Assamese Cuisine in Weddings

Assam has a multiethnic tradition with a mix of many cultures. Although the official language of the state is Assamese, but 45 different languages and dialects are spoken by different communities residing in Assam. Assamese culture is a rich amalgamation of ethnic practices and beliefs.…

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Auspicious Hindu Marriage (Shubh Vivah Muhurat) Dates in 2011

Hindus refer to the “Panchaanga” for auspicious dates for Hindu marriages which are called “Shubh Vivaah Muhurats”. Mentioned below are the “Shubh Vivah Muhurats” for 2011. To finalize the date and time of marriage, the groom and bride’s jyotish (astrologer) will refer to the “Kundli”…

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Top 10 Punjabi Wedding Rituals

Top 10 Punjabi Wedding Rituals by Apoorv Kalra Even among Indian weddings, the Punjabi wedding is considered to be the most ostentatious and larger than life. While the celebrations can start as much as a week in advance, the main ceremonies and Punjabi wedding rituals…

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Sehra For Indian Grooms

      Sehra Worn By Indian Grooms A Sehra is decorative veil worn by an Indian groom. It consists of an embroidered rectangular piece with strings that make up the veil. The stringed veil can be either made of flowers or beads. The Sehra…

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