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Matrimony Groom RFZ4081857
Matrimony ID - RFZ4081857
23 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"I come from a middle class, traditional family. I only have one sibling. I don't smoke. I am non vegetarian. Bas..."
Matrimony Groom NCL2873468
Matrimony ID - NCL2873468
33 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, ST, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I am currently working part time in the field of private security. I am from a traditional, middle class family. I ..."
Matrimony Groom BBS0172261
Matrimony ID - BBS0172261
44 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, Marthoma, Malayalam
Other, Kerala, India
"Regine here, we are a nuclear family living our own house in thrikkalathoor, near to Muvattupuzha, ernakulam distri..."
Matrimony Groom VSL8622556
Matrimony ID - VSL8622556
42 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Pillai, Malayalam
Painaw, Kerala, India
"I have created this profile on behalf of my son. I am currently working full time in the field of businessperson. O..."
Matrimony Groom NDM3258728
Matrimony ID - NDM3258728
35 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Other, Kerala, India
"I am not currently working however I have successfully completed my bachelors. Our family is middle class and moder..."
Matrimony Groom CQF1572253
Matrimony ID - CQF1572253
35 years / 6 ft 183 cm
No Religion, No Religion, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"My family is upper class and liberal. I have no brothers or sisters. I am working full time and have successfull..."
Matrimony Groom VYK4452308
Matrimony ID - VYK4452308
43 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Kochi, Kerala, India
"I believe Traditional and modern culture function similarly because both are ways of thinking, ways of relating to ..."
Matrimony Groom JDM6586366
Matrimony ID - JDM6586366
33 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, SC, Malayalam
Kozhikode, Kerala, India
"My family is middle class and liberal. I only have one sibling and they are happily married. I am staying in Kozhik..."
Matrimony Groom SBF3863752
Matrimony ID - SBF3863752
23 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"Hi, I've put up this profile on behalf of my son. Our son is a very open-minded, cool, calm and caring person. He d..."
Matrimony Groom JBJ6851475
Matrimony ID - JBJ6851475
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"Residing in Trissur. Our family is upper middle class and moderate. I have 3 siblings, of which 3 are married. I am..."
Matrimony Groom BPD5571283
Matrimony ID - BPD5571283
33 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Hindi
Kasargod, Kerala, India
"My job is in operator/technician. I work full time. My family is middle class and liberal. I only have 1 sibling an..."
Matrimony Groom WMT3675322
Matrimony ID - WMT3675322
36 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Kollam, Kerala, India
"I am staying in Kollam. I come from a liberal, lower class family. I have no siblings. I am working full time in se..."
Matrimony Groom DPK4034208
Matrimony ID - DPK4034208
26 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"My family is middle class and traditional. I have 2 siblings, of which 1 are married. I am working full time in ..."
Matrimony Groom MRF9115075
Matrimony ID - MRF9115075
30 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"Residing in Alappuzha. Our family is middle-class and traditional. I have no brothers or sisters. I am working full..."
Matrimony Groom BLY2716242
Matrimony ID - BLY2716242
34 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I am a B com graduate working in a Co-operative Society. I lost my father Late Govindan Nair in my early ages and t..."
Matrimony Groom SWZ4002621
Matrimony ID - SWZ4002621
29 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Malappuram, Kerala, India
"I have successfully completed my bachelors and i'm currently working full time. I come from a moderate, middle clas..."
Matrimony Groom QLH5831627
Matrimony ID - QLH5831627
35 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Thiyya, Tamil
Kannur, Kerala, India

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Matrimony Groom VBH8587954
Matrimony ID - VBH8587954
23 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Malayalee Variar, Malayalam
Kochi, Kerala, India
"I am staying in Kochi. My family is middle class and moderate. I have 2 siblings, of which 1 are married. I eat a n..."
Matrimony Groom NFB8701424
Matrimony ID - NFB8701424
27 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"My family is middle class and traditional. I only have 1 sibling. I am working full time and have passed my dipl..."
Matrimony Groom VNC1172965
Matrimony ID - VNC1172965
37 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Tamil
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"My job is in self employed. I work full time. Our family is middle class and we have liberal values. I have 2 sibli..."
Matrimony Groom BYW0838740
Matrimony ID - BYW0838740
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Vanniyar, Tamil
Malappuram, Kerala, India
"Currently living in Malappuram. I come from a middle class, moderate family. I have 5 siblings. I am not currently ..."
Matrimony Groom FMV3226606
Matrimony ID - FMV3226606
35 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Christian, Syro Malabar, Malayalam
Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
"I have passed my diploma and i'm currently working post office. Our family is middle-class and we have moderate val..."
Matrimony Groom DBN2871683
Matrimony ID - DBN2871683
30 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Vilakithala, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"I am staying in Trissur. Our family is middle class and traditional. I have 1 sibling who is married. My job is in ..."
