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The Glamour And Grandness Of Punjabi Wedding

29 Jul

Whenever we think of Punjabi wedding, the visuals of lavish decoration, loud music, unattended dancing, and sumptuous food immediately comes to our mind. This whole visual is itself a testament of the grand affair that the Punjabi weddings are. India is a land of different cultures and religion, and you can get a true glimpse of this vibrant culture in the wedding functions.

The pomp and show of the Punjabi Weddings are truly imbibed in different rituals and functions that culminate in the wedding. So, let us look at the pre-wedding functions of the Punjabi wedding:

The Glamour And Grandness Of Punjabi Wedding:

  • Roka: This is an informal agreement and confirmation of the wedding between the families of the bride and groom. This function is usually performed at the bride’s place involving puja and exchange of gifts and sweets.
  • Sagan or magni: This is the biggest function that happens before wedding. It is an engagement ceremony where the bride and groom exchange rings with each other. This function again is followed by exchange of gifts between the families of the bride and groom-to-be.
  • Sagan or chunni chadana: At this occasion, the sister-in-law of the groom-to-be presents chunni to the bride-to-be. She is then, fed with boiled rice and milk by her mother-in law. It is followed by a havan and Tika ceremony held for blessing the bride and groom.
  • Sangeet: It is the time when the true Punjabi character comes out, and the whole bride and groom family enjoy themselves in the loud music and dancing. Punjabi sangeet is loud, colorful, cheerful, and full of life. It reflects the true character of Punjabis and their philosophy of living life to the fullest.
  • Mehendi: In this ceremony, the bride’s hands are decorated with beautiful henna designs. The henna is seen as a good ‘shagun.’ Even, the groom applies a little bit of Mehendi on his hand. The henna color connotes love and luck.
  • Vatna: The ceremony is performed few days before the wedding. Vatna, a paste, made from turmeric, barley or chickpea flour, mustard oil and turmeric is applied on the bodies of the bride and groom-to-be. It follows a ritual bath performed in the presence of the respective families amidst the rhythms of traditional Punjabi wedding songs.
  • Chuda Ceremony: This ceremony is performed at the maternal uncle’s place. The bride-to be is put on with a set of red and cream ivory bangles, also known as chuda. The chuda is a marriage symbol, which she can take out only after a fixed period. Also, a havan is performed by the priest to put iron bangle with shells and beads along with a mauli on the girl’s hand. The ceremony ends with the distribution of Prasad.So, these were the ceremonies that happen before the wedding takes place. There are many more that take place on the day of the wedding as well as after wedding. But, one thing is common about all these functions are that they all are full of life and celebration which is enhanced even more with dance and music.

Ramgarhia Matrimonial: Create Your Matrimonial Profile to find Suitable Brides and Grooms

13 May
Ramgarhia Matrimonial: Create Your Matrimonial Profile to find Suitable Brides and Grooms

Ramgarhia Matrimonial: Create Your Matrimonial Profile to find Suitable Brides and Grooms

Are you looking for your soul mate? You have registered on a Matrimonial Website but do not know how to create an attractive profile? Then you are at the right place! Everybody wants to create an appealing matrimonial profile but very often, they tend to forget about some essential things that are necessary to grab the attention of profile visitors. Thus, you need to create an ‘exclusive’ profile that can compete with the millions of other existing profiles. Here are some quick tips that can help you in creating a perfect matrimonial profile.

