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Matrimony Groom SFP0962370
Matrimony ID - SFP0962370
28 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Other, Kerala, India
"My name is Jose Joseph I am from Idukki Currently, I am staying in Trivandrum I have completed Diploma in Co..."
Matrimony Groom HGU7253851
Matrimony ID - HGU7253851
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Thandan, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I am running own clinic at kalladikode since 4 years. ..."
Matrimony Groom VIV3122681
Matrimony ID - VIV3122681
27 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"Vivek is my nephew and he is from middle-class Nair family in palakkad and presently employed with Cognizent Techno..."
Matrimony Groom FEB6668326
Matrimony ID - FEB6668326
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"looking for a Muslim girl from southern part of kerala of age between 22-27 We believe in traditional values. O..."
Matrimony Groom SUS2627342
Matrimony ID - SUS2627342
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"He is a person who shares and cares for family and friends. He is very friendly in nature. Working as an Team Le..."
Matrimony Groom SIB5841217
Matrimony ID - SIB5841217
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Kasargod, Kerala, India
"I am an ambitious and independent man. Loves to hang out with friends and watch movies and sports. Currently workin..."
Matrimony Groom UME0429785
Matrimony ID - UME0429785
34 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a Malayali by birth but a typical Bengalurean as I have been living in here since thirty years. I am an outdoo..."
Matrimony Groom ARJ2682060
Matrimony ID - ARJ2682060
26 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I am a cool person having an open mind consider the values of my partner. I have a great family having open mind..."
Matrimony Groom DEE3187807
Matrimony ID - DEE3187807
31 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Udhagamandalam, Tamil Nadu, India
"Hi my self Deepak Presently Working @ Bangalore,(As a Regional Manager - South working for Nimbus- China, Its a des..."
Matrimony Groom SOO2354535
Matrimony ID - SOO2354535
29 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Wanderlust, career oriented, jovial. Am a person who would like to LIVE till I get buried at my death. Once I am do..."
Matrimony Groom REN0238225
Matrimony ID - REN0238225
22 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"I am an open mind. I was completed my diploma in APTC Palakkad. I am working in Bahrain. I am a gardener in Royal c..."
Matrimony Groom DHA1260584
Matrimony ID - DHA1260584
33 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Hi! I am game developer by profession and I am deeply passionate about game design. I work at a startup company whi..."
Matrimony Groom ANO0785773
Matrimony ID - ANO0785773
32 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, OBC, Malayalam
Malappuram, Kerala, India
"My name is Anoop, Education. Completed MBA and working Bancassurance channel of South Indian bank as a deputy manag..."
Matrimony Groom ANT2161517
Matrimony ID - ANT2161517
28 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"To describe me in few words I am simple modern and fun loving. And has respect for traditional values. My father ..."
Matrimony Groom SAJ6273457
Matrimony ID - SAJ6273457
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Other, Malayalam
Abqaiq, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
"Hi my name is SAJAN, am working in Saudi Arabia as mechanical supervisor Our family consist of four members all a..."
Matrimony Groom ANT7543018
Matrimony ID - ANT7543018
32 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Kochi, Kerala, India
"I am a very jovial and simple person with an outgoing approach towards life. I've done my B. Com Graduation and hav..."
Matrimony Groom MAN2665276
Matrimony ID - MAN2665276
38 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I am a writer, blogger, and founder of one of the popular technology blogs in India. I also write contents on leadi..."
Matrimony Groom AMA4133474
Matrimony ID - AMA4133474
30 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Syrian, Malayalam
Kollam, Kerala, India
"I'm Amal, working as an inspection engineer under contract with Kuwait oil company,Kuwait. I Completed mechanical e..."
Matrimony Groom UNN7560878
Matrimony ID - UNN7560878
28 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Kochi, Kerala, India
"I am a software engineer with a Bachelor's degree (B. Tech from MGU) currently working as an Senior Associate in a ..."
Matrimony Groom SAF0341151
Matrimony ID - SAF0341151
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Riyadh, Ar-Riyad, Saudi Arabia
"Myself Mohammed Safwan. Iam 26 years old. Iam from Mangalore. I have completed my bachelors degree (BBM). Currently..."
Matrimony Groom SHI8076166
Matrimony ID - SHI8076166
32 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Christian, Indian Orthodox, Malayalam
Malappuram, Kerala, India
"Hi, am Shibu Thomas, Bsc nurse working in Mumbai in a private sector, residing at nilambur. Lower middle-class fam..."
