Indian Wedding and It's Values

Indian Wedding and It's Values

Haldi Ceremony

The night before the marriage ceremony, the women gather together and smear turmeric paste on bride's and groom's arms and face. The ritual, called a Haldi ceremony, is a traditional Indian pre-wedding event, believed to bestow blessings upon the to be married couple.

A common reason why Haldi is used for this ceremony is to rid the couple of Buri Nazar, the Sanskrit term for evil eye. After the ceremony is completed, the Bride and Groom are expected to stay within the household in order to prevent all evil spirits as per Indian rituals and beliefs. Not to mention, apart from the beliefs, it adds glow to the wedding couple's look.

Mehendi and Sangeet Ceremony

A sangeet, for reference, is another prewedding event that consists of dancing, singing and celebrating for the couple and their closest relatives and friends. This extravagant celebration often happens the night before the wedding ceremony, so many opt to host their mehndi party within their sangeet. This is where all the relatives, friends and the near and dear ones walk past their performance anxiety and groove to celebrate the joy and happiness for the to be wedd couple.


Wedding and Reception Collections

The wedding ceremony's purpose is to officially and legally marry the couple. Whereas the celebration party for the wedding is known as reception. Reception ceremony is celebrated just after the main wedding. It is the first public appearance of the newly wed couple after their marriage. The reception is usually organized as a grand party. Most wedding ceremonies involve an exchange of marriage vows by a couple, presentation of a gift (offering, rings, symbolic item, flowers, money, dress), and a public proclamation of marriage by an authority figure or celebrant. 


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