  • Username: Username makes the first impression on the minds of the visitor. Therefore, you should invent a distinctive name that is memorable yet original. You can also sum up your personality in one or two words to make your username appealing.
  • Complete Your Profile: No doubt, your potential partners will want to read more and more about your personality, thoughts and interests. While registering on a matrimonial website always ensure that you provide complete and true information about yourself.
  • Be Honest & Precise: This is an important consideration that cannot be overlooked. You should always describe yourself with honesty so that when you meet the other person offline, he/she doesn’t get disillusioned with your true personality.
  • Focus On Your Positive Traits: While creating your matrimonial profile, you should always talk about your unique characteristics that make you stand apart from other profiles. You can mention your hobbies, areas of interest, etc. that may appeal to the people who are browsing through your profile.
  • Post A Photo: A perfect matrimonial profile is the one which includes a recent photograph of the concerned person. Putting a photograph is always a cherry on the cake as it adds ‘realism’ and worth to your profile.
  • Describe What Your Need In Your Partner: Be confident and express the qualities that you are looking for in your dream partner. You can write about the physical appearance, honesty, intelligence, fidelity, sense of humor, educational qualifications, professional experience, etc.

If you follow the above listed guidelines, you will be able to create a tempting matrimonial profile that can grab the attention of the prospective partners instantly. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and find your perfect match!

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Find Your Perfect Punjabi Match On A Matrimonial Website

15 Apr
Find Your Perfect Punjabi Match On A Matrimonial Website

Find Your Perfect Punjabi Match On A Matrimonial Website

Are you a Sikh – Ramgharia boy looking for prospective Punjabi brides? Or a Punjabi Khatri girl in search of a potential life partner? The Punjabi Matrimonial Websites are, certainly, meant for you! Today, there are numerous Matrimonial Websites that offer dedicated online matrimonial services that can help you in finding your potential partner online. So whether you are from India or an NRI from UK, US, Australia or any other country, you can find your perfect Punjabi match just with a simple click of a mouse. So here are the few tips that will surely assist your search of a compatible life partner:

Indulge In A ‘Categorized’ Search!
Matrimonial Websites enable the registered users to put and search information in a categorized form. Most of the websites have proper bifurcations like ‘Search By Religion’, Search By Community’, ‘Search By Country’ and so on. This feature will help you to find the best match as you can click particularly at the specific column according to your requirements. For instance, if you are looking for a Punjabi Ramgaria girl or a Punjabi Arora boy, you just have to click the corresponding option that will direct you to the matrimonial page of that particular community. Likewise, this feature enables others to find your profile conveniently and quickly.

Keep An Up-To-Date Profile!
If you are making a profile on a matrimonial website and serious about finding your perfect Punjabi match through it, then you have to update it regularly! There is a possibility that the individuals interested in you, might be observing you. When you update your profile properly and regularly, it simply gives an idea that you are a socially active person and believe in a serious and long term relationship. For instance, if you are a Punjabi Arora boy who has just shifted from India to the US, then you must update this piece of information in your profile.

Post Your Best & Latest Photos!
A picture speaks a thousands words! Doesn’t matter how well-polished your profile is, yet it is incomplete without a couple of your best and latest photographs. The pictures that you put must be a mixture of close-ups as well as full lengths. A clear idea about how you look will, certainly, take you a step closer to your potential life partner. Similarly, you might like someone’s appearance in the photos and consider them to be suitable for you.

Thus, with the above mentioned guidelines, your profile would surely flood with many requests and if everything goes well, you might end up finding the love of your life on one of these Matrimonial Websites!

Importance Of Mangalsutra In Women’s Life

18 May

Hindu religion defines five essential signs of marital status of women which are mangalsutra, sindoor, nose ring, toe ring and bangles. Though each of the five signs is equally important but mangalsutra holds special significance for a married Indian woman. Mangalsutra is termed as one of the most precious ornament for Indian women as along with sindoor it symbolizes her blessed fortune to have a long lived life partner.

Generally mangalsutra is made up of two strings of black beads that are usually small in size along with a gold pendant. Furthermore, the gold pendant comprises of two or more comparatively bigger gold beads. These beads usually have a shape of small bowl. These are the most basic specifications regarding the built and design, and variations in the designing patterns of mangalsutra are evident from state to state. Like, in contrast to a north Indian Mangalsutra that may be made-up with plastic thread, a typical south Indian Mangalsutra is made exclusively with a cotton thread of yellow color.

