PANI VARNA

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 […]

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DOLI

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

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 […]

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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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Kaliree

These umbrella–shaped hangings are a unique combination with the chooda, which means happiness for the newlyweds and eternal love between the couple. The bride’s sisters and friends tie the kalire to her chooda. They are golden or silver in colour. The significance is to provide good wishes to the bride and to remind her of her cousins and friends […]

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SAGAN? WHAT IS?

First of all i would like to tell you about a very important pre-wedding ceremony : Sagan or Sagun. Sagan means ”  auspicious “, the ceremony is usually performed in a Banquet Hall, where close relatives of both side come and they get a chance to know better eachother. In Punjabis the ceremony starts with a prayer, then the parents of girl do the Sagan. The girl parents gifts gold, sweets and they give to the Groom ” Chuara”, its a dry date, it means that the boy now is their son-in-law, and he is promised to their daughter.

The Groom parents give to the future daughter-in-law  a red ” Chunni”, a type of veil, makeup, undergarments, a red dress, sandal, bangles and other stuff. Also the parents and other relatives of the groom give to the bride ” Chura”and sweets. After the ritual the party begins!!.

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MY SAGAN EYE MAKE UP

Usualy the sagan make up is light and also the jewellery we put on is not heavy, sagan is a small pre- wedding ceremony. I have big eyes and the sagan make up is simple so i just put some red  eyeshadow matching with my red dress with golden emboidery. And to give a glowing […]

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