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Matrimony Groom ZKB3604352
Matrimony ID - ZKB3604352
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Tanti, Oriya
Baripada, Odisha, India
"I hail from a traditional, middle class family. I have 2 siblings. I have accomplished my diploma and am current..."
Matrimony Groom YKR8048561
Matrimony ID - YKR8048561
34 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Cuttack, Odisha, India
"I have done my diploma and i'm currently working full time in the field of hospitality.. Our family is middle class..."
Matrimony Groom CFY1069213
Matrimony ID - CFY1069213
23 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, OBC, Oriya
Cuttack, Odisha, India
"Our family is middle class and traditional. I only have 1 sibling and they are married. I have passed my honours..."
Matrimony Groom KVJ7051576
Matrimony ID - KVJ7051576
31 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Nair, Oriya
Bhadrak, Odisha, India
"Our family is middle class and moderate. I have no siblings. I have passed my bachelors and I am currently worki..."
Matrimony Groom LWV8134369
Matrimony ID - LWV8134369
43 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Agarwal , Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I am working full time and have passed my honours degree. I come from a moderate, upper middle class family. I have..."
Matrimony Groom KNL7831971
Matrimony ID - KNL7831971
44 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Muslim, Other, Hindi
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I have passed my masters and am currently working full time in the field of sales professional, earning a handsome ..."
Matrimony Groom SMW9027642
Matrimony ID - SMW9027642
30 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I have attained my diploma and I am currently working full time in the field of homemaker, earning an above average..."
Matrimony Groom RLP5237137
Matrimony ID - RLP5237137
31 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Kansari, Oriya
Rourkela, Odisha, India
"My family is middle class and moderate. I only have 1 sibling. I have successfully finished my diploma and am cu..."
Matrimony Groom BHK0346680
Matrimony ID - BHK0346680
26 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmbatt, Oriya
Nayagarh, Odisha, India
"I hail from a middle class, liberal family. I have 1 sibling who is married. I eat a vegetarian diet. I don't sm..."
Matrimony Groom TLC1246677
Matrimony ID - TLC1246677
31 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, OBC, Oriya
Baleshwar, Odisha, India
"Residing in Baleshwar. Our family is middle class and we have liberal values. I have no brothers or sisters. I am w..."
Matrimony Groom FWM3678820
Matrimony ID - FWM3678820
26 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Rajput, Bihari
Rourkela, Odisha, India
"Currently living in Rourkela. I hail from a middle class, traditional family. I have 3 siblings. I have done my dip..."
Matrimony Groom ZBF8256765
Matrimony ID - ZBF8256765
33 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, OBC, Oriya
Sambalpur, Odisha, India
"I have attained my associates degree and i'm currently working full time. My family is upper middle class and tradi..."
Matrimony Groom BCL0180437
Matrimony ID - BCL0180437
41 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Berhampur, Odisha, India
"Based in Berhampur. I hail from a liberal, middle class family. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I have s..."
Matrimony Groom ZBB0783163
Matrimony ID - ZBB0783163
33 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Sundhi, Oriya
Baripada, Odisha, India
"Living in Baripada. I hail from a liberal, middle class family. I have 6 siblings, of which 2 are married. I have a..."
Matrimony Groom KWV7747182
Matrimony ID - KWV7747182
38 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

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Matrimony Groom BQC0026638
Matrimony ID - BQC0026638
26 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Kaibarta, Oriya
Cuttack, Odisha, India
"Our family is middle class and traditional. I have 4 siblings, of which 2 are married. I am not currently workin..."
Matrimony Groom WPF2454504
Matrimony ID - WPF2454504
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Teli, Oriya
Baleshwar, Odisha, India
"Residing in Baleshwar. Our family is middle class and liberal. I have 72siblings, of which 1 are married. I am work..."
Matrimony Groom PGP2560786
Matrimony ID - PGP2560786
54 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Cuttack, Odisha, India
"I am working part time and have accomplished my bachelors. Our family is lower class and we have traditional values..."
Matrimony Groom BQV4656175
Matrimony ID - BQV4656175
26 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Christian, Roman Catholic, Oriya
Berhampur, Odisha, India
"I am working full time and have attained my bachelors. My family is middle class and moderate. I have 3 siblings, o..."
Matrimony Groom HCZ5130298
Matrimony ID - HCZ5130298
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kachara, Hindi
Other, Odisha, India
"My family is lower class and liberal. I have no brothers or sisters. I have successfully completed my bachelors...."
Matrimony Groom ZWD0621135
Matrimony ID - ZWD0621135
59 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Agri, Oriya
Sundargarh, Odisha, India
"Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I have1siblings. I have done my bachelors and i'm cur..."
Matrimony Groom VSS0025717
Matrimony ID - VSS0025717
33 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Agarwal , Haryanvi
Sundargarh, Odisha, India
"Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I have 3 siblings, of which 3 are married. I have pas..."
Matrimony Groom PHM0722843
Matrimony ID - PHM0722843
29 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Teli, Oriya
Dhenkanal, Odisha, India
"Currently living in Dhenkanal. Our family is middle class and moderate. I only have one sibling. I don't smoke or d..."
Matrimony Groom VSC6345866
Matrimony ID - VSC6345866
36 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I am working full time and have accomplished my masters. Our family is middle class and we have traditional values...."
Matrimony Groom FWM3067841
Matrimony ID - FWM3067841
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Other, Oriya
Dhenkanal, Odisha, India
"I come from a middle class, traditional family. I am the only child. My job is in other. I work full time. I ..."
Matrimony Groom BZP0571375
Matrimony ID - BZP0571375
26 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Puri, Odisha, India
"Currently living in Puri. I hail from a moderate, middle class family. I have no brothers or sisters. I have achiev..."
Matrimony Groom SLY0584363
Matrimony ID - SLY0584363
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Tanti, Oriya
Bhadrak, Odisha, India
"Hi This is Sibasankar Behera I come from a traditional, upper middle class family. I have no brothers or sisters. ..."
Matrimony Bride PYC1431513
Matrimony ID - PYC1431513
45 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Cuttack, Odisha, India

