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Customs of South Indian wedding

E. T. Thurston (undifferentiate)

Customs of South Indian wedding

by E. T. Thurston (undifferentiate)

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Published by Indigo Books .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL9071323M
ISBN 10812910007X
ISBN 109788129100078

A Hindu Wedding Ceremony has slight variations based on which community or region in India your family belongs to. Today we will focus on the South Indian Wedding Traditions. Fine art wedding photography by Priyanka Sachar. Mangala Snaanam. As a part of Mangala Snaanam custom, the bride and groom are required to take an auspicious bath, in their respective homes on the day of the . The Wedding Cake. The tiered wedding cake is there to represent fertility and children, so if you plan on having a big family after your wedding day, embrace the tradition of a wedding cake for some extra good fortune. Old style tradition would state the cake should be crumbled over the couples’ heads but in modern times — thankfully.

Indian Weddings. Andrena Photography has been photographing Indian weddings since In fact, a photo from my very first Indian wedding landed on the cover of Professional Photographer magazine, which was a huge honor and helped me gain a following within the Indian community. Unique decor, DIY ideas, an eco friendly affair, a destination do, or even a traditional regional wedding, if there's a story, we'd love to tell. Expect a phone call! Bride's Name *.

  Wedding ceremonies differ through out the world, as every culture has its own traditions and customs. Likewise, Christian weddings in South India blend Indian and Western rituals. Indian Christians, still very much attached to their Indian culture, have incorporated some Western customs as . The customs during the wedding ceremony in India are varied and reflect the vast diversity of cultures of the land. The cultures have influenced each other with mutual borrowing of practices. A day before the wedding, the bride and her friends and female relatives gather for the ceremony of Mehendi, in which their palms and feet are decorated.


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Telugu wedding Rituals. The wedding rituals of the Telugu wedding commences a day before the marriage with Pendlikoothuru in which friends and relatives apply the paste of turmeric on the hands, feet, arms, legs and face of the bride and the groom and bless them as they gear up for their big day.

South Indian wedding traditions and ceremonies are no exception. As one enters the place or venue of ceremony of a South Indian wedding, one notice things such as full-grown plantain trees tied to both the gateposts, festoons overhead of mango leaves, and screw-pine petals that never fade, notes of the Nadaswaram, the South Indian Shehnai.

North Indian marriage customs have come a long way from the Swayamvarams depicted in mythologies to today’s intercultural weddings. But the more they evolved, the more they stay the same. This is an extract from the book “Marriage Ceremonies in Ancient India” by Johann Jacob Meyer.

South Indian Wedding Rituals The Hindu wedding ceremonies are laden with rituals and customs. The south Indian marriage ceremonies Customs of South Indian wedding book no different. There are Christian weddings too in the southern part however those rituals remain the same as any part of the world.

It is fascinating to see how a regional difference can do so. A Comprehensive Indian Wedding Planner is the premier reference to consult if one is contemplating, planning, or attending an East Indian wedding ceremony. --Midwest Book Review (Oregon, WI USA) Indian weddings often are grand affairs, with celebrations stretching over a number of days and the price tag occasionally passing beyond $,/5(5).

What is more beautiful and happier than Wedding. Wedding customs vary between cultures, ethnic groups, religions, countries, and social classes. South Indian traditional wedding is all about two families being brought together socially, with as mu.

These traditions, customs and wedding practices make for an interesting reading not only for the common reader but is an anthropologists delight, especially those associated with the South Indian tribes and castes.

The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email Author: Edgar Thurston. Learn all about common Indian wedding traditions, from what Indian wedding dresses typically look like to what the popular Indian wedding rituals : Becky Mickel.

THE RITUALS AND THE RATIONALE The Hindu Wedding Ceremony has a number of rituals and customs most of which are often labelled as superstitious or time wasting. It is believed to be nothing but rituals more rituals. But have we asked ourselves what. Indian weddings are known for their notable and unique characteristics from the colorful attire to Mehendi (also known as henna).

The following are some of the traditional wedding customs that make Indian weddings so special. Misri. Indian weddings traditionally last. Recommended Read: 'Baahubali' Art Director Designs 55 Crore Big Fat South Indian Wedding Then, the groom's sister applies kumkum and chandan tilak on the brides's forehead while the bride's brother applies it for the bride's brother offers a garland of flowers to the groom while the groom's sister does the same for the bride.

Indian weddings are traditionally multi-day affairs, and involve many intricate ceremonies, such as the painting of the hands and feet of the bride called a mehndi.

Garlands are presented to guests of honor instead of corsages, and lots of flower or rose petals are thrown for good luck. South Indian Wedding Customs And Rituals: Rituals Having Deep Significance by parekhcards: 20/07/ at Indian weddings are auspicious events and they are celebrated in style with the accompaniment of dance and music.

Indians love celebrations and weddings are no exception. The rituals and the celebration style differ from region to region. Pre-wedding ceremonies Traditional Indian weddings last a week, and start with pre-wedding ceremonies.

Many of these rituals are done in both North and South Indian wedding as many inter cultural weddings happen today. South Indian culture refers to the culture of the South Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Indian culture though with its visible differences forms an important part of the Indian culture.

The South Indian Culture is essentially the celebration of the eternal universe through the celebration of the beauty of the body and femininity. Mehndi is yet another traditional yet exciting pre wedding ceremony. In India, a lot of emphasis is given on customs and rituals.

Indian people are ardent lovers of beauty and elegance. Var Mala Ceremony. Var Mala ceremony is an important main wedding day ceremony. Weddings in India vary according to the region, the religion, the community and the personal preferences of the bride and groom.

They are festive occasions in India, and in most cases celebrated with extensive decorations, colour, music, dance, costumes and rituals that depend on the community, region and religion of the bride and the groom, as well as their preferences. style="text-align: left;">After all the mehndi and singing and poojas and pre-wedding jitters, we're on to the wedding ceremony.

The Hindu wedding ceremony can stretch to any length of time. In some communities it's fairly quick while in others multiple rituals extend the hours it takes to come to the conclusive 'man and wife' (or 'wife and wife' or 'man and man') bit.

SOUTH INDIAN WEDDING THE RITUALS The Hindu Wedding Ceremony has a number of rituals and customs most of which are often labeled as superstitious or time wasting.

It is believed to be nothing but rituals more rituals. But have we asked ourselves what a “Ritual “is. A ritual begins as a creative rational action to express a. Hinduism is perhaps the oldest continuing religion in the world, with sacred texts estimated to date back to B.C. Many of its traditions have lasted for eons, with origins lost in time.

A Hindu wedding, one of the most sacred of rites, incorporates many of these timeless rituals and customs. In Author: The Knot. Korean wedding ceremony rituals are pretty short. Korean wedding ceremonies are largely inspired by Confucianism, a Chinese philosophy adopted by many in South Korea.

Modern couples often observe other religions, particularly Christianity, so some of the traditional customs might be altered or substituted to suit other belief systems.Aug 1, - Bridal/groom wear, jewellery, hairstyles, traditions, etc.

See more ideas about South indian weddings, Groom wear and South indian brideK pins.The Customs Of South Indian Wedding by E.T. Thurston. These traditions, customs and wedding practices make for an interesting reading not only for the common reader but is an anthropologists delight, especially those associated with the South Indian tribes and castes.