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Matrimony Groom VIN3120260
Matrimony ID - VIN3120260
28 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Kuruba, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a very confident and self motivated person. I have been working as an placement trainer in a software testing ..."
Matrimony Groom ANA8338603
Matrimony ID - ANA8338603
30 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am studying Mcom final year in Gadag. I wanted to become a lecturer. I am living with my parents. My family mem..."
Matrimony Groom KRI6373410
Matrimony ID - KRI6373410
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Sagara, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"She completed her post graduate MSc IT and currently working in Canara bank We have nuclear family, our family is..."
Matrimony Groom RAH6053367
Matrimony ID - RAH6053367
28 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"Hai ,thanks for visiting. My self Preethi I complted my MBA and now studying LLB in my hometown only. I love musi..."
Matrimony Groom RAV5846255
Matrimony ID - RAV5846255
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, SC, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Myself Meenakshi working as Customer care professional Liberal family having 1 elder brother got married I'm..."
Matrimony Groom MAN8800576
Matrimony ID - MAN8800576
25 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Hindu, Sagara, Kannada
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am Sheela Gaichode. I completed my MBA finance from Pune University. I have more than five years of work experie..."
Matrimony Groom LOK8050774
Matrimony ID - LOK8050774
31 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am born and bought as an independent girl, I am very much passionate about doing things my way. like traveling, p..."
Matrimony Groom BHA7203627
Matrimony ID - BHA7203627
27 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"I'm Chandana. I'm working as trainer. I have completed my engineering at Tumkur. I want person should have kind hea..."
Matrimony Groom ASH3171648
Matrimony ID - ASH3171648
26 years / 6 ft 2 in 188 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am simple and believe in learning new things in life. We are simple and small family living in Bangalore. ..."
Matrimony Groom SHI5054177
Matrimony ID - SHI5054177
29 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Arya Vysya, Kannada
Mysore, Karnataka, India
"Hello, My daughter is working as an tax advisor in MNC and she is pursuing CA as well. She is down to earth and ver..."
Matrimony Groom RUD1473774
Matrimony ID - RUD1473774
29 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Jangam, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India
"Hi, Myself is Ramya basically from Mysore. I have done my graduation b.com from Mysore university, in my family..."
Matrimony Groom ASH0059113
Matrimony ID - ASH0059113
24 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Jain, Digambar, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India
"I am from Shimoga district, working in Bangalore. Completed MBA, working as a team lead. I have 2 younger sisters ..."
Matrimony Groom RAN3605567
Matrimony ID - RAN3605567
26 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi. I have done my PG in Journalism and mass Communication. Currently working in D. Y. Patil group Kolhapur as a me..."
Matrimony Groom SAN0315182
Matrimony ID - SAN0315182
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi I have finished my BE in industrial engineering and management. I am a professional photographer and love yoga, ..."
Matrimony Groom HAR5214355
Matrimony ID - HAR5214355
27 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Bhovi, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Jayashree, I have done BE biotechnology, I'm a simple girl easily adjustable to any environment. We are five ..."
Matrimony Groom SAN0848456
Matrimony ID - SAN0848456
29 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Mysore, Karnataka, India
"Hi, let me try to describe myself in this short bio. I'm very lively, friendly, confident & a quick decision maker...."
Matrimony Groom GUR0087657
Matrimony ID - GUR0087657
27 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am making this profile for my sister. She completed her bachelor's degree and is now working as an software profe..."
Matrimony Groom VIN0360187
Matrimony ID - VIN0360187
30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Jangam, Kannada
Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
"I am like music I have completed sslc in at Marry's schoolBellary I am becoming the Ian live with my family My f..."
Matrimony Groom YAT7492475
Matrimony ID - YAT7492475
25 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Gowda, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am working for bank and looking for God fearing and caring person with good habits Father is expired and we are..."
Matrimony Groom VAS2245984
Matrimony ID - VAS2245984
30 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Nayaka, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am studied in bangalore university.i lives in nelmangala. Good family. Traditional family. Three sisters, two br..."
Matrimony Groom KIS7203148
Matrimony ID - KIS7203148
31 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am independent girl Studied M.com in mysore university Presently working as accountant in shop. We are trad..."
Matrimony Bride NIV3630224
Matrimony ID - NIV3630224
28 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a very confident and self motivated person. I have been working as an placement trainer in a software testing ..."
