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Matrimony Groom NEL0576325
Matrimony ID - NEL0576325
35 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi I just love being with my family and friends. Love to travel. Explore news places. My work is my passion. Hate b..."
Matrimony Groom LAN8138152
Matrimony ID - LAN8138152
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Hawalli, Hawalli, Kuwait
"I am open minded and friendly guy who I’ll Choose me is very lucky and I’ll give my 100% love to her My fam..."
Matrimony Groom PRA0075053
Matrimony ID - PRA0075053
30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Nhavi, Konkani
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hello. I am working in Bangalore in IT company. Basically from Goa. My family resides in Goa. Small family wit..."
Matrimony Groom ROS6563512
Matrimony ID - ROS6563512
30 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am a simple guy with a modern outlook towards life. I value honesty, integrity and simplicity a lot. I come from ..."
Matrimony Groom NIT9424015
Matrimony ID - NIT9424015
34 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, 96K Kokanastha, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Honest and humane, Simple and down-to-earth, shy, Decent and disciplined, Versatile and adjusting with nature. I li..."
Matrimony Groom TYR1535745
Matrimony ID - TYR1535745
29 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
"working in the UAE in a packaging company called Falcon Pack into sales; born and brought up in the UAE; completed ..."
Matrimony Groom DHE9453352
Matrimony ID - DHE9453352
30 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am working in HCL Technologies as Consultant. I like to watch movies and interested in health and fitness prog..."
Matrimony Groom MAC2115236
Matrimony ID - MAC2115236
25 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Manglorean, Konkani
Raigad, Maharashtra, India
"I am interested in football . I completed my mba in operations.I live with my parents Traditional . I have one sis..."
Matrimony Groom SHR2044847
Matrimony ID - SHR2044847
33 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Bhandari, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am a simple, fun-loving, charming, strong, passionate, determined and focused person. Who believes in practical w..."
Matrimony Groom MAN6408146
Matrimony ID - MAN6408146
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Goud, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am an ambitious guy with a good humor. Presently working in L&T Infotech as a Finance Consultant. I am very si..."
Matrimony Groom PRA7527261
Matrimony ID - PRA7527261
28 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Karwar, Karnataka, India
"I am searching middle class family Gouda saraswat bramin cast girl My family traditional i don't have any broth..."
Matrimony Groom KIN5252005
Matrimony ID - KIN5252005
37 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi, I'm a Goan looking for a Catholic Bride. I work in the IT industry. I like to play sports like TT, Football, et..."
Matrimony Groom JOH7660606
Matrimony ID - JOH7660606
33 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mysore, Karnataka, India
"I’m a Mechanical Engineer, Natively from Goa , I work in the merchant navy , Currently working as a Second Engine..."
Matrimony Groom JAM5326530
Matrimony ID - JAM5326530
34 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Chickmagalur, Karnataka, India
"I am simple and easy going man... My family is simple... I have elder sister got married. And younger brother wor..."
Matrimony Groom GUR0420131
Matrimony ID - GUR0420131
30 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Other, Konkani
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"Settled in Mangalore. I work as a consultant for a US based product company called Arkieva. I love travelling. Look..."
Matrimony Groom KIR4225210
Matrimony ID - KIR4225210
40 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Manglorean, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am well educated with administrative job and owns a home in Mumbai. I am looking to get married this year. It wi..."
Matrimony Groom PRA4506507
Matrimony ID - PRA4506507
34 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Other, Konkani
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"Calm, Soft spoken, Simple but healthy life style, believe in success through hardwork and have always been a perfor..."
Matrimony Bride CTO2864753
Matrimony ID - CTO2864753
26 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Hi I'm Evyette Ralph Lobo From Mumbai I'm from a lower middle class family Done my SSC and started working I work a..."
Matrimony Bride UKB9754034
Matrimony ID - UKB9754034
34 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride GIK6158638
Matrimony ID - GIK6158638
26 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Priyanka D'Souza done b. Com father business. Mother nurse. Brother business...."
Matrimony Bride JSF9528173
Matrimony ID - JSF9528173
32 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Maratha, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride JWL9620413
Matrimony ID - JWL9620413
38 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Christian, Other, Konkani
Panaji, Goa, India
" are few lines that I believe in God jesus and I enjoy being around people and believing in liv..."
Matrimony Bride OJW7009291
Matrimony ID - OJW7009291
37 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Hi I'm looking for someone who's from Mumbai and settle guy I'm not hear for friendship and time pass without profi..."
Matrimony Bride PCB7346131
Matrimony ID - PCB7346131
39 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I'm a confident, fun loving person. I hold a bachelors degree in commerce. Done a course in IT and Graphics as well..."
Matrimony Bride GEE7123773
Matrimony ID - GEE7123773
26 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Nayak, Konkani
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi, Geethanjali is a very energetic girl who can keep everyone around her happy. She understands her responsibiliti..."
Matrimony Bride DIV8525274
Matrimony ID - DIV8525274
33 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am looking for job oriented person loving caring and give respect to my parents...."
Matrimony Bride SUS5150630
Matrimony ID - SUS5150630
28 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Christian, Manglorean, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I have completed my Higher Secondary Education. I am currently not working and I live in Thane. I come from a middl..."
Matrimony Bride ART1023831
Matrimony ID - ART1023831
31 years / 4 ft 9 in 145 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Konkani
Other, Goa, India
"Hi... This is Arti from Goa.. I'm here to search for my life partner who will walk beside me in good times as well ..."
Matrimony Bride SAN9370517
Matrimony ID - SAN9370517
25 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Other, Maharashtra, India
"I am Sanjana Shenoy. I am working in taxation firm and I am graduate. I want a guy well-educated who respects my dr..."
Matrimony Bride URM5867764
Matrimony ID - URM5867764
30 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I'm independent girl with modern outlook on life. I love painting, dancing and cooking. Ours close-knit family. Lo..."
Matrimony Bride RAC3673023
Matrimony ID - RAC3673023
36 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Christian, Manglorean, Konkani
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"Well educated and an IT professional with a caring and sweet nature. My likes are watching movies, hanging out or c..."
Matrimony Bride CHA8013364
Matrimony ID - CHA8013364
36 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Manglorean, Konkani
Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
"We are a family of four my daughter myself my Son and his wife. We have a small pet dog also. My daughter loves pet..."
Matrimony Bride DEE2534126
Matrimony ID - DEE2534126
30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"My daughter is simple, ambitious and independent. She has completed her post graduation in paediatrics. We are sim..."
Matrimony Bride REN2700088
Matrimony ID - REN2700088
30 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am caring, sensitive and fun loving and look for someone who is the same. We come from a family with moderate va..."
Matrimony Bride RES7466612
Matrimony ID - RES7466612
30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am coming from a Mangalorean Konkani Catholic Christian family. My father was working in Soudi previously but now..."
Matrimony Bride AUD6046844
Matrimony ID - AUD6046844
37 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Hi! well I am a working HR professional living in Mumbai. Am homely and love spending time with my family and close..."
Matrimony Bride VIB5184432
Matrimony ID - VIB5184432
26 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Simple modern with traditional behavior. Working with ICFAI university as councillor come marketing. Done my MBA in..."
Matrimony Bride THE7644665
Matrimony ID - THE7644665
36 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Konkani
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"She is simple down to earth girl. Very focused and manages her professional and personal life very well. Born and ..."

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.