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Wedding Mehndi

The day before the wedding, on both sides the mehndi ceremony takes place. How is it performed Mehndi is supposed to be auspicious in all Indian celebrations, especially a wedding. Bride’s palms and feet are decorated with Mehndi and the other girls in the family also put mehndi on their hands. It is customary to […]

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Ladies Sangeet

No Indian ceremony is complete without dance and music. Ladies Sangeet is the celebration of the upcoming wedding, in which they sing songs for the bride and the groom. How is it performed Traditionally, all the women in the family or neighborhood gather two three days before the wedding and sing the wedding songs and […]

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Sagai

Traditionally Sagai is held a few months before the wedding but these days it takes place around the wedding itself because relatives don’t like to come too many times from far away. Sagai is performed at a place arranged by groom’s family. Groom’s family takes care of all the arrangements like lunch/dinner/snacks depending on the […]

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Rokna

What is Rokna Rokna is a Hindi word, which means stopping. Through this ceremony, the bride’s family stops groom’s search for the bride. It’s the official agreement between both the families to marry their children. How is it performed Traditionally, bride’s family goes to the groom’s house and bride’s father performs Tilak to the groom […]

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Karva Chauth

Karva means an earthen pot with a spout and Chauth means fourth. Karva Chauth refers to the festival that falls on the fourth day of the month of┬áKartik as per the Hindu calendar and┬áKarva has special meaning as it signifies peace and prosperity. This day is most famous for the fact that married women observe […]

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