Category Archive for: ‘Indian wedding Rituals’

  • Islamic Weddings Remarkable Rituals Combined with Elegance and Style

    Islamic Weddings Remarkable Rituals Combined with Elegance and Style

    Weddings are celebrated with great fervor around the world and across cultures. What makes them special though are the diverse rituals and traditions that are truly fascinating. In Islam, marriage is seen as a righteous act, a social commitment, and an act of devotion towards …

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  • Two Most Important, Essential Rituals in Hindu Weddings By Raj Shah

    Two Most Important, Essential Rituals in Hindu Weddings By Raj Shah

    In earlier wedding special issues of Desh-Videsh, I have discussed the importance of wedding rituals in Hindu weddings. A wedding for a Hindu family is not just a party and celebration, but it also fulfills one of the nine sanskars of life. In other words, …

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  • Saptapadi

    Saptapadi: The Seven Vows of Hindu Wedding

    Saptapadi Hindu Wedding marriage knot northeasterly direction Besides the religious meaning behind the significant seven 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 …

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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 …

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