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Matrimony Groom SFP0962370
Matrimony ID - SFP0962370
28 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Other, Kerala, India
"My name is Jose Joseph I am from Idukki Currently, I am staying in Trivandrum I have completed Diploma in Co..."
Matrimony Groom HGU7253851
Matrimony ID - HGU7253851
31 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Thandan, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I am running own clinic at kalladikode since 4 years. ..."
Matrimony Groom VIV3122681
Matrimony ID - VIV3122681
27 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"Vivek is my nephew and he is from middle-class Nair family in palakkad and presently employed with Cognizent Techno..."
Matrimony Groom FEB6668326
Matrimony ID - FEB6668326
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"looking for a Muslim girl from southern part of kerala of age between 22-27 We believe in traditional values. O..."
Matrimony Groom SIB5841217
Matrimony ID - SIB5841217
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Kasargod, Kerala, India
"I am an ambitious and independent man. Loves to hang out with friends and watch movies and sports. Currently workin..."
Matrimony Groom ARJ2682060
Matrimony ID - ARJ2682060
26 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I am a cool person having an open mind consider the values of my partner. I have a great family having open mind..."
Matrimony Groom REN0238225
Matrimony ID - REN0238225
22 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"I am an open mind. I was completed my diploma in APTC Palakkad. I am working in Bahrain. I am a gardener in Royal c..."
Matrimony Groom ANO0785773
Matrimony ID - ANO0785773
32 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, OBC, Malayalam
Malappuram, Kerala, India
"My name is Anoop, Education. Completed MBA and working Bancassurance channel of South Indian bank as a deputy manag..."
Matrimony Groom ANT2161517
Matrimony ID - ANT2161517
28 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"To describe me in few words I am simple modern and fun loving. And has respect for traditional values. My father ..."
Matrimony Groom VIV2282682
Matrimony ID - VIV2282682
29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Kulalar, Tamil
Kozhikode, Kerala, India
"I am Vivek. I love to be sporty. I work as an assistant manager in a MNC company. I love to maintain my body very m..."
Matrimony Groom ANT7543018
Matrimony ID - ANT7543018
32 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Kochi, Kerala, India
"I am a very jovial and simple person with an outgoing approach towards life. I've done my B. Com Graduation and hav..."
Matrimony Groom MAN2665276
Matrimony ID - MAN2665276
38 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I am a writer, blogger, and founder of one of the popular technology blogs in India. I also write contents on leadi..."
Matrimony Groom AMA4133474
Matrimony ID - AMA4133474
30 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Syrian, Malayalam
Kollam, Kerala, India
"I'm Amal, working as an inspection engineer under contract with Kuwait oil company,Kuwait. I Completed mechanical e..."
Matrimony Groom UNN7560878
Matrimony ID - UNN7560878
28 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Kochi, Kerala, India
"I am a software engineer with a Bachelor's degree (B. Tech from MGU) currently working as an Senior Associate in a ..."
Matrimony Groom SHI8076166
Matrimony ID - SHI8076166
32 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Christian, Indian Orthodox, Malayalam
Malappuram, Kerala, India
"Hi, am Shibu Thomas, Bsc nurse working in Mumbai in a private sector, residing at nilambur. Lower middle-class fam..."
Matrimony Groom VIV1572705
Matrimony ID - VIV1572705
31 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
"He is 29 years old ,6ft tall ,architect based in chennai.He have pursed bachelor’s degree in architecture from Mu..."
Matrimony Groom SAN2260162
Matrimony ID - SAN2260162
39 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"My brother is a beautician.He is a self employed guy.He is a kindhearted man. We are looking for a life partner who..."
Matrimony Groom BIJ9027127
Matrimony ID - BIJ9027127
35 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Other, Malayalam
Malappuram, Kerala, India
"I am biju .iam working with govt sector...."
Matrimony Bride YWS1510668
Matrimony ID - YWS1510668
19 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I'm shareena. My family belongs to lover class. I have mother, father ,2 sisters and 2 brothers. I'm looking for a..."
Matrimony Bride INB8757467
Matrimony ID - INB8757467
50 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride YGY2055213
Matrimony ID - YGY2055213
21 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Malappuram, Kerala, India
"I am from Malappuram District, Vengara. Iringallur I am a degree final passed. BA Multi media. I have father,..."
Matrimony Bride QWR5048636
Matrimony ID - QWR5048636
23 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"I have made This profile on behalf of my daughter. She is a civil service aspirant. After having Completed her Bach..."
Matrimony Bride BKC1735260
Matrimony ID - BKC1735260
34 years / 4 ft 10 in 148 cm
Christian, Pentecost, Malayalam
Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride QNS7431085
Matrimony ID - QNS7431085
44 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride BQE1646466
Matrimony ID - BQE1646466
32 years / 4 ft 7 in 140 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride YDD2884663
Matrimony ID - YDD2884663
43 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"Grew up in Delhi. I am a skills trainer by profession. Live with my mother. Love pets...."
Matrimony Bride YRN4283695
Matrimony ID - YRN4283695
26 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Thiyya, Malayalam
Kozhikode, Kerala, India
"Our Daughter Anjali she is completed BE CIVIL Engineering. She is currently working in Bangalore. She is most loved..."
Matrimony Bride PNI5174515
Matrimony ID - PNI5174515
25 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride YMO1831056
Matrimony ID - YMO1831056
24 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"Myself Geetha. I have completed my B. Com and now doing ICWAI. Willing to work after qualified...."
Matrimony Bride IGV8697727
Matrimony ID - IGV8697727
23 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"gulf job, loveavilable, music interset ...."
Matrimony Bride PJQ7073617
Matrimony ID - PJQ7073617
23 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"We are a nuclear family living in our own house in Kerala Palakkad district. My self LENIN father of Akshara involv..."
Matrimony Bride PAR2343562
Matrimony ID - PAR2343562
24 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Kollam, Kerala, India
"My sister has completed her Bachelor's degree. She is currently Not Working and she lives in Kollam. We come from a..."
Matrimony Bride REM2014501
Matrimony ID - REM2014501
27 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
"Myself Remya Nair, currently working as an Tour operator at Kochi. Looking for a partner who is more like a friend,..."
Matrimony Bride HAS5601002
Matrimony ID - HAS5601002
29 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"I am haseena 29 years old and I have qualified MSc chemistry, BEd, TTC and SET. Now looking for clearing JRF as wel..."
Matrimony Bride VID4280378
Matrimony ID - VID4280378
39 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Christian, Other, Malayalam
Thalassery, Kerala, India
"Looking for good partner understanding. Widower or divorced caste no problm...."
Matrimony Bride ASI9467511
Matrimony ID - ASI9467511
50 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Hindi
Kochi, Kerala, India
"Very loving and caring to help others and very adjustable nature...Very loving and caring...looks ve..."
Matrimony Bride SFS5740045
Matrimony ID - SFS5740045
31 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, Nadar, Tamil
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"I am putting up this profile on behalf of my sister. She works with private sector in kerala and has done her Bach..."
Matrimony Bride TIB6706622
Matrimony ID - TIB6706622
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Pentecost, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"Name Tissa mol jacob...bsc nurse at saudi...27yr old..father is pastor..."
Matrimony Bride SHR2087278
Matrimony ID - SHR2087278
23 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Menon, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"I am a 22 year girl belonging to a middle class family from kerala. I am currently doing my final year articleship/..."

