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Matrimony Groom VBS8778574
Matrimony ID - VBS8778574
33 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Napit, Bengali
Howra, West Bengal, India
"I am friendly careful responsible. I love to travel anywhere especially Himalaya calls me every time also I love se..."
Matrimony Groom RAJ5352655
Matrimony ID - RAJ5352655
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Asansol, West Bengal, India
"I am funloving guy in search of a life partner who would be beside me both in good and bad times. I work in Bharti ..."
Matrimony Groom PRA0355538
Matrimony ID - PRA0355538
31 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
"My son is a simple, fun - loving, warm - hearted and caring person who loves cooking, socializing and exploring new..."
Matrimony Groom ABH2207820
Matrimony ID - ABH2207820
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Goala, Bengali
Asansol, West Bengal, India
"Its quite difficult to describe in few sentence. Though m trying., my self a hotelier and by profession a chef, and..."
Matrimony Groom ABH0233161
Matrimony ID - ABH0233161
37 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am a ,traveler not a tourist. I don't take holiday packages, I plan it myself. Love photography, it creates memor..."
Matrimony Groom SUD4440138
Matrimony ID - SUD4440138
32 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"Hi, I am Software professional in MNC. Currently staying in Kolkata. I belong from a middle-class, nuclear family b..."
Matrimony Groom DEB5341340
Matrimony ID - DEB5341340
30 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"Hi there, I am a senior software engineer by profession, working in an MNC in Kolkata. A passionate traveler and..."
Matrimony Groom SOU4207323
Matrimony ID - SOU4207323
36 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Mahishya, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"Myself belongs to a small educated family of four members. I am living at New Town,Kolkata. My father is a retired ..."
Matrimony Groom SKM0152332
Matrimony ID - SKM0152332
33 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I belong to upper-middle-class family I have Sibling, currently I am Working as an Manager in marketing and adverti..."
Matrimony Groom SUM1037631
Matrimony ID - SUM1037631
35 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am a hard working and simple guy. Currently working in a MNC on a senior profile. We are a small family. No sib..."
Matrimony Groom SOU6275248
Matrimony ID - SOU6275248
30 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"Hi this is Sourav Ghosal. 2006 ICSE 2008 ISC 2010 Higher Diploma in Software Engineering (HDSE) 2013 Btec in IT..."
Matrimony Groom ARN7320584
Matrimony ID - ARN7320584
32 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Teli, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"Hi I am Arnab. Simple lovable &honest personal. I like simple and honest and lovable girl. Looking is no matter. I ..."
Matrimony Groom BIS4564557
Matrimony ID - BIS4564557
42 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Baidya, Bengali
Barasat, West Bengal, India
"Hi, I am Biswadeep, I did my schooling from KV Tinsukia and Masters in English literature from Cotton College, Guwa..."
Matrimony Groom AYA1305625
Matrimony ID - AYA1305625
38 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I am a simple kind of person looking for a friend come life partner. Want to marry within march 2019, so only serio..."
Matrimony Groom GOU5562966
Matrimony ID - GOU5562966
33 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Kumbhakar, Bengali
Balurghat, West Bengal, India
"Thanks to all the visitors for visiting my profile. Either you like my profile please construct me vied massage. I ..."
Matrimony Groom SHA6727654
Matrimony ID - SHA6727654
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I would like to describe myself as someone who is caring and honest. I am an easy going person and don't easily get..."
Matrimony Groom ARN1252781
Matrimony ID - ARN1252781
30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Banik, Bengali
Howra, West Bengal, India
"Hi. Hope you are having a nice day. I am a simple, straightforward and ambitious person. For me family always comes..."
Matrimony Groom SAI5156621
Matrimony ID - SAI5156621
31 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I'm an ambitious guy who loves having a dream and working towards it. Currently working with a global financial org..."
Matrimony Groom ISM1842481
Matrimony ID - ISM1842481
27 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Muslim, Bengali, Bengali
Silchar, Assam, India
"I am simple boy finding a life partner who understand me and loves me forever. Our family was respected by all they..."
Matrimony Groom SOU4448164
Matrimony ID - SOU4448164
32 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I am now working as an software engineer in a MNP. I have been in a relationship before, but broke up as a result m..."
Matrimony Groom GOU9451733
Matrimony ID - GOU9451733
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Kurmi, Bengali
Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
"I am working in bank employee. My job LOCATION in my hometown I am very happy my job. My father and mother in..."
Matrimony Groom ARU3725138
Matrimony ID - ARU3725138
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
" I am born and brought up in Kolkata. I did my schooling in ICSE Board and have studied engineering in college. Cur..."
