WEDDINGS OF INDIA – TAMIL WEDDING
INDIAN WEDDING – TAMIL WEDDINGS – SOUTH INDIAN WEDDING CEREMONIES
Tamil Weddings are a simple affair and make the near dear people come together for a few days. Tamil marriages are simple as are the livings of Tamilians. According to Tamil beliefs, a Tamil Wedding cannot be held during these months : Aashad, Bhadrapad and Shunya, and also Tuesdays and Saturdays. Naadaswaram and Melam are the two important instruments in a Tamil Wedding.
The ceremonies of a typical Tamil marriage are Paalikali Thalippu/Karappu, Sumangali Prarthanai, Kalyanaponnu/Kalyanappillai, Nandi Devata Pooja, Navgraha Pooja, Vritham, Naandi Shraartham, Janavasanam, Nicchiyadharatham, Mangalasnanam, Gauri Pooja, Kaasi Yatra, Pada Pooja, Nagoli Vasthra, Grihapravesha, Sambandhi Virandh, Valeyadal, Reception, Bridal Night, Sadva pooja, Sumangali Prarthanai, Maruvidu Varudal.