The most advanced and best value for money
matrimony site for Kannada speakers.
Create your free profile:
Kannada Matrimony
Matrimony Groom LSH8111358
Matrimony ID - LSH8111358
26 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Yadav, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am staying in Bangalore. Our family is middle class and moderate. I have no siblings. I am working full time and ..."
Matrimony Groom CDL5220521
Matrimony ID - CDL5220521
31 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Kumbara, Kannada
Bagalkot, Karnataka, India
"My family is upper middle class and liberal. I have 2 siblings. Living in Bagalkot. I am non vegetarian. I don't sm..."
Matrimony Groom BBG0440674
Matrimony ID - BBG0440674
22 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, India
"I am from a moderate, middle class family. I have 2 siblings, of which 1 are married. I eat a vegetarian diet. I..."
Matrimony Groom CCQ1041810
Matrimony ID - CCQ1041810
32 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Mysore, Karnataka, India
"Living in Mysore. I hail from a traditional, middle class family. I have 1 brother and 1 sister. My job is worker i..."
Matrimony Groom WNY4050222
Matrimony ID - WNY4050222
28 years / 6 ft 2 in 188 cm
Hindu, Sri Vaishnava, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Based in Bangalore. Our family is middle class and liberal. I have 1 sibling who is married. I am working full time..."
Matrimony Groom VWW8521378
Matrimony ID - VWW8521378
35 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Kumbara, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Living in Bangalore. I come from a traditional, upper middle class family. I am the only child. My job is in self e..."
Matrimony Groom MBL9121502
Matrimony ID - MBL9121502
28 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am working full time in retail. Our family is middle class and moderate. I only have one sibling and they are hap..."
Matrimony Groom PYC1876523
Matrimony ID - PYC1876523
38 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Mysore, Karnataka, India
"My family is middle class and moderate. I have no brothers or sisters. I eat a non vegetarian diet. I don't smok..."
Matrimony Groom PKB6571315
Matrimony ID - PKB6571315
28 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"My family is middle class and liberal. I have 1 sibling. I am currently working full time in the field of busine..."
Matrimony Groom FHY3805328
Matrimony ID - FHY3805328
23 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Tumkur, Karnataka, India
"I have attained my masters and i'm currently working full time in the field of teacher.. My family is lower class a..."
Matrimony Groom JBR6750194
Matrimony ID - JBR6750194
24 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I have finished my masters and I am currently working full time. My family is upper middle class and moderate. I ha..."
Matrimony Groom CVF6602101
Matrimony ID - CVF6602101
38 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Simple Living blend of Modern and Rural practices. Looking for soulmate being best daughter to my mother and family..."
Matrimony Groom CKV2252685
Matrimony ID - CKV2252685
34 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Ediga, Kannada
Davanagere, Karnataka, India
"I am working full time in businessperson. Our family is middle-class and we have traditional values. I have three s..."
Matrimony Groom ZHV3081127
Matrimony ID - ZHV3081127
38 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Currently living in Bangalore. My family is middle class and moderate. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I..."
Matrimony Groom WDN4136033
Matrimony ID - WDN4136033
29 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Veerashaiva, Kannada
Bellary, Karnataka, India
"I have done my masters and am currently working full time. I come from a upper middle class, moderate family. I onl..."
Matrimony Groom LYN8156144
Matrimony ID - LYN8156144
29 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am from a traditional, upper middle class family. I have 2 siblings. I eat a non vegetarian diet. Living in Ba..."
Matrimony Groom LVC8731181
Matrimony ID - LVC8731181
35 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am currently working full time in the field of hospitality. Our family is middle class and liberal. I have 2 sibl..."
Matrimony Groom WFM4672718
Matrimony ID - WFM4672718
33 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"I have achieved my diploma and i'm currently working full time, earning an above average income. I hail from a libe..."
Matrimony Groom JTL6852487
Matrimony ID - JTL6852487
19 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Kuruba, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"My job is in nursing/health services. I work full time. My family is middle class and moderate. I have 5 siblings. ..."
Matrimony Groom BLD3525608
Matrimony ID - BLD3525608
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Devanga, Kannada
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
"I have attained my masters and i'm currently working full time. My family is upper middle class and traditional. I ..."
Matrimony Groom KDP7030005
Matrimony ID - KDP7030005
26 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"Living in Belgaum. Our family is middle class and moderate. I have 5 siblings, of which 2 are married. I don't smok..."
Matrimony Groom GMC4361730
Matrimony ID - GMC4361730
33 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Billava, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Our family is upper middle class and we have moderate values. I only have 1 sibling and they are married. I have..."
Matrimony Groom QFV7170464
Matrimony ID - QFV7170464
38 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Currently living in Bangalore. My family is middle class and traditional. I have 2 siblings, of which 1 are married..."
Matrimony Groom FZC1680207
Matrimony ID - FZC1680207
36 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Arya Vysya, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India
"OUR FAMILY IS OF TRADITIONAL WITH MODERATE VALUE WITH MEMBERS - MOTHER, ME AND I HAVE ONE SISTER SHE IS MARRIED. CU..."
Matrimony Groom HTN5502708
Matrimony ID - HTN5502708
21 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Buddhist, Buddhist, Kannada
Mandya, Karnataka, India
"Our family is middle class and we have moderate values. I have 5 siblings. I eat a non vegetarian diet. I don't ..."
Matrimony Groom DDN2705431
Matrimony ID - DDN2705431
23 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Balija, Kannada
Tumkur, Karnataka, India
"Living in Tumkur. I hail from a traditional, middle class family. I only have 1 sibling. I have completed my bachel..."
Matrimony Groom DKW2562878
Matrimony ID - DKW2562878
52 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I have no brothers or sisters. I have finished my bac..."
Matrimony Bride YCP5366171
Matrimony ID - YCP5366171
25 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Billava, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"My sister have finished her bachelors and currently working full time as project coordinator in MNC.We are from a m..."
Matrimony Bride JSB6248803
Matrimony ID - JSB6248803
31 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Bunt, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am working full time and have successfully finished my bachelors. I come from a upper middle class, moderate fami..."
Matrimony Bride YFQ4704065
Matrimony ID - YFQ4704065
33 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lambani, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi I have completed 12th and knows computer presently not working anywhere in future have interest in own business ..."
Matrimony Bride HQF5218363
Matrimony ID - HQF5218363
27 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Other, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi, my sister Swapna is down to earth, polite, calm and family oriented person. She is also jovial in nature. She i..."
Matrimony Bride QPC6783038
Matrimony ID - QPC6783038
30 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Koli, Kannada
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Based in Mumbai. My family is middle class and liberal. I have 5 siblings, of which 2 are married. I have passed my..."
Matrimony Bride TJB0605444
Matrimony ID - TJB0605444
35 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Chitradurga, Karnataka, India
"Our family is middle class and traditional. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I have accomplished my ba..."
Matrimony Bride FGV3405203
Matrimony ID - FGV3405203
31 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India