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About Kerala Matrimony

Like the diverse natural beauty of Kerala, the people of Kerala also belongs to diverse communities. The three major communities of Kerala include Hindus (54.8%), Muslims (26.56), and Christians (18.58%).

Each community has their own way of celebrating the pious event called marriage. In spite of various diverse rituals, there is a remarkable similarity between marriages of these communities.

The use of white color as the wedding dress, bride laden with gold jewelry and the Sadya (an authentic Kerala feast) are some of the major similarities.

Let's have a closer look at different flavors of Kerala matrimonial ceremonies.

Kerala Hindu Marriages

Hindu marriages start with the matching of the horoscope of boy and girl by an astrologer. If the compatibility of horoscope matches then boy family visits the girl place to see her and fix auspicious date called 'Muhurtham' for engagement and Thalliketu (tying of nuptial knot). This date is fixed by family priest and both the family announces it to their close relatives.

Kerala Hindu Pre-Wedding Ritual

Nischyam (the engagement ceremony)

During this ceremony, the compared and approved horoscopes are exchanged between families. During the celebration, mothiram maattal (ring exchange) ceremony may take place. The families exchange gifts after which a grand traditional feast called Sadya is served to all the guests.

Pre-nuptial blessing of bride

Just before wedding day, the bride needs to visit a nearby temple and seeks blessings from almighty for her happy married life this is followed by blessings from all the elders of the family.