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Matrimony Bride GMK4543720
Matrimony ID - GMK4543720
36 years / 4 ft 5 in 134 cm
Christian, Pentecost, Oriya
Balangir, Odisha, India
"I am rashmi and belongs to a christian family. my dad is passed away and I have two brother and one sister. I want ..."
Matrimony Bride TMS8421256
Matrimony ID - TMS8421256
27 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Baleshwar, Odisha, India
"Living in Baleshwar. Our family is middle class and moderate. I have 1 sibling. I am working full time and have fin..."
Matrimony Bride NBD6786240
Matrimony ID - NBD6786240
26 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Berhampur, Odisha, India

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Matrimony Bride JZK6766750
Matrimony ID - JZK6766750
21 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Other
Jagatsinghpur, Odisha, India
"I have passed my honours degree and i'm currently working part time. I am from a middle-class, traditional family. ..."
Matrimony Bride DFL2760324
Matrimony ID - DFL2760324
22 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Other, Oriya
Rourkela, Odisha, India

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Matrimony Bride CWS0824550
Matrimony ID - CWS0824550
30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Tanti, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"Living in Bhubaneswar. Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. We are 3 siblings including me. I..."
Matrimony Bride WMZ2286075
Matrimony ID - WMZ2286075
33 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I am staying in Bhubaneswar. Our family is upper middle class and liberal. I have 4 siblings, of which 2 are marrie..."
Matrimony Bride DDP9805471
Matrimony ID - DDP9805471
27 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, SC, Oriya
Sundargarh, Odisha, India
"Based in Sundargarh. Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I only have one sibling. My job is ..."
Matrimony Bride TNP6705315
Matrimony ID - TNP6705315
27 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Cuttack, Odisha, India
"I have successfully finished my bachelors in science.Apart from that I have completed my degree in Hindustani clas..."
Matrimony Bride BDW5133644
Matrimony ID - BDW5133644
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Baishnab, Hindi
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I am staying in Bhubaneswar. I have been brought up in an orphanage. From childhood I have lost my parents. I have ..."
Matrimony Bride VYM1003084
Matrimony ID - VYM1003084
27 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Bhadrak, Odisha, India
"Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I have no siblings. I eat a non vegetarian diet. I do..."
Matrimony Bride HPQ5810001
Matrimony ID - HPQ5810001
24 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Chasa, Oriya
Angul, Odisha, India
"I have done my diploma. I hail from a middle class, traditional family. I only have one sibling. Living in Angul. I..."
Matrimony Bride NBL7672318
Matrimony ID - NBL7672318
21 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Christian, Other, Oriya
Paralakhemundi, Odisha, India
"Living in bommika vill. Near Paralakhemundi town. I hail from a middle class, traditional family. I only have one s..."
Matrimony Bride YBP2236107
Matrimony ID - YBP2236107
34 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Sundhi, Oriya
Berhampur, Odisha, India
"Our family is middle class and traditional. I have 4 siblings, of which 2 are married. I have finished my master..."
Matrimony Bride WFS5448773
Matrimony ID - WFS5448773
27 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"We are natively from kendrapara. My sister has done diploma in EE. We come from a nuclear family with traditional v..."
Matrimony Bride BFN3348701
Matrimony ID - BFN3348701
32 years / 4 ft 8 in 143 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Hindi
Nuapada, Odisha, India
"I am staying in Nuapada. I come from a traditional, middle class family. I have 1 sibling. I have successfully comp..."
Matrimony Bride VVP5211150
Matrimony ID - VVP5211150
33 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Berhampur, Odisha, India
"Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I have 3 siblings, of which 2 are married. I am worki..."
Matrimony Bride VYH4632855
Matrimony ID - VYH4632855
30 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Kaibarta, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"My family is upper middle class and traditional. I have 2 siblings. I am not currently working however I have at..."
Matrimony Bride MCP9813348
Matrimony ID - MCP9813348
35 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, SC, Oriya
Angul, Odisha, India
"Our family is middle class and moderate. I have 2 siblings, of which 1 are married. I have done my masters. I..."
Matrimony Bride PYV1406389
Matrimony ID - PYV1406389
31 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Karana, Oriya
Cuttack, Odisha, India
"Residing in Cuttack. Our family is middle class and traditional. I only have 1 sibling and they are married. I am n..."

