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36 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I have no siblings. I am a blessed mother. I am a non smoker. When it comes to my diet I am non vegetarian. I..."
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30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, SC, Kannada
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Hello and welcome to my profile. All my three siblings got married. I have got my masters and i'm now employed f..."
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25 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Kumbara, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"This is my profile. Non-drinker and non-smoker too. I'm non vegetarian. I hail from a moderate Hindu, middle cla..."
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36 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Adi Dravida, Kannada
Udupi, Karnataka, India
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30 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Kuruba, Kannada
Gadag, Karnataka, India
"Thanks for your interest in my profile. I am making my home in Karnataka. I dislike drinking and smoking. My ..."
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27 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Other, Karnataka, India
"Our family is upper middle class and moderate. I only have one sibling. I am working as a assistant professor in..."
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35 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Shimoga, Karnataka, India
"Residing in Shimoga. My family is middle class and moderate. I only have one sibling and they are happily married. ..."
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34 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi This is jyothi come from Middle-class family. completed My bachelors and working in a private sector as Sourcing..."
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27 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, SC, Kannada
Gadag, Karnataka, India
"I have passed my bachelors and am currently working full time in the field of government undre NRHM as community he..."
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22 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, India
"I am not currently working however I have successfully completed my bachelors. I am from a upper middle class, trad..."
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29 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"This profile is created for my sister Asha... she completed 10th std. We are middle class fmly of 5 members. Loo..."
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33 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Koli, Kannada
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"My family is middle class and traditional. I have 4 siblings, of which 1 are married. I have done my associates ..."
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26 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Haveri, Karnataka, India
"I AM GIRL WITH FAMILY VALUES...."
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33 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Meda, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India
"Searching for a suitable groom for my daughter. I am staying in Hubli-Dharwad. I come from a moderate, upper middl..."
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33 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Our family is upper middle class and moderate. I only have 1 sibling and she is married. I am working as SAP FI ..."
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40 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Mysore, Karnataka, India
"She is a graduate from a college in mysore in Arts. As a person she wants to maintain a healthy relationship. Her s..."
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34 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, SC, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi. I'm Samyuktha , second daughter to my parents. I've done my masters in hospitality management. I have an elder ..."
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33 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Jain, Digambar, Kannada
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"HI ? THIS IS MY DAUGHTER SHUSHRUTA WE ARE LOOKING FOR A WELL EDUCATED BOY AND A HEIGHT BOY AND A DIVORCED BOY ..."
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31 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, CSI, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hey I'm Sharon , I'm Currently living in Bangalore. I'm a bible believing christian. I'm looking for a Christian sp..."
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39 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Mandya, Karnataka, India

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28 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am working full time and have attained my masters. Our family is upper-middle-class and we have moderate values. ..."
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29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Padmashali, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"This is my profile. We speak Kannada as our maternal language. Our father employed in the agent field. Our Hindu..."
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23 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"In my family there is just me and my parents, no siblings. I do not drink or smoke. I am vegetarian. My job is in o..."
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34 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Bunt, Kannada
Mysore, Karnataka, India
"Hi there! Currently taking up residence in Karnataka. I am working full time and have completed my bachelors. ..."
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37 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Udupi, Karnataka, India
"I grew up with five siblings and two got married. Father employed in the homemaker sector. I come from family with ..."
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38 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
No Religion, No Religion, Kannada
Mysore, Karnataka, India
"Hello my potential partner. I speak Kannada as my maternal language. My family is middle class and liberal. In m..."
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36 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Kannada
Udupi, Karnataka, India
"Hey there! Kannada is my native-dialect. Our father is retired. I come from a moderate, upper class family. I am..."
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27 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Hassan, Karnataka, India
"Greetings life partner! Of my 2 siblings, 1 got married earlier. Residing in Hassan. We speak Kannada as our hom..."
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29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Jangam, Kannada
Raichur, Karnataka, India
"I am currently living in Karnataka. Father homemaker. I hail from a middle class, traditional family. I speak Ka..."
Matrimony Groom CQD4743446
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32 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hello potential life partner! I am situated in Bangalore, Karnataka. I'm presently employed full time in the fin..."
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37 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi. I have blessed with two siblings and one them got married. Residing in Bangalore. I have finished my diploma..."
Matrimony Groom QZK1133060
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34 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Bhovi, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India
"Hey there! I possesss no siblings. I don't smoke or drink. Definately I am non vegetarian. I hail from a Hindu f..."
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29 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India
"Hi there! I don't like drink or smoking. Definately i'm vegetarian. Kannada is my first-language. Our father ..."
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27 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"No smoking. Food wise, I am vegetarian. I come from family with moderate values and is upper middle class. Kannada ..."
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28 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I hail from family that holds traditional values and that is lower class. My home-language is Kannada. I'm cu..."
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22 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Christian, Nadar, Kannada
Mysore, Karnataka, India
"Hello potential life partner! Our Christian family is upper middle class and we have traditional values. I sp..."
Matrimony Groom NTL4665060
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31 years / 6 ft 2 in 188 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Thanks for your interest in my profile. I'm right now working full time in the bpo/ites industry. I have also fi..."
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29 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Other, Karnataka, India
"Hey there! Kannada is my native-tongue. Our Hindu family is upper middle class and traditional. Father employed ..."
Matrimony Groom SYW0773374
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29 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Kannada
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi. My job is in engineer - non it. I work full time. Also passed my diploma. I only possesss one sibling and..."
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30 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Dhobi, Kannada
Karwar, Karnataka, India
"Hi there! Both my two siblings got married already. My eating habbits are non vegetarian. Non-smoker and non-dri..."
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29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Chettiar, Kannada
Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, India
"Hello my potential partner. I'm currently employed full time in the sector of analyst. I have also finished my b..."
Matrimony Groom JDT6686463
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25 years / 4 ft 5 in 134 cm
Hindu, Ganiga, Kannada
Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I grew up with three siblings and two got married. Father farming. I hail from a Hindu family with moderate values ..."
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32 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I speak Kannada as my native-dialect. Our family is middle class and traditional. I got two siblings, of which one ..."
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32 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"Interested in my profile? Please read carefully. Vikas is an easy going and friendly guy, working in a private f..."
Matrimony Groom QCZ0364456
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24 years / 6 ft 2 in 188 cm
Hindu, Bhovi, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India
"Hey there! I got lucky with two siblings and one them got married. I'm now employed full time in the fashion fie..."
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31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Hello potential life partner! I speak Kannada as my mother-tongue. Our Hindu family is middle class and holds..."
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32 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Veerashaiva, Kannada
Bidar, Karnataka, India
"This is me in a nutshell. I'm working full time and have obtained my diploma. Residing in Bidar, Karnataka. I..."
Matrimony Groom GTY4833206
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25 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"I am a father living with children. I am staying in Belgaum. My one sibling is already married. Our home-language i..."

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About Kannada Matrimony

The golden saree and green bangles of the bride,
The custom and traditions are a matter of pride,
Coming together of two different souls,
To fulfill nature's ultimate goals.

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What is 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.

What are the Kannada 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.

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.