Being a Bengali myself I have been a part of Bengali marriages from a very young age. Sometimes all I can remember is being a ‘Nitbou’ in my aunt’s wedding was my first wedding but when I go through the wedding albums at home I realize I were a part our family weddings even before that. Read More
We are aware of the Hindu caste system and we also know that Kshatriyas are the second in line after the Brahmins. During any Hindu marriage, be it arranged or love this is one of the biggest points that is considered before they say, ‘I do’. But these days, matrimonial sites have gained a lot of popularity because of its availability but even then, people want caste and religionRead More
I love being part of weddings mainly if that wedding is of some other culture. To witness the beauty of India through its traditional marriages made me curious to be part of different cultural weddings but there was still a wedding that was missing from the list and that was a Jain wedding. This was not the case for long as I got a chance to be a part of one soon enough. Read More
As the wedding season is nearing and I have started getting invites to various wedding ceremonies. There is no doubt that wedding ceremonies in India are very vibrant and fun-filled. But something that always made me go gaga is the wedding rituals and what’s that thing that makes it so special. However hard I tried I could never grasp the specialty of these rituals. Read More
Weddings, especially Indians, as we know is all about colours, glitters, dance, gossips, singing, heavy traditional preparations and not to forget, rituals! In Hindu tradition, rituals differ a bit from other religions. Here we are going to address an important wedding ritual called tilak ceremony which is basically a groom acceptance ritual.Read More
Weddings are the celebrations that bring everyone together. The wave of love and nostalgia is all over the place. I personally love this concept because the excitement and the rush just make everything so fascinating. Here we are going to talk about the pre wedding rituals in Agarwal community.Read More
Mehendi ceremony is a very important pre-wedding ceremony in an Indian wedding. The beautiful bride adorns her hands and feet with beautiful mehendi designs. As per the traditions go, even the groom applies a little mehendi on his hands as well as his feet. An entire ceremony is a fun-filled event and every family member and close friends of both the bride and the groom becomes a part of this celebration. Read More
In India, we follow many rituals during the wedding. You can be of any cast, region or culture each wedding has their own set of rituals and they are really fun filled but still I hear people say that these rituals have no significance and they are just a part of the tradition which is being followed for ages. Some even say that these rituals are superstitious but actually each and every ritual that we follow has a significance which can be explained by science.