Today in the Indian subcontinent, mangalsutra has become a fashion statement as well. The influence of television serials and movies has presented it as a trendy ornament. Today, jewelry showrooms are packed with a vast variety of Mangalsutras. Generally people prefer to buy gold mangalsutra, but now few other precious and semi precious metals are also used in making mangalsutra. As per the affordability, one can choose from a wide range of gold plated mangalsutra, silver mangalsutra, gold mangalsutra or mangalsutra engraved with diamonds a well.

Though, Mangalsutra is a tradition in all states of India, but it essentially belongs to the married women of south India. In some states of south India Mangalsutra is also known as thalli, thaaly or mangalyam. In southern belt of India, wearing Mangalsutra is a strongly followed custom. At the time of south Indian wedding, there is an important ritual called mangalya dharanam (wearing the mangalsutra), wherein the mangalsutra is tied around the bride’s neck with three knots. In some traditions the groom ties the first knot and the rest two are tied by the groom’s sister. The significance of joining of the beads in one string in the mangalsutra is that, ‘just like each and every bead makes a contribution in the aesthetic necklace, the woman has to blend and integrate into the new family’.

There are some traditional believes related to mangalsutra as well. It is believed that the black beads are the protector from the evil and eyes of bad people. So married woman wear the mangalsutra for the protection of her husband and marriage. Mangalsutra gifted by the groom to the bride represents his dignity and love towards her as well. Lastly, many ancient traditions have disappeared in the mist of time but mangalsutra has been able to maintain its significance and still no Hindu marriage is considered complete without the mangalsutra.

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Nothing Like A Punjabi Wedding!

24 Jan

The Punjabis, known for their laughter, liveliness and of course, the bhangra, know how to pull every stop when it comes to celebrating. And what can be a better occasion to celebrate than a family wedding? Traditional Punjabi marriage is splendid occasion of celebration with of plentiful fun & frolic and several interesting rituals.

Rituals At The Bride’s Home-

  • Chuda
    Chuda refers to a set of red and cream ivory bangles. A havan is conducted by the pandit to commemorate this ritual. People touch the chuda, worn by the girl, and give their warmest wishes to her.
  • Vatna
    Vatna involves applying the paste made from turmeric powder and mustard oil. Vatna is applied all over the girl’s body by her friends and relatives. This is done to make the girl look beautiful on her wedding day.

Rituals At The Groom’s Home-

  • Sehrabandi
    After the groom gets dressed up in his wedding clothes, a pooja is performed. Thereafter, the groom’s father ties the “sehra” on the groom’s head.
  • Ghodi Chadna
    The groom’s sister-in-law lines the eyes of the boy with surma. Thereafter, the groom’s sisters feed and decorate his mare. The boy finally climbs the horse and leaves his home for the wedding venue.

Rituals At The Marriage Venue

  • Varmala
    Varmala begins the marriage rituals and involves the exchange of garlands between the bride and groom. During this time, the bride’s sisters, in fun and frolic, steal the groom’s shoes. It is a fun tradition, in which the girls charge an amount of money in return for the shoes.
  • Phere
    The bride and groom take seven rounds around the sacred fire, while the pandit recites the religious mantras. The couple promises to be committed with each other on the name of god.

Like any other Indian wedding ceremony, Punjabi wedding is also ritualistic. Punjabi weddings are full of grandeur and are celebrated with great pomp and show from the start to the end.

Rituals Of A Colorful Punjabi Wedding

10 Dec

India is a country of diverse culture, religions and languages. Every religion has different traditions and culture. All cultures treat marriage as the union of two souls. Marriage is considered the most important even in a person’s life. All cultures and religions follow different marriage rituals. Have you ever wondered what ceremonies the Punjabis perform before and after a wedding? Punjabis are large hearted people who love big family gatherings and lavish weddings. Everything associated with them has to be lavish and extravagant. Let us go through the ceremonies of a colorful Punjabi wedding.

