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Matrimony Groom ROS6563512
Matrimony ID - ROS6563512
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am a simple god fearing and family oriented girl. Looking for a like-minded boy. My family is liberal. My mum pa..."
Matrimony Groom TYR1535745
Matrimony ID - TYR1535745
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
"Simple nature, born and bought up in Mumbai. Seeking alliance with a good looking, understanding and caring person...."
Matrimony Groom DHE9453352
Matrimony ID - DHE9453352
29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Jayashree. Basically from mangalore. I have done m. Com. I love my family. We are very broad-minded. I have..."
Matrimony Groom MAC2115236
Matrimony ID - MAC2115236
24 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Manglorean, Konkani
Raigad, Maharashtra, India
"I am a positive, fun loving and free spirited individual. I have been brought up with good catholic values and I li..."
Matrimony Groom MAN6408146
Matrimony ID - MAN6408146
27 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Goud, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Iam BCOM degree holder from Dhawala college Moodbidri.Currently doing mcom correspondence from Mangalore university..."
Matrimony Groom PRA7527261
Matrimony ID - PRA7527261
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Karwar, Karnataka, India
"Hello. My name is Amruta Pai. I was born in Mumbai and raised in different parts of western and southern India. Cu..."
Matrimony Groom GUR0420131
Matrimony ID - GUR0420131
29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Other, Konkani
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Genevieve I have applied for mutual divorce and will get the final degree in August 2018. I stay with my Gran..."
Matrimony Groom MIT1562730
Matrimony ID - MIT1562730
30 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Bhandari, Konkani
Other, Goa, India
"I am a modern yet simple, independent, with traditional values. I am ambitious, and love being at home on weekends..."
Matrimony Groom OSW3664605
Matrimony ID - OSW3664605
26 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a simple girl. Love talking and enjoying my life the way I get to live it. I belong to a middle-class family s..."
Matrimony Groom CHA9120024
Matrimony ID - CHA9120024
29 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am a Child Counsellor. I work in a CBSE school as a Counsellor. I have done my PhD in Child Psychology. I live wi..."
Matrimony Groom SUN5863682
Matrimony ID - SUN5863682
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Bhandari, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am M. Sc. B. Ed working as a teacher. I am happy go lucky person, trying to live every beat of life. I have one ..."
Matrimony Groom SRI7821243
Matrimony ID - SRI7821243
26 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, 96K Kokanastha, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am here to find a life partner formyself who would respect and love me for who am I and likewise I would do the s..."
Matrimony Groom RYA8901756
Matrimony ID - RYA8901756
27 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I don't have reason to Explain.As many times I have been seen all bad days and I don't want the same life again ..."
Matrimony Groom NIT4583454
Matrimony ID - NIT4583454
26 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Shimoga, Karnataka, India
"I have completed my Masters in Commerce field and currently working in a pvt organization. I am vry calm person hav..."
Matrimony Groom SUN9046224
Matrimony ID - SUN9046224
30 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, SC, Konkani
Other, Goa, India
"I am a simple person, I have big ambitions though. I work in Digital marketing, am passionate about the field. I be..."
Matrimony Groom SAH2027080
Matrimony ID - SAH2027080
27 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am miss Sheethal.woeking in banglore.am from Shimoga but my native is karwar.about my self friendly, loving,cari..."
Matrimony Groom VAL7681352
Matrimony ID - VAL7681352
31 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am a woman with modern values self-dependent yet very old school at heart. Looking for someone with similar minds..."
Matrimony Groom CAI5433585
Matrimony ID - CAI5433585
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Born and brought up in Mumbai. She is a post graduate. Working for an Arilines Industry as an Airhostess. She is..."
Matrimony Groom SRI7052540
Matrimony ID - SRI7052540
26 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, 96K Kokanastha, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Thanks for visiting my profile. my name is Joy Cruz. I am a Goan and live in Goa with my parents. I have completed ..."
Matrimony Groom JOH0773335
Matrimony ID - JOH0773335
25 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Shimoga, Karnataka, India
"I'm simple and independent. I have completed bcom from Mumbai university. I am working as sales coordinator. I stay..."
Matrimony Groom SUP7649785
Matrimony ID - SUP7649785
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Maratha, Konkani