Login to view full profile.
Matrimony Bride HHL5538000
Matrimony ID - HHL5538000
27 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Davanagere, Karnataka, India
"I am working full time and have finished my masters. Our family is middle class and traditional. I only have 1 sibl..."
Matrimony Bride FZH8860827
Matrimony ID - FZH8860827
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Kolar, Karnataka, India
"I have accomplished my bachelors and am currently working full time. I come from a moderate, middle class family. I..."
Matrimony Bride HGF5644233
Matrimony ID - HGF5644233
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kuruba, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I hail from a moderate, middle class family. I have 1 sibling who is married. I have completed my bachelors and ..."
Matrimony Bride LBF8936253
Matrimony ID - LBF8936253
46 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Am Manju living in Bangalore. Have a daughter doing her third year engineering. Rest details would like to share in..."
Matrimony Bride CTF3446516
Matrimony ID - CTF3446516
29 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Hassan, Karnataka, India
"I come from a traditional, middle class family. I only have 1 sibling. I am not currently working however I have..."
Matrimony Bride BJD0241831
Matrimony ID - BJD0241831
34 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"Currently living in Belgaum. I come from a middle class, moderate family. I am the only child. I have attained my m..."
Matrimony Bride DCZ2183665
Matrimony ID - DCZ2183665
31 years / 4 ft 7 in 140 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am staying in Mysore Our .family is middle class and we have moderate values. I am the only child. I am working f..."
Matrimony Bride JTD6503068
Matrimony ID - JTD6503068
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Maratha, Kannada
Shimoga, Karnataka, India

