How Does One Hindu Wedding Ceremony Looks Like

Indian weddings always have been interesting to us because not everyone has that luck to be invited on hindu weddingHindu wedding rituals are performed secretly and are called “VivahSanskar”. Hindu marriage act is interesting because of the rare rituals that most of the countries in the world don’t use. Rituals in hindu weddings are performed with care, and sometimes they need a few hours for them to be completely finished. Here are some of them:

Hindu Wedding Ceremony

  • Jayamaala

During this ritual the bride’s parents  welcome the groom into the family by putting the red dot on his body. Also representatives from both families pour water into a container to show that they start complex and unified life just as water.

  • Madhu – Parka

The groom is introduced in a specially decorated altar, called the “mandap” where he’s enjoying a meal full of milk, melted butter, yogurt, honey and sugar.

  • GauDaan and KanyaPratigrahan

During this ritual the two families exchange gifts, and the groom offers the bride’s father a kind of exchange, in which he would have gained a responsibility to keep the bride for life.

  • Vivaha – homa

Over sacred fire “Purohit”, the priest began to read Sanskrit sacred mantras, which should arouse love and altruism among newlyweds.

  • Paanigrahan
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During this ritual the man is holding the hand of his beloved over the holy fire and says he would keep her forever, then a priest pronouns them a husband and wife.

  • Shilarohan

During this ritual the bride begins to climb a rocky cliff, and shows her readiness and strength to overcome all difficulties in married life. Once she climbs she takes the hand of her husband, and begins to climb again with him , and up on top of it he put a red kumkum on the forehead, which is a traditional symbol of married Hindu woman.

  • Sapta – Padi

This part of the wedding ceremony is intended for recitation of prayers, which should provide enough food, strength, prosperity, wisdom, progeny, health and friends in marriage. At the end of the prayer grooms tie marital knot.

  • Surya Darshan and Dhruva Darshan

During this ritual grooms look to Sun and is begging for mercy, brightness, and then they receive blessings from their guests for a long and prosperous life.

 

If you read the whole article, you probably already know 90% about how does one hindu wedding looks like and which rituals are performed in it.

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