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Matrimony Groom SUB2645140
Matrimony ID - SUB2645140
33 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Angul, Odisha, India
"I am from an upper-middle-class family. I always respect and support good values. Religious thoughts, belief in god..."
Matrimony Groom SUR1121153
Matrimony ID - SUR1121153
27 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I am Surya Narayan Nanda and I have completed Diploma in Electrical and now working at Bargarh in IOCL dept. I l..."
Matrimony Groom RAN3404673
Matrimony ID - RAN3404673
31 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Ranjeet, I belongs to lower middle cast family.i am very simple and cool, love to hang out with friends and tr..."
Matrimony Groom BRA7425173
Matrimony ID - BRA7425173
28 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Karana, Oriya
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am 27 years old, belongs to odia family. I have completed my engineering from BPUT university, odisha. I am curre..."
Matrimony Groom SWA3876760
Matrimony ID - SWA3876760
28 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I work as a Fundraiser for a farmer-cause NGO. Also, co-run a school with my parents here in Bhubaneswar. Passionat..."
Matrimony Groom ANU7545451
Matrimony ID - ANU7545451
35 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Baniya, Oriya
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am putting up this profile on behalf of my elder brother. After completing his degree in hospitality. He is a pro..."
Matrimony Groom SCH1853688
Matrimony ID - SCH1853688
29 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Kendujhar, Odisha, India
"I am very simple and caring. Love to traveling. love to enjoy my life. Middleclass family. My father is a teacher ..."
Matrimony Groom PIT7243336
Matrimony ID - PIT7243336
32 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Baleshwar, Odisha, India
"I would describe myself as someone who is honest, caring, intelligent, hardworking, and ambitious. I am working as ..."
Matrimony Groom VIV7652747
Matrimony ID - VIV7652747
31 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Oriya
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"He is a very understanding, straightforward and broadminded person.Working in a top level MNC in pune as IT Analyst..."
Matrimony Groom CHA8022115
Matrimony ID - CHA8022115
28 years / 6 ft 11 in 211 cm
Hindu, Bengali, Oriya
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Originally from Odisha, I have been living in Bangalore for over five years. I am around six feet tall and I am a s..."
Matrimony Groom PRA1781683
Matrimony ID - PRA1781683
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Vishwakarma, Oriya
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Tough to write down my personal traits but I would say that I am very soft-spoken person who likes simplicity. Amic..."
Matrimony Groom SUD4056462
Matrimony ID - SUD4056462
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am a Senior Management Consultant with an MBA from IIM Bangalore currently working with an MNC. I was previously ..."
Matrimony Groom PRA4350163
Matrimony ID - PRA4350163
27 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Baishya, Oriya
Other, Odisha, India
"I am pramod kumar sahoo looking for my soulmate .I like travelling and making new friends. My family is madorate w..."
Matrimony Groom DEE3630640
Matrimony ID - DEE3630640
32 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
"he is very down to earth guy. funny n mixing i nature. family oriented and caring in nature...working in usa from l..."
Matrimony Groom SAT9753371
Matrimony ID - SAT9753371
27 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a boy currently working a software lead in an MNC in Bangalore. I am very simple and down to earth with respec..."
Matrimony Groom BIS4140411
Matrimony ID - BIS4140411
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Teli, Oriya
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a Chartered Accountant by profession.Currently working in an Financial software company. I love my family.The..."
Matrimony Groom MAN4760782
Matrimony ID - MAN4760