Category Archive for: ‘Indian wedding Rituals’

  • 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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