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Matrimony Groom ELI7308424
Matrimony ID - ELI7308424
24 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Assamese
Barpeta, Assam, India
"Hi my name is mousumee borgohain. I have completed my graduation and done pgdca and tally course and now searching ..."
Matrimony Groom AKL1212071
Matrimony ID - AKL1212071
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Muslim, Bengali, Assamese
Other, Assam, India
"I am simple living girl. I am only HS passed. I am from middle-class family. I work in bike dealer. But now I am no..."
Matrimony Groom AFA6647860
Matrimony ID - AFA6647860
27 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Assamese
Bongaigaon, Assam, India
"I am a simple girl. I have done m. A from Dibrugarh university in subject education and currently working in a coll..."
Matrimony Groom PAB3323303
Matrimony ID - PAB3323303
30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Ahom, Assamese
Dispur, Assam, India
"Iam n ambitious n independent girl.Loves to hangout with frnds n watching movies etc. We are very simple n small f..."
Matrimony Groom SHA6234347
Matrimony ID - SHA6234347
23 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Assamese
Barpeta, Assam, India
"I am straightforward girl, I like reading books, listening music and watching TV, I have job in a junior college, m..."
Matrimony Groom AMA5415804
Matrimony ID - AMA5415804
26 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Muslim, Bengali, Assamese
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"A blend of tradition and modernity. Work as a communications professional. Travel, poetry, live music, cinema and g..."
Matrimony Groom JAH1721531
Matrimony ID - JAH1721531
29 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Assamese
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am a simple but modern girl having high respect for Indian culture and values. I am currently pursuing my doc..."
Matrimony Groom ANU7320616
Matrimony ID - ANU7320616
26 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, OBC, Assamese
Guwahati, Assam, India
"I am a caring loving and easy going girl.. My family is traditional and I always give value to my family He s..."
Matrimony Groom ARJ6574127
Matrimony ID - ARJ6574127
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Assamese
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am a simple girl from a simple family. Employed in public sector company. I have my parents, two sisters and o..."
Matrimony Groom SKP3864277
Matrimony ID - SKP3864277
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Muslim, Bengali, Assamese
Barpeta, Assam, India
"I'm in business related to fashion. I love to do creative work. I did graduation from dubrugarh university. I'm liv..."
Matrimony Groom PRA7185311
Matrimony ID - PRA7185311
26 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Hindu, Ahom, Assamese
Nagaon, Assam, India
"I am munmi. I'm very simple girl and high thinking simple living guy. I love my family. My family is fully not mo..."
Matrimony Groom ANI7404330
Matrimony ID - ANI7404330
26 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Assamese
Jorhat, Assam, India
"I'm a simple girl. I have completed my Master's and right now I'm pursuing my law degree. I'm looking for a job too..."
Matrimony Groom RAJ2282365
Matrimony ID - RAJ2282365
26 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Assamese
Guwahati, Assam, India
"I am a tall (5'3 ), medium-built , with a pleasant demeanor from a modern Assamese family. I graduated from school ..."
Matrimony Groom ASI7147007
Matrimony ID - ASI7147007
19 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Assamese
Guwahati, Assam, India
"I am simple and fun loving. I am looking for someone broad minded and progressive who will accept me with all my fl..."
Matrimony Groom GAUTAMGITU
Matrimony ID - GAUTAMGITU
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Other, Assamese
Nagaon, Assam, India
"Jabeen is simple and living girl. Looking for a life long friend and guide. ..."
Matrimony Groom nibir
Matrimony ID - nibir
26 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Other, Assamese
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Bitumoni is an architect by profession, graduated in 2014, now practising architecture in Guwahati simultaneously p..."
Matrimony Groom GDwarm
Matrimony ID - GDwarm
28 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Other, Assamese
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am looking for a dignified, honest, simple guy who is daring enough to tell truth in any situations throughout li..."
Matrimony Groom neom
Matrimony ID - neom
29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Assamese
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"My sister is a well educated,beautiful,bit of stylish,modern minded but still holding Indian traditional values spe..."
Matrimony Groom kankan123