Panaji, Goa, India
"First of all I would like to thank Jesus and Mother Mary. I am Caren Fernandes living in Mumbai. I love being simpl..."
Matrimony Bride LAV7475237
Matrimony ID - LAV7475237
29 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am a simple god fearing and family oriented girl. Looking for a like-minded boy. My family is liberal. My mum pa..."
Matrimony Bride LAV3765273
Matrimony ID - LAV3765273
31 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Simple nature, born and bought up in Mumbai. Seeking alliance with a good looking, understanding and caring person...."
Matrimony Bride JAY7275811
Matrimony ID - JAY7275811
28 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Jayashree. Basically from mangalore. I have done m. Com. I love my family. We are very broad-minded. I have..."
Matrimony Bride CHE8480201
Matrimony ID - CHE8480201
33 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am a positive, fun loving and free spirited individual. I have been brought up with good catholic values and I li..."
Matrimony Bride VIY8421023
Matrimony ID - VIY8421023
26 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"Iam BCOM degree holder from Dhawala college Moodbidri.Currently doing mcom correspondence from Mangalore university..."
Matrimony Bride AMR3454784
Matrimony ID - AMR3454784
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Hello. My name is Amruta Pai. I was born in Mumbai and raised in different parts of western and southern India. Cu..."
Matrimony Bride GEN8410062
Matrimony ID - GEN8410062
33 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am Genevieve I have applied for mutual divorce and will get the final degree in August 2018. I stay with my Gran..."
Matrimony Bride LOR2042755
Matrimony ID - LOR2042755
35 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am a modern yet simple, independent, with traditional values. I am ambitious, and love being at home on weekends..."
Matrimony Bride DIA1477421
Matrimony ID - DIA1477421
26 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Nashik, Maharashtra, India
"I am a simple girl. Love talking and enjoying my life the way I get to live it. I belong to a middle-class family s..."
Matrimony Bride PRI1021784
Matrimony ID - PRI1021784
27 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am a Child Counsellor. I work in a CBSE school as a Counsellor. I have done my PhD in Child Psychology. I live wi..."
Matrimony Bride VAR0817977
Matrimony ID - VAR0817977
32 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am M. Sc. B. Ed working as a teacher. I am happy go lucky person, trying to live every beat of life. I have one ..."
Matrimony Bride WIL4153560
Matrimony ID - WIL4153560
31 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am here to find a life partner formyself who would respect and love me for who am I and likewise I would do the s..."
Matrimony Bride JUL9631766
Matrimony ID - JUL9631766
35 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I don't have reason to Explain.As many times I have been seen all bad days and I don't want the same life again ..."
Matrimony Bride SAN2470202
Matrimony ID - SAN2470202
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I have completed my Masters in Commerce field and currently working in a pvt organization. I am vry calm person hav..."
Matrimony Bride SNE1848157
Matrimony ID - SNE1848157
30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Bhandari, Konkani
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a simple person, I have big ambitions though. I work in Digital marketing, am passionate about the field. I be..."
Matrimony Bride SHE2881367
Matrimony ID - SHE2881367
28 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Maratha, Konkani
Shimoga, Karnataka, India
"I am miss Sheethal.woeking in banglore.am from Shimoga but my native is karwar.about my self friendly, loving,cari..."
Matrimony Bride NEH4237726
Matrimony ID - NEH4237726
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"I am a woman with modern values self-dependent yet very old school at heart. Looking for someone with similar minds..."
Matrimony Bride JEN5690128
Matrimony ID - JEN5690128
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Christian, Manglorean, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Born and brought up in Mumbai. She is a post graduate. Working for an Arilines Industry as an Airhostess. She is..."
Matrimony Bride JOY3815286
Matrimony ID - JOY3815286
30 years / 4 ft 10 in 148 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Other, Goa, India
"Thanks for visiting my profile. my name is Joy Cruz. I am a Goan and live in Goa with my parents. I have completed ..."
Matrimony Bride LAV7711894
Matrimony ID - LAV7711894
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Christian, Manglorean, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I'm simple and independent. I have completed bcom from Mumbai university. I am working as sales coordinator. I stay..."
Matrimony Bride CAR4406871
Matrimony ID - CAR4406871
25 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"First of all I would like to thank Jesus and Mother Mary. I am Caren Fernandes living in Mumbai. I love being simpl..."

