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Matrimony Groom RAF8675208
Matrimony ID - RAF8675208

35 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a down to earth well educated religious godfearing person who is family oriented, caring. My family is nucl..."
Matrimony Groom RAJ5511617
Matrimony ID - RAJ5511617

47 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I am Rajeev. I am a widower and the only child of my deceased parents. I am employed as a cargo officer in Hyderaba..."
Matrimony Groom RAJ6159167
Matrimony ID - RAJ6159167

42 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
"My friend bachelor of arts English literature.very sincere work our management.he is s musical lover because father..."
Matrimony Groom NAI2032480
Matrimony ID - NAI2032480

41 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
"I am working managenement school admin,Amma pensioner,acha past 2010,elder and younger sisters well fami..."
Matrimony Groom RAK0482400
Matrimony ID - RAK0482400

39 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Born Again, Malayalam
Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India
Matrimony Groom ANA9377251
Matrimony ID - ANA9377251

22 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am Ananth from kerala working in delhi on a private sector My family is liberal She should be lovable caring a..."
Matrimony Groom VIN7819874
Matrimony ID - VIN7819874

28 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Hindu, Malayalam
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I have a bachelor's degree and I am employed in private sector as a software professional currently based in Mumbai..."
Matrimony Groom NIT6624564
Matrimony ID - NIT6624564

27 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Hindu, Hindu, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Software Engineer working in Bangalore. I love movies, music , traveling. My family is in Chennai. Dad is wo..."
Matrimony Groom DEJ6044276
Matrimony ID - DEJ6044276

30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Christian, Marthoma, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"A commerce graduate and post graduate in management studies who has also done an advanced diploma in IT. Younger s..."
Matrimony Groom RAT4560342
Matrimony ID - RAT4560342

35 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"Iam a simple person.I like to sing. My family is very traditional.In my family father,mother,elder brother and yo..."
Matrimony Groom ALE4170061
Matrimony ID - ALE4170061

27 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Christian, Marthoma, Malayalam
Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
"I am from a middle class family. I always respect and support good values. Religious thoughts,believes in god,mora..."
Matrimony Groom SIV5471417
Matrimony ID - SIV5471417

27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
"I am very lovable and good caring person My family is modaret and liberal values She should be good friend time c..."
Matrimony Groom ASH6426738
Matrimony ID - ASH6426738

28 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Kannur, Kerala, India
"I am Automobile Engineer working in Abu Dhabi as a supervisor. My family is traditional I have one sister marrie..."
Matrimony Groom SHA0250754
Matrimony ID - SHA0250754

27 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Christian, Syrian, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I would consider myself to be well mannered, loving, funny, out going and knowledgeable. I am from an aristocratic ..."
Matrimony Groom NIM6563825
Matrimony ID - NIM6563825

29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Other, Malayalam
Malappuram, Kerala, India
"I have done computer graphics in calicut university. In my family, there is Mom - who is a homemaker, Dad - (late),..."
Matrimony Groom SUR8501187
Matrimony ID - SUR8501187

41 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Hindu, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"cool.. always keep smiling & think positively....................."
Matrimony Groom MAH1684411
Matrimony ID - MAH1684411

25 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Malayalam
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
"Am working as Senior Software Engineer in an IT company in Trivandrum From a nuclear family She should be goo..."
Matrimony Groom GOP5524228
Matrimony ID - GOP5524228

43 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
No Religion, No Religion, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"My son has previously studied and lived in both UK and USA. He prefers to settle in UK now and is seeking a partner..."
Matrimony Groom NAR5380854
Matrimony ID - NAR5380854

43 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
"We are nuclear family living in our own house in coimbatore...."
Matrimony Groom VTA3874152
Matrimony ID - VTA3874152

28 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Malayalam
Kochi, Kerala, India
"The profile is for my son,he is now at Ireland on deputation from Infosys,parents from Ernakulam, Our family is h..."
Matrimony Groom ASH6381367
Matrimony ID - ASH6381367

24 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Christian, Other, Malayalam
Kollam, Kerala, India
"I am a tall (5‘10”), medium-built, with a pleasant demeanour from a traditional Christian family.... My family ..."
Matrimony Bride GRE7868811
Matrimony ID - GRE7868811

23 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 AIS6247477
Matrimony ID - AIS6247477

20 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Hindu, 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

35 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Hindu, 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..."
Matrimony Bride ANU0212475
Matrimony ID - ANU0212475

33 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Other, Malayalam
Panchkula, Haryana, India
"I am simple person looking for a life partner who is well educated and family oriented...."
Matrimony Bride SNE3240367
Matrimony ID - SNE3240367

21 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"Hi am Sneha,coming frm alathur palakkad,am studying bsc zoology final year......"
Matrimony Bride SUR6665106
Matrimony ID - SUR6665106

25 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"My daughter Surya has completed her B.E in Electronics and Telecommunications. Presently employed in Hexaware Techn..."
Matrimony Bride SHE1563553
Matrimony ID - SHE1563553

47 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Christian, Born Again, Malayalam
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
"Hi, I would like my ideal partner to be a God fearing, loving, good human being with humanity, good sense of hum..."
Matrimony Bride ANJ3238734
Matrimony ID - ANJ3238734

22 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India
"My daughter is presently doing her final year btech,she is from a well educated family.Her father was a college pro..."
Matrimony Bride RDJ0852535
Matrimony ID - RDJ0852535

40 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Pillai, Malayalam
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I would describe myself as an easy going person with a positive outlook towards life. I am a progressive thinker & ..."
Matrimony Bride Sowmya
Matrimony ID - Sowmya

26 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Kurmi, Malayalam
Trissur, Kerala, India
"Hi, Iam from Poyya, Thrissur and come from a lower middle class family. There 4 members in our family my dad, mom..."
Matrimony Bride rosemaryxavier
Matrimony ID - rosemaryxavier

27 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Malayalam
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"Searching alliance for my sis... there r 4 members in her family mom dad and bro... she is recently studying design..."
Matrimony Bride smija
Matrimony ID - smija

30 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"I am smija I am very simple girl.i am waiting for a good person..."
Matrimony Bride Rajeswari
Matrimony ID - Rajeswari

28 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Hindu, Malayalam
Palakkad, Kerala, India
"Hi, I am from kerala, i completed MBA and currently working as financial analyst in MNC company. we are six members..."
Matrimony Bride Anjaliks
Matrimony ID - Anjaliks

36 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Kochi, Kerala, India
"Hi am Anjali.Resident of Ernakulam, Kerala.Im from middle class family.Our family consist of parents and one younge..."
Matrimony Bride Sushmavnair
Matrimony ID - Sushmavnair

32 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Nair, Malayalam
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am an independent person with strong family values. I belong to a close knit family.I am adventurous, fun loving ..."
Matrimony Bride allgodsdaughter
Matrimony ID - allgodsdaughter

38 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
No Religion, No Religion, Malayalam
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Looking for a suitable groom for my daughter (nick named Sweety) who is born of a Muslim father and a Christian mot..."
Matrimony Bride chithira
Matrimony ID - chithira

42 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Ezhava, Malayalam
Kannur, Kerala, India
"I am working in private firm. my family is middle class...."

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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.