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Matrimony Groom PRA6525388
Matrimony ID - PRA6525388
29 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I come from an upper middle class family. The most important thing in my life is religious believes, moral values &..."
Matrimony Groom AMI9473403
Matrimony ID - AMI9473403
30 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bijapur, Karnataka, India
"I am Dr Amit biradar general practitioner and assistant professor Looking for simple honest and caring women wh..."
Matrimony Groom VIN9522785
Matrimony ID - VIN9522785
26 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Naidu, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Iam a doctor, calm ,silent, trustable, leading decent Life , Nice family, all are amazing, good decent family Lo..."
Matrimony Groom VIV9932677
Matrimony ID - VIV9932677
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Haveri, Karnataka, India
"Matrimoney, I am MS post graduate in Embedded and working for a software bangalore company. Family based out in Hi..."
Matrimony Groom AMR5282668
Matrimony ID - AMR5282668
29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am asimple high thinking.BE graduate working as software developer.I find happiness in smaller things.My life goa..."
Matrimony Groom PUR8951916
Matrimony ID - PUR8951916
25 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Devanga, Kannada
Gadag, Karnataka, India
"Hi, this is Purushottam I like to read books novels n loves sports like cricket carrom chess n badminton Respects..."
Matrimony Groom CHA9331225
Matrimony ID - CHA9331225
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
" understand first then commit Very passionate guy Gyming is my passion Life is challenge accept it Aim for yo..."
Matrimony Groom BHA6101886
Matrimony ID - BHA6101886
30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Matri money, I have completed masters in computers, working as cloud architect, I love traveling, cooking and pets...."
Matrimony Groom NAV3067634
Matrimony ID - NAV3067634
27 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Simple, friendly, am completed my msc mathematics in banglore University, am working as a mathematics lecturer, ope..."
Matrimony Groom RAM4103317
Matrimony ID - RAM4103317
25 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Bhovi, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I look decent and little emotional, I hate cheating, I respect every religion but my religion stands first for anyt..."
Matrimony Groom SHA2066229
Matrimony ID - SHA2066229
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am from a Hindu family with moderate values. Thank you for visiting my profile...."
Matrimony Groom ABH8142684
Matrimony ID - ABH8142684
25 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Myself Abhishek Ramesh an Civil engineer by profession and self Emplyed running ancestral business in Bangalore. ..."
Matrimony Groom ADH3581152
Matrimony ID - ADH3581152
28 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am an easy going person who loves to go out with friends.I work for a private company. I love travelling. ..."
Matrimony Groom UME3120574
Matrimony ID - UME3120574
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Thigala, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am fun loving person likes to follow life with modern values & travelling around world.i have done my Engineering..."
Matrimony Groom ANA0363883
Matrimony ID - ANA0363883
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Kuruba, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hey hi Thanks for showing interest in my profile. I have completed my Bachelor of hotel management 4 years and work..."
Matrimony Groom RAJ2162652
Matrimony ID - RAJ2162652
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India
"I am seeking a suitable partner for myself only. I have completed my Bachelor. Over the years of time and experienc..."
Matrimony Groom SHA6855864
Matrimony ID - SHA6855864
29 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Ediga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Sharat is a calm-natured guy who is grounded to earth. He is an extrovert as well as introvert sometimes and is hap..."
Matrimony Groom SUN8124654
Matrimony ID - SUN8124654
28 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Hindu, Other, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I'm am a lead software programmer by profession, I'm am an ambitious, simple and an optimistic guy. I am passionate..."
Matrimony Groom DRR7542204
Matrimony ID - DRR7542204
30 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Hindu, Other, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am simple mbbs doctor studied from jssmc mysore,practising in Bangalore. I value simple and honest individuals M..."
Matrimony Groom ABH8567407
Matrimony ID - ABH8567407
28 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Bunt, Kannada
Mysore, Karnataka, India
"Nothing much to describe about myself, I have a very simple life and lifestyle Family of four, living in mysore ..."
Matrimony Groom SHR8025352
Matrimony ID - SHR8025352
29 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Valmiki, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"My name is Shrinivasa M and I am working as Aadhar DEPARTMENT AND BANKING BC IN CSC E Government sector. I have c..."