Bride Rituals

Chuda
Though there are many other cultures that follow the Chuda ceremony but it has originated from the Punjabis. Chuda is a set of red and cream ivory bangles that are touched by all the relatives and they give their blessings to the girl for a happy married life. The Chuda ceremony involves a havan or puja by a Pandit who ties a mauli on the wrist of the bride-to-be. The oldest maternal uncle and aunt are responsible for bringing the Chuda and they fast till the entire event is completed. Afterwards, the girl’s friends and family members tie kaliras to a bangle worn by the girl.

Vatna
After the Chuda Ceremony comes the Vatna. In this ceremony, the girl sits facing four lamps that are constantly filled with oil. This is done to reflect the glow of the oil lamps to the girl’s face. Afterwards, a paste of turmeric powder is applied on to the girl’s face, arms and legs.

Ghara Ghardoli
In the Ghada Ghardoli ceremony, the girl’s siblings or their spouse has to visit a temple and fill a pitcher with holy water with which the girl is then bathed.
The Vatna and Ghara Ghardoli ceremony is also performed at the Groom’s house, where the pitcher is filled by the boy’s sister-in-law. The groom’s wedding attire is presented by his maternal uncles.

Groom Rituals

Sehrabandi
After the Vatna and the Ghara Ghardoli, the boy is dressed in his wedding attire and the sehra is tied to his head, either by his father or some other elderly relative. The boy is presented with gifts and blessings by friends and family members.

Ghodi Chadna
The final pre-wedding ceremony is the Ghodi Chadna. The groom’s sister-in-law lines the boy’s eyes with surma and then he climbs on to the mare. Relatives then perform the ritual of Varna by using cash to ward off the evil eye from the boy.

Marriage Venue Rituals

Milni
When the boy’s barat reaches the wedding venue, the relatives of the girl welcome the boy’s relatives with gifts of clothes and cash and garlands.

Varmala
The boy and the girl exchange Varmalas, which are basically garlands made of flowers. The friends and family then presents the bride and groom with gifts. Afterwards, the boy is asked to sit on the mandap and along with the pandit he chants various mantras. The sisters and cousins of the girl steal the boys’ shoes and return it in exchange for a fee.

Phera Ceremony
The Phera ceremony involves four rituals- the Kanyadan, the Pheras, Sindoor Ritual and the Mangalsutra Rasam. In Kanyadan, the father of the bride gives his daughter’s hand to the groom. Certain mantras are chanted by the pandit. Then the Pheras take place where the boy and girl circle around the sacred fire. The boy then applies the Sindoor to the girl’s head and ties a necklace to the girl’s neck.

Next time you go to a Punjabi wedding, you know what all ceremonies the boy and the girl have followed before the actual wedding takes place. It seems difficult to sit through all the ceremonies but as Punjabis like everything lavish, their ceremonies will not stay far behind.