Matrimony Bride PAV6641034
Matrimony ID - PAV6641034
24 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Jangam, Kannada
Gadag, Karnataka, India
"I am studying Mcom final year in Gadag. I wanted to become a lecturer. I am living with my parents. My family mem..."
Matrimony Bride POO4840366
Matrimony ID - POO4840366
29 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Savji, Kannada
Bijapur, Karnataka, India
"She completed her post graduate MSc IT and currently working in Canara bank We have nuclear family, our family is..."
Matrimony Bride LAK2475004
Matrimony ID - LAK2475004
24 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Adi Karnataka, Kannada
Kolar, Karnataka, India
"Hai ,thanks for visiting. My self Preethi I complted my MBA and now studying LLB in my hometown only. I love musi..."
Matrimony Bride GAD6508247
Matrimony ID - GAD6508247
29 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kurmi, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Myself Meenakshi working as Customer care professional Liberal family having 1 elder brother got married I'm..."
Matrimony Bride SHE8032860
Matrimony ID - SHE8032860
31 years / 4 ft 8 in 143 cm
Hindu, Mahar, Kannada
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"I am Sheela Gaichode. I completed my MBA finance from Pune University. I have more than five years of work experie..."
Matrimony Bride KEE0733113
Matrimony ID - KEE0733113
25 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Christian, CSI, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am born and bought as an independent girl, I am very much passionate about doing things my way. like traveling, p..."
Matrimony Bride CHA7404878
Matrimony ID - CHA7404878
27 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Devanga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I'm Chandana. I'm working as trainer. I have completed my engineering at Tumkur. I want person should have kind hea..."
Matrimony Bride SHE8781246
Matrimony ID - SHE8781246
31 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am simple and believe in learning new things in life. We are simple and small family living in Bangalore. ..."
Matrimony Bride NIV0801378
Matrimony ID - NIV0801378
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Koshti, Kannada
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"Hello, My daughter is working as an tax advisor in MNC and she is pursuing CA as well. She is down to earth and ver..."
Matrimony Bride RAM4004511
Matrimony ID - RAM4004511
33 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi, Myself is Ramya basically from Mysore. I have done my graduation b.com from Mysore university, in my family..."
Matrimony Bride USH1002662
Matrimony ID - USH1002662
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Ediga, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am from Shimoga district, working in Bangalore. Completed MBA, working as a team lead. I have 2 younger sisters ..."
Matrimony Bride SHW6668406
Matrimony ID - SHW6668406
27 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
"Hi. I have done my PG in Journalism and mass Communication. Currently working in D. Y. Patil group Kolhapur as a me..."
Matrimony Bride SAR8378667
Matrimony ID - SAR8378667
32 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Iyer, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi I have finished my BE in industrial engineering and management. I am a professional photographer and love yoga, ..."
Matrimony Bride JAY3128740
Matrimony ID - JAY3128740
27 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Jangam, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Jayashree, I have done BE biotechnology, I'm a simple girl easily adjustable to any environment. We are five ..."
Matrimony Bride SUR5788358
Matrimony ID - SUR5788358
35 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Other, Kannada
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi, let me try to describe myself in this short bio. I'm very lively, friendly, confident & a quick decision maker...."
Matrimony Bride SUP5320087
Matrimony ID - SUP5320087
26 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Solapur, Maharashtra, India
"I am making this profile for my sister. She completed her bachelor's degree and is now working as an software profe..."
Matrimony Bride PUT9658187
Matrimony ID - PUT9658187
22 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Jangam, Kannada
Bellary, Karnataka, India
"I am like music I have completed sslc in at Marry's schoolBellary I am becoming the Ian live with my family My f..."
Matrimony Bride NAM7716052
Matrimony ID - NAM7716052
34 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, Protestant, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"I am working for bank and looking for God fearing and caring person with good habits Father is expired and we are..."
Matrimony Bride MEE0816007
Matrimony ID - MEE0816007
26 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Jangam, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am studied in bangalore university.i lives in nelmangala. Good family. Traditional family. Three sisters, two br..."
Matrimony Bride ANK3155636
Matrimony ID - ANK3155636
23 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Jain, Digambar, Kannada
Hassan, Karnataka, India
"I am independent girl Studied M.com in mysore university Presently working as accountant in shop. We are trad..."

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.