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Matrimony Groom BDT0626887
Matrimony ID - BDT0626887
34 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, SC, Kannada
Raichur, Karnataka, India
"I am working full time and have accomplished my diploma. Our family is middle class and liberal. I have 2 siblings,..."
Matrimony Groom GDB4511677
Matrimony ID - GDB4511677
34 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I hail from a traditional, middle class family. I have 5 siblings, of which 4 are married. My job is in other. I..."
Matrimony Groom NCW4416077
Matrimony ID - NCW4416077
40 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I have pas..."
Matrimony Groom GWB4256427
Matrimony ID - GWB4256427
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Kolar, Karnataka, India
"Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I have 2 siblings. I am working full time in business..."
Matrimony Groom PLN3468782
Matrimony ID - PLN3468782
38 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Thigala, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am working full time and have successfully finished my bachelors. I come from a traditional, upper middle class f..."
Matrimony Groom BVP3104587
Matrimony ID - BVP3104587
38 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
"I have successfully completed my MBBS and completed my masters in Radiology, and I am currently working full time, ..."
Matrimony Groom PLP8744331
Matrimony ID - PLP8744331
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I have attained my bachelors and i'm currently working full time in the field of office administration.. Our family..."
Matrimony Groom BSB6412884
Matrimony ID - BSB6412884
31 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Vaishya, Kannada
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"my son's name is Amitesh mahalse and he's working as a business Executive in advertising sector. he has completed g..."
Matrimony Groom JCK6288374
Matrimony ID - JCK6288374
22 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Reddy, Kannada
Gadag, Karnataka, India
"Our family is middle class and traditional. I have 1 sibling who is married. I have achieved my bachelors and i'..."
Matrimony Groom YCF5331734
Matrimony ID - YCF5331734
30 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Veerashaiva, Kannada
Chickmagalur, Karnataka, India
"I am not currently working however I have achieved my diploma. Our family is middle class and traditional. I have n..."
Matrimony Groom CQY6301103
Matrimony ID - CQY6301103
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I hail from a middle class, moderate family. I have no brothers or sisters. I have completed my diploma and am c..."
Matrimony Groom GGT4722623
Matrimony ID - GGT4722623
29 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, SC, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I'm currently working as Web/User Interface Designer at Schneider electric, Bangalore. a Musician (Drummer/music pr..."
Matrimony Groom LSB8527411
Matrimony ID - LSB8527411
28 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Padmashali, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am from a lower class, traditional family. I only have one sibling and they are happily married. I am currentl..."
Matrimony Groom FCS3227267
Matrimony ID - FCS3227267
33 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Bellary, Karnataka, India
"Living in Bellary. My family is lower class and moderate. I have 5 siblings. I have successfully completed my diplo..."
Matrimony Groom DTY6464661
Matrimony ID - DTY6464661
33 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Lambani, Kannada
Chitradurga, Karnataka, India
"Our family is middle class and liberal. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I am working full time and ha..."
Matrimony Groom VJW6141401
Matrimony ID - VJW6141401
32 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Jangam, Kannada
Haveri, Karnataka, India
"I am working full time and have successfully finished my bachelors. Our family is upper middle class and traditiona..."
Matrimony Groom SLG7835707
Matrimony ID - SLG7835707
29 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Sri Vaishnava, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I hail from a middle class, traditional family. I have 2 siblings. I have completed my diploma. I eat a vegetari..."
Matrimony Groom ZPJ5551452
Matrimony ID - ZPJ5551452
24 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Dhobi, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"My job is in self employed. I work full time. I come from a middle class, traditional family. I have 1 sibling who ..."
Matrimony Groom WBF5037617
Matrimony ID - WBF5037617
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Jangam, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Based in Bangalore. My family is upper middle class and traditional. I only have 1 sibling and they are married. I ..."
Matrimony Groom BPV6185124
Matrimony ID - BPV6185124
35 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kuruba, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I have successfully completed my bachelors and I am currently working full time. My family is middle class and mode..."
Matrimony Groom RKD8158343
Matrimony ID - RKD8158343
42 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi, I come from a Upper Middle Class, Nuclear Family with Orthodox Values. My educational qualification is BE, MBA ..."
Matrimony Groom ZFQ3480614
Matrimony ID - ZFQ3480614
29 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a ambitious, self-made, work alcoholic but down to earth person. I like to balance professional and family lif..."
Matrimony Groom DRC2100267
Matrimony ID - DRC2100267
33 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Hassan, Karnataka, India
"Based in Hassan. My family is upper middle class and moderate. I have 2 siblings, of which 1 are married. I have su..."
Matrimony Groom BRV0412234
Matrimony ID - BRV0412234
32 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Ganakar, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I hail from a moderate, middle class family. I only have one sibling. I have attained my diploma and am currentl..."
Matrimony Groom JHF6547135
Matrimony ID - JHF6547135
34 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Kannada
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"My family is middle class and moderate. I have 7 siblings, of which 5 are married. I don't smoke or drink. I eat..."
Matrimony Groom HKY5057556
Matrimony ID - HKY5057556
37 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Currently living in Bangalore. My family is middle class and traditional. I have 1 sibling. I am working full time ..."
Matrimony Groom DSJ2773620
Matrimony ID - DSJ2773620
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I have successfully completed my masters and am currently working full time in the field of media/radio/film.. Our ..."
Matrimony Bride CTF3446516
Matrimony ID - CTF3446516
28 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 VFJ0180815
Matrimony ID - VFJ0180815
25 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, OBC, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Residing in Bangalore. I come from a traditional, middle class family. I have no siblings. I am working full time a..."
Matrimony Bride DCZ2183665
Matrimony ID - DCZ2183665
30 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