Login to view full profile.
Matrimony Bride CTN7308601
Matrimony ID - CTN7308601
27 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Mandya, Karnataka, India
"Living in Mandya. I am from a middle class, moderate family. I have 1 sibling. I have successfully finished my mast..."
Matrimony Bride RKH4793851
Matrimony ID - RKH4793851
28 years / 4 ft 5 in 134 cm
Christian, CSI, Kannada
Bellary, Karnataka, India
"I am from a middle class, traditional family. I only have 1 sibling and they are married. My job is in teacher. ..."
Matrimony Bride DVT6440603
Matrimony ID - DVT6440603
33 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a simple yet outgoing girl, coming from a middle class family with liberal values. General surgeon by professi..."
Matrimony Bride BPR0130306
Matrimony ID - BPR0130306
32 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Shimoga, Karnataka, India
"I am a self-made, confident woman with a great sense of humorbut down to earth person. I always make time for my fa..."
Matrimony Bride JDZ6701804
Matrimony ID - JDZ6701804
33 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Balija, Kannada
Udupi, Karnataka, India
"I am from a moderate, middle class family. I have 2 siblings, of which 1 are married. I am not currently working..."
Matrimony Bride JFT6648687
Matrimony ID - JFT6648687
35 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Based in Bangalore. Our family is middle class and moderate. I have no siblings. I have passed my bachelors and i'm..."

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,
To fulfill nature's ultimate goals.

Welcome to Kannada Matrimony by iMarriages, a free portal for ಕನ್ನಡ speakers with thousands of profiles in Karnataka and else where.

Here are some of our features:

Green tick
Free To Register
Green tick
Free To Search
Green tick
Free To Communicate
Green tick
Verified Contacts
Green tick
Personality Reports
Green tick
Control Who May Contact You
Green tick
Photos
Green tick
Horoscopes
Green tick
Advice Columns
Green tick
Privacy Settings
Green tick
World's Largest Free Matrimonial Site
Today's Quiz
Follow Us

About Kannada Matrimony


Is the Kannada matrimony service by iMarriages free?

Yes, our service is free. Our award winning platform allows you to send personalised messages and communicate with your matches via a safe and secure messaging system completely free. By using our messaging system, you can talk to your match and only share your phone number when you feel comfortable and ready to take the next step forward.

How can I apply for the iMarriages Kannada matrimony service?

Our service is free and simple to apply for. Simply click the register link at the top of the page and answer the fun and easy questionaire. The questionaire will automatically create your personalised matrimony profile. You can then chat and get to know your matches, complete for free.

Which matrimonial site is the best in Karnataka?

Of course we are biased, but we believe iMarriages is the best value for money matrimony site in Karnataka. The difference between iMarriages and all other sites is that we allow you to send personalised messages and communicate with your matches for free. We are the only safe and legitimate site that offers this.

Is it safe?

iMarriages is the safest matrimony site in the world, and far safer than traditional methods such as placing ads in newspapers. All profiles on our portal have been manually screened by a human and every member is required to provide a contact phone number which is then verified. Additionally, we have developed our own sophisticated AI system that constantly monitors our portal, automatically responding to any suspicious behaviour.

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.