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Matrimony Groom KFH7603784
Matrimony ID - KFH7603784
35 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi Vasanth Kumar here I have completed my bachelors and am currently working full time in the field of finance.. Ou..."
Matrimony Groom BMB0606588
Matrimony ID - BMB0606588
24 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bidar, Karnataka, India
"I have attained my diploma and am currently working full time in the field of other.. I am from a upper middle clas..."
Matrimony Groom YRW8720780
Matrimony ID - YRW8720780
31 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
"Currently living in Kolhapur. Our family is middle-class and we have traditional values. I only have one. have achi..."
Matrimony Groom NRD5477570
Matrimony ID - NRD5477570
29 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Davanagere, Karnataka, India
"I come from a traditional, middle-class family. I only have one sibling and they are happily married. I have att..."
Matrimony Groom FWC3683862
Matrimony ID - FWC3683862
27 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Living in Bangalore. I hail from a traditional, middle class family. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I h..."
Matrimony Groom FFB2201503
Matrimony ID - FFB2201503
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"I have created this profile on behalf of my son. I am not currently working however I have successfully completed m..."
Matrimony Groom PHP8661725
Matrimony ID - PHP8661725
27 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Shimoga, Karnataka, India
"I am working full time and have successfully completed my diploma. I hail from a middle class, traditional family. ..."
Matrimony Groom YQY0755373
Matrimony ID - YQY0755373
32 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"My parents and Sisters living in my native Hagaribommanahalli, Bellary District. I am working in Mphasister Limited..."
Matrimony Groom KFJ7348805
Matrimony ID - KFJ7348805
31 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
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Matrimony Groom PBH8111877
Matrimony ID - PBH8111877
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a Software Engineer, working in Bangalore. I have two brothers and one sister. Sister is married. My Mom and t..."
Matrimony Groom ZZJ0264345
Matrimony ID - ZZJ0264345
29 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Nanded, Maharashtra, India
"I have attained my masters. Our family is upper middle class and liberal. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married..."
Matrimony Groom TLM0673060
Matrimony ID - TLM0673060
33 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Other, Karnataka, India
"Living in Karnataka. I hail from a traditional, middle-class family. I have no brothers or sisters. I have done my ..."
Matrimony Groom FVF3032832
Matrimony ID - FVF3032832
34 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Our family is middle-class and we have traditional values. I have no brothers or sisters. I have completed my ba..."
Matrimony Groom FFH3571712
Matrimony ID - FFH3571712
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bijapur, Karnataka, India

