Move away from the traditional Indian invites and opt for something more fun by adding a modern twist to your wedding invite. Indian weddings are full of colour and bling and there are plenty of elements which you can draw inspiration from for your wedding card design.
Traditional cards are very...
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With Indians spread out around the world today, brides and grooms are looking for the perfect Indian wedding ideas, wherever they may be based. Planning an Indian wedding is a prospect that overwhelms many a bride-to-be because of the many intricacies involved, more so when you live...
. Haldi is then followed by the Mehendi ceremony (Gullapalli).
The Mehendi is an important part of the wedding, for the bride especially. In America, brides have a bachelorette party where they celebrate the brides’ last day of “freedom”. (Serhan, 30)In the Indian culture, the Mehendi ceremony is...
wedding, she is not expected to perform any housework until her mehendi has faded away. Other important North-Indian prewedding ceremonies include Sangeet, and Tilak. Sangeet means music. As the name suggests, this function is an evening of musical entertainment and merriment hosted by the bride’s family...
Driven by an appetite for „something unique‟, destination wedding is fast becoming a fad. Increasing numbers of Indians are planning on getting married at exotic locations abroad, such as Istanbul, Florence, Bangkok and Monte Carlo. Resorts and hotels also offer...
and an institution to handle the granting of property rights and marriage was the institution for fulfilling that need.
History of Indian Wedding says that early societies for social as well as political reasons had to have secure means for the perpetuation of the species and an institution to...
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Chinese American wedding niche markets (themed and/or of Asian origin) with an efficient online portal for wedding planners, which will gather a select group of suppliers for these communities.
3.1 Focus strategy – Chinese & Indian American niche market
By analyzing the different potential...
Host Indian Cuisine (very famous Indian restaurant but also very expensive) arrange all the food at the Gurdwara. Almost all weddings have food made in the Gurdwara, since the Gurdwara regularly serves the free kitchen, meaning they have free food all day and everyday for anyone that visits the...
Monsoon wedding”(2007), an award winning movie, directed by mira nair. Features widely known Indian actors, such as Vasundhara Das, Naseeruddin Shah and Vijay Raaz.
The film is based on the autobiographical account of Mira Nair's own family.( Manish Gajjar 2002) It is about a stressed father, a...
always takes place in a Sikh Gurdwara (Sikh temple).
Before the wedding
In a Sikh Indian wedding, the wedding ambiance is set a week before the wedding. There are various rituals, which are followed before and after the wedding. Shagun or engagement is the first ceremony to...
to find meaning to her strong connection with Epifano.
Her search for Epifano was not just to find her great-grandfather; it was to find her roots. The Indian she saw on her wedding day did not point to the Mexican culture but more specifically to the indigenous people. Her fulfillment was with...
have freedom to choose their own life partner and also to decide their own future life.
Apart from that, young women in Indian society are also mistreated due to dowry. Dowry plays a major role in an Indian wedding. Dowry is a traditional practice where the father of the bride gives a part of his...
Nanda explores the concept of arranged marriage in India. She explores the depth of the process, which includes a deep analysis of potential candidates for one’s child to find an ideal spouse. Through active participation in the...
and Indian weddings.
Iranian or Persian marriage is an event, and it is not celebrated quietly but with glory and distinction. It is considered the most conspicuous of all occasions and is celebrated in the presence of a fairly large assembly. In the past parents and older members of the...
engaged in trying to blend in that one forgets to be a real “self”.
I clearly remember my first multi- cultural experience which was a wedding of my husband’s boss. Despite of being in United States for many years I hadn’t had a chance to attend a truly American wedding. I mostly had Indian...
cultural diversity of India is reflected in its wedding ceremonies. No matter where you go, an Indian wedding is an unforgettable experience.
Indian weddings characterize the exuberant enthusiastic approach to life that most Indians have. The ceremonies begin shagun, an engagement...
shapes in architecture. Also note the vibrant colors.
Through the influence of pattern of Indian art, the population of people began to repeat it in their attire. As seen in examples below of natives of India in today's society.
Photo from a wedding in India
And here is an example of the influence...
service a chance to object (Indian Wedding Rituals, 2012).
Two days before the ceremony the bride is given an Uptan celebration. This is the beautification of the bride tradition. They mix powdered sandalwood and dried herb into a paste with jasmine oil. The paste is applied to the brides face, arms...
of Mayyon, Dholki, Mehndi, Sehrabandi and Barat. Traditional, bhangra and Indian film music is the ultimate choice that is played on Pakistani weddings to make everyone get up on their feet and get into rhythm. A wedding is loaded with giggle, chuckles laughter, sneers and some tears that are shed on...
1) Mangni/ Shagai/ Ring ceremony/ Engagement: The engagement ceremony is the first ceremonial meeting of the bride’s and groom’s extended families and found that the bride and groom are firmly dedicated to one another. This ritual, called a Sagai, verifies both families’ aim of...
THE COMPARISON BETWEEN MALAY, CHINESE AND INDIAN WEDDING
All of the people in this world want to get married and have their on memories in the wedding ceremony. They will have the ceremony by their own ritual. The ritual is always by their parents. For the Malaysian, there are three races that...
The movie “Bend It Like Beckham” is a wonderful movie. The main character Jess, who is East Indian, comes from a traditional family where the parents make the decisions. Jess is really good at football (soccer) and hopes of going professional one day. The only problem with that is her parents find...
Indian Wedding VS American Wedding
Every country and every religion have their own traditions and its help to differentiate each other. Even though wedding ceremony has the same meaning in every culture, the way of celebration is different. An Indian marriage is essentially different from a...
hands and feet – is also reminiscent of the mehndi ceremony in an Indian wedding.
The bersanding ceremony, highly similar to the use of mandapa in Indian weddings, is also an important aspect of a traditional Malay wedding. This is when the couple becomes a ‘King for the Day’. While the akad...
this demanding rule. Almost every Indian has a mini temple or praying area in there house, and in order to respect that area, it is important to take off the shoes which are worn outside the house.
Weddings in India are well-respected and can be very long. Long meaning three to four days long...
often chosen based on the horoscope to find an auspicious date. The period between the engagement and the wedding is time full of anticipation and excitement along with fun activities with both families to get to know each other and bond for preparation of the wedding.
The traditional Indian...
All of the people in this world want to get married and have their on memories in the wedding ceremony. They will have the ceremony by their own ritual. The ritual is always by their parents. For the Malaysian, there are three races that are Malay, Chinese and Indian.
In every race in Malaysia...
mention her family.
The Indian girl, Jesminder Bhamra (Parminder Nagra) comes from an Indian family who lives in London. While her family is busy with the wedding of her sister, Jess is more interested in giving her best for a female soccer team, Hounslow Harriers Girls. Being introduced to the...
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At the beginning of an epis ode of ‘Satyamev Jayate’ on Indian Weddings , Aamir...