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Matrimony Groom OBF5464733
Matrimony ID - OBF5464733
30 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Jain, Digambar, Kannada
Davanagere, Karnataka, India
"THIS IS HARSHAVARDHANA D I HAVE COMPLETED M COM AND I AM SERACHING THE GIRL POOR AND MIDDELE CLASS FAMILY. I AM A ..."
Matrimony Groom ATG0304048
Matrimony ID - ATG0304048
30 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Kuruba, Kannada
Chitradurga, Karnataka, India
"Hi, we are looking for suitable bride for our son. Currently he is associated TATA Sons as a Deputy Manager for des..."
Matrimony Groom YSR7528311
Matrimony ID - YSR7528311
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am currently staying in Bangalore nearby my office location working as information security officer. if interest..."
Matrimony Groom MAN7697608
Matrimony ID - MAN7697608
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
" Born and brought up in Bangalore simple and humble from a middle class family with modern values my aim is to be a..."
Matrimony Groom CHE8864245
Matrimony ID - CHE8864245
31 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am simple travel liking, respect traditional values. Our family is simple moderate with traditional values. We..."
Matrimony Groom SUR8137655
Matrimony ID - SUR8137655
31 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Reddy, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Surendra here to make serious relationship. Let's discuss after meeting, Better will discuss this when we me..."
Matrimony Groom RMB4704000
Matrimony ID - RMB4704000
32 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Mysore, Karnataka, India
"Hi ds is sharath I'm from mysore. I completed diploma and BTECH Mechanical engineering. Presently we are settled in..."
Matrimony Groom KAR3128816
Matrimony ID - KAR3128816
29 years / 4 ft 5 in 134 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am looking for a girl, with minimum expectation but from a traditional family. I am a b. Com graduate and working..."
Matrimony Groom ADI2668666
Matrimony ID - ADI2668666
31 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"Hi... Thanks for watching my profile... This is Aditya Diwan working as HOD for BCA Department in Private organiza..."
Matrimony Groom ADI1771404
Matrimony ID - ADI1771404
29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Very soft spoken, down to earth, humble. Comes from very good family background with good family values. Cari..."
Matrimony Groom LOH3708706
Matrimony ID - LOH3708706
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Lohith, happy going guy. Basically from hassan, presently working in Bangalore. I am a Middle-class family g..."
Matrimony Groom PAT9674076
Matrimony ID - PAT9674076
32 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Balija, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Self posted. I am Pampapati k I was working private company My father is a farmer my mother homemaker I have..."
Matrimony Groom YOG0436716
Matrimony ID - YOG0436716
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am calm, talkative and open-minded. I am a software engineer. We are four members in family. I am having one eld..."
Matrimony Groom NIR2466791
Matrimony ID - NIR2466791
30 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Urs, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I'm successfully employed as a Project Executive in a private firm. I belong to the Urs caste and am looking for a ..."
Matrimony Groom RUD6137612
Matrimony ID - RUD6137612
31 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Rudresha Muddappa, completed my my Bachelor's and working apparel retail industry. About family, I lost my pa..."
Matrimony Groom SHE1764152
Matrimony ID - SHE1764152
30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"I am an Assistant engineer with a Diploma in Automobile engineer and currently working in private sector in Bangalo..."
Matrimony Groom KOU8416306
Matrimony ID - KOU8416306
30 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi, I am Koushik, 30, currently working for Robert Bosch based out of Bangalore. Our family consists of 6, father, ..."
Matrimony Groom KIR6612022
Matrimony ID - KIR6612022
38 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Yadav, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Personality Brief: I am a simple honest person down-to-earth with moral & ethical values, soft & calm. I am bit emo..."
Matrimony Groom ASH3171648
Matrimony ID - ASH3171648
27 years / 6 ft 2 in 188 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am looking for beautiful individual working girl who can understand and work along with me for rest of my life :)..."
Matrimony Groom ABH9716585
Matrimony ID - ABH9716585
26 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am soft spoken and cool minded guy. Would like to travel all the time and capture memories. I'm a fund loving guy..."
Matrimony Groom RYA8611778
Matrimony ID - RYA8611778
33 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi this is Ryavappa Kolar, To describe me in few words, I am simple, modern and yet as high regards for Indian trad..."
Matrimony Groom PUN6485431
Matrimony ID - PUN6485431
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi thank you for visiting my profile I am looking Good family background girl if my profile is OK you can leave msg..."
Matrimony Groom PWJ5541274
Matrimony ID - PWJ5541274
27 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, OBC, 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 AMI5771439
Matrimony ID - AMI5771439
29 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"My younger brother name is Amith, for whom I am looking a bride. He is working as an substaff in Karnataka bank. Co..."
Matrimony Groom ANI7841656
Matrimony ID - ANI7841656
27 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Anil studied in Bangalore completed in RNSIT college of engineering simple fun loving looking for a simple gir..."
