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Matrimony Groom RIS5697804
Matrimony ID - RIS5697804
27 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Hindi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I like to sing, travel and drive cars. I went to Mumbai university. MBA by profession and working with IT company a..."
Matrimony Groom RAC3541641
Matrimony ID - RAC3541641
25 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Maheshwari, Hindi
Amravati, Maharashtra, India
"Sweet innocent nice guy.m a doc wanna do pg n get engaged... Doctors family with one younger brother. Liberal va..."
Matrimony Groom KUS0081356
Matrimony ID - KUS0081356
29 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Maheshwari, Hindi
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
"I have done my graduation from Christ, Bangalore and post that have done my post graduation in Entrepreneurship Man..."
Matrimony Groom PRA7667373
Matrimony ID - PRA7667373
29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Hindi
Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
"Matrimoney, I am a very cool and normal boy I am working in noida since 6 years in software professional industry ..."
Matrimony Groom SUK4261441
Matrimony ID - SUK4261441
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Baghel, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Very simple, caring, talented, understanding, trustworthy and kind hearted human being. i believe in the motto ‘l..."
Matrimony Groom LOK7242622
Matrimony ID - LOK7242622
26 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Jatav, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi my self lokesh i have done graduate in Delhi university in 2014. I live in Delhi and my hobby photography and ..."
Matrimony Groom GAU2004788
Matrimony ID - GAU2004788
27 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Kushwaha, Hindi
Nawada, Bihar, India
"I am an engineer & working in MNC company as an engineer & staying in Mumbai. Simple & middle class family & my el..."
Matrimony Groom NIK7769228
Matrimony ID - NIK7769228
28 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Jaiswal, Hindi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Matri money, Originally from gujarat i have been living in bangalore for over a years. i am 5"10 feet tall and mode..."
Matrimony Groom VIV9231482
Matrimony ID - VIV9231482
30 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Baniya, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi, I am a post grad in management(MBA) having my own business. I would describe myself as a simple, straight forwa..."
Matrimony Groom SHA2425627
Matrimony ID - SHA2425627
27 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Jatav, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am from an upper-middle-class joint family with moderate thoughts. I love to spent quality time with my family an..."
Matrimony Groom ANI8712722
Matrimony ID - ANI8712722
20 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Dhobi, Hindi
Other, Delhi, India
"I m Anil kumar simple and cool boy tinking very high We are simple and smoll family Brother and sister study an..."
Matrimony Groom KEW3085842
Matrimony ID - KEW3085842
27 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Hindi
Mangan, Sikkim, India
"Iam a sikkimese person..having great and honest heart...iam a employee.. I have a small family...having ocupatio..."
Matrimony Groom SUS4300787
Matrimony ID - SUS4300787
28 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Hindi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I belong to a upper middle class family well settled in Navi Mumbai. I believe myself to be a simple, problem solve..."
Matrimony Groom DEE8403576
Matrimony ID - DEE8403576
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Baniya, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am an ambitious, passionate and broad minded person.Born and brought up in Delhi I am working with Central Govern..."
Matrimony Groom KSH3254223
Matrimony ID - KSH3254223
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmbatt, Hindi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am 27.6 years old, 5'7" tall, with an atheletic physique. I am very positive person, and have cheerful outlook to..."
Matrimony Groom MAN8480553
Matrimony ID - MAN8480553
26 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Hindi
Rewari, Haryana, India
"I am working as Excise nd Customs Inspector in Gujarat. I respect and support good values, I'm liberal in my though..."
Matrimony Groom NAV9868085
Matrimony ID - NAV9868085
25 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Thakur, Hindi
Rudrapur, Uttaranchal, India
"I am a ambitious, self-made, work alcoholic but down to earth person. I like to balance professional & family life...."
Matrimony Groom ABD2542824
Matrimony ID - ABD2542824
25 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Hindi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I'm an easy going person. Loyal, with a good moral and Islamic values. My family consist of 6 members. My parent..."
Matrimony Groom ROH0788246
Matrimony ID - ROH0788246
27 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Other, Hindi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Modern, down to earth & fun-loving! Keeps healthy work-life balance. Dedicated to the work. I am an independent gu..."
Matrimony Groom GOP0538083
Matrimony ID - GOP0538083
28 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Baniya, Hindi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I belong to a simple Rajasthani Aggarwal\'s family which is well known and settled in Dehradun from the past 25 yea..."
Matrimony Groom ABH6146640
Matrimony ID - ABH6146640
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Hindi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi ! Thanks for visiting my profile. I am born and raised in Delhi but living in Bangalore for the past 4 years. I..."
