This ritual occurs at the groom’s house. The mother of the groom has a glass of water in her hand, which she circles 5 times around her bahu (daughter-in-law) and then makes a mock move to drink her water. Her son is supposed to stop her before she can drink it. Then the bride and […]



Doli marks the departure of the bride from her parental house :the Girls have to leave thier parents house and live with – in laws and husband and follow thier rules. . As a custom, the bride throws phulian or puffed rice over her head. The ritual conveys her good wishes for her parents. Her brother’s […]

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Lavaan phere

The laava phere are the four hymns of the Anand Karaj, sikh wedding ceremony, which from the main part of this ceremony. According to Guru Granth Sahib of the meaning of marriage to a Sikh couple: “They are not said to be husband and wife who merely sit together. Rather they alone are called husband and wife, who […]

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Pre-wedding is the new trend started a couple of years ago. Pre-wedding is an occassion for the – to be couple to spend some quality time with eachother. In short Pre-wedding  is  where engaged couples decide to have professional photos and act on romantic songs  in  special locations before their wedding day. Its a great […]


Sonam Kapoor and Anand

Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor married businessman Anand Ahuja in a traditional Sikh wedding in Mumbai today. The wedding ceremony, which took place at Sonam’s aunt’s house at Bandstand in the city, was attended only by family and some close friends. True to her image of a fashionista, Sonam looked radiant in a red and golden […]

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Love or arrange marrige?

In India like in many other conservative countries, there is arrange marrige between the couple. That means your parent choose the groom for you and you, in most of the cases, have to accept their decision, doesn’t matter you like or not. Sometimes, parents with open-mind askthe girl if she like the groom. Indian parents think […]

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16 Shingaar

An indian bride make up is called 16 Shingaar, that means “16 Bridal Adornments“, 16 STEPS that women follow for her beautification from head to toe at the time of wedding. The 16 Shringar ritual has now been taken into beauty parlours and salons where  beauticians help the bride-to-be in looking resplendent. WITH WHAT IS  16 Shingaar MADE ? […]

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