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Topor: Traditional Headgear for the Hindu Groom

By Jessica Weltersen

Unlike traditional Western weddings, Asian weddings are often celebrated with much color and style. Following either cultural or religious traditions, Asian weddings are spectacles in themselves. The Hindu wedding, in particular, is an event worth witnessing. Both the bride and groom are dressed to kill in their fashionable and colorful attires. Though there are many […]

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Safa: Sheer Elegance

By Jessica Weltersen

Being part of one of the oldest and traditionally rich religions in the world, the Hindus celebrate the act of marriage wearing colorful garments and performing customs that reflect the importance of the ceremony. (see Hindu Wedding Programs) The Safa The safa is what most Hindu grooms opt to wear on their special day but […]

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For the Indian Bride: The Lehenga Choli

By Jessica Weltersen

For the bride, the wedding is ultimately one of the most important events of her life. It is a ceremony that celebrates the union between two people, a day filled with love and festivities. Wedding practices and customs vary according to the couple’s ethnic group, culture, religion, social class and country. If you want to […]

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Dhoti: No, It’s Not A Skirt!

By Jessica Weltersen

Hindu weddings are always an interesting sight. It’s not just the ceremony that speaks of Hinduism’s tradition, but the wedding attire of both the bride and groom also speaks much about the richness of their customs. If the bride is traditionally dressed in a sari, chanya choli or lengha, the groom is traditionally dressed in […]

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Chunri: Completes The Look

By Jessica Weltersen

Hindu weddings are some of the most colorful in the world. When it comes to the bride and groom’s wedding attire, a lot of people are fascinated by the intricate details and the vibrant colors of their outfits. The Chunri The chunri is a sash like garment that can be worn two ways. It is […]

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Indian Wedding Ceremony, Customs and Practices

By Jessica Weltersen

India has been known worldwide for having extravagant, complex and extremely rich rituals. The vast land of India is one that houses numerous subcultures beneath the blanket of a single orderly culture (see India – Your destination to Diversity and Identity). The diversity and complexity of India’s culture is best witnessed in a traditional Indian […]

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Finding the Perfect Indian Bridal Saree

By Jessica Weltersen

Wedding traditions and ceremonies may differ from country to country, but one thing remains the same—the wedding represents the legal union between two partners in the eyes of the law and their chosen church or religion. These days, despite the popularity of modern weddings, a number of couples still believe in incorporating a hint of […]

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Ghunghat: More Than A Veil

By Jessica Weltersen

Hindu weddings are one of the most traditionally filled and colorful weddings in the world. The wedding ceremonies of these richly cultured people are truly spectacular and celebrated with the utmost importance and attention to detail. (see The Guide To Hindu Wedding Programs) The Ghunghat: This garment is one of the most commonly worn by […]

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An Intricate Wedding Sherwani for the Indian Groom

By Jessica Weltersen

The wedding ceremony is an all-important and recognized event in the world. It is an occasion to celebrate the union of partners in the eyes of the law and the couple’s church. Weddings are typically celebrated with great merriment and festivity, in the manner by which the ceremony is celebrated differing from culture to culture. […]