For every wedding in my hometown, the Kalash is important. There is a special ceremony to bring the Kalash for the wedding. Every guest coming to the marriage used to be welcomed traditionally by doing a small pooja with a Kalash. The guest would then put a token or entire amount of their contribution to… Continue reading Kanya and Kalash: Day 11 of #blogchatterA2Z challenge
Almost a year before my marriage I moved to my home to stay with my family. Every night before sleeping I would spend hours thinking about the wedding, planning my looks for each of the events, taking inspiration from other brides. I was always worried about how will the bridal jewellery look on me. I… Continue reading Jewellery Glitters and Jitters: An expensive dream- Day 10 of #blogchatterA2Z challenge
Rajasthani weddings have countless rituals. When I close my eyes and start thinking about the wedding all I remember seeing every time is many ladies clad in sarees with ghoonghat till their chin and singing, dancing, playing all the wedding games and enjoying all the rituals. One such happy and fun-filled event is Haldi. I… Continue reading Hathdaan Haldi Tel Vinayak – Day 8 of #blogchatterA2Z challenge
Every event and ceremony at a wedding goes hand in hand with food. Check this list and you will get to know what I mean.
I was nervous, jittery, worried, screaming and shivering. This was just before the phere and vow ceremony. I was animated and screaming at everyone including my mother, friends, and sisters because the pleates of my saree wouldn't fall right. This was so not me.I had always dreamt to be wearing a yellow silk saree with… Continue reading Exchanging vows and Phere in a “It’s different” style – day 5 #blogchatterA2Z challenge