Friday, October 11, 2013

Importance of Mangal Sutra in kerala wedding

mangala sutra (from Sanskrit mangal, meaning "holy, auspicious", and sutra, meaning "thread") is a sacred necklace that a Hindu groom ties around the bride's neck in a ceremony called Mangalya Dharanam(Hindi for: "wearing the auspicious"), which identifies her as a married woman. The woman continues to wear the mangala sutra as a sign of her marital status.The practice originated in southern part of India.It is also practiced by Saint Thomas Christians.In all Kerala Wedding this ritual still follows and really Important.



Thursday, September 12, 2013

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Kerala wedding

Sambandham was a form of marital system primarily followed by the Nairs in what is the present-day Indian state of Kerala. This system of marriage was followed by the matriarchal castes of Kerala, though today the custom has ceased to exist. Alternate names were used by different social groups and in different regions; they included PudavamuriPudavakoda, VastradanamVitaram KayarukaMangalam and Uzhamporukkuka