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Matrimony Groom SAA3052516
Matrimony ID - SAA3052516
33 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"My name is baiju from Kerala working as Mariner. I have father, my mother and sister...."
Matrimony Groom IMC8268076
Matrimony ID - IMC8268076
47 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, OBC, Malayalam
Kozhikode, Kerala, India
"Having two sisters both married and settled. Aged parents with me. Partner should be lovable and of good manners an..."
Matrimony Groom IUP8644726
Matrimony ID - IUP8644726
42 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"I am 42 years not married yet now working in sharja as a supervisor i. A orivate firm having good salary can carry ..."
Matrimony Groom VBA0714382
Matrimony ID - VBA0714382
24 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Malappuram, Kerala, India
"She wants to be a good listener and give support to the family, She would be a strong-minded. Should be have good B..."
Matrimony Groom QNW7584004
Matrimony ID - QNW7584004
35 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I'm a simple guy looking for a homely girl with family values...."
Matrimony Groom TQW4553310
Matrimony ID - TQW4553310
37 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Other, Kerala, India
"Age 37, living in Punalur, kerala. Parents are living with me. One sister. She is married and self employed auto dr..."
Matrimony Groom GDA6788743
Matrimony ID - GDA6788743
45 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"Our family was a wellsetteled .but due to financial crisis there was a brother is a humble person and lovi..."
Matrimony Groom ESM4315576
Matrimony ID - ESM4315576
31 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Kochi, Kerala, India
"I am looking for someone who can become a companion and a friend for a great life...."
Matrimony Groom WWG6680035
Matrimony ID - WWG6680035
27 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Syrian, Malayalam
Painaw, Kerala, India
"Me Salbin Sebastian is the younger son of my parents.Myself resides in the magnificent town called Adimali which is..."
Matrimony Groom UQH4387717
Matrimony ID - UQH4387717
35 years / 6 ft 2 in 188 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"Looking for a good character. Studying MBA kuttikkalam marian college...."
Matrimony Groom GVC6234681
Matrimony ID - GVC6234681
27 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Thiyya, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"My name is Roshan from India kerala. I am looking for good life partner in my life forever. I am ready to make h..."
Matrimony Groom APH0502072
Matrimony ID - APH0502072
28 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Christian, CSI, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Rahul is a very kind-hearted down to earth person. He is an hard-working, ambitious and focused businessperson. Fat..."
Matrimony Groom BHY1171066
Matrimony ID - BHY1171066
34 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Kelang, Selangor, Malaysia
"Hi I'm Anthony looking to settle down with a girl who is able to get along with my information above stated the res..."
Matrimony Groom KNJ0747175
Matrimony ID - KNJ0747175
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Kollam, Kerala, India
"I am making this profile for my brother. He completed his diploma in fire and safety. We belong to a middle-class, ..."
Matrimony Groom UVR1173048
Matrimony ID - UVR1173048
31 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Christian, CSI, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"I am a self-employed simple person with moderate values and I am looking for a simple girl who can understand me an..."
Matrimony Groom BFS1318971
Matrimony ID - BFS1318971
32 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"Myself Adarsh, working as IT professional in Technopark Trivandrum. I have completed my bachelor degree in BBA...."
Matrimony Groom DMW3821098
Matrimony ID - DMW3821098
39 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Kollam, Kerala, India
"My first marriage was unconsummated and lasted only for one year. details can be discuss later. am looking for a br..."
Matrimony Groom PBQ6124866
Matrimony ID - PBQ6124866
28 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Kollam, Kerala, India
"I'm very lovable person, I have Father and mother my family is very lovable and middle class..."
Matrimony Groom WSW7520115
Matrimony ID - WSW7520115
35 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"എന്നെ മനസ്സിലാക്കുന്ന ഒരാൾ എന്റെ സാഹചര്യങ..."
Matrimony Groom TBQ2152307
Matrimony ID - TBQ2152307
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Kochi, Kerala, India
"My family is middle-class. Am working in Kuwait hospital as a welder...."
Matrimony Groom TIN7236455
Matrimony ID - TIN7236455
29 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Christian, Indian Orthodox, Malayalam
Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA
"American citizen. After 10th standard in Sainik School, Kazhakoottam, migrated to the U. S. While doing Chemical En..."
Matrimony Groom DQU3212888
Matrimony ID - DQU3212888
34 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Panaji, Goa, India
"I am a normal man. Like to spend life with a person who supports and understand me and my parents...."
Matrimony Groom NPC3816443
Matrimony ID - NPC3816443
37 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"Hi. I am looking for a partner, because now I am alone in my house. I have two brothers and one sis. They are marry..."
