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Matrimony Groom VIV1572705
Matrimony ID - VIV1572705
29 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 DHA7016355
Matrimony ID - DHA7016355
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"Im dhanesh and compleated desgree andvgraphics..... Family value normal person and lower income Poor family memb..."
Matrimony Groom SUD0176702
Matrimony ID - SUD0176702
28 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 Groom VIS5108121
Matrimony ID - VIS5108121
27 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
"Matrimoney, I am a very fun loving and understanding individual. I have been bought across the country hence have a..."
Matrimony Groom SUD4625508
Matrimony ID - SUD4625508
28 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Thiyya, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am from Kannur,Kerala and currently working in MNC bangalore. Parents are settled in Kannur. ..."
Matrimony Groom VIG3857340
Matrimony ID - VIG3857340
26 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am an M.Tech graduate from BITS Pilani, and now I work at SAP Labs, Bangalore as a software developer. Before tha..."
Matrimony Groom MUR6466778
Matrimony ID - MUR6466778
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hey !! Looking for a couple operative girl to build a family with My family is awesome One word!! She sh..."
Matrimony Groom SHA0250754
Matrimony ID - SHA0250754
28 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Syrian, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Matri money, I would consider myself to be well mannered, loving, funny, out going and knowledgeable. I am from an ..."
Matrimony Groom ROO3770852
Matrimony ID - ROO3770852
30 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Malayalam
Kozhikode, Kerala, India
"I love traveling... I am a bulleteer...i love peace and by profession, i am a strength trainer..i live a simple lif..."
Matrimony Groom ARU6178640
Matrimony ID - ARU6178640
26 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"I am Arun v Nair working in Jet Airways.i am basically Airraft Maintananence Engineer.later i bagged MBA.currently ..."
Matrimony Groom SHY2133548
Matrimony ID - SHY2133548
30 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I hail from Kannur Kerala And employed in an US based MNC (AT&T ) in Bangalore . I belong to a Middle class, Nuclea..."
Matrimony Groom BEN0316881
Matrimony ID - BEN0316881
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Nadar, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am settled here in Bangalore Since childhood an Mechanical Engineer by profession having own business in civil se..."
Matrimony Groom SUH5648137
Matrimony ID - SUH5648137
26 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"Hi, thanks for visiting my profile. I have completed my High school.I like to live life to the fullest.A girl who ..."
Matrimony Groom SRE9577563
Matrimony ID - SRE9577563
28 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"I am simple , likes to live in present , very social. Loves to travel , dreams to become a successful entrepreneur...."
Matrimony Groom VIB4732036
Matrimony ID - VIB4732036
30 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Chettiar, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"I am good in nature caring and cool. I will give value to people. Help people wantedly. I did my masters in enginee..."
Matrimony Groom MAH7545427
Matrimony ID - MAH7545427
28 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"Am working in UAE in oil and gas field as instrument foreman. Trying to settle in hometown itself. My father an..."
Matrimony Groom NID9701856
Matrimony ID - NID9701856
25 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Pulaya, Malayalam
Dubai, Dubai, UAE
"Am an accoutant in dubai. Working in LASPINAS GROUP My family small and treditional. I have one sister only. She ..."
Matrimony Groom PRA1126365
Matrimony ID - PRA1126365
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"My son is working as a support Engineer in PFS WEB Inc Bangalore. I am retired and settled in Palakkad. My son comp..."
Matrimony Groom ANE4804507
Matrimony ID - ANE4804507
30 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
"My name is Aneesh Jose . I'm from Ernakulam. My hobbies are Drawing, listening music, My strengths are I'm confiden..."
Matrimony Groom VIJ0784724
Matrimony ID - VIJ0784724
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Spiritual - Not Religious, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Master of My fate and the king of my soul.. In search for the Queen of my soul. A person with a light heart, an ..."
Matrimony Groom VIS1330804
Matrimony ID - VIS1330804
25 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
"I am a happy and fun loving person with a modern attitude towards life. Currently working as a software engineer in..."
Matrimony Bride RAS2640122
Matrimony ID - RAS2640122
26 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Other, Malayalam
Kasargod, Kerala, India
"I am a simple girl gives equal importance to the family and career.Currently am working at Bangalore as a Doctor. I..."
