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.