Matrimony Groom DFN2005406
Matrimony ID - DFN2005406
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"Currently living in Ernakulam. I hail from a middle-class, moderate family. I have four siblings, of which two are ..."
Matrimony Groom QFL8866700
Matrimony ID - QFL8866700
39 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"My job is in sales professional. I work full time. I come from a liberal, middle class family. I have no siblings. ..."
Matrimony Groom BGF2458548
Matrimony ID - BGF2458548
45 years / 6 ft 2 in 188 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"Currently living in Trissur. Our family is middle class and liberal. I am the only child. I have accomplished my ma..."
Matrimony Groom BKJ2111181
Matrimony ID - BKJ2111181
32 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Tamil
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"My name is martin and working as an Software Professional in the Private Sector after completing the BE degree. I g..."
Matrimony Bride HDZ5404335
Matrimony ID - HDZ5404335
32 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Pulaya, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"Our family is lower class and moderate. I only have 1 sibling and they are married. I am not currently working h..."
Matrimony Bride KDG7762821
Matrimony ID - KDG7762821
35 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Cheramar, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"Based in Kottayam. Our family is middle-class and traditional. I only have one sibling and they are married. I am w..."
Matrimony Bride NPC6459862
Matrimony ID - NPC6459862
40 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"My family is middle class and liberal. I only have 1 sibling. I am working full time and have completed my bache..."
Matrimony Bride WYQ0230051
Matrimony ID - WYQ0230051
24 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"Our family is lower class and we have traditional values. I only have one sibling and they are happily married. Bas..."
Matrimony Bride VYC3068387
Matrimony ID - VYC3068387
35 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"Currently living in Trissur. Our family is middle class and we have liberal values. I have 3 siblings, of which 3 a..."
Matrimony Bride SLQ6657616
Matrimony ID - SLQ6657616
27 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I am not currently working however I have successfully finished my bachelors. Our family is upper middle class and ..."
Matrimony Bride MDF9961637
Matrimony ID - MDF9961637
19 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Other, Kerala, India
"Living in Kerala. My family is middle class and moderate. I only have one sibling. I eat a non vegetarian diet. I d..."
Matrimony Bride MDZ9539080
Matrimony ID - MDZ9539080
49 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"READ MY COMPLETE PROFILE BEFORE SENDING INTEREST. NO INRESTING MALAYALI. I am from a liberal, middle class fam..."
Matrimony Bride WFT0396787
Matrimony ID - WFT0396787
22 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"MBBS student in Kerala. Preferred medical profession with religious, handsome, matured person having family value..."
Matrimony Bride DCY2978530
Matrimony ID - DCY2978530
23 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"To describe about our family, we belong to the Christian-Latin Catholic caste and looking for a match from the same..."
Matrimony Bride SDN4551044
Matrimony ID - SDN4551044
27 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I have done my bachelors and am currently working full time in the field of doctor.. I hail from a traditional, mid..."
Matrimony Bride TML4554025
Matrimony ID - TML4554025
26 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Pillai, Tamil
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"MY DAUGHTER COMPLETE M.Tech COMPUTER SCIENCE. SHE IS FAIR AND GOOD LOOKING. WE ARE MIDDLE CLASS FAMILY...."
Matrimony Bride PCF6694643
Matrimony ID - PCF6694643
24 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Vaduka, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I have created this profile on behalf of my daughter. I am not currently working however I have successfully comple..."
Matrimony Bride FTQ3640726
Matrimony ID - FTQ3640726
31 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"first marriage was lasted only one week...."
Matrimony Bride YMV4447442
Matrimony ID - YMV4447442
43 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Veerashaiva, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"I am not currently working however I have completed my bachelor. Our family is upper-middle-class and moderate. I h..."
Matrimony Bride GVH4820240
Matrimony ID - GVH4820240
20 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Menon, Malayalam
Kochi, Kerala, India
"Currently living in Kochi. We hail from a middle class, liberal family. She has no siblings. She is not currently w..."
Matrimony Bride CJD1433396
Matrimony ID - CJD1433396
33 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"I have passed my bachelors and i'm currently working full time in the field of nursing/health services.. I come fro..."
Matrimony Bride HCY5432073
Matrimony ID - HCY5432073
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"Living in Palakkad. I hail from a traditional, middle-class family. I only have one sibling and they are married. I..."
Matrimony Bride LPH8816302
Matrimony ID - LPH8816302
27 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
"I have created this profile on behalf of my sister. She is done her bachelors and am currently working full time in..."
Matrimony Bride BPP8808462
Matrimony ID - BPP8808462
24 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Christian, Pentecost, Malayalam
Kollam, Kerala, India
"Residing in Kollam. Our family is upper middle class and moderate. I only have one sibling. I am doing my bachelors..."
Matrimony Bride VFQ7107264
Matrimony ID - VFQ7107264
27 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Thiyya, Malayalam
Kozhikode, Kerala, India
"Our family is middle-class and we have moderate values. I only have one sibling. I have completed my masters and..."

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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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