Matrimony Groom SAN4354574
Matrimony ID - SAN4354574
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Siliguri, West Bengal, India
"I am sandeep chakraborty. S/O prodyut chakraborty. I'M living siliguri. I am complited degree in northbengal univer..."
Matrimony Groom WRI5745757
Matrimony ID - WRI5745757
28 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a kind of a person who loves to travel, ride bikes, embraces nature, loves singing and listening to music. Alt..."
Matrimony Groom TAP6886206
Matrimony ID - TAP6886206
29 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
"I am an engineer - non it with a Bachelor's degree currently working in private sector in Chandigarh. I belong to a..."
Matrimony Groom NAF8530608
Matrimony ID - NAF8530608
21 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Muslim, Bengali, Bengali
Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
"Hello! As you are able to see many info already in my profile here is something which might be new and helpful for ..."
Matrimony Groom DAM5253801
Matrimony ID - DAM5253801
35 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Bengali
Kokrajhar, Assam, India
"Hello everyone. This is Dambarudhar Roy. I am a Govt. Employee & I have my own business also. Belong to a middle cl..."
Matrimony Bride UNN1164896
Matrimony ID - UNN1164896
26 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Asansol, West Bengal, India
"Nomoskar..I am here in search of a perfect match for my only daughter.She is a loving,caring,understanding and a bi..."
Matrimony Bride BRH1714613
Matrimony ID - BRH1714613
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"My daughter is a dentist. Recently working at vasta global for cancer research. She is also state level atlete (wei..."
Matrimony Bride UPM8203332
Matrimony ID - UPM8203332
27 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Tamboli, Bengali
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Profile is created by parent. Sushrita is brought up in Vadodara...."
Matrimony Bride ABO0211008
Matrimony ID - ABO0211008
29 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Baishya, Bengali
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride JPL9806410
Matrimony ID - JPL9806410
26 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Christian, Protestant, Bengali
Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride CBN2482082
Matrimony ID - CBN2482082
38 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"About Myself: My name is Tanushree Das Gupta. I am basically from Ranchi Jharkhand and my native place is in Bankur..."
Matrimony Bride GLN6182125
Matrimony ID - GLN6182125
52 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Guwahati, Assam, India
"Hi! I am mohar from Assam. I did my post graduate degree in Economics. At present i am doing post graduation in Eng..."
Matrimony Bride VLY6062857
Matrimony ID - VLY6062857
32 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Faridabad, Haryana, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride UAW7163361
Matrimony ID - UAW7163361
29 years / 4 ft 10 in 148 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride IQQ8825646
Matrimony ID - IQQ8825646
30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Bengali
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Im a straightforward girl who believe in present...."
Matrimony Bride MQN2147035
Matrimony ID - MQN2147035
31 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hello, Thank you for visiting my profile. I am from Nagpur, Maharashtra from bengali family. I am currently ..."
Matrimony Bride TIK3427174
Matrimony ID - TIK3427174
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Asansol, West Bengal, India
"I am a simple, fun living and independent girl. Currently working in Bangalore...."
Matrimony Bride YKO8115734
Matrimony ID - YKO8115734
29 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Ambitious and independent girl. Looking for a partner who can be a friend for a life time...."
Matrimony Bride VCM0568232
Matrimony ID - VCM0568232
32 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Durgapur, West Bengal, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride SOI8208200
Matrimony ID - SOI8208200
32 years / 4 ft 5 in 134 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Guwahati, Assam, India
"I'm Smita Das my gon debari. I'm studying BA also. Im simple girl...."
Matrimony Bride BGG1723850
Matrimony ID - BGG1723850
23 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
"I am putting up this profile on behalf of my daughter. My daughter is beautiful, well educated with family values. ..."
Matrimony Bride ATK0021674
Matrimony ID - ATK0021674
29 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Bengali
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"My daughter is a national scholar, completed her school education and B.Tech in Electrical Engineerin Kolkata and h..."
Matrimony Bride RBP3801534
Matrimony ID - RBP3801534
30 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, SC, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride HAC7514786
Matrimony ID - HAC7514786
30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride JGQ9270630
Matrimony ID - JGQ9270630
45 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride OCW4524604
Matrimony ID - OCW4524604
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Bengali
Srirampur, West Bengal, India
"will tell you later..."

