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Matrimony Groom BLH0578411
Matrimony ID - BLH0578411
33 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Indian Orthodox, Malayalam
Dubai, Dubai, UAE
"Based in Dubai. I come from a traditional, middle-class family. I have two siblings, of which two are married. I ha..."
Matrimony Groom FBV2955010
Matrimony ID - FBV2955010
26 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
No Religion, No Religion, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"Based in Trissur. I am from a middle class, liberal family. I only have one sibling. I have successfully finished m..."
Matrimony Groom WLJ0660011
Matrimony ID - WLJ0660011
33 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"Currently living in Kottayam. Our family is middle class and liberal. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I ..."
Matrimony Groom CCF0546386
Matrimony ID - CCF0546386
26 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"Based in Kottayam. Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I only have 1 sibling. I have accompl..."
Matrimony Groom RYG1152552
Matrimony ID - RYG1152552
33 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"My family is middle class and moderate. I have 1 sibling. I am currently working full time in the field of bpo/i..."
Matrimony Groom RRD5084038
Matrimony ID - RRD5084038
53 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Christian, Pentecost, Malayalam
Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
"I am living in usa 25 years i married 2 kids but myx splited from me.12 years on 2012 .i had an accident after it i..."
Matrimony Groom TCW8305637
Matrimony ID - TCW8305637
34 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Marthoma, Malayalam
Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
"My family is middle class and moderate. I only have 1 sibling. I am working full time and have done my masters. ..."
Matrimony Groom WFR1077230
Matrimony ID - WFR1077230
30 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Kollam, Kerala, India
"This profile is created for my elder brother Abin Badar. We are nuclear middle-class family. He is the elder son an..."
Matrimony Groom JBB6274893
Matrimony ID - JBB6274893
34 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"I am working full time in other. I am from a lower class, liberal family. I have no siblings. Based in Thiruvananth..."
Matrimony Groom KQN7752700
Matrimony ID - KQN7752700
30 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"I have attained my bachelors and I am currently working full time in the field of logistics.. Our family is middle ..."
Matrimony Groom FDV1352883
Matrimony ID - FDV1352883
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Thiyya, Malayalam
Kozhikode, Kerala, India
"My name is Rajilesh and I am working as an Graphic Designer in the Private Sector. I grew up in a middle Class, Nuc..."
Matrimony Groom HJR5131646
Matrimony ID - HJR5131646
31 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Mannan, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Living in Bangalore. Our family is middle class and liberal. I only have one sibling and they are happily married. ..."
Matrimony Groom PBW8290371
Matrimony ID - PBW8290371
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"I hail from a moderate, middle class family. I have 1 sibling. I am working full time and have attained my maste..."
Matrimony Groom TBF8511078
Matrimony ID - TBF8511078
32 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
"We are from a moderate nair family, we settled at coimbatore. Regarding my son, he is loveable, and hard-working pe..."
Matrimony Groom ZPT0836635
Matrimony ID - ZPT0836635
28 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"I have accomplished my bachelors and am currently working full time. Our family is middle class and moderate. I hav..."
Matrimony Groom MBD9571470
Matrimony ID - MBD9571470
48 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"I have accomplished my diploma and i'm currently working part time in the field of other.. Our family is middle cla..."
Matrimony Groom SVN1665158
Matrimony ID - SVN1665158
44 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Other, Kerala, India
"I am not currently working however I have achieved my diploma. Our family is middle class and we have traditional v..."
Matrimony Groom QRT3216664
Matrimony ID - QRT3216664
24 years / 4 ft 9 in 145 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"I have achieved my diploma. My family is lower class and moderate. I have 6 siblings, of which 1 are married. Based..."
Matrimony Groom FLZ3429925
Matrimony ID - FLZ3429925
27 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"His Name is Stephin Stephen, he is a Marine fitter diplomate. He was working in Ukrine. But currently he came back ..."