Matrimony ID - kankan123
26 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Other, Assamese
Guwahati, Assam, India
"..."
Matrimony Bride MOU8862237
Matrimony ID - MOU8862237
29 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Hindu, Ahom, Assamese
Guwahati, Assam, India
"Hi my name is mousumee borgohain. I have completed my graduation and done pgdca and tally course and now searching ..."
Matrimony Bride PRI3175101
Matrimony ID - PRI3175101
34 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Kashyap, Assamese
Guwahati, Assam, India
"I am simple living girl. I am only HS passed. I am from middle-class family. I work in bike dealer. But now I am no..."
Matrimony Bride URB3516680
Matrimony ID - URB3516680
29 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Assamese
Golaghat, Assam, India
"I am a simple girl. I have done m. A from Dibrugarh university in subject education and currently working in a coll..."
Matrimony Bride RIM9063181
Matrimony ID - RIM9063181
30 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Ahom, Assamese
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Iam n ambitious n independent girl.Loves to hangout with frnds n watching movies etc. We are very simple n small f..."
Matrimony Bride KAL7105733
Matrimony ID - KAL7105733
31 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Assamese
Nagaon, Assam, India
"I am straightforward girl, I like reading books, listening music and watching TV, I have job in a junior college, m..."
Matrimony Bride GIT7060040
Matrimony ID - GIT7060040
35 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Other, Assamese
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"A blend of tradition and modernity. Work as a communications professional. Travel, poetry, live music, cinema and g..."
Matrimony Bride MRI1386085
Matrimony ID - MRI1386085
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Assamese
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I am a simple but modern girl having high respect for Indian culture and values. I am currently pursuing my doc..."
Matrimony Bride MON4603518
Matrimony ID - MON4603518
30 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Assamese
Dibrugarh, Assam, India
"I am a caring loving and easy going girl.. My family is traditional and I always give value to my family He s..."
Matrimony Bride BAR2401243
Matrimony ID - BAR2401243
36 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Assamese
Guwahati, Assam, India
"I am a simple girl from a simple family. Employed in public sector company. I have my parents, two sisters and o..."
Matrimony Bride HIM8140528
Matrimony ID - HIM8140528
44 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, OBC, Assamese
Guwahati, Assam, India
"I'm in business related to fashion. I love to do creative work. I did graduation from dubrugarh university. I'm liv..."
Matrimony Bride MUN1175207
Matrimony ID - MUN1175207
23 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kalita, Assamese
Guwahati, Assam, India
"I am munmi. I'm very simple girl and high thinking simple living guy. I love my family. My family is fully not mo..."
Matrimony Bride ARU7550396
Matrimony ID - ARU7550396
31 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Assamese
Guwahati, Assam, India
"I'm a simple girl. I have completed my Master's and right now I'm pursuing my law degree. I'm looking for a job too..."
Matrimony Bride JUN3538230
Matrimony ID - JUN3538230
26 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Other, Assamese
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a tall (5'3 ), medium-built , with a pleasant demeanor from a modern Assamese family. I graduated from school ..."
Matrimony Bride MON5086437
Matrimony ID - MON5086437
44 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Kashyap, Assamese
Guwahati, Assam, India
"I am simple and fun loving. I am looking for someone broad minded and progressive who will accept me with all my fl..."
Matrimony Bride JAB6331225
Matrimony ID - JAB6331225
34 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Assamese
Guwahati, Assam, India
"Jabeen is simple and living girl. Looking for a life long friend and guide. ..."
Matrimony Bride bitumoni47
Matrimony ID - bitumoni47
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Assamese
Dispur, Assam, India
"Bitumoni is an architect by profession, graduated in 2014, now practising architecture in Guwahati simultaneously p..."
Matrimony Bride pakhi
Matrimony ID - pakhi
33 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Other, Assamese
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am looking for a dignified, honest, simple guy who is daring enough to tell truth in any situations throughout li..."
Matrimony Bride poly
Matrimony ID - poly
33 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Assamese
Guwahati, Assam, India
"My sister is a well educated,beautiful,bit of stylish,modern minded but still holding Indian traditional values spe..."