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About Bengali Matrimony

Bengali matrimony takes place between a bride and groom who speak Bengali (বেঙ্গ'লী) as their first language. Native to the region of Bengal and with over 250 million speakers, Bengali is one of the most spoken languages in the world and the second most spoken in India.

The National Anthem of India was first composed using the Bengali language.

Bengali matrimony, also referred to as Biye, is an elaborate affair with meaningful rituals seeded in cultural values. Bengalis are known for their good intellectuality, passion and sensitivity. Their matrimonial ceremonies also reflect the same. The two main communities in Bengal are the Bangals (Bengali Hindus originating from modern-day Bangladesh) and Ghotis (the ones originating in West Bengal). There is a slight variation between the rituals of each community.

Let's have a closer view of all the pre-wedding, wedding and post-wedding rituals of a Bengali matrimony.

Pre-Wedding Rituals

Paka Katha or Pati Potro - It refers to a formal meeting between elders of both the families to make a mutual agreement on different aspects of marriage. Term Paka Katha is used by Ghotis while Pati Potro is by Bangals.

Aiburobhat - Held a day before the wedding, this ritual signifies the celebration of last day of bachelorhood for the bride and the groom. It begins with a bridal shower where the bride receives gifts from friends and relatives followed by serving her a feast consisting rice and fish. A similar ritual takes place at the groom's place.

Sankha Porano - A bangle ceremony where the Bengali girls wear traditional Bengali bangles known as Sankh (made up of conch shell) and Pola bangles (made up of red corals).

Jol Sowa - It takes place on the wedding day dawn during which mother of the bride and groom along with few married women of the family visits a waterbody in their respective neighborhood. They fill a brass pitcher with water which is later be used to bathe the bride and groom.

Dodhi Mongol - As the bride and groom have to fast during whole wedding day rituals, thus they are fed with a mixture made of sweet curd, rice flakes, banana and sweets like Sandesh in ample quantity before sunrise.

Birddhi Puja - This ritual is involves providing tribute to seven generations of paternal ancestors, to conciliate their soul and seek their blessings for the couple. This is performed by the father of bride and groom at their respective houses.

Gaye Holud and Tattwa - It is the haldi ceremony which is observed in almost all Indian marriages. A paste of fresh turmeric and mustard oil is the first applied to groom by married women in the family along with his mother. He then takes bath with the water procured during Jal Sowa. The remaining turmeric paste is kept in a silver bowl and sent to bride's place along with trousseau ( a traditional outfit to be worn during the Gaye Holud) and a whole Rohu fish. The Gaye Holud is then performed at the bride's place in a similar fashion to the groom's.

Wedding Rituals

Bor Jatri and Boron - After getting ready in typical Bengali wedding attire (the Panjabi kurta and dhoti along with 'Topor' on the head) the groom starts from his house towards the wedding venue. The Bengali boys and the Bor Jatri are welcomed with blowing of conch shells and ululations (a typical sound made by Bengali women from their mouth). He is welcomed by bride's mother with a Baran Dala, a large tray made of cane containing auspicious ingredients like rice, turmeric, betel nuts, a bunch of banana and a lighted diya. She escorts him in.

Ashirbaad - The elders from bride's side bless the groom and with gifts. In the similar manner elders accompanying groom blesses the bride.

Saat Paak and Subho Drishti - The groom is brought into the wedding mandap known as Chhadnatolla and some initial puja is performed. The groom is then asked to change into his Jor (a two piece wedding dress). The bride is carried to mandap by 4-5 male members of the family then is made to sit on a wooden platform known as Piri. she has to hide her face from view with the help of a couple of betel leaves. The bride then circumambulates around the groom seven times aided by the male relatives carrying her. This is known as Saat Paak. The bride and groom are then placed in front of each other. The bride removes the betel leaves and the two set their eyes on each other, amidst hooting, and sounds of conch shells and ululations. This is known as Subho Drishti.

Mala Badal - During this ritual the couple exchanges their garlands.

Kanya Sampradan - During this ritual, the bride is officially given away to the groom. Father of the bride unite the hands of the couple and it is bound by sacred thread, and the priest chants the mantras.

Hom - This symbolizes offerings to the holy fire to seek the blessing of all Hindu mythological gods and goddesses. The whole process is accompanied by Vedic mantras chanted by the priest. This is followed by Saptapadi moving around the holy fire, which signifies the seven sacred vows of marriage.

Lajanjali/Kusumdinge - The bride's brother puts Laja (puffed rice) into her hands, the groom joins her hands from behind and together they pour the offering in the fire.

Sindoor Daan - The groom applies Sindoor on the parting of bride's hair and he covers her head with a new saree known as the Lajjabastra.

Post-Wedding Rituals

Bashi Biye - Among the Ghotis Community, the Kusukdinge and Sindoor Daan rituals take place on the morning of the day after the wedding. This is known as the Bashi Biye.

Bidaai - It refers to the departure of the couple from the bride's place. Among the Ghoti community, the couple departs on the morning time while the Bangal rituals dictate that the couple leaves before evening.

Bodhu Baran - This marks the welcome of the bride into her in-laws house. Water is poured under the vehicle, a vessel containing milk and Alta (Iac dye) is placed outside the door and the bride needs to step into it and the imprint of her feet are put on white fabric.

Kaal Ratri - The couple spends their first night separately to get a refreshing sleep for next day rituals.

Bou Bhaat - The bride cooks for the first time for her husband's family.

Reception - In the evening the groom's family invites their relatives for a reception where they get to meet the new bride and offer their best wishes to the couple.

Phul Sojja - The couple's bedroom is decorated with colorful flowers and the couple spends their first night together.

Diragaman/Astamangala/SubhoChani Satyanarayan Pujo - On the eighth day of the wedding the couple visits the bride's place. A Satyanarayan puja is performed and the thread tied during the wedding is removed by the priest. This marks the end of all wedding rituals.