WEDDINGS OF INDIA – MALAYALEE WEDDING
INDIAN WEDDING – MALAYALEE WEDDINGS – INDIAN WEDDING CEREMONIES
Malayalee Weddings refer to the weddings taking place in Kerala. Malayalee Weddings are simple and not much religious. The Weddings have a spiritual bend rather. The various rituals performed in a Malayalee Wedding are “Muhurtham”, “Nischayam”, “Traditional Feast”, “Madhuparkam”, “Kanyadannam”, “Grihapravesh”. Malayalee Weddings are short and simple. The couple goes around the sacred fire thrice after which the groom places a yellow thread around the bride’s neck. Thereafter the couple touches their foreheads together to symbolize the coming together of minds. Afterwards, the bride offers puffed rice in the ceremonial fire following which the groom places her foot on the grinding stone to symbolize the breaking of old ties and the joining of the two.
Indian Wedding is considered as one of the Sanskars in Indian Philosophy like Upnayan Sanskar, Pani-Grahan Sanskar (Wedding). This ceremony is considered to be of great spiritual importance and union of two souls and committment to live together and share the joy and sorrow of life with each other. The Indian Wedding marks the wholeness or oneness of life of two different people. Indian Wedding Ceremonies have great spiritual importance and are followed by Indian tradiitonal families with great respect.