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Matrimony Groom ABH9362162
Matrimony ID - ABH9362162
26 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"I am a very confident and self motivated person. I have been working as an placement trainer in a software testing ..."
Matrimony Groom RAH6053367
Matrimony ID - RAH6053367
28 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Belgaum, 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 VIN3208319
Matrimony ID - VIN3208319
25 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Kolhapur, 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 Groom LOK8050774
Matrimony ID - LOK8050774
31 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Thank you for visiting my profile. I am a happy-go-lucky, chubby, warm at heart, joyful but at the same time an amb..."
Matrimony Groom BHA7203627
Matrimony ID - BHA7203627
27 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"I am Usha here looking simple guy with honest personality. My family is Traditional.:::.,. He should be Tradi..."
Matrimony Groom AMI9522008
Matrimony ID - AMI9522008
26 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"I AM SIMPLE AND GOOD LOOKING GIRL.I COMPLETED MASTER IN ART HOME SCIENCE IN SMRK COLLEGE NASIK. I GOT SECOND PRIZE ..."
Matrimony Groom KIS7203148
Matrimony ID - KIS7203148
31 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"My self suma I have completed B.Tech mechanical basically from mysore presently working in Bangalore as an engineer..."
Matrimony Groom SAN7751480
Matrimony ID - SAN7751480
29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi. I am simple but highly ambitious, from a middle-class family from North Karnataka. I have done my BE and MBA cu..."
Matrimony Groom PRA6525388
Matrimony ID - PRA6525388
30 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I'm an ambitious and independent girl. Currently working in WNS company Pune. To describe me in few words, I'm sim..."
Matrimony Groom VIV9932677
Matrimony ID - VIV9932677
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Haveri, Karnataka, India
"I am a very jovial person. Respect each and everyone for their individuality and enjoy life s all small moments. I ..."
Matrimony Groom ABH8142684
Matrimony ID - ABH8142684
25 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am an ambitious and independent girl. To describe me in few words I am simple, modern and yet has high regards fo..."
Matrimony Groom ADH3581152
Matrimony ID - ADH3581152
29 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
" Hi,I am putting up this profile on behalf of my sister. She is working with MNC as Product engineer. She has done..."
Matrimony Groom NAV7930362
Matrimony ID - NAV7930362
30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India
"My name is Priyanka Pawadshetti. I was born and brought up in Solapur Maharashatra. I have completed my Bachelor of..."
Matrimony Groom RUS5087868
Matrimony ID - RUS5087868
27 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
"I would describe myself as someone who is mix of traditional and modern values...."
Matrimony Groom SUY3470445
Matrimony ID - SUY3470445
25 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"A little about me... I was born in Hosapete and brought up in a beautiful city Shimoga. Currently I am working f..."
Matrimony Groom ARJ5608408
Matrimony ID - ARJ5608408
27 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
"Hi.. I am Divya Rudham. I am basically from North Karnataka. And currently working in Bangalore.Mine is middle clas..."
Matrimony Groom DHR1270223
Matrimony ID - DHR1270223
21 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I completed MCA course in 2010.now i am working in SNPS school has a office assistant. I am living with my elder..."
Matrimony Groom ANA9021243
Matrimony ID - ANA9021243
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am Smruti J M I am looking good life partner and adjustable My family is Traditional family.. I have one sister..."
Matrimony Groom THI4283878
Matrimony ID - THI4283878
24 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Davanagere, Karnataka, India
"I am vedashree Have completed bbm Be good do good I love pets I'm good at singing and sports I respect elders ..."
Matrimony Groom SAN9801242
Matrimony ID - SAN9801242
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Gadag, Karnataka, India
"We are looking for a match to my sister (Basavarajeshwari Joladarashi) in Lingayath- Paknak Reddy only, please othe..."
Matrimony Groom SAC3318406
Matrimony ID - SAC3318406
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
"I am very simple girl, I have completed my degree in Tumkur, and joined CA and completed my articleship, I want to ..."
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 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 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 KAV7523168
Matrimony ID - KAV7523168
27 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Sangli, Maharashtra, India
"Thank you for visiting my profile. I am a happy-go-lucky, chubby, warm at heart, joyful but at the same time an amb..."
Matrimony Bride USH2324420
Matrimony ID - USH2324420
27 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Usha here looking simple guy with honest personality. My family is Traditional.:::.,. He should be Tradi..."
Matrimony Bride SON4312773
Matrimony ID - SON4312773
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Nashik, Maharashtra, India
"I AM SIMPLE AND GOOD LOOKING GIRL.I COMPLETED MASTER IN ART HOME SCIENCE IN SMRK COLLEGE NASIK. I GOT SECOND PRIZE ..."
Matrimony Bride SUM2530162
Matrimony ID - SUM2530162
27 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"My self suma I have completed B.Tech mechanical basically from mysore presently working in Bangalore as an engineer..."
Matrimony Bride SHA7376630
Matrimony ID - SHA7376630
27 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi. I am simple but highly ambitious, from a middle-class family from North Karnataka. I have done my BE and MBA cu..."
Matrimony Bride BHA1865010
Matrimony ID - BHA1865010
25 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Solapur, Maharashtra, India
"I'm an ambitious and independent girl. Currently working in WNS company Pune. To describe me in few words, I'm sim..."
Matrimony Bride SHR2574051
Matrimony ID - SHR2574051
29 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I am a very jovial person. Respect each and everyone for their individuality and enjoy life s all small moments. I ..."
Matrimony Bride POO4507413
Matrimony ID - POO4507413
29 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am an ambitious and independent girl. To describe me in few words I am simple, modern and yet has high regards fo..."
Matrimony Bride DIV4570410
Matrimony ID - DIV4570410
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
" Hi,I am putting up this profile on behalf of my sister. She is working with MNC as Product engineer. She has done..."
Matrimony Bride PRI7533348
Matrimony ID - PRI7533348
29 years / 4 ft 7 in 140 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"My name is Priyanka Pawadshetti. I was born and brought up in Solapur Maharashatra. I have completed my Bachelor of..."
Matrimony Bride ASH9600072
Matrimony ID - ASH9600072
28 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I would describe myself as someone who is mix of traditional and modern values...."
Matrimony Bride POO4033846
Matrimony ID - POO4033846
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"A little about me... I was born in Hosapete and brought up in a beautiful city Shimoga. Currently I am working f..."
Matrimony Bride DIV5303341
Matrimony ID - DIV5303341
31 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi.. I am Divya Rudham. I am basically from North Karnataka. And currently working in Bangalore.Mine is middle clas..."
Matrimony Bride SHW1200055
Matrimony ID - SHW1200055
30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I completed MCA course in 2010.now i am working in SNPS school has a office assistant. I am living with my elder..."
Matrimony Bride SMR8305364
Matrimony ID - SMR8305364
26 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Smruti J M I am looking good life partner and adjustable My family is Traditional family.. I have one sister..."
Matrimony Bride VWR2802328
Matrimony ID - VWR2802328
29 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am vedashree Have completed bbm Be good do good I love pets I'm good at singing and sports I respect elders ..."
Matrimony Bride BAS3723734
Matrimony ID - BAS3723734
34 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Raichur, Karnataka, India
"We are looking for a match to my sister (Basavarajeshwari Joladarashi) in Lingayath- Paknak Reddy only, please othe..."
Matrimony Bride HAR4287211
Matrimony ID - HAR4287211
26 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am very simple girl, I have completed my degree in Tumkur, and joined CA and completed my articleship, I want to ..."

