Rajput wedding

Rajput wedding

Rajput Wedding

Rajputs traditionally had their own distinct rituals of marriage, as marriage is one of the most important events in life. It is relation which is created for seven generations between the two families of the bride and the groom. It comprises of a ceremony for the "Tilak" (engagement), the "Ban" (starting of the wedding ceremony), "Mel" (the community feast), the "Nikasi" (the departure of the Bridegroom party for the wedding), "Sehla", and the "Dhukav" (reception of the wedding party at the bride's place by her parents). Solemnisation of wedding "Sat Fere".

A "sherwani" is normally worn by a bridegroom along with their own form of a turban. He keeps a sword in his hand for the ceremony.

A bride wears a "Lahanga", "Odhani", "Kurti", etc. The ornaments worn by a Rajput Bride are the "Rakhdi" on forehead, "Sheesphul" as headgear, "AAd" as a thick neck hanging, "Baju" above elbow on arms, and "Pajeb" as anklets.

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