Posts Tagged "Wedding"

Kanyadaan in an Indian Wedding

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In an Indian wedding, there are lots of rituals. Most of these have a religious connotation behind them. In addition, these have emotional significance too. The various rituals in an Indian wedding include the sangeet, mehandi, saat phere and kanyadaan. It is not possible to do all these in one day. Hence these rituals last for many days. These begin much before the wedding and continue even after the wedding is over. The most emotional ritual in an Indian wedding remains the kanyadaan. As per Hindu mythology, a Hindu person has to do certain daan, or donation, in order to receive moksha or...

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Solah Shringar for an Indian Bride

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Her wedding day is something every girl dreams about and plans for as long as she can remember. So, it is only natural that she would want to look her best on her wedding day, Different cultures have different ways of adorning the bride for her wedding. According to Indian culture, Solah Shringar is how a bride is beautified and adorned for her wedding Solah Shringar, when translated means, Sixteen Adornments. And as the name suggests, this refers to a combination of sixteen items that is used to help the bride look her best. Below mentioned is a list of the sixteen items that is...

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Raas Garba: A Sangeet Party!

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Raas Garba is an Indian dance party, usually taking place before a wedding ceremony. Raas Garba is of Gujarati origin and all the Gujarati weddings are almost incomplete without this dance cum sangeet party. Women usually do this dance, although men are free to participate. Raas Garba is performed in groups, with each group dancing in circles, and performing similar well-coordinated dance steps. The people in the inner circle usually do the harder steps while the dancers in the outermost circle do not have much to do. They perform basic dance steps and clap. The music is really high, so...

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Your Wedding

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Congratulations on your upcoming wedding. We want to make your Indian wedding as picture perfect as possible. We are a travel agency, but we handle most of the wedding planning for the weddings that we do. After 9/11 it has become somewhat challenging for many Indian families to bring their friends and family to the United States from around the world for weddings. We have found that doing weddings in the Riviera Maya area, south of Cancun Mexico, provides easy accessibility for people from most countries. We can arrange all-inclusive luxury accommodations to meet the needs of even the...

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