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Matrimony Groom PTH0832807
Matrimony ID - PTH0832807
24 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Buddhist, Buddhist, Hindi
Batemans Bay, New South Wales, Australia
"Living in Batemans Bay. Our family is upper-middle-class and we have moderate values. I have three siblings, of whi..."
Matrimony Groom DGS2888424
Matrimony ID - DGS2888424
29 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"Searching for a suitable bride for my son. Based in Melbourne. Our family is upper-middle-class and we have moderat..."
Matrimony Groom SZY0182083
Matrimony ID - SZY0182083
28 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Maheshwari, Gujarati
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
"Residing in Canberra. I am from a moderate, upper-middle-class family. I have two siblings, of which one are marrie..."
Matrimony Groom QGQ3430751
Matrimony ID - QGQ3430751
44 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Gujarati
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"I am easy going, open-minded but at times Lazy person. I personally like accounting and finance. I try to understan..."
Matrimony Groom YJG7487777
Matrimony ID - YJG7487777
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Reddy, Telugu
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"looking to marry a good girl from decent family. I come from an upper-middle-class family. The most important thing..."
Matrimony Groom YWT3815115
Matrimony ID - YWT3815115
29 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Patel, Gujarati
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
"Currently living in Sydney. Our family is upper middle class and we have moderate values. I have no siblings. I am ..."
Matrimony Groom ZFK4562251
Matrimony ID - ZFK4562251
29 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Reddy, Telugu
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"My self Pavan, I have finished my Masters in Australia and working for Metro Trains Pvt.Ltd. I am very simple and ..."
Matrimony Groom YMJ6601178
Matrimony ID - YMJ6601178
34 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
"I am staying in Sydney. My family is middle class and traditional. I have 1 sibling who is married. I am working fu..."
Matrimony Groom PTY3668482
Matrimony ID - PTY3668482
29 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Punjabi
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"My family is upper middle class and liberal. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I have passed my masters..."
Matrimony Groom BTM3132060
Matrimony ID - BTM3132060
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Agarwal , Hindi
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
"My son is working full time in Sydney, currently on work visa. He is a Mech Engineer from BITS, Pilani, Dubai Campu..."
Matrimony Groom LMD8816266
Matrimony ID - LMD8816266
29 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Adi Dravida, Tamil
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
"Hi! Welcome to our profile, My son Mukhilan varadarajan is a software professional with a bachelor's degree current..."
Matrimony Groom JoeP
Matrimony ID - JoeP
40 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
No Religion, No Religion, English
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
"Hello, I am from Brisbane, Australia. I have joined iMarriages in the hope of finding a partner. If my profil..."
Matrimony Groom JZB6368178
Matrimony ID - JZB6368178
31 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Sikh, Sikh, English
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"Currently living in india. My family is upper-middle-class and moderate. I have three siblings, of which three are ..."
Matrimony Groom QJS8319648
Matrimony ID - QJS8319648
27 years / 4 ft 5 in 134 cm
Hindu, 96K Kokanastha, Bihari
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
"Residing in Canberra. I hail from a lower class, traditional family. I only have one sibling and they are happily m..."
Matrimony Groom GCG4723334
Matrimony ID - GCG4723334
24 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Gujarati, Gujarati
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"I have attained my masters and am currently working full time. I am from a traditional, upper class family. I have ..."
Matrimony Groom RSD1478584
Matrimony ID - RSD1478584
42 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Other
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
"I am an open-minded western educated person and would like to meet you if it is possible. There are thousands of p..."
Matrimony Groom GVR4116254
Matrimony ID - GVR4116254
28 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Marathi
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
"I have always been as achiever, be it academics or Professional life or any other field in my life. I believe in su..."
Matrimony Groom FBN2803541
Matrimony ID - FBN2803541
31 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Mudiraj, Telugu
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"Hi I have applied for citizenship in Aussies and looking for the best...."
Matrimony Groom NFM2232533
Matrimony ID - NFM2232533
31 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Rajaka, Telugu
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
"I belong to an upper middle class, nuclear family with traditional values, currently settled in Australia.I did bac..."
Matrimony Groom HBG5754061
Matrimony ID - HBG5754061
30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Saini, Hindi
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"Hi, I am a genuine guy with a kind heart. I like vegetarian food, soft music, and frictional books. I want to settl..."
