituals. From the intricate embroidery to the religious chants that go along, everything in a Hindu Wedding Ceremony is done with much detail and keeps alive the age old traditions.