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Matrimony Groom TBV1004407
Matrimony ID - TBV1004407
25 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"I hail from a middle class, traditional family. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I am not currently wo..."
Matrimony Groom CJW7275261
Matrimony ID - CJW7275261
30 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"I am currently working as clerk however I have successfully completed my bachelors. I am from a traditional, middle..."
Matrimony Groom SRH4746800
Matrimony ID - SRH4746800
30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India
"I have successfully completed my bachelors and I am currently working full time. I come from a middle-class, tradit..."
Matrimony Groom BTV7544313
Matrimony ID - BTV7544313
32 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Tumkur, Karnataka, India
"Am not thinking big leval status.but one think is am simply special . In hole word only one world is true. Life..."
Matrimony Groom DLZ2053346
Matrimony ID - DLZ2053346
22 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Belgaum, Karnataka, India
"I am from a middle class, traditional family. I have 1 sibling. I am staying in Belgaum. I eat a non vegetarian die..."
Matrimony Groom BZC0471081
Matrimony ID - BZC0471081
31 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Gadag, Karnataka, India
"I have passed my honours degree and I am currently working full time in the field of self employed, earning an abov..."
Matrimony Groom BPF0086246
Matrimony ID - BPF0086246
25 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Latur, Maharashtra, India
"Hi I am shubham living in latur. I well-settled in my won business in latur. I done electrical polytechnic diploma ..."
Matrimony Groom KTC7431431
Matrimony ID - KTC7431431
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Here are few words to know me better. I have done B.E and working in private sector, Bangalore. Simple and practica..."
Matrimony Groom PGK5175718
Matrimony ID - PGK5175718
34 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Our family is upper middle class and we have traditional values. I have 3 siblings, of which 3 are married. I ha..."
Matrimony Groom NSB6674168
Matrimony ID - NSB6674168
36 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Telugu
Other, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I have passed my masters. I am from a middle-class, liberal family. I have one sibling who is married. Living in An..."
Matrimony Groom CDH6266736
Matrimony ID - CDH6266736
34 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Residing in Bangalore. I am from a moderate, middle class family. I have 18 siblings. I am currently working full t..."
Matrimony Groom BFG5770354
Matrimony ID - BFG5770354
23 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Shimoga, Karnataka, India
"My family is upper middle class and traditional. I have 1 sibling. I have achieved my doctorate and I am current..."
Matrimony Groom ZDY8537028
Matrimony ID - ZDY8537028
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Chitradurga, Karnataka, India
"My self Uday Shankar am leaving in Bangalore am working as an quality engineer at aerospace industry...."
Matrimony Bride QDF8010460
Matrimony ID - QDF8010460
28 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Tumkur, Karnataka, India
"Our family is middle-class and traditional. I have two siblings. I have completed my diploma, btec and i'm curre..."
Matrimony Bride MSD9550413
Matrimony ID - MSD9550413
25 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I have made this profile on behalf of my daughter. My daughter is a very calm, well mannered, easy going and god fe..."
Matrimony Bride FKF3221838
Matrimony ID - FKF3221838
33 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Our family is upper middle class and we have moderate values. I have 2 siblings. I have finished my bachelors an..."
Matrimony Bride PGC1133792
Matrimony ID - PGC1133792
32 years / 4 ft 5 in 134 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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Matrimony Bride JCY6783268
Matrimony ID - JCY6783268
34 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"I have successfully completed my masters and i'm currently working full time. I hail from a liberal, upper middle c..."
Matrimony Bride RFV5273728
Matrimony ID - RFV5273728
29 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I come from a moderate, middle class family. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I have achieved my maste..."
Matrimony Bride QWK7475372
Matrimony ID - QWK7475372
29 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"You can call me Shruthi Mahesh, Resident of namma Bengaluru I am employed in private Sector as an entertainment p..."
Matrimony Bride MPF9222767
Matrimony ID - MPF9222767
28 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am working full time and have completed my masters. I come from a upper middle class, moderate family. I only hav..."
Matrimony Bride RDW5463323
Matrimony ID - RDW5463323
36 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am understandable, caring and loving person. Will be a great moral support in need. I want to enjoy each and ever..."
Matrimony Bride WVL3344006
Matrimony ID - WVL3344006
33 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Mysore, Karnataka, India
"I come from a moderate, upper-middle-class family. I have two siblings. I am working part time and have complete..."
Matrimony Bride DBB6588344
Matrimony ID - DBB6588344
42 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I have successfully completed my bachelors and i'm currently working full time in the field of self-employed. I am ..."
Matrimony Bride STS3453714
Matrimony ID - STS3453714
26 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bagalkot, Karnataka, India
"I am creating this profile on behalf of my sister. She is currently working in the private sector as a Teacher, af..."
Matrimony Bride MFM9636451
Matrimony ID - MFM9636451
24 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Latur, Maharashtra, India
"I have created this profile on behalf of my sister. I have successfully finished my bachelors. Our family is middle..."
Matrimony Bride VKQ6024357
Matrimony ID - VKQ6024357
27 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bellary, Karnataka, India
"Our family is middle-class and we have traditional values. I have two siblings, of which two are married. I have..."
Matrimony Bride CGD2575711
Matrimony ID - CGD2575711
28 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
"I have done my bachelors and I am currently working full time in the field of education. I hail from a middle-class..."
Matrimony Bride HNY5003180
Matrimony ID - HNY5003180
35 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Haveri, Karnataka, India

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Matrimony Bride PFP3304970
Matrimony ID - PFP3304970
31 years / 4 ft 8 in 143 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India

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Matrimony Bride HYB7774579
Matrimony ID - HYB7774579
33 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"We are native of sandur(Bellary Dist). My father got retired he was working for central Govt. My mother is a homema..."
Matrimony Bride KCO4200440
Matrimony ID - KCO4200440
30 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am looking for an arranged marriage in my caste (preferably in my sub-caste). I have to take care of my aged pare..."
Matrimony Bride OWF5863159
Matrimony ID - OWF5863159
29 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Kannada
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"I am working full time and have finished my bachelors. Our family is middle-class and we have moderate values. I ha..."
Matrimony Bride LVA0383873
Matrimony ID - LVA0383873
27 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Lingayat, Marathi
Pune, Maharashtra, India

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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.