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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
27 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
32 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
34 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..."
Matrimony Bride BBW0124522
Matrimony ID - BBW0124522
27 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
San Diego, California, USA
"My daughter is a post graduate from Purdue University in Computer Engineering and is presently working full time in..."
Matrimony Bride BWN0107463
Matrimony ID - BWN0107463
30 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Bajantri, Kannada
Kolar, Karnataka, India
"Name Lalitha, Looking for a betterhalf with good qualities...."
Matrimony Bride RSF2043653
Matrimony ID - RSF2043653
25 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Gadag, Karnataka, India
"I am working part time and have accomplished my masters. Our family is middle class and traditional. I have 2 sibli..."
Matrimony Bride TSM3228736
Matrimony ID - TSM3228736
28 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Our family is upper middle class and moderate. I only have one sibling. I have finished my bachelors and am curr..."
Matrimony Bride ZNB1441350
Matrimony ID - ZNB1441350
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Mandya, Karnataka, India
"Currently living in Mandya. Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I only have one sibling. I h..."
Matrimony Bride DDL2138007
Matrimony ID - DDL2138007
27 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Other, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"Searching for a suitable groom for my daughter. I am staying in Belgaum. Our family is upper middle class and we h..."
Matrimony Bride ZGZ7527211
Matrimony ID - ZGZ7527211
33 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Thigala, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I hail from a middle class, traditional family. I have 1 sibling. I have accomplished my bachelors and i'm curre..."
Matrimony Bride LNF8847397
Matrimony ID - LNF8847397
35 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Hassan, Karnataka, India
"My Sister is a very simple, loving, caring responsible and family oriented girl. She has completed her B. com mysor..."
Matrimony Bride CZZ1454525
Matrimony ID - CZZ1454525
30 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I'm Chaitra MN from middle-class family with moderate values. Currently working in IT company as a Software Enginee..."
Matrimony Bride BBK0718015
Matrimony ID - BBK0718015
31 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Seattle, Washington, USA
"I have made this profile on behalf of my daughter. She is an avid reader. Loves traveling. She is trained kathak da..."

Kannada Shaadi

The golden saree and green bangles of the bride,
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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.