Matrimony Groom IGT8187523
Matrimony ID - IGT8187523
25 years / 6 ft 2 in 188 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
"We're simple and small family, I'm currently working in bank...."
Matrimony Groom FFJ5050857
Matrimony ID - FFJ5050857
35 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Kannur, Kerala, India
"I am hard-working, broad-minded, understanding and caring person looking for a caring and lovable companion having ..."
Matrimony Groom YNE1445110
Matrimony ID - YNE1445110
41 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"I have 9th std, I have worked any job, my location is Ernakulam Maneed. I belongs to Nuclear Family with Traditiona..."
Matrimony Groom JVD9365804
Matrimony ID - JVD9365804
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
"My father ex Service man my mother is a homemaker my sister settled in Chennai...."
Matrimony Bride ATR0228121
Matrimony ID - ATR0228121
26 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Thiyya, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"She has done engineering in electronics and communication from Mangalore. As a person she wants to maintain a healt..."
Matrimony Bride DYM3676209
Matrimony ID - DYM3676209
25 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, SC, Malayalam
Kollam, Kerala, India
"I have completed my associates degree and am currently working full time. Our family is middle class and we have li..."
Matrimony Bride FAI5811000
Matrimony ID - FAI5811000
35 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
"I have completed my diploma and i'm currently working part time. I hail from a moderate, middle-class family. I hav..."
Matrimony Bride NNY9278546
Matrimony ID - NNY9278546
28 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Other, Other, Malayalam
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
"Our family is lower class and traditional. I am the only child. I am non vegetarian. I don't smoke or drink...."
Matrimony Bride EBY4687683
Matrimony ID - EBY4687683
27 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Kottayam, Kerala, India
"I am making this profile for my daughter. she completed her bachelor's gegree and is now working as an nurse. We be..."
Matrimony Bride KNE7484171
Matrimony ID - KNE7484171
25 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"I am working full time and have done my bachelors. Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I onl..."
Matrimony Bride SDO8633140
Matrimony ID - SDO8633140
34 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Muslim, Shia, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I come from a middle class, traditional family. I have 2 siblings. I eat a non vegetarian diet. I don't smoke or d..."
Matrimony Bride EAS4070706
Matrimony ID - EAS4070706
34 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Malayalee Variar, Malayalam
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
"I am from a moderate, middle class family. I have 5 siblings. I don't smoke or drink. I eat a non vegetarian diet...."
Matrimony Bride ONB7668781
Matrimony ID - ONB7668781
19 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Kammala, Malayalam
Kannur, Kerala, India
"19 year old traditional Hindu Girl, in an upper middle class. Studying B com...."
Matrimony Bride VLV3743507
Matrimony ID - VLV3743507
29 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Christian, CSI, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India

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Matrimony Bride RYF7052873
Matrimony ID - RYF7052873
27 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India

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Matrimony Bride HYB7130466
Matrimony ID - HYB7130466
24 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Guptan, Malayalam
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
"My daughter, obedient, God-fearing, MBA, published author, well versed in computer, YOGA trainer, English (IELTS cl..."
Matrimony Bride QCS6045020
Matrimony ID - QCS6045020
26 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Thiyya, Malayalam
Kozhikode, Kerala, India

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Matrimony Bride YWS1510668
Matrimony ID - YWS1510668
19 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I'm shareena. My family belongs to lover class. I have mother, father ,2 sisters and 2 brothers. I'm looking for a..."
Matrimony Bride INB8757467
Matrimony ID - INB8757467
50 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"Looking for someone who is God Loving and beleives in the institution of marriage. I am Looking for a partner who..."
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 UEG3671170
Matrimony ID - UEG3671170
33 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, Pentecost, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"we are a nuclear family with just three membera, that is, my six year old daughter, my mother and Myslef. Working f..."
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
34 years / 4 ft 10 in 148 cm
Christian, Pentecost, Malayalam
Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India

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Matrimony Bride FUA5078458
Matrimony ID - FUA5078458
32 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Other, Selangor, Malaysia

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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.