Matrimony Groom YTM1632120
Matrimony ID - YTM1632120
21 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Patel, Gujarati
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
"Hi I am Mann, I love to listen to music and exercise. I have a younger sister who is 12 years old and two dogs that..."
Matrimony Groom NDL2886321
Matrimony ID - NDL2886321
30 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Jat, Hindi
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
"Created this profile on behalf of my younger son Romit. He is Australian Citizen and well-settled at Sydney. He is ..."
Matrimony Groom CSW2432861
Matrimony ID - CSW2432861
43 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Vellalar, Tamil
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
"I am a simple, caring person. For me, friendship and love are most important in marriage. Settled in the sunny city..."
Matrimony Groom ZBJ2806166
Matrimony ID - ZBJ2806166
29 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Patel, Gujarati
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
"I am career oriented, ambitious self made man. My family is also very important for me. I love listening to music, ..."
Matrimony Groom RQI8353440
Matrimony ID - RQI8353440
37 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"My job is in service. I work full time. Our family is middle-class and we have moderate values. I have seven siblin..."
Matrimony Groom FMN5778407
Matrimony ID - FMN5778407
25 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"I am Harshit Batra. Working as an IT Professional in a Private firm. Living in Melbourne since last five years. ..."
Matrimony Groom WTB8051262
Matrimony ID - WTB8051262
31 years / 6 ft 3 in 191 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
"I have made this profile on behalf of my elder son. He is BE (CS) and now done his Masters as M. Commerce(supply ch..."
Matrimony Bride RDV2528628
Matrimony ID - RDV2528628
24 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Bengali
Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia
"I come from a upper middle class, moderate family. I have 2 siblings. I am not currently working however I am do..."
Matrimony Bride KVK7467102
Matrimony ID - KVK7467102
31 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Baniya, Hindi
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
"My name is Deepshikha. I am an ambitious, self-made, but down to earth person. I like to balance professional and f..."
Matrimony Bride VWJ6237620
Matrimony ID - VWJ6237620
27 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Matrimony Bride TYD1742637
Matrimony ID - TYD1742637
25 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Hindi
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"Disclaimer : - we do not believe in dowry or any archaic ritual - we do not want requests from people on student ..."
Matrimony Bride FBL0346407
Matrimony ID - FBL0346407
44 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Hindi
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"I come from a upper-middle-class, liberal family. I have two siblings, of which two are married. I am not curren..."
Matrimony Bride ICO8366720
Matrimony ID - ICO8366720
34 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Rajput, Hindi
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"Looking for someone who is real himself and can show commitment and dedication towards relationship...."
Matrimony Bride LIZ5464541
Matrimony ID - LIZ5464541
37 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Born Again, Malayalam
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
"Our daughter is a spiritually matured person, baptized and filled with Holy Spirit. She is a straightforward, lovin..."
Matrimony Bride RIA9236372
Matrimony ID - RIA9236372
35 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Rajput, Punjabi
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
"This is for my sister who is independent with high moral values, currently she is living in Australia. More info..."
Matrimony Bride KUL1046840
Matrimony ID - KUL1046840
38 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"I am Kuljeet living in Australia from last 13 years and I am a citizen of Australia. I would describe myself as som..."
Matrimony Bride NEH2618522
Matrimony ID - NEH2618522
27 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"Our daughter has worked for almost 6 years in India and now pursuing her Masters in professional accounting and bus..."
Matrimony Bride SUS9843040
Matrimony ID - SUS9843040
33 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Pentecost, Tamil
Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
"I am a very simple, god fearing, caring, talented, understanding, trustworthy and kind-hearted human being. I belie..."
Matrimony Bride SWE2261570
Matrimony ID - SWE2261570
32 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Iyer, Tamil
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
"Hi All, I am a laid back, easy going family oriented person intent on finding my soulmate and settling down in ..."
Matrimony Bride SIN0385478
Matrimony ID - SIN0385478
39 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Logan City, Queensland, Australia
"Hi I am a simple girl living in Australia since 2007. I work full time and I am currently settled in Brisbane. I am..."
Matrimony Bride Kundu11
Matrimony ID - Kundu11
32 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Jat, Hindi
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
"I am a self dependent and straight forward person .i have been in Australia for more then 6 year now , and I love ..."