Konkani Shaadi

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About Konkani Matrimony

The first known writer of the Konkani language was Shamaraja. He was born in the 15th century and was a devotee of Lord Krishna. Much of Kokani's historical literature was unfortunately destroyed during the Goa Inquisition. Today, Kokani is one of the scheduled languages of India and is the official language of Goa.

Konkani people hail mainly from the southern part of the Maharashtra coast, Goa, and coastal Karnataka. They are not unified by any state boundary but by their mother tongue Konkani. Despite belonging to different states, they share their daily lifestyles and rituals. Music of Nadaswaram, traditional style wedding saree, decorations with mango leaves and jasmine makes Konkani matrimonial a really memorable experience. Various rituals of Konkani matrimonial is similar to those of Marathi and Kannada Matrimonial.

To know more about Konkani matrimonial let's discuss each pre-wedding, wedding and post-wedding ritual separately.

Pre-Wedding Rituals

Nischaya Tambula (Engagement) - Once marriage alliance is fixed between the families after matching of horoscope a formal engagement ceremony is organized. It marks an acceptance of groom as there son in law by the bride's parents. This ceremony is witnessed by the Priest, elders of the family, & friends. Exchanging of flowers, fruits, sweets, clothes & finger rings takes place between the two families. Unlike earlier, nowadays there is also an exchange of rings between the Boy & the girl.

Aamantran Patrika (Invitation) - After printing of wedding Invitation cards, a traditional pooja is organized for worshiping Kuladevata(family deity), following this the first wedding cards are presented at Lord Vishnu's feet, then given to groom's family followed by the elders of the bride's family.

Nandi - Nandi commences with Ganapati pooja, followed by Kuladevata pooja & mainly praying the ancestors. This series of pooja is performed to seek blessings from ancestors for uninterrupted marriage ceremony as well as for the prosperous life of the couple.The images of lord Ganesha and family diety are treated with Clothes, flowers, fruits, Coconuts & embedded in the house, which is further worshiped with flowers and aarati every day by the head of the family.

Offerings (Vadap) - After completion of Nandi pooja, the new jewels and clothes for the wedding are offered to Goddess Mahalakshmi to wave off the evil eyes from the objects.

Wedding Rituals

Edur Kansan - On the wedding day, the bride's brother along with his maternal uncle visits groom's house to invite the groom and his family to the wedding venue. Edur Kansan is a ritual where groom's party is recieved and welcomed at the entrance of wedding venue. The bride's and groom's sister will be holding a plate with the “Kalashakannadi” ( a brass metal pot with coconut fruit on its top) & their mother's with haladi kumkum & flowers. They apply haldi kum to each other and enters the hall.

Phool Muddi - Also named as Samantha. This ritual commences with bride's parents washing Groom's feet, followed by gifting him finger rings, Cloths, and other stuff. The Even bride is gifted by groom's parents, and both the groom as well as the bride are showered with blessings.

Ghatikaa Saipan - During this ritual bride's mother along with 4 other elder women, prays to the Holy Ganges and pour 5 pots of water to set in the ticking clock for the weeding Muhurth, in turn teaching the value of time to the bride.