India is a country of diverse culture, religions and languages. Every religion has different traditions and culture. All cultures treat marriage as the union of two souls. Marriage is considered the most important even in a person’s life. All cultures and religions follow different marriage rituals. Have you ever wondered what ceremonies the Punjabis perform before and after a wedding? Punjabis are large hearted people who love big family gatherings and lavish weddings. Everything associated with them has to be lavish and extravagant. Let us go through the ceremonies of a colorful Punjabi wedding.
Bride Rituals
Chuda
Though there are many other cultures that follow the Chuda ceremony but it has originated from the Punjabis. Chuda is a set of red and cream ivory bangles that are touched by all the relatives and they give their blessings to the girl for a happy married life. The Chuda ceremony involves a havan or puja by a Pandit who ties a mauli on the wrist of the bride-to-be. The oldest maternal uncle and aunt are responsible for bringing the Chuda and they fast till the entire event is completed. Afterwards, the girl’s friends and family members tie kaliras to a bangle worn by the girl.
Vatna
After the Chuda Ceremony comes the Vatna. In this ceremony, the girl sits facing four lamps that are constantly filled with oil. This is done to reflect the glow of the oil lamps to the girl’s face. Afterwards, a paste of turmeric powder is applied on to the girl’s face, arms and legs.
Ghara Ghardoli
In the Ghada Ghardoli ceremony, the girl’s siblings or their spouse has to visit a temple and fill a pitcher with holy water with which the girl is then bathed.
The Vatna and Ghara Ghardoli ceremony is also performed at the Groom’s house, where the pitcher is filled by the boy’s sister-in-law. The groom’s wedding attire is presented by his maternal uncles.
Groom Rituals
Sehrabandi
After the Vatna and the Ghara Ghardoli, the boy is dressed in his wedding attire and the sehra is tied to his head, either by his father or some other elderly relative. The boy is presented with gifts and blessings by friends and family members.
Ghodi Chadna
The final pre-wedding ceremony is the Ghodi Chadna. The groom’s sister-in-law lines the boy’s eyes with surma and then he climbs on to the mare. Relatives then perform the ritual of Varna by using cash to ward off the evil eye from the boy.
Marriage Venue Rituals
Milni
When the boy’s barat reaches the wedding venue, the relatives of the girl welcome the boy’s relatives with gifts of clothes and cash and garlands.
Varmala
The boy and the girl exchange Varmalas, which are basically garlands made of flowers. The friends and family then presents the bride and groom with gifts. Afterwards, the boy is asked to sit on the mandap and along with the pandit he chants various mantras. The sisters and cousins of the girl steal the boys’ shoes and return it in exchange for a fee.
Phera Ceremony
The Phera ceremony involves four rituals- the Kanyadan, the Pheras, Sindoor Ritual and the Mangalsutra Rasam. In Kanyadan, the father of the bride gives his daughter’s hand to the groom. Certain mantras are chanted by the pandit. Then the Pheras take place where the boy and girl circle around the sacred fire. The boy then applies the Sindoor to the girl’s head and ties a necklace to the girl’s neck.
Next time you go to a Punjabi wedding, you know what all ceremonies the boy and the girl have followed before the actual wedding takes place. It seems difficult to sit through all the ceremonies but as Punjabis like everything lavish, their ceremonies will not stay far behind.India is a country of diverse culture, religions and languages. Every religion has different traditions and culture. All cultures treat marriage as the union of two souls. Marriage is considered the most important even in a person’s life. All cultures and religions follow different marriage rituals. Have you ever wondered what ceremonies the Punjabis perform before and after a wedding? Punjabis are large hearted people who love big family gatherings and lavish weddings. Everything associated with them has to be lavish and extravagant. Let us go through the ceremonies of a colorful Punjabi wedding.
Bride Rituals
Chuda
Though there are many other cultures that follow the Chuda ceremony but it has originated from the Punjabis. Chuda is a set of red and cream ivory bangles that are touched by all the relatives and they give their blessings to the girl for a happy married life. The Chuda ceremony involves a havan or puja by a Pandit who ties a mauli on the wrist of the bride-to-be. The oldest maternal uncle and aunt are responsible for bringing the Chuda and they fast till the entire event is completed. Afterwards, the girl’s friends and family members tie kaliras to a bangle worn by the girl.
Vatna
After the Chuda Ceremony comes the Vatna. In this ceremony, the girl sits facing four lamps that are constantly filled with oil. This is done to reflect the glow of the oil lamps to the girl’s face. Afterwards, a paste of turmeric powder is applied on to the girl’s face, arms and legs.
Ghara Ghardoli
In the Ghada Ghardoli ceremony, the girl’s siblings or their spouse has to visit a temple and fill a pitcher with holy water with which the girl is then bathed.
The Vatna and Ghara Ghardoli ceremony is also performed at the Groom’s house, where the pitcher is filled by the boy’s sister-in-law. The groom’s wedding attire is presented by his maternal uncles.
Groom Rituals
Sehrabandi
After the Vatna and the Ghara Ghardoli, the boy is dressed in his wedding attire and the sehra is tied to his head, either by his father or some other elderly relative. The boy is presented with gifts and blessings by friends and family members.
Ghodi Chadna
The final pre-wedding ceremony is the Ghodi Chadna. The groom’s sister-in-law lines the boy’s eyes with surma and then he climbs on to the mare. Relatives then perform the ritual of Varna by using cash to ward off the evil eye from the boy.
Marriage Venue Rituals
Milni
When the boy’s barat reaches the wedding venue, the relatives of the girl welcome the boy’s relatives with gifts of clothes and cash and garlands.
Varmala
The boy and the girl exchange Varmalas, which are basically garlands made of flowers. The friends and family then presents the bride and groom with gifts. Afterwards, the boy is asked to sit on the mandap and along with the pandit he chants various mantras. The sisters and cousins of the girl steal the boys’ shoes and return it in exchange for a fee.
Phera Ceremony
The Phera ceremony involves four rituals- the Kanyadan, the Pheras, Sindoor Ritual and the Mangalsutra Rasam. In Kanyadan, the father of the bride gives his daughter’s hand to the groom. Certain mantras are chanted by the pandit. Then the Pheras take place where the boy and girl circle around the sacred fire. The boy then applies the Sindoor to the girl’s head and ties a necklace to the girl’s neck.
Next time you go to a Punjabi wedding, you know what all ceremonies the boy and the girl have followed before the actual wedding takes place. It seems difficult to sit through all the ceremonies but as Punjabis like everything lavish, their ceremonies will not stay far behind.