Assamese Shaadi

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Marks the beautiful bond they ought to share,
The Biya geet and the conch shells,
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About Assamese Matrimony

Assamese matrimony takes place between a bride and groom who speak Assamese as their first language. Assamese is spoken by over 13 million people and is the official language of Assam.

It is believed that Assamese evolved at least before 7th century A.D and is written from left to right and top to bottom, in the same manner as English. Its sister languages include Bengali, Oriya, Maithi and Bihari.

In Assamese language, the matrimonial ceremony is known as Biya. Just like a Hindu wedding, an Assamese wedding also has pre-wedding and post-wedding rituals.

Assamese matrimonial ceremony is an occasion of elegant celebration. It is referred as 'Biya' in the local language. It possesses some similarity with Bengali marriages like blowing of conch shells and ululation sound by ladies during wedding rituals. Like every other Indian wedding, Assamese matrimonial ceremony is also full of pre-wedding, wedding and post-wedding rituals. But the simplicity that is reflected in Assamese weddings is its unique feature. The entire wedding rituals take place amidst of singing of traditional wedding songs by ladies known as 'Biya naam' or 'Biya Geet'.

Let us explore the different shades of Assamese matrimonial that makes it an unforgettable affair.

Pre-Wedding Rituals

Juran Diya - It takes place a day or two prior to the wedding. Early in the morning, Aaam dali gatha ritual is performed during which strings of mango leaves are tied over every door of the house to absorb negative energy from anyone entering the house. At afternoon the groom's mother visits the bride's house with a number of female relatives to perform traditional Juran ritual. She is welcomed by the bride's mother with a xorai (a traditional bell metal tray of Assam) along with betel leaves and nuts (Pan and Tamul) covered with a gamocha (Assamese bathing towel). Then the bride with her head covered arrives at the venue, she is presented with the gifts brought by her mother in law along with the wedding dress.

Tel Diya - After the bridal shower, the groom's mother places a ring and betel nut on bride's hair parting. Over this, she pours oil thrice. This is followed by application of vermillion on the bride's partition. This is a unique feature of Assamese matrimonial, where the groom does not apply vermillion on the bride's forehead but the mother-in-law does. The bride will carry on wearing the vermillion from now on.

Wedding Day Rituals

Pani Tula - It takes place separately at both the houses. A group of ladies along with mothers of the bride and the groom gather water from a nearby pond or river. This water is for the ceremonial bath later that day.

Daiyan Diya - During early hours of the wedding day, a bowl of curd is sent from groom's side. The bride eats half of this while the other half is sent back for the groom to share. This sharing is to bring good luck for both of them. This is the last meal for the couple till they get married.

Nau Purushor Sharddho - This ritual is meant to pay a tribute to the ancestors of both the families. This is performed to seek their blessings for the couple. The head of the family offers homage to the past nine generations of the paternal family.

Nuoni or Ceremonial Bath - The ceremonial baths of bride and groom with the water collected during Pani tula is known as Nuoni. The mother and other elder ladies of the family apply oil, curd and a paste of maah-halodhi (urad lentils and turmeric) to the bride or groom followed by bathing to wash away the pastes.

Reception - It's a uniqueness of Assamese marriages that the wedding reception is celebrated before the actual wedding. The bride dressed up in her ceremonial dress sits on a pedestal to greet all her friends and relative by presenting them with saunf. Once the groom's party arrive she is taken back to change in her bridal attire.

Arrival of the Groom - After getting ready in his wedding attire (Kurta, Dhoti, and Cheleng, an Assamese style shawl) the groom takes blessings from his mother. According to tradition, the groom's mother is not allowed to see the wedding thus she is not a part of groom's procession. When the wedding procession finally reaches the venue, the bride's family indulges in fun activities like Dora aaha, in which groom is given entry inside the venue only after they pay a certain amount.

Bhori Dhuwa - This is a traditional welcome of the groom by his mother in law in the form of aarti following this bride's sisters wash his feet. The brothers of the bride lift him to take him to the wedding hall.

Biya or Wedding - The bride enters the wedding venue on the shoulders of her maternal uncle or brother. The wedding starts with exchanging of garlands between the couple. This is followed by Kanyadaan (giving away of the bride to the groom) performed by bride's father. Then the Lajahom ritual is performed where the brother of the bride places puffed rice on her hands which she offers into the holy fire. This is repeated thrice. This ceremony, takes place amidst singing of Jura Naam, blowing of Conch shells and urulis made by the women intermittently. The end of the bride and groom's wedding garment are then tied by the priest for Saptapadi.

Saptapadi - The couple then circumambulates the holy fire seven times while chanting the sacred wedding vows. After this, the bride steps on seven betel leaves with her right foot accompanied by the groom this symbolizes the beginning of their journey together. This is followed by Aashirbaad which is meant to seek blessings from all the elders present at the venue.

Post-Wedding Rituals

Khel Dhemali - After wedding ceremony, some traditional wedding games are played between the couple which is known as Khel dhemali this is followed by Man dhora (seeking blessings of elders of the family).

Bidaai - This ritual marks a tearful goodbye by the bride to her family. She throws handfuls of rice over her shoulder to pay the debt of her upbringing to her parents. Then she leaves her house to start her new journey.

Ghor Gosoka - After being welcomed by the mother in law the bride enters the house by placing her feet on a flat dish containing milk and by breaking a Saaki, or lamp made of clay. After performing some rituals she is sent back to her paternal home.

Khuba Khubi - Next morning the groom visits bride's place to attend a pooja where narrates a story of two goddesses, Khuba and Khubani, at the end of which the couple seeks blessings from the Gods. The couple then gets ready for the reception in the evening and the bride finally leaves her father's house.

Aathmangla - On the eighth day of marriage, an elaborate lunch is organized by bride's paternal home in honor of the newlywed.