Matrimony Bride SIN1200021
Matrimony ID - SIN1200021
30 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Malayalam
Chickmagalur, Karnataka, India
"I am girl from middle class with good social values. I believe in life is simple happiness is within us . I stay..."
Matrimony Bride ANJ7520808
Matrimony ID - ANJ7520808
30 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Vilakithala, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am ambitious and independent girl. Currently working in a MNC as a associate consultant. We are simple and sma..."
Matrimony Bride ATH3038205
Matrimony ID - ATH3038205
24 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Kozhikode, Kerala, India
"Hello.. I am Athulya,i am a simple person with traditional values and modern outlook towards life. I love to travel..."
Matrimony Bride DEE2602343
Matrimony ID - DEE2602343
34 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
"I am simple, down to earth, self motivated, cheerful person. I like simplicity.i work as an Hr professional. Compat..."
Matrimony Bride PRE8373801
Matrimony ID - PRE8373801
31 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"A career oriented and ambitious girl. Loves reading,watching movies and series. Working in Bangalore for an MNC as..."
Matrimony Bride REM2848477
Matrimony ID - REM2848477
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Kochi, Kerala, India
"I am a Btech graduate in Electronics and working as a network engineer in a private firm ..."
Matrimony Bride REM8011640
Matrimony ID - REM8011640
30 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Thiyya, Malayalam
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"I am mechanical cad designer with a Diploma currently working in private sector in Pune. We come from a middle clas..."
Matrimony Bride RAJ6156815
Matrimony ID - RAJ6156815
28 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
"My daughter is loving caring she like travelling & cooking for further details contact me. We have 4 members in ..."
Matrimony Bride PRI0613731
Matrimony ID - PRI0613731
25 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I am Priya and I am independent, honest and full of life. I am an avid traveller, big foodie and a fun loving per..."
Matrimony Bride GRE7868811
Matrimony ID - GRE7868811
24 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Other, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"I am looking for a qualified person who has an independent approach towards work and life. He could be from a busi..."
Matrimony Bride SHW7272354
Matrimony ID - SHW7272354
19 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Thiyya, Malayalam
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
"Hey...I'm a fun loving gal ...will look after my husband and his family really well..currently I'm pursuing my bach..."
Matrimony Bride IRE5878404
Matrimony ID - IRE5878404
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a very jovial, easy going person. My family is liberal, I don’t have any sibblings He should be tall, goo..."
Matrimony Bride VIN1542240
Matrimony ID - VIN1542240
39 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Other, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"I am mechanical draughtsman currently working in seed engineering consultancy Dubai My family is liberal.amma acha..."
Matrimony Bride DHA8324818
Matrimony ID - DHA8324818
27 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Christian, CSI, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"My name is DHANYA S SALINS and is pursuing MBBS. I completed my schooling from Holy Angels ISC Convent and Good She..."
Matrimony Bride AIS6247477
Matrimony ID - AIS6247477
20 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Other, Malayalam
Kozhikode, Kerala, India
"She is a microbiology student. She is good dancer She is a microbiology student..our family consist 4 members in..."
Matrimony Bride BRI5304311
Matrimony ID - BRI5304311
27 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Kollam, Kerala, India
"This profile is created for my younger sister who is an MBA graduate she is currently trying for bank jobs.She is s..."
Matrimony Bride SOW4523182
Matrimony ID - SOW4523182
25 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
"We are from kerala settled in chennai. I done my in chennai meenakshi college and mba in madra university. I ..."
Matrimony Bride MAL5804075
Matrimony ID - MAL5804075
36 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Other, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a very simple, truthful and honest person. I am very traditional in my way of life. But I am well educated ..."
Matrimony Bride SNE2106589
Matrimony ID - SNE2106589
28 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Our Family members ;mother father grand motherMy Daughter Miss Sneha Nair slim beauty working as a H R in MNC Mu..."
Matrimony Bride RAD9872463
Matrimony ID - RAD9872463
25 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
"I'm the only daughter .I am having chovva dosham in 7th place .My hobby is listening music and and watching the t.v..."

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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.