Matrimony Bride NEH1203285
Matrimony ID - NEH1203285
26 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Rajput, Hindi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Caring, responsible , friendly, polite , funny, sarcastic are the few terms which describe me...I am fun loving and..."
Matrimony Bride RAN7087171
Matrimony ID - RAN7087171
45 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Hindi
Almora, Uttaranchal, India
"I am simple but think big. Down to earth.BElieve in live and let live theory.We are Brahmin from utrakhand but live..."
Matrimony Bride SHA3366057
Matrimony ID - SHA3366057
28 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Hindi
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
"aslamwalekum basically we are from Bihar(Arrah).My father is retired from indian navy as a officer mother is a hous..."
Matrimony Bride KOM3003411
Matrimony ID - KOM3003411
36 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Marwari, Hindi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hey there, I am MBA graduate working as a HR. I stay with my 12 year old daughter in Bangalore from past 7 years. I..."
Matrimony Bride MAM8525893
Matrimony ID - MAM8525893
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Jatav, Hindi
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am mamta chandrahas from kanpur.and i have done mba from lucknow and now i am preparing for ssc and bank exams. ..."
Matrimony Bride GRA9714422
Matrimony ID - GRA9714422
31 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Born Again, Hindi
Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
"I am a God fearing person Confident Simple living high thinking father is God servant Mother is house wife Sis..."
Matrimony Bride ANK1815273
Matrimony ID - ANK1815273
27 years / 4 ft 8 in 143 cm
Hindu, Jatav, Hindi
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
"I am ambitious and hardworking. I am done my pg and currently am preparing for gov. Exams My father is gov..."
Matrimony Bride ANJ3754052
Matrimony ID - ANJ3754052
26 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Chambhar, Hindi
Durg, Chhattisgarh, India
"I am kind hearted person,believe in values,respect and care. I have a beautiful family all members are my streng..."
Matrimony Bride NIR3193552
Matrimony ID - NIR3193552
28 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Jatav, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am adventurous and fun loving. Believe in living life to the fullest. Presently i am serving in Delhi Police as s..."
Matrimony Bride AAK0131335
Matrimony ID - AAK0131335
29 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am veterinary surgeon currently posted in Animal India Trust,Delhi I have lots of hobbies but i hardly get time ..."
Matrimony Bride LIZ9120468
Matrimony ID - LIZ9120468
32 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Hindi
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
"I am an introvert. Like being frendly but not too many frends. I prefer home n home made food rather than roaming o..."
Matrimony Bride KAV1622905
Matrimony ID - KAV1622905
31 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Scheduled Caste, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am a simple, honest, ambitious and hard working Girl belongs to a middle class family. I have done my Post gradua..."
Matrimony Bride MAN6551375
Matrimony ID - MAN6551375
35 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Hindi
Valsad, Gujarat, India
"This profile is for my sibling Manprit. She is not only beautiful and brainy but also has a pure and melleable hear..."
Matrimony Bride VED4664560
Matrimony ID - VED4664560
25 years / 4 ft 9 in 145 cm
Hindu, Agarwal , Hindi
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am an independent little girl with big dreams. Currently I am employed as a senior systems engineer at Siemens, B..."
Matrimony Bride ANI6007012
Matrimony ID - ANI6007012
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Hindi
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Life Is wonderful..make sure you live it completely. Live fearlessly and do things that makes you happy. They are ..."
Matrimony Bride AMR0213857
Matrimony ID - AMR0213857
31 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Hindi
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
"She is a simple, charming and modern personality. She is among those who knows the value of family and believe in I..."
Matrimony Bride PRA1111690
Matrimony ID - PRA1111690
27 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Hindi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am prateeksha shrivastava. Fun loving girl who loves to travel, listen music and dance alone. . My family is mod..."
Matrimony Bride ART7876741
Matrimony ID - ART7876741
32 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Scheduled Caste, Hindi
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
"Hi currently m in private job n I have master degree in mass communication... More details will update leter I..."
Matrimony Bride PRE4122303
Matrimony ID - PRE4122303
33 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Ravidasia, Hindi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am strong & independent but emotional at the same time. I like being with myself and travelling. I am working wit..."
Matrimony Bride HAR1171711
Matrimony ID - HAR1171711
32 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Sindhi, Hindi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hello, I am Harsha.. born in Agra, raised in Bangalore. An engineering graduate, worked in IT before moving into ..."
Matrimony Bride VIN8762421
Matrimony ID - VIN8762421
28 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Marwari, Hindi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am an independent working person staying with family looking for a person who shares similar core values and woul..."