Matrimony Groom CNY1582627
Matrimony ID - CNY1582627
29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Christian, Protestant, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"I AM SHINE AGED 30.HAVING A NUCLEAR FAMILY WITH FATHER AND MOTHER .I HAVE ONE SISTER AND SHE IS MARRIED. I AM CUREE..."
Matrimony Groom VVZ1675345
Matrimony ID - VVZ1675345
28 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"I have made this profile on behalf of my son. He is currently working as an Civil engineer (3D RC modeller)at SNC-L..."
Matrimony Groom CBN1603007
Matrimony ID - CBN1603007
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Other, Al Ahmadi, Kuwait
"Living in Kuwait. Our family is middle class and moderate situated in Kannur,Kerala. I have 1 sibling who is marrie..."
Matrimony Groom NRJ0032373
Matrimony ID - NRJ0032373
31 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"I am staying in Trissur. I come from a middle class, traditional family. I have 1 sibling. I am not currently worki..."
Matrimony Groom HHD5837060
Matrimony ID - HHD5837060
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Malappuram, Kerala, India
"I am staying in Malappuram. I am from a traditional, middle class family. I only have one sibling and they are happ..."
Matrimony Groom SHL5632555
Matrimony ID - SHL5632555
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Malappuram, Kerala, India
"I am not currently working however I have attained my diploma. Our family is middle class and traditional. I have 5..."
Matrimony Groom DGT2650174
Matrimony ID - DGT2650174
36 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Nambiar, Malayalam
Kannur, Kerala, India
"I have successfully finished my associates degree. My family is middle class and traditional. I have 4 siblings, of..."
Matrimony Groom DPM2610402
Matrimony ID - DPM2610402
31 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Dheevara, Malayalam
Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
"My family is upper middle class and liberal. I have 1 sibling who is married. My Jathakam Is Sudhajathakam I..."
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
39 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 DSR2762573
Matrimony ID - DSR2762573
39 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Matrimony Bride VBJ6643338
Matrimony ID - VBJ6643338
40 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Ezhuthachan, Malayalam
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I am working full time and have attained my masters. Our family is upper middle class and moderate. I only have one..."
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
26 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 VDD4652643
Matrimony ID - VDD4652643
26 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Searching for a suitable groom for my daughter.we r well settled family in Mumbai. Daisy was on born 4/02/1995 in M..."
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 TVJ0862028
Matrimony ID - TVJ0862028
24 years / 4 ft 8 in 143 cm
Christian, Protestant, Malayalam
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"My name is Hanna Living in Mumbai. My family is middle-class and traditional. I have one sibling. I am not currentl..."
Matrimony Bride CLR3646407
Matrimony ID - CLR3646407
25 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Thiyya, Malayalam
Shimoga, Karnataka, India
"I come from a traditional, middle-class family. I am the only child. I am working full time and have done my bac..."
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 CWC7205716
Matrimony ID - CWC7205716
32 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Pondicherry, Pondicherry, India
"My family is middle class and moderate. I only have one sibling. I have successfully completed my masters and I ..."
Matrimony Bride CRJ2786142
Matrimony ID - CRJ2786142
42 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Christian, Marthoma, Malayalam
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Residing in Mumbai. I come from a moderate, middle class family. I only have 1 sibling and they are married. I have..."
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 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 HLB5453035
Matrimony ID - HLB5453035
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Other, Al Jawf, Saudi Arabia
"Living in Al Jawf. I hail from a middle-class, moderate family. I am the only child. I am not currently working how..."
Matrimony Bride FDB8128316
Matrimony ID - FDB8128316
23 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a simple girl from a nuclear with moderate values. I love travelling and exploring new places.I have stayed in..."

