Indian wedding Rituals

Saptapadi

Saptapadi: The Seven Vows of Hindu Wedding

Saptapadi Hindu Wedding marriage knot northeasterly direction Besides the religious meaning behind the significant┬áseven steps also called Saptapadi, there is also a mathematical rationale on performing the seven rounds circling the fire. A circle is 360 degrees and all numbers between 1 and 9 divide into 360 except the number 7. It becomes a non-terminating number, hence symbolizing the marriage …

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Saptapadi: The Seven Vows of Marriage

Saptapadi: The Seven Vows of Marriage

A Hindu marriage comprises of several meaningful rituals with varying degrees of significance. The rituals convey the values, which should be followed after marriage to lead to a happy married life. Marriages may be said to be made in Heaven, but they still need to be solemnized in this earth. A typical Hindu marriage is indeed an elaborate affair, with …

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