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About Odisha Matrimony

Odisha is an ancient land with a rich history. As the people of Orissa being ruled by various rulers thus their present living style reflects an amalgamation of different cultures. The great monuments and their artwork all are an example of traditional heritage of Orissa. Just like its historical beauty, Orissa matrimony is also a simple and unique affair. Orissa matrimony is a blend of diverse rituals with deep spiritual meaning.

Although most population including tribal one follows the customs and traditions pertaining to the Hindus (93.63%) there are other communities also particularly Christians (2.77%). Let's take a ride of words to witness the soulful marriage ceremonies of different communities in Orissa.

Marriage rituals among Hindu communities of Orissa – a true blend of Aryans and Dravidians culture

Orissa stands as a coastal corridor between northern and southern India thus the Hindu marriage rituals among people of Orissa is a mixture of Aryans of north and Dravidians of the south.

The wedding rituals start with Nirbandh which is a formal engagement during which father of both the bride and the groom promises to marry their children. Gifts and sweets are exchanged between the elders of the family and interestingly the couple is not a part of this ritual. After the printing of wedding invitation cards, the Jayee anukolo ritual is performed during which the first card is presented to Family deity or Lord Jagganath of Puri followed by second to the maternal uncle of the bride and groom. After distribution of wedding cards prior to D-day Mangan ritual is observed during which Haladi bata (turmeric paste) is applied to bride and groom by seven married ladies of the family. This is followed by a ceremonial bath. This ritual is meant for the beautification of the couple before marriage.

On the dawn of the wedding day, the Diya mangal puja ritual is performed during which the wedding dress of bride including jewelry, sindoor, and bangles are present before the Goddess of the nearby temple to ward off any evil eye from them. This puja is carried out by the female barber of the family. At the same time at groom's place, the groom and his wedding procession are getting ready to set off for the wedding venue. Once the groom reaches the venue the Barajatri ritual is performed which means welcoming of the groom and his procession. The bride's mother performs an aarti and applies tilak on the forehead of the groom. The groom and his party are then greeted inside the venue. The groom sits in the wedding Mandap then the bride enters escorted by female relatives and friends. The priest lit the ceremonial fire followed by the Kanyadaan ritual performed by the bride's father. This marks the giving away of his beloved daughter to the groom. Then a nuptial knot is tied between the ends of garments of the bride and the groom, the couple stands to take seven rounds around the Holy fire taking seven wedding vows. This is followed by worshipping seven heaps of rice symbolizing seven hardships of life. This is known as Saptapadi ritual. The couple then offers puffed rice to the fire god (lajahom). This ritual is completed amidst of shlokas and mantras and is known as Haatha ghanti. .Then the wedding is concluded with an application of Vermillion by the groom in the hair parting of the bride.

Post wedding rituals are fun-filled moments among the Orissa people. It starts with Sala bidha where the bride's brother punches the groom to remind him his duties towards his sister. This is followed by Kauri Khela which refers to playing of conch shells by the couple this is meant to bring happiness and prosperity to the married life of the couple. After the games are over, the mother of the bride makes the groom sit on her lap and feeds him rice and curd along with banana poda (spicy mashed eggplant). Then the bride bids a tearful goodbye from her family amidst of regional heart touching vidai songs known as Bahuna songs. When the couple reaches the groom's place they are welcomed by groom's mother and the bride is made to enter the household by gently spreading the rice kept in a vessel at the threshold as a symbol of prosperity. This ritual is known as Grihapravesha.

Marriage rituals among Christian communities of Orissa – a global tradition with Indian touch

Indian Christian wedding has its own charm in India and it is an important part of Indian culture. Similar to Hindu weddings Christian weddings also have various pre-wedding and post-wedding rituals.

The wedding starts with formal engagement in which couple exchange rings in presence of family and friends. This is followed by Bachelor and Hens a party which is organized by the brothers and friends of the groom to celebrate his last day as a bachelor. On the other hand, a similar kind of party is organized by the bride’s sisters and friends this is known as hen’s party. This is followed by Roce ceremony popularly known as Haldaat among Christian families in Orissa. The ceremony includes an application of the paste of turmeric and sandalwood on both bride and groom.

On the wedding day, the bride arrives at the wedding venue in a car sent by the groom. The bride's father escorts her to the groom who patiently waits for her. He hands over his daughter to the groom and gave his best wishes and blessings for their happy future. This is known as Bride reception which is quite similar to Kanyadaan in Hindu custom. This is followed by the mass prayer by the priest and Exchange of wedding vows between the bride and the groom.

Indian twist to Christian wedding: Traditionally, in Indian Christian wedding in Orissa the groom ties the ‘Mangalsutra’ around the neck of the bride instead of exchanging the rings. However, the trend of exchanging the ring is also gaining popularity among youngsters.

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