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The customs and rituals of a Reddy wedding

The customs and rituals of a Reddy wedding

The Reddys are a social community that is mainly settled in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. According to history, they were the warrior caste, who became landed gentry in the later years. It is mainly an agrarian community whose rituals and traditions are quite similar to the other communities found in the state of Andhra Pradesh. A Reddy wedding consists of certain ceremonies and rites that are rich with symbolism. The emphasis is on spirituality, just like most of the Hindu marriages. The...

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Parsi Wedding: Culture, Customs & Traditions

Parsi Wedding: Culture, Customs & Traditions

Wedding ceremony attaches a great importance for each and every caste and religion. The ceremonies are very colorful and celebrations extend to several days as numbers of rituals are performed. The Parsis are an immigrant community coming from Persia and now settled mostly in the western part of India, mainly Goa and Mumbai. The wedding ceremony in Parsi community is steeped in a series of rites and rituals, each of which has a unique history of their own. Their  wedding is not just about the bride ...

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Bengali Weddings: Symbolizes Culture

Bengali Weddings: Symbolizes Culture

While talking about the wedding, the first thing that comes in our mind is the celebration, new dress, a lot of people, a huge gathering, and a lot of fun. But this takes place in the house of the bridegroom. But what goes on in the house of bride? Obviously there are lots of rituals that need to be maintained tactfully and the violations of any one of them could lead to any mishap, according to what the senior members of the family say. The flute that goes on the ceremony has a sadistic tone somewhere i...

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DESTINATION WEDDING IN ITALY

DESTINATION WEDDING IN ITALY

A place with one of the legendary love stories, never more woe than the Romeo and Juliet, a place that has an eternal essence of love, a place with an immense history and richness of cultures, a place just perfect to wed, wine and dine, a place which is the southern part of Europe, it would be too less if it's called just a place, a wonderland is what it is worth of, a place with such a description can only be the Fantastic ITALY. A thought of a wedding in such a wonderland makes anyone get a heebie jee...

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Christian wedding: Joy, laughter, togetherness, till death do us part

Christian wedding: Joy, laughter, togetherness, till death do us part

A Christian wedding is conducted with the belief that marriage, and everything it stands for, is a gift from God. It is a declaration of love and commitment made before family and friends, in a church ceremony. Like all weddings across the world, the nature of a Christian one depends on regional culture and traditions and varies from one place to another. But a certain basic framework is adhered to. The whole proceedings of the wedding take place on one day, although preparations could take weeks. From t...

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Kashmiri Pandit wedding: A celebration of tradition in the heaven on earth

Kashmiri Pandit wedding: A celebration of tradition in the heaven on earth

The Kashmiri Pandits are a small native community in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India and like all other cultures, has its own charm, often described as quaint or pristine. A few specific traditional customs and rituals are followed. These marriages are generally fixed or arranged by the elders where they compare the Teknis, or horoscope of the couple to understand their compatibility. Other factors that are taken into consideration are the social backgrounds of the families, their cultural and mo...

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Marathi Weddings

Marathi Weddings

Marathi weddings: Hindu weddings are quite an elaborate affair. However, Maharashtran or Marathi weddings are perhaps the only type of ceremonies which believe in the mantra of less fuss and more enjoyment. The marriage, like any of its Hindu counterparts, starts with the astrologer matching the horoscope of the prospective bride and groom. After the match is fixed and a date declared, the wedding preparations start rolling. These rituals are performed amidst lots of fun and frolic. However, every step o...

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Tamil wedding: A wedding full of rituals and fun

Tamil wedding: A wedding full of rituals and fun

The Tamilians belong to the community of South Indian Brahmins, and their culture is rich in traditions. A conventional Hindu Tamil wedding is conducted in the Vedic style and the intricate details that are adhered to differ from one subsect to another. Such a wedding is steeped in a series of rites and rituals, each of which has a unique history of their own. A Tamil wedding is not just about the bride and the groom tying the knot, but a celebration, that stretches across a considerable period of time, a c...

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