Matrimony Bride POO7785718
Matrimony ID - POO7785718
39 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am simple with blend of traditional & modern outlook, am here to find my life partner who will support me in all ..."
Matrimony Bride VID2767755
Matrimony ID - VID2767755
30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Ediga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am simple, friendly,family oriented gal with inclination towards arts and creative by nature. I enjoy travelling,..."
Matrimony Bride BHA4233017
Matrimony ID - BHA4233017
30 years / 4 ft 10 in 148 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Bhavya,very bold and sweet girl my frnds describes,im looking for good looking & caring guy who shares his lif..."
Matrimony Bride NAV9166511
Matrimony ID - NAV9166511
30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Navya is a happy go lucky person who believes in love and life. We are searching for a genuine groom who can unders..."
Matrimony Bride STT2161457
Matrimony ID - STT2161457
27 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Am a liberal minded and independent person. Most of my free time is spent in traveling and reading books ! We are ..."
Matrimony Bride VIN2667706
Matrimony ID - VIN2667706
31 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Davanagere, Karnataka, India
"Hello, am glad that you chose to visit my profile. I have completed BE. Working as a consultant quality analyst to..."
Matrimony Bride USH8541556
Matrimony ID - USH8541556
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Chettiar, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"About myself - I am a simple, well educated with moderate thinking. I believe in relationship and love making frien..."
Matrimony Bride APO6571306
Matrimony ID - APO6571306
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Reddy, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Professionally, I am into Quality Engineering(Software). Personally, I would describe myself to be honest, caring a..."
Matrimony Bride DIV4570410
Matrimony ID - DIV4570410
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
" Hi,I am putting up this profile on behalf of my sister. She is working with MNC as Product engineer. She has done..."
Matrimony Bride DIV9351332
Matrimony ID - DIV9351332
30 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
"I am a pediatrician by profession . I finished my MD and now pursuing DM in newborn speciality (neonatology) from M..."
Matrimony Bride BHA4472742
Matrimony ID - BHA4472742
34 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I would describe myself as someone who is mix of traditional and modern values, a warm person at heart. I like to ..."
Matrimony Bride ASH9600072
Matrimony ID - ASH9600072
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I would describe myself as someone who is mix of traditional and modern values...."
Matrimony Bride POO4033846
Matrimony ID - POO4033846
25 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"A little about me... I was born in Hosapete and brought up in a beautiful city Shimoga. Currently I am working f..."
Matrimony Bride ROO2528334
Matrimony ID - ROO2528334
27 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Kannada
Tumkur, Karnataka, India
"I am optimistic about life. I like trekking, cycling and visiting places. My qualification is D.Ed. , B.Sc. and B.E..."
Matrimony Bride DIV0414318
Matrimony ID - DIV0414318
28 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Ediga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am fun loving girl Very traditional family Good enough person.........."
Matrimony Bride GAN3135423
Matrimony ID - GAN3135423
26 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Valmiki, Kannada
Other, Karnataka, India
"I am ganashree seregar,completed my Ayurvedic course last year.living with parents.looking for job. I have 2 broth..."
Matrimony Bride ASH4362611
Matrimony ID - ASH4362611
27 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am simple girl looking forward to have a better half who respect girl n love alot.. Currently working in TCS as ..."
Matrimony Bride RAN7115800
Matrimony ID - RAN7115800
25 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Scheduled Caste, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hii I'm Ranjani. I'm currently working in Robert Bosch.. I'm here for search my life partner.if you like my profil..."
Matrimony Bride DIV5303341
Matrimony ID - DIV5303341
31 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi.. I am Divya Rudham. I am basically from North Karnataka. And currently working in Bangalore.Mine is middle clas..."
Matrimony Bride CHA4351155
Matrimony ID - CHA4351155
26 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Nai, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am creating this profile for my sister chaitra ,she has done her mbbs and currently pursuing post graduate degree..."
Matrimony Bride RAJ4307714
Matrimony ID - RAJ4307714
25 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Kolar, Karnataka, India
"Hello dis profile created for my sister she is fun loving pretty and down to arth and she is active love traveling..."