Matrimony Groom SHR1305153
Matrimony ID - SHR1305153
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"I am a Diploma in Engineering and Graduate Diploma in Industrial Designing. I have plans to pursue correspondence M..."
Matrimony Groom HIT1746614
Matrimony ID - HIT1746614
30 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"I am a liberal open minded guy. I have completed my education in pune. Currently I am working in a mnc in pune. D..."
Matrimony Groom PAU2125164
Matrimony ID - PAU2125164
38 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Syro Malabar, Malayalam
Dubai, Dubai, UAE
"I am a very simple, caring, talented, understanding, trustworthy and kind hearted human being. I believe in the mot..."
Matrimony Groom VIV1572705
Matrimony ID - VIV1572705
30 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
"He is 29 years old ,6ft tall ,architect based in chennai.He have pursed bachelor’s degree in architecture from Mu..."
Matrimony Groom RAM0824147
Matrimony ID - RAM0824147
34 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Mannadiar, Malayalam
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
"i am looking for a better half who love,traditional and caring in nature..."
Matrimony Groom SUD0176702
Matrimony ID - SUD0176702
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Saliya, Malayalam
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am working in bank at mangalore . Traditional family n settled in mangalore Seeking someone Traditional n..."
Matrimony Bride YGY2055213
Matrimony ID - YGY2055213
21 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Malappuram, Kerala, India
"I am from Malappuram District, Vengara. Iringallur I am a degree final passed. BA Multi media. I have father,..."
Matrimony Bride GEH6062707
Matrimony ID - GEH6062707
27 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am creating this profile for my daughter, Sharon.She is very jovial,friendly, talkative, fun loving, caring and c..."
Matrimony Bride QWR5048636
Matrimony ID - QWR5048636
23 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"I have made This profile on behalf of my daughter. She is a civil service aspirant. After having Completed her Bach..."
Matrimony Bride BKC1735260
Matrimony ID - BKC1735260
33 years / 4 ft 10 in 148 cm
Christian, Pentecost, Malayalam
Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride FUA5078458
Matrimony ID - FUA5078458
32 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Other, Selangor, Malaysia
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride DOR3885267
Matrimony ID - DOR3885267
25 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Hello and welcome to my sister's profile. The best thing about having a sister is that I always have a friend. A..."
Matrimony Bride TIJ0503653
Matrimony ID - TIJ0503653
38 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am an independent girl born and brought up in Mumbai. I work at a Talent Management Agency as a Head Scout. I am ..."
Matrimony Bride QNS7431085
Matrimony ID - QNS7431085
44 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride BQE1646466
Matrimony ID - BQE1646466
32 years / 4 ft 7 in 140 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride VLG4102447
Matrimony ID - VLG4102447
50 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Other, Selangor, Malaysia
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride RMJ0331597
Matrimony ID - RMJ0331597
32 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Christian, Born Again, Malayalam
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi. I am Brenda thanks for viewing my profile. I am looking for a partner who is spiritual, loving, caring and unde..."
Matrimony Bride VKR3481812
Matrimony ID - VKR3481812
26 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride YDD2884663
Matrimony ID - YDD2884663
43 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"Grew up in Delhi. I am a skills trainer by profession. Live with my mother. Love pets...."
Matrimony Bride SIR9266232
Matrimony ID - SIR9266232
35 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, SC, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride YRN4283695
Matrimony ID - YRN4283695
26 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Thiyya, Malayalam
Kozhikode, Kerala, India
"Our Daughter Anjali she is completed BE CIVIL Engineering. She is currently working in Bangalore. She is most loved..."
Matrimony Bride PNI5174515
Matrimony ID - PNI5174515
25 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"Coming soon......"
Matrimony Bride YMO1831056
Matrimony ID - YMO1831056
24 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"Myself Geetha. I have completed my B. Com and now doing ICWAI. Willing to work after qualified...."
Matrimony Bride IGV8697727
Matrimony ID - IGV8697727
23 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"gulf job, loveavilable, music interset ...."
Matrimony Bride OGD5115658
Matrimony ID - OGD5115658
29 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Thiyya, Malayalam
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"This is Samitha. I am working in an MNC since 7 years. In my free time I love listening to music, watch movies or ..."
Matrimony Bride TBT4213675
Matrimony ID - TBT4213675
24 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Dheevara, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"My daughter is an airline professional with a Bachelor's degree currently working in Bangalore International Airpor..."
Matrimony Bride PJQ7073617
Matrimony ID - PJQ7073617
23 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"We are a nuclear family living in our own house in Kerala Palakkad district. My self LENIN father of Akshara involv..."

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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.