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About Hindi Matrimony

Hindi matrimonials are the marriage ceremonies of Hindi speaking persons of almost all the parts of India. Marriages are a very auspicious affair in Hindu mythology and they are thought to be pre-decided in heaven. Marriage marks an important transformation in man's life from Brahmacharya to Grihasthashram where he is laid with responsibilities of family. Thus, this occasion is celebrated with great pomp and show. Hindi matrimonial ceremony consists of a large set of rituals each having deep mythological as well as spiritual significance.

Hindi is the native language of most people living in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, and Rajasthan. In 1950, it was declared that Hindi shall be written in the Devanagari script. It is the official language of the Federal Government of India.

Let's have an elaborated look at all the rituals of a typical Hindi wedding.

Pre-Wedding Rituals

In Hindi culture, arranged marriages are still most preferable socially. Once the elders have there consent for the alliance the horoscope of boy and girl is matched. If horoscope matches then the auspicious dates for various rituals have been finalized. Then comes a large number of momentous rituals.

Engagement - This ceremony is known by many names in different regions of India, for example, Sagai in Haryana, Roka in Punjab, Sakhar Puda in Maharashtra, Kasamdry among Kashmiri Pandits, Tilak among Marwaris, Nishchayam or Nishchaya Thamboolam in South India and Ghor Dana among Gujaratis. The couple may exchange rings during this ceremony along with an exchange of gifts between both the families to signify their acceptance of the alliance. The announcement of wedding date and signing of wedding agreement (Lgna Patrika) takes place on this day. This is followed by a grand feast.

Mehndi Ceremony - Mehndi is considered as one of the most important ornaments of the bride. The red color of the Mehndi stands for the prosperity that the bride is expected to bring to her new family. The family members gather for this ritual during which the hands, wrists, palms, and feet of the bride is decorated with the artistic red shade of the Mehendi. Even the groom's hand, especially in Rajasthani weddings, is decorated with Mehendi patterns.

Sangeet - This is a fun-filled ceremony during which the auspicious alliance of the couple is celebrated by the family members. Previously, this ritual is performed separately in both the houses especially by the ladies of the family where they sing and dance on traditional and regional songs. But nowadays it had become an elaborate affair where both the family came together and have a bash of musical night.

Haldi - Turmeric paste is regarded as very propitious and thus this ceremony is practiced in almost all the parts of the country. Married women of both the family apply the turmeric paste to both the bride and the groom. This takes place separately at bride and groom's houses.

Ganesh Pooja - It may be performed a day before or on the dawn of marriage day. Lord Ganesh who is considered as a savior from all the obstacles is worshipped so as to seek his blessings for an obstacle-free married life of the couple.

Wedding Day Rituals

In spite of slight variations among different regions of the country a typical wedding of Hindi people have following 13 steps:

Vara Satkaarah - It literally means welcoming of the groom and his party at the entrance gate of the wedding hall. The bride's mother blesses the groom with rice and trefoil before applying tilak of vermilion and turmeric powder. The bride's brother then escorts him to the wedding platform, known as the mandap.

Madhuparka Ceremony - It refers to the arrival of the groom at the mandap. The bride's mother offers him milk and honey while bride's father washes his feet and bestows presents to him.

Kanya Dan - This is the most important ceremony where the father of the bride gives away his daughter to the groom as a responsibility and the groom promises him to take care of her.

Vivah-Homa - During this ritual, a sacred fire is lit so as to ascertain that all auspicious undertakings are begun in an atmosphere of purity and spirituality.

Pani-Grahan - The groom takes the right hand of the bride in his left hand and accepts her as his lawfully wedded wife. Also, the couple promises to each other that while pursuing a life of Dharma, Artha, and Karma, they will remain faithful to each other.

Pratigna-Karan - The couple offers ghee to the sacred fire and takes solemn vows of loyalty, steadfast love and life-long fidelity to each other.

Shila Arohan - The mother of the bride helps the bride to step onto a stone slab and this represents that she is directing her to prepare herself for a new life.

Laja-Homah - Puffed rice known as Laja is offered into the sacred fire by the bride while she keeps the palms of her hands over those of the groom.

Parikrama or Pradakshina or Mangal Fera - The couple moves around the sacred fire seven times while uttering promises to complement each other's journey of life. This aspect of the ceremony legalizes the marriage according to the Hindu Marriage Act as well as custom. Following this, the groom applies vermilion on the center parting of the bride and ties Mangalsutra around his neck.

Saptapadi - Marriage knot is tied on one end of the groom's scarf with the bride's dress. Then they take seven steps representing nourishment, strength, prosperity, happiness, progeny, long life, and harmony and understanding, respectively.

Abhishek - It signifies the sprinkling of water and seeking blessings of the sun and the pole star.

Anna Praashan - The couple makes food offerings into the fire then feed a morsel of food to each other, expressing mutual love and affection.

Aashirvadah - During this ritual, the couple takes the blessings of the elders.

Post-Wedding Rituals

It primarily comprises of Vidaai (farewell of the bride), Grihapravesha (welcoming of the bride at her new home), and finally a reception party thrown by groom's family.

Vidai - Also known as doli, this is an emotional send-off of the bride. During this, the bride throws back three handfuls of rice and coins over her shoulders to signify an end of her debt to her parents for nurturing her and wishing prosperity upon them.

Grihapravesha - On arrival at groom's place, the couple is welcomed by performing traditional aarti. The bride enters the house by displacing rice filled pot with her right feet as a symbol of bringing prosperity. Various wedding games are played to make bride comfortable.

Reception - A party is organized in the form of a grand feast by the groom's family for their friend and relatives. The bride is introduced to all during this party.