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Seven Vows / Saat Phera

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The ritual of saat pheras (Saptapadi) or seven vows is one of the most significant rituals of the Hindu wedding in India. The seven vows or the seven steps are of great mythological importance where the couple takes round the holy fire and every single round has its own significance. With every round, the bride and groom make one promise to each other. It is only after these pheras that the couple is declared as man and women. Each one of the phera has its own religious importance and the vows of saat pheras are as follows- First Step – Prayer for provision and nourishment In the first step...

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