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Significance of Bride Gruha Pravesh

Sri Sankara Matrimony

In the Hindu custom, brides push a bowl of rice with their foot and then step into a plate of kumkum after which they take their first step into their new household. In fact the this term is also called Significance of Bride Gruha Pravesh: Once the bride reaches her …

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Significance of Haldi Ceremony during wedding

Haldi Ceremony during wedding

Ever Wondered why do we have a haldi Ceremeony before every wedding ? According to Hindu Scriptures , Haldi has powerful properties of Protecting the Bride and Groom from evil Forces The ceremony is held on the morning of the wedding day at the residence of both groom and bride …

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Rituals Observed In Kamma Matrimony


Origin of the word “Kamma” The word Kamma in Telugu means the ear-ornament, such as is worn by women. According to one legend “the Rishis, being troubled by Rakshasas, sought the refuge of the Supreme Lord Vishnu for protection, Lord Maha Vishnu in turn asked them to seek protection from …

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Marriage Rituals of Madhwa Brahmins


The Madhwa, sub-sect of Brahmins is one of the sub-groups of Kannada Brahmin. Most of Madhwas live in the State of Karnataka. They are followers of the great sage and founder of Madhwa philosophy – Shri Madhwacharyaru. Madhwa Brahmins believe in the Dwaita (dualism), which lays importance on “Jeevatma” or …

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Rituals Followed In a Iyer Marriage

Iyer Wedding

Iyers are a sub-sect among Brahmins with Tamil as their mother tongue. They are the followers of the Advaita philosophy propounded by famous Hindu saint Shri Sankaracharya. They are found mainly in Tamil Nadu. Like other Brahmins they are also classified on their patrilineal descent and the Veda they follow. …

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Marriages in Kamma Caste

kamma matrimony

The castes in Andhra Pradesh can be divided into two distinct categories. etc., Nayudu, Kapu, Mala, Madiga, Reddy, Kamma, Brahmin, Komati, Yanadi castes are based on their tribal, cultural and religious differences, while the castes like Chakali (washerman), Kummari (potter), Kammari (smith), Kamsali (goldsmith), Mangali (barber) etc are based on …

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The Ritual that never Fades!

hindu wedding rituals

Hindu Wedding ceremony follows a number of traditions and culture strictly followed by the ancient civilization, giving so much respect to the Vedic approach of the religion itself, the Sanskrit letters and so many. Everything in the Hindu religion is followed and is functioning by the rituals and for the …

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