Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2012’

Bal Vikas

Festivals of India See how many you can guess correctly. 1. Which festival is also popularly called the “Festival of lights?” a. Onam b. Diwali c. Dussehra d. Guru Nanak Jayanti 2. This festival marks the birth of Lord Krishna. a. Karva Chauth b. Janmashtami c. Teej d. Navroz 3. Which festival is celebrated during the course of nine nights? …

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Love at first Slice Reshma Weds Jeremy

Love at first Slice Reshma Weds Jeremy

On December 12, 2011, two people tied the knot of holy matrimony. The bride, Reshma Patel looked resplendent in her gorgeous wedding attire and even more so because she glowed with a happy marital bliss. The groom, Jeremy Patel looked proud of his beautiful wife. The wedding, with all the 350 guests assembled at Sheraton Hotel in Hollywood, Florida, was …

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Working Towards A Successful Marriage Rihanna Weds Bhargava

Working Towards A Successful Marriage Rihanna Weds Bhargava

While you can never discount the fact that love is the best thing that can happen to anyone, it also takes a lot to keep it going strong. Knowing one another well and spending sufficient time- with each other does prepare you better for marriage.   Rihanna and Bhargava made the classic progression from friendship to love, and slowly from …

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EDITORIAL

Editorial June 2012

June 2012 Dear Readers, It is happy time again – it is time for weddings! I have mentioned time and again in this column that weddings are very exciting for me. It is not just a time for extravagant celebrations and all night parties, but rather, weddings signify new beginnings, new hopes, and commitments for a longer, happy married life. …

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Immigration Q & A

Immigration Q & A June 2012

Author by Edward Boreth Q.I have been a green card holder for 6 years. I spend a lot of time in India, because my family and my business is there. However, I am never absent from the US for more than one year. I usually spend about one month in the United States every year. Last time when I was …

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The Signficance of Mehndi in Indain Marriages

The Signficance of Mehndi in Indain Marriages

Indian marriages are known for their many rituals. In fact, the beauty of Indian weddings comes forth in the numerous traditions that are associated with the special celebration. Indian weddings are incomplete without dance, music and lots of laughter. Furthermore, Indian weddings are not a one day ceremony. Pre-wedding ceremonies begin before the wedding and can sometimes be a week …

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Love in a Coffee Shop Natalie Weds Debobroto

Love in a Coffee Shop Natalie Weds Debobroto

Four beautiful years of dating convinced Deb and Natalie to take their relationship to the next level. Deb proposed to his beloved along the shores of the Seine in Paris, slipping the ring onto her finger at one of the most romantic settings in the world. They chose to get married in St. Petersburg near Tampa, Florida, since Natalie’s mother …

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Indian Wedding Rituals

Indian Wedding Rituals

Those not intimately familiar with Indian weddings may envision large, extravagant weddings complete with loads of money, glamour, and style all rolled into one to make one of the most important events in one’s life the most memorable. However, with all the glitz and sparkle in modern day Indian weddings, the celebration is still not devoid of age-old wedding rituals. …

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Love in on Online World Bijal Weds Tarish

Love in on Online World Bijal Weds Tarish

The Internet can be a beautiful thing. Particularly when it comes to bringing people, such as Bijal and Tarish, together. The couple married on April 7, 2012, at the Palm Beach Convention Center in Florida.       Bijal and Tarish first met through Shaadi.com, a prominent online matrimonial site. They met in person on February 18, 2011,in Palm Beach …

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Desh-Videsh 2012 Atlanta Mehndi Competition

Desh-Videsh 2012 Atlanta Mehndi Competition

Learn more about the winner of the 2012 Atlanta MyShadi Bridal Expo Mehndi Competition, Nirjary Desai. Nirjary is a Principal Project Manager at KIS Cubed Events, a full service wedding and event planning company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Desh-Videsh: What inspired your winning mehndi design? Nirjary: I have been doing mehndi for over 10 years, and have always been in …

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