A brief about Indian weddings
Indian weddings are a great opportunity, very colourful and very luxurious with lots of pomp and show. Celebration of an Indian wedding started at least one week in advance. The guests gathered music and dancing are all part of this extravaganza.
This is not a silent affair. It is one of the most important events in the life of every Indian mother, father, daughter, son, brother or sister, etc. The word ‘Indian Wedding’ brought the whole baggage of all the wealth that people long to spend. Indian weddings are not only the concern of the day. Starting with a perfect game hunting followed by a celebration, which lasts at least for a week, before getting married.
Indian weddings are almost like festivals, celebrations and festivities around, creating an aura of happiness and joy. In such an environment, a person’s happiness knows no bounds. Exchange of gifts, greetings are a common sight in Indian weddings, elaborate preparations were made in terms of food, fun, floral decorations etc.
Indian Wedding & Jewellery
The bride and groom are adorned with the most precious jewels and clothing. Spending, pomp and show making an extravagant affair. Not only pomp and show but an entire neighbourhood in the Indian wedding bright, colourful and grand.
Indian Wedding Sangeeth
It is customary for the groom’s family, relatives and friends to reach the bride’s house in a procession, accompanied by a band, with the groom, ride a horse, dressed like a prince, wearing a necklace Indian currency.
Friends and relatives danced in front of the procession. Along with this, firecrackers exploded, infrequent succession, adding to the celebration and announced the arrival of the groom. When the procession reached the bride’s house, the bride’s family came forward to greet the procession with Tilak, a bouquet and a gift token, typically in the form of money.
Sometimes, it is only very close family members and friends, were welcomed with money, it is also customary to throw money in the air collected by poor people and people playing the band.
Wedding rituals and traditions
The bride was taken to the front, surrounded by friends and relatives, to exchange garlands with the groom. After this, the bride and groom sitting on the stage, on a throne-like chair.
All the guests then come to the turn wise to give their good wishes and wedding gifts. The most important part of the wedding is the oath-taking by the bride and groom, who went around the fire seven times, amidst chanting mantras by the priests, in the presence of guests who are witnesses of this union. When the religious ceremony is complete, the bride who pronounced husband and wife.
The celebration does not end here they continue for two to three days. The ‘Bidaai’, the entry into a new family wedding, reception, all occasion to celebrate. In short, an Indian wedding is a rich gold mine, filled with ritual and ceremony.
Rituals and religious ceremonies in nature and they bind not only two people but also two families together in a strong bond.
However, they vary from religions, place to place and is closely related to heavy expenditure. Sometimes, people spend all their wealth in Indian weddings and can decide their fate for many families into bankruptcy and the worst part is that even after spending the income of their lives, the pomp and ceremony, the couple happiness, after marriage, is not guaranteed.