I must admit that the very first time I witnessed a Hindu marriage ceremony I was awestruck and amazed. Theirs is so much more then a vow between husband and wife but a binding promise to be with each other for the rest of their lives.
They take marriage so much more seriously; theirs is solemn vows of loyalty, steadfast love and a life long fidelity. I found out that the majority of Hindu weddings are very expensive and the pre-marital ceremonies can last from a few days to a few weeks.
After various Hindu premarital ceremonies are completed then comes the actual marriage ceremony.
Theirs is the circumambulating of the holy fire/sacred fire, but first the Priest ties the marriage knot (a symbol of permanence) by tying one end of the grooms scarf with the brides dress. The…
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