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About Lingayat Matrimony

The Lingayats community were originally from Karnataka but nowadays reside in almost every state in Southern India. They are worshipers of Lord Shiva and are very strict in following their traditional culture and rituals. Every celebration and every occasion of the Lingayats is beautiful with unique rituals. The same is true with the Lingayath community matrimony.

Let's take a look in depth at the matrimony traditions and culture of the Lingayath community.

Lingayat Pre-Wedding Rituals

Nandi

This is the first ritual that takes place after the approval of alliance between the two families. This ritual symbolizes seeking of permission and blessings from God for the new alliance. During this ceremony, the first wedding card is placed before God, so that he blesses the couple to have a happy and prosperous married life.

Kaashi Yatre

This is a fun-filled ceremony during which the would-be groom pretends that he wants to live a life free from the worldly pleasure and thus he is going to Kashi (a holy place). Therefore, at that moment the girl’s family tries to convince him to get married to their girl. Finally, after lots of laughter and fun, the groom accepts their proposal to marry the girl.

Deva Karya

The ritual is performed a day before the marriage ceremony. During this ritual both the families along with some close relatives from both sides meet at a pre-decided venue. The venue may be a nearby temple or the marriage hall. The bride's family then offers clothes, dry fruits and other gifts to the groom. The groom's family keep the offerings given by the bride’s family at Lord Ganesh's feet for his blessings and then handed over to groom. This ritual is meant to protect the belongings of the groom from any bad omen.

Lingayat Wedding Rituals

Holy Bath

The Holy Bath or Snanam is performed at the dawn of the wedding day. During this ceremony, the bride and Groom take the Holy bath with water from the holy river Brahmaputra. Before bathing a paste of sandalwood is applied on face, hands, and feet of the bride and the groom by the married female members of the family. After this, the bride and the groom start getting ready in their respective wedding attire. The Groom wears his Vesthi and Kurta while the bride adores her silk saree with lots of jewelry.

Welcoming of the Groom and His Party

When the groom and his party arrive at the wedding venue, the bride's family warmly welcomes them. Then the bride's brother escorts him inside the mandap.

Mandap Puja

During this ritual, the priest at the venue where the actual marriage ceremony will take place performs a small pooja. This pooja is performed to invite Lord Shiva to the venue. It is believed that Lord Shiva will keep his hands on the couple and the whole marriage ceremony will take place without any obstacle.

Var Puja

Among the Lingayath community, the groom is thought to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu thus he is worshipped by the bride's father. For this, the Bride's father gets the groom to marriage hall, wash his feet's, and offers him clothes and other gifts. Then the Groom sits into the mandap.

Garlanding Ceremony

Her maternal uncle brings the bride to the mandap. They carry the girl to the mandap, the Veda mantras are being chanted amidst the whole ceremony. The bride is covered with a white cloth. After she enters the wedding hall, the cloth is removed and the couple exchanges the garland.

Giving Away The Bride

Giving away to the bride also known as 'Dhare Herdu'. It symbolizes handing over to the bride to the groom. For performing this ceremony, the bride's father takes the groom's hand and places it on the hand of the bride. The groom then holds the bride's hand along with coconut and betel leaves while her father pours water into the groom's hands signifying 'dhara'. It symbolizes that the bride now belongs to the groom.

Saptapati

After Dhara, the bride and groom walk seven times around the Holy Fire. This symbolizes seven steps of marriage for the couple together, which will lead them to hold each other for whole life in each step. These steps also symbolize seven vows of marriage.

Managalya Dhara

In this community, during managalya dhara (Mangalsutra tying ceremony) 5 married women stand behind the bride holding her and the groom ties the mangalsutra around her neck.

Lingayat Post Wedding Rituals

Vidai

Vidai symbolizes sending the girl to her husband's home. This is an emotional event where the girl receives the farewell from her family with gifts and lots of love and blessings.

Gruha Parvesh

This ritual is performed at the groom’s house when the girl is stepping for the first time into her new house. The mother in law performs an aarti and greets her in.