Kerala Hindu Marriage-Day Rituals

A raised platform known as Kalyan mandapam is decorated with Nirapara ( a pot filled with paddy) and nilvillaku (traditional lamp). Bride and groom made to sit on this platform. Kanyadan is performed by bride's father followed by Thalliketu i.e. tying of Thali (Mangalsutra) by groom around bride's neck. The marriage rituals conclude with garlanding each other and taking pheras around Kalyan mandap.

After these rituals groom gifts, a traditional saree to the bride which is known as Mundu and then the bride needs to be dressed in it at the time of her departure to new home. This ritual is known as Pudva Koda.

Kerala Hindu Post-Wedding Rituals

It includes welcoming of the bride by her mother in law by performing aarthi of the couple. The bride enters her new home with her right feet first.

Kerala Christian Matrimony

Marriages among Kerala Christians are a bit different from those of other parts of the world. There is a mixture of customs between Christians and Hindu. Christian marriages start with taking permission for marriage from the concerned church.

For three weeks following the Manasammatham, the church publically announces the couple's engagement following the Sunday prayers. If anyone opposes the marriage, they are requested to come forward within those three weeks. Should there be no opposal, the wedding date is then fixed.

Kerala Christian Pre-Wedding Rituals

Engagement ceremony:  a formal engagement is conducted in a church with prayers in presence of Vicar. Prayers were continued to be conducted for the couple three consecutive Sundays after the engagement. This is known as 'Manasamatham' in local language

Bachelors & Hens party: both bride and groom celebrate the last day of their Bachelorhood through a party with his friends and family members, this is known as bachelor's party in case of groom whereas Hens party in case of the bride.

Haldi ceremony: In some places of Kerala state, the Syriac Christian community also follows the haldi ceremony. It includes the application of turmeric and sandalwood paste to both bride and groom. This ceremony is known as Haldaat ceremony.

Kerala Christian Wedding-Day Rituals

Holy wedding: On the wedding day, the groom invites bride for the wedding by sending a car to pick her up for the wedding venue. On her arrival, the best man of groom welcomes her with a bouquet of flowers. Then the couple walks down and enters the church together. There the priest awaits them and offers them best wishes for their new beginning. The priest then reads the Holy Bible which is followed by the sermon and called Homily on the sacredness of the wedding. The couple makes the promises to stay together in every ups down of life and exchange rings.

Mangalsutra ceremony: this is observed especially in case of Syriac Christians. tying the Thali or Mangalsutra is performed after the exchange of rings. The groom then gifts a wedding saree to the bride, this ritual is known as Matrakodi. These two things (the mangalsutra and wedding saree) are supposed to be kept by Keralite bride throughout her life.

Reception: this is held at bride's home after the conclusion of marriages ceremonies. A grand feast is served to all the guests including traditional dishes.

Kerala Muslim Marriages

Muslims also comprises a considerable community of Kerala. The wedding is known as Nikkah in case of Muslims. Following are some important rituals in Muslims marriages in Kerala.

Kerala Mulsim Pre-Wedding Rituals

Valayidal: This is similar to engagement ceremony in other communities. Groom's family present silk and gold to bride while bride;s family present cash and gold to groom. The marriage date is fixed and announced on this occasion.

Mylanchi ideal: This takes place a day before marriage. It takes place at bride's residence. The ladies of relatives and friends apply the mylanchi (Henna) on legs and hands of the bride. This mylanchi is presented to the bride by her in-laws. On this occasion, traditional Muslim dance 'Oppana' is also performed by the ladies.

Kerala Mulsim Wedding-Day Rituals

The wedding function starts with the arrival of the groom and his party. He is welcomed by his brother in law. Before actual marriage rituals start' Mehr' (a gift usually in form of cash given to bride's family by groom's family) is decided by the family members. The marriage is conducted by Maulavi who narrates the verses of Quran and prepare marriage agreement known as nikkahnama. Maulavi ask for the consent of both bride and groom on their marriage and the agreement is signed by the bride, groom their fathers and the Maulvi. Mehr is then given to bride's family and bride and groom are allowed to see each other in the mirror first.

After marriage ceremony is a grand feast is served. After this a prayer is held and the bride is farewell by her relatives and friend.

Kerala Mulsim Post-Wedding Ritual

A grand reception is known as 'Wallima' is held at Grooms place a day after marriage. This is a symbol to celebrate the welcome of the bride in her new home.

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