Rituals Followed In a Punjabi Wedding

14 Sep

Although the marriage has same meaning for all the tribes, communities, castes and creeds but the rituals followed by all are very different from each other. While the concept of marriage remains the same across the globe, the way of celebrating the unity of two souls differs with respect to location, caste, religion etc.

Punjab is a land that is well-known for its rich culture in all the forms, be it Punjabi cuisine, Punjabi dance, poetry or a luxurious Punjabi wedding. Punjabi wedding traditions are conducted in such a way that it strongly portrays the Punjabi culture. A Punjabi wedding while upholding the richness of its culture and traditions also heightens the frolic of wedding occasion.

It gives a chance to all the relatives of bride and groom to get lost in the hues of happiness and step in the door of a dream world, where all people are dressed in bright clothes, enjoying mouth watery cuisines and shaking a leg on the drumbeats at a beautifully decorated venue. The time of Punjabi wedding is the time of spreading love, happiness and laughter all around. Apart from all this, the actual charm of a Punjabi wedding lies in the elaborated customs of Punjabi culture.

Following are the customs celebrated during a Punjabi wedding-

  • Roka- A formal beginning of a relationship with a commitment between two families.
  • Shagan- offering of gifts and sweets by bride’s family to the groom’s family.
  • Chunni Chadava- Where presents like red saree and others are given to the bride by groom’s family as a token of love.
  • Sangeet Ceremony- Performance of folk dances along with singing of traditional songs at both bride’s as well as groom’s place.
  • Mehndi- Applying of henna on bride’s hands and foot with husband’s name on it.
  • Chuda- Red and cream ivory bangles are worn by the bride, which is first rotated among all the relatives to seek their blessings.
  • Sehrabandi- The groom is tied a turban with other accessories on it, and then he is offered gifts representing good luck and love.
  • Ghodi Chadna- . The Groom climbs the mare with blessings and leaves for the wedding venue.
  • Varmala- Exchanging of wedding garlands among bride and groom.
  • Saat Phere- With the priest chanting mantras, the couple ties the knot of marriage taking seven rounds around the holy fire.

There are many other rituals as well, which too are an indispensable part of a Punjabi wedding such as Vatna, Ghara Ghardoli, Milni, Jaago etc. All these ceremonies reflect some or the other value and is solely practiced for the welfare of the couple. Thus, Punjabi wedding is a combination of lively and joyful occasions with mixed and deep feelings.

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