Agrawal is the caste that is predominantly found all around Northern India. The Agarwal marriage matrimony is a typical Hindu wedding ceremony that will go on for a few days. The beginning of the marriage is the matchmaking by the parents. They will use the matrimonial sites out there to find a perfect match for their children. An Agarwal matrimony will provide a variety of profiles within the community, from which the best-suited one can be found. In this article, let us discuss some of the rituals in an Agarwal wedding in brief.

Mudha-Tikka ceremony – It is similar to all other engagement ceremonies of Hindus throughout India. There will be an official announcement of the marriage, and the groom will get a Tilak on his forehead by the bride’s father or brother. All men of the bride’s family will offer gifts to the groom.

Godh Bharai – Like the gifts offered to the groom, his sister will bring a variety of gifts like clothes, bangles, cosmetics, and others to the bride and will wish for a beautiful and happier life.

Sangeet – It is the typical Hindu celebration of dance and music. All women relatives and friends of the bride will gather in the colorful night for continuous enjoyment.

Mehendi – Following the Sangeet function, the bride’s house will get colors due to the Mehendi ceremony. All the women members of the family will gather and apply Mehendi to the bride and for themselves.

Haldi ceremony – It is the ceremony on the wedding day. The family members will gather and use turmeric paste, along with other holy herbs to smear on the shoulders, foot, and knees of the couple. They believe that this will purify the couple before the marriage. It is one of the common ceremonies in most of Hindu weddings.

Kangna – It is the small ceremony of tying a sacred thread on the wrists of the bride and the groom. It will also happen on the wedding day after Haldi.

Ganesh Pooja – Every Hindu wedding will begin with a Ganesh pooja at the venue. It is conducted to ask god’s help in conducting the wedding without any obstacles. Groom’s family will be present in the pooja.

Gaur Pooja – The bride and her family members will pray to the goddess Gauri to provide a beautiful married life for the couple.

Baraat – The groom’s family members will bless him and give a turban to him. Then the groom will climb on a white mare and start moving to the wedding venue along with friends and family members.

Aarti – The bride’s mother will welcome the groom with an arti.

Jaimala – The bride will accept the groom as her husband by putting a garland on his shoulders. The groom will also do the same to accept her as his wife.

Kanyadan – It is the official handover of the bride to the groom by her father. He will take the bride’s hand and give it to the groom asking him to take care of her for a lifetime.

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