Hindu Wedding Ceremonies

The conduction of Hindu wedding ceremonies takes place in a traditional Hindu setting where the priests use the Sanskrit language during the ceremony. It's important that you choose a priest who can perform marriages ceremony Bilingual so moment is sufficiently covered at all times & understand by attendee. Hindus attach importance to the marriage ceremonies and marriage therefore; they try as much as possible to make the ceremonies colorful.

Hindus believe that the foundation of a happy marriage is the establishment of warmth and love between the married couple. Both the bride and groom usually dress in traditional Hindu marriage attire, which include turbans for the groom and classic saris for the bride. The nuptials attire donned by the couple should be bright in color to display the mood of the ceremony and the groom should give the bride jewelry made of pure gold as a sign of love.

Before the actual marriage day, there are other ceremonies such as the Tilak ceremony, where the bride’s male relatives place Tilaks on the groom’s forehead as a sign of favor and acceptance by the bride’s family. The Mehendi Lagwana ceremony involves the application of ‘henna’ on the bride’s feet and left hand; a person should not apply henna on the right hand because of the Hathlewa ceremony, which requires the priest to tie the bride’s right hand, to the groom’s left hand as a sign of unity.

Hindu marriages require a priest from the couple’s caste to conduct the nuptials ceremony. The marriage couple should be compatible in terms of faith and caste because people from different castes should not marry according to the Hindu faith. During the nuptials ceremony, the groom stands up holding the bride’s hand and thereafter walks around the Agni, which is holy fire. The groom goes round while reciting ‘mantra’, which are vows that the groom makes to the bride. The vows that the groom makes to the bride include daily provision of food, support, clothing and shelter and the groom makes it known to the guests of the undying love for the bride. Hindus, who wed in Baltimore Metro Area, may hire Baltimore Metro Area wedding videographers or local wedding photographers to cover the groom making vows so that it can serve as future evidence in case the groom does not respect the vows made.

The bride also makes vows to the groom by holding the groom’s right hand and reciting the vows in the Sanskrit language. In Baltimore-Metro, many Hindu marriage ceremonies take place during the summer season because the marriage ceremonies usually involve much dancing and most of the rituals performed take place in open space. The couple hires nuptials videographers to take a wedding video of the couple during the ritual performance. In USA, many Hindu couples have spicy food served during their marriage as their tradition demands. Modern Hindu ceremonies are shorter than the traditional marriages in terms of duration and takes place in below a ‘mandap’, which is a canopy that has for pillars. Hindu nuptials ceremonies require a priest to make prayers to Lord Vishnu, who is the protector of all men and life.