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About Australia Matrimony

Australia is a land of one of the world's most unique landscapes. This country is full of alluring natural wonders and incredible flora and fauna. People from various civilizations have settled in Australia. Due to this, the society of Australia reflects a blend of various different cultures. The marriages are also an example of one such blend.

One of the most important facts which differentiate Australian matrimony from other parts of the world is the presence of Marriage Celebrants. Marriages in Australia can be legalized only if it takes place in a church or is performed through a registered marriage celebrant. Before peeping inside the rituals of Australian matrimony let's take a look at the structure of Australian society. In Australia, roughly 52% are Christians, 2.6% are Muslim, 1.9% are Hindu and 2.9 are Buddhist. Although Hinduism accounts for only 1.9% of the population, it is the fastest growing religion in Australia.

All the religions have their own organization of civil celebrants to perform the marriage rituals as per their traditions. It's an important point that after your wedding and within 14 days, your marriage celebrant should register the marriage with the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages in the State or Territory where your marriage took place.

Let's take a look at and cherish the soulful rituals of weddings in the different communities of Australia.

Church Weddings Rituals In Australia

Marriage ceremonies according to Rites of Churches of Christ in Australia are to include the following:

* A statement of the Christian nature and purpose of marriage and the intent of the marriage ceremony is announced before the gathering.

* An acknowledgement speech is given by the priest which includes statements like 'this is a Christian celebration of marriage being conducted by God and those people who have gathered'.

* Declarations or Statements of Intent of occasion and Prayers

After the declaration of marriage intent prayers is offered to seek blessings of the almighty for the couple.

Exchange of vows - Personal Vows are exchanged which includes promises of commitment for life in which couple takes each other to be their wife or husband.

Exchange of rings and Pronouncement of marriage - Rings are exchanged between the couple and the couple is announced as lawfully, weded husband and wife.

Blessings or Affirmations from the parent - Couple seeks blessings from the gods and the elders for their prosperous life.

Hindu Marriage Rituals In Australia

The Mandap - It is the main area where the wedding is to be conducted. It consists of a 4-pole canopy and centre-stage.

Arrival of the wedding parties - The groom party arrives at wedding venue and warmly welcomed by the Bride's party.

Ganesh Puja - Prayers are offered to Lord Ganesh for obstacle-free completion of the wedding ceremony.

Grah Shanti - The nine-planets are worshipped for bringing prosperity and happiness in couple's life.

Parchan - The bride's mother welcomes the groom with a garland and a traditional arti and escorts him to the mandap.

Arrival of the Bride - The bride is escorted to the mandap by her maternal uncle, female cousins & friends.

Kanyadaan - It involves entrusting of the Daughter - parental consent for the wedding to proceed. It is followed by exchanging of garlands. Groom takes bride's hands & they take vows to love, cherish & protect each other.

Ganthibandhan - A nuptial knot is tied between the garments of the couple.

Agni Puja - Priest sets up the "kund" and evokes the holy fire.

Laja Homa - Couple offers puffed rice in the sacred fire.

Mangalfera - Walking around the sacred fire seven times reciting the seven wedding vows.

Saptapadi - The seven steps symbolizing seven promises of married life.

Aashirvaad - The priest blesses the couple. Flower petals & rice are showered on the couple by the guests this is followed by seeking blessings from the elders of the family.

Viddai - Bride's family & friends bid a goodbye to the bride.

Marriage Rituals Of Muslims In Australia

Marriage Proposal - Traditionally, the groom's parents and elders come to the bride-to-be's house and ask for the marriage proposal. There may be a recitation of the Quran's first chapter, Surah Fatiha, and refreshments served.

Engagement - This can be a simple informal event just between the families and close friends. It includes the exchange of rings and gifts between the respective families, with the ring being placed by the groom's mother or sister on the bride-to-be. There may be a short prayer to bless the upcoming marriage.

Mehndi or Henna - It includes the application of artistic henna designs on the hands and feet of the bride. This ceremony is completed amidst of traditional wedding songs and dance by ladies of both the families.

Barat - This refers to the groom's procession, which accompanies the groom to the wedding venue.

Nikah - This is the actual wedding ceremony, usually officiated by an imam. He recites prayers from the Quran and asks the bride if she agrees to marry the groom with the pre-decided Meher. The question is asked thrice and if she agrees, the same is repeated with the groom. This ritual is known as Ijab-e-Qubul (proposal and acceptance). This is followed by the signing of the Nikahnama (marriage contract) by the couple. All the elders now bless the newly married couple.

Registration - It includes the filling of marriage registration form by the couple the copy of Nikahnama duly signed by the couple and witnesses is also attached long with this.this is to legalise the marriage according to the Australian marriage law.

Reception and Valima (Walima) - It's a reception party given in the honour of newlywed.

Rukhsti (Farewell) - Rukhsti is the farewell to the bride leaves when leaves her home to start her new journey of married life.