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About Malayalam Matrimony

Malayalam matrimony takes place between a bride and groom who speak Malayalam as their first language. Malayalam is predominately spoken in the state of Kerala and is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India. In 2013 it was also designated as a classical language. It is spoken by approximately 33 million people. As well as Kerala, it is also spoken in Puducherry and Lakshadweep.

The earliest writing which resembles Malayalam is the Vazhappalli inscription.

Weddings down in South India are often simple and traditional rather than the extravagant pomp and show often seen in other parts of the country. One of the most elegant examples of this is a Malayalam matrimony ceremony. Short and sweet are the words that perfectly describes a true Malayalee wedding.

Lets, take a close look at all pre-wedding, wedding and post-wedding functions of a Malayalee wedding.

Pre-Wedding Rituals

Muhurtham: Matching of horoscopes is considered as one of the important parts of weddings in Kerala. Family astrologer examines the horoscope of both the prospective bride and groom to check the couple's compatibility. It is followed by the Muhurtham (auspicious time) during which time for the engagement and the wedding are fixed.

Nischayam: The significance of this ceremony is to announce, share and celebrate the confirmation of marriage. This event usually takes place at Bride's house. Traditionally, the bride and the groom are not supposed to take part in this ceremony but with time, it has changed as nowadays, the couple exchanges ring on this occasion which is known as Mothiram Mattal (ring exchange). The compared and approved horoscopes and gifts are exchanged during this ceremony. Guests are treated to with a lavish vegetarian meal after the ritual.

Sadya and pre-nuptial blessings: A traditional feast called Sadya (traditional Kerala dishes served on banana leaves) is held at the respective houses of both the bride and the groom. The bride/groom sits facing the east and is served with a traditional five-course meal along with her/his family members. After the meal, the bride/ groom visits a nearby temple accompanied by her/his close family members to offer prayers to the Almighty. On their return to their homes, the bride/groom seeks the blessings from their elders by touching their feet.

Wedding Rituals

Punyaha: This ritual signifies the welcome of Groom and his party. They are welcomed by the music of Thavli (traditional drum of South India) and Nadaswaram. The bride's brother receives the groom by holding his right hand, while his mother in law sprinkles raw rice and sacred water on him. Groom is accompanied by bride's father, mother, and brother to the Kalyan Mandapam (a raised marriage platform decorated traditionally with bell metal lamp, paddy straw, and coconut shoot).

Aayiramthiri: Around the same time aarthi of the brides is performed with an aayiramthiri (a lamp with multiple flames). This is supposed to cast off the evil eye and also purify the bride before the wedding. The aarthi is performed by a maidservant or an outsider, someone who is not directly related to the bride.

Kanyadaanam: The bride's mother and aunts bring the bride to the mandapam. Once the couple is seated (Groom on the right while bride on left of Kalyan mandapam), the father of the bride holds his daughter's hands and places them in the groom's hands as a gesture suggesting that the bride is now the responsibility of her husband. After this, the couple seeks his blessings.

Thali Kettu: The most important ritual in a Malayalee wedding, Thali Kettu takes place at the Muhurtham decided. The priest purifies the Thali (mangalsutra) with sacred water by chanting of mantras, then hands it over to the groom who ties it around the bride's neck at the most auspicious moment. This is followed by the exchange of garlands.

An interesting fact about the Malayalee wedding is that the pheras (known as pradikshanas) are taken thrice (instead of the usual seven) around the nirapara (a full measure of paddy), not around the sacred fire which is usually seen in Hindu weddings throughout the country. The ceremony comes to an end with the couple seeking blessings from elders and hands over a betel leaf and a nut to them.

Pudava Koda: The groom's family presents the bride with two sets of clothing. One, a set of traditional Kerala women's wear pudava and kavani which are bordered with gold-plated threads and the other, a set of the traditional wedding sari arranged in a thalam (ornamental plate). The bride immediately changes into the pudava kavani. Later when she is ready to leave for the groom's house, she changes into the wedding sari.

Shadharmascharyatham: This is the last ritual that marks the end of a Malayalee wedding ceremony. During this bride and groom separately give Dhakshina (token amount in reverence) to the Poojari (priest) in betel leaves.

Post-Wedding Rituals

Thiruvathira: After the completion of wedding ceremony the couple is offered with milk and banana by bride's mother. Generally, the groom stays over for the night. At night, ladies perform the Thiruvathira (traditional dance of Kerala) wearing cream-colored saris around the traditional bell metal lamp.

Vidai: This marks the departure of the bride to his new home. It takes place at the appointed hour predicted by the priest during the Muhurtham. Before leaving the couple seeks blessings from all the elders.

Kudiveypu: Kudiveypu literally means making a new home/family. Aarthi of the couple is performed with a traditional lamp as a mark of their welcome. The bride enters her new home by placing her right foot on it holding the traditional lamp in her hands. This is followed by Ganapati pooja. The bride then boils milk in the kitchen to sign of her inclusion into the new family.