Shibikaa Poojan - The groom is made to wear a head ornament named “Baasingh” after which he has to pray at Lord's feet for a smooth marriage ceremony. This is known as "shibhikapoojan". The wedding saree, ornaments & other stuff for the bride are kept for the pooja as well.

Mandap Poojan - The wedding mandap is supposed to be very auspicious where all the wedding ritual will going to be performed, thus the bride is made to worship all the pillars of the wedding mandap. She also invites the goddesses Nandini, Nalini & Uma to her marriage.

VarPooja - The groom is made to sit on “dharbe”, and offered Madhuparka (milk and honey). The groom is treated by his in-laws with auspicious stuff to worship his deity.

Arrival of Bride to the Mantap and Mangalaashatk - The bride is brought to the mandap by her maternal uncle. As she steps in a sheet of cloth is held between the groom and the bride this is known as Antarpat. The priest chants the mangalashatks and he pronounces Gotra (clan to which family belongs to) of both and groom along with names of their father's, grandfathers & great grandfathers.

Kanyadana - It's an emotional ritual which symbolizes giving away of their daughter to groom by bride's parents. While enchanting Vedic mantras the groom promises to take a great care of her.

Kankan Dharan - A thread bearing a turmeric piece is tied on the right wrist of both the bride & the groom. which is followed by Akshataaropan which includes praying for the marital happiness of the Lord. During this the bride & the groom shower the consecrated rice (Akshate) on each other's forehead

Mangalyadharan - Kasthali which is a necklace made from 12 coral's strung together with gold is tied around the bride's neck by the groom. This ritual takes place amidst of blessings from the elderly married women of both the families.

Vivah Havan - The holy fire is lit for the further proceedings in the rituals, followed by lajahoma,(offering puffed rice to the fire). Then the bride stands on a flat grindstone, symbolizing stability maintained by her in her wedded life where the maternal uncle's put a toe ring on the bride.

Sapta Padhi - Seven steps are taken by the couple togheter in the northern direction, witnessing the god & the goddesses, Priest, & relatives, while the Priest recites the appropriate mantras. These seven steps symbolizes the seven vows of marriage which are:

1. Nourishment
2. Strength
3. Prosperity
4. Family
5. Progeny
6. Health
7. Friendship and love

Shesharathi - An arti is performed by the elders of the family in honor of newlywed. They are showered with consecrated rice (Akshate). This is followed by feeding of banana to the couple.

Post Wedding Rituals

Vihar Ubbarche - The bride's elder maternal uncle & aunt lift the bride & groom, symbolizing them giving up the right on their niece.

Chautanann Gift and Baasingh Visarjan - The bride is gifted with saree for the regular wear. This is followed by removal of baasingh tied on hed of bride and groom.

Bride Draping the Lagnasaree - The Bride drapes the saree, gifted by the groom during the proceedings of the marriage. The husband ties a knot in his wife's saree along with some money to explain the values of savings.

Giving of Vhanti - Vhanti, the symbol of Sowbhagya, is a fortune to any married lady, and the bride seeks it for the first time in her life from her mother and then from her mother in law, which is taken along with her to her husband's house. Following this bride performs aatri of the groom.

Bidaai - On conclusion of all wedding rituals, the bride waves an emotional goodbye from her family and starts her journey to her new home.

Vadhu Graha Pravesha - At the entrance of the house, the couple is welcomed by the groom's mother. She waves away the evil Spirits with the holy colored water (the Okul).

Dwara Pooja - Before entering their house the Groom and Bride together perform the pooja to the dwara devatha.

Baglari Bosche - Assuring the well being of their dear brother, and starting a lovely relationship with their sister-in-law, the Groom's sisters demand gratitude from their dear brother.

Naming ceremony - Just like Marathi wedding the bride is also renamed in Konkani matrimonial by her Mother-in-law. She pronounces the syllable in her ears, thus a new name for a new life.