Kannada Shaadi

The golden saree and green bangles of the bride,
The custom and traditions are a matter of pride,
Coming together of two different souls,
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About Kannada Matrimony

Kannada matrimony (ಕನ್ನಡ ಮ್ಯಾಟ್ರಿಮೋನಿ) takes place between a bride and groom whose mother tongue is Kannada. The language of Kannada is spoken predominately in the state of Karantaka where it is the official administrative language. Spoken by over 40 million people, it is one of the top 40 languages spoken in the world. Its spoken form varies from region to region, however, the written form is generally consistent.

Kannada evolved from the Kadamba language which was spoken during the 5th century. It has a literary history spanning over one thousand years.

Kannada matrimonial ceremonies are a simple and sweet event which usually span over the course of 2-3 days. It possesses some resemblance from its neighboring states Maharastra and Andhra Pradesh. Kannadigas believe that marriage is actually spiritual mating of two souls, thus the occasion is celebrated by following age-old customs and traditions. For people in Karnataka, vedic rituals are more important than pomp and show. The basic structure of Kannada matrimonial ceremony is similar to other Indian weddings having some pre-wedding, wedding and post wedding functions.

Let's see how Kannadigas celebrate the coming together of two souls.

Pre-Wedding Rituals

Nischay Tamulam - Matching of horoscope marks the beginning of wedding bells. If stars align perfectly, predicting a happy and prosperous future then only the families agree to the marriage alliance. Nischay tamulam is equivalent to engagement but no exchange of rings takes place. The parents of the bride and groom exchange a plate containing betel leaves and betel nuts. Parents of the groom gift a saree, blouse piece, coconut and sweets to the bride while the bride's parents gift groom a plate having dhoti, coconut, fruits, and sweets. The date of the marriage is generally decided by the priest during this event.

Naandi - This ritual takes place at both houses separately. It consists of a pooja performed by the priest to have an obstacle-free marriage celebration also praying for the prosperous married life of the couple. A copper pot filled with water and having coconut at the top is placed symbolizing the start of the wedding celebration. Following this, the first wedding invitation is given to almighty to procure his blessings for the couple.

Kaashi Yaatre - This is a light-hearted and fun filled moment where the groom pretends to leave for Kashi carrying a stick and some bare essentials. At this time his maternal uncle intervenes and convinces him to marry by showing a photograph of the bride to him.

DevKarya - This ritual takes place on the wedding day at groom's place. Before leaving for the wedding venue the groom seeks blessings from local deities by visiting a nearby temple. The objects to be used during the marriage is also kept in front of Lord Ganesha to consecrate them.

Wedding Rituals

Groom's Welcoming Party - The groom and the wedding party is welcomed at the entrance of the wedding venue where five Sumangalis or married women take their turn to perform an aarti of the groom before escorting him in.

Mandap Puja - This puja is performed by the priest before starting of any wedding day rituals to ensure the mandap and wedding venue are purified from any bad omen. This ensures an obstacle-free marriage function.

Var Puja - According to Hindu traditions, the groom is a reincarnation of Lord Vishnu, thus he is worshipped by the bride's family. He is made to sit in the wedding mandap by his father in law. His feet are then washed by him and a puja is performed in groom's honor. He has presented a set of silk dhoti and scarf known as pitambar which he needs to wear during wedding rituals.

Jaimala - The bride is accompanied by her sisters to the wedding mandap. Her face remains covered behind a fan made up of peacock feathers held by her sisters. After the arrival of the bride, a curtain is placed between the bride and groom preventing them from seeing each other. The curtain is then gradually resumed amidst of chanting of mantras by the priest enabling the couple to lay eyes on each other for the first time. The bride and the groom then exchange garland three times.

Dhareherdu - This Kannada ritual is analogous to the Kanyadaan ceremony in Hindu weddings. The right hand of the bride and groom are joined together and a coconut along with a betel leaf is placed on top of the joined hands. The bride's parents shower their blessings and approval of this union by pouring holy water (known as dhara) on the joined hands.

Saptapadi - It symbolizes the tying of nuptial knot between the ends of the bride and groom's attires. The couple then circumambulates the holy fire seven times for taking seven sacred vows of marriage this ritual is termed as Saptapadi. This is followed by tying of mangal sutra by the groom around the bride's neck.after the conclusion of the wedding, the couple seeks blessings from elders of both the families.

Post-Wedding Rituals

Okhli - Okhli is a post-wedding game played by Kannadigas after the completion of the wedding rituals. The groom's ring is dropped in a vessel containing milk or colored water. The bride and groom have to find the ring from the vessel. If the bride successfully finds the ring this implicit that she can handle any challenge of marital life.

Vidaai - After huge celebration its time for the bride to say an emotional and tearful goodbye to her family and paternal house. Bride's parents send her with gifts that are required to set up a new home which includes a cot, cooking utensils, umbrella, and sweets. The bride's brother accompanies her to her new place.

GrihaPravesh - The bride is given a warm ceremonial welcome in the form of a welcoming aarti by her mother in law. A vessel filled with rice up is placed on the threshold and the bride enters the house turning it over with her right foot symbolizing that her arrival has increased the wealth and prosperity of the house.

Clothes Presentation Ceremony - The bride is gifted five sarees by her husband and she is to wear a saree for various post-wedding rituals.

Name Change Ceremony - This ritual is similar to those of Maharashtrians during which the groom decides upon a new name for his new bride and writes the same on a plate of rice with his ring. The bride accepts the plate of rice from him indicating that she has accepted her new name.

Visiting the Bride's House - On the second day of marriage, the bride's parents invite the newlywed couple to their house. The couple is to stay there for at least one night before returning back to the groom's house.

Reception - A reception party is held by the groom's family. This party signifies a formal introduction of the bride to relatives, friends and near and dear ones of groom's family.