Matrimony Groom PRA4648121
Matrimony ID - PRA4648121
31 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Other, Goa, India
"Hi. I am a dentist. Apart from this,I love meeting new people, playing football and like eating tasty and healthy f..."
Matrimony Groom SHR6648400
Matrimony ID - SHR6648400
31 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am very simple and caring person. Completed MCA and currently working as Senior Software Engineer in Accenture, B..."
Matrimony Bride QPI6812801
Matrimony ID - QPI6812801
25 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Veerashaiva, Kannada
Tumkur, Karnataka, India
"I am ambitious and independent girl. spent beneficial time with friends happily. Reading is my favourite hobby. Wat..."
Matrimony Bride RAC2837723
Matrimony ID - RAC2837723
25 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hope you are doing good. Thanks for viewing my profile. I am basically from Bangalore. I am from upper-middle-class..."
Matrimony Bride JYO0645521
Matrimony ID - JYO0645521
30 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I'm very simple and loving person. I value family life. And God fearing...."
Matrimony Bride PAL3208444
Matrimony ID - PAL3208444
25 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bijapur, Karnataka, India
"Drpallavi is veryfair good looking humble social intelligent.We are looking for DOCTORS WITH POST GRADUATION. HE SH..."
Matrimony Bride ANI4845111
Matrimony ID - ANI4845111
31 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Buddhist, Buddhist, Kannada
Bidar, Karnataka, India
"I am Anita from bidar, I did graduation from gulburga University, and master degree from Bangalore University, pres..."
Matrimony Bride SUN6179070
Matrimony ID - SUN6179070
27 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Christian, CSI, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"hi, thanku for visting my profile. m looking for loving hubby who understands me in all situations and supports me...."
Matrimony Bride AAR7306594
Matrimony ID - AAR7306594
28 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Aarathi, I completed my b. Com graduation and working as an accountant in private sector, I separated my past ..."
Matrimony Bride SNE6281532
Matrimony ID - SNE6281532
24 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Sneha girl going to get married is B. E in Computer science PES UNIVERSITY BANGALORE PASSED IN 2016 SECURING 8.5 MA..."
Matrimony Bride VIN2202118
Matrimony ID - VIN2202118
25 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"just find myself happy with the simple things. Love myself I do. love to travel around. I dress myself, not to impr..."
Matrimony Bride DIV8327212
Matrimony ID - DIV8327212
32 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Vokkaliga, Kannada
Chickmagalur, Karnataka, India
"I am simple humble girl, looking for a good guy who should be from good family. Mine is a moderate and jovial un..."
Matrimony Bride ASH8601518
Matrimony ID - ASH8601518
37 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Lambani, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am ashasudhir I am searching good looking and good behaviour girl to my son please help us. We are upper-middl..."
Matrimony Bride SAH8040760
Matrimony ID - SAH8040760
26 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Mysore, Karnataka, India
"Hy thanku for visiting my profile. I am moderate girl. I am working as an assistant professor in Mysore. My fami..."
Matrimony Bride AIS1178028
Matrimony ID - AIS1178028
29 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Mogaveera, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"This profile is created behalf of my daughter. She is a independent and confident woman working with a reputed IT c..."
Matrimony Bride SUN8327313
Matrimony ID - SUN8327313
28 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi my daughter in law is well qualified and intelligent, currently she working as software professional with Cogniz..."
Matrimony Bride YAM1283324
Matrimony ID - YAM1283324
31 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Bhovi, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"My sister is a simple girl, Loving and honest, down to earth, can handle any situations easily. Loves traveling, sh..."
Matrimony Bride SHI5162710
Matrimony ID - SHI5162710
32 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Devanga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am shilpa, looking for a educated and employed life partner. Am working in a retail sector based out in Bangalore..."
Matrimony Bride JYO0410217
Matrimony ID - JYO0410217
39 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India
"I am jyoti. Working women. Having 13year old boy kid. Working as librarian. I am b. Com and m. Li. Sc graduate. Wil..."
Matrimony Bride SHW6581306
Matrimony ID - SHW6581306
31 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Reddy, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am simple, down to earth and fun loving person. I like to keep my surroundings environment filled with happiness...."
Matrimony Bride SRI2520571
Matrimony ID - SRI2520571
29 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kuruba, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am very simple living, love to travel and have studied fashion designing, and am doing a business fashion boutiqu..."
Matrimony Bride SAP1136543
Matrimony ID - SAP1136543
30 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Jangam, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India
"I am Sapna, I like traveling, cooking. I have completed my master degree in Karnatak University. I live with my mot..."
Matrimony Bride NAM8105664
Matrimony ID - NAM8105664
26 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Vaishnav, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Myself NAMRATHA born and brought up in Bangalore. Completed B.Tech in E&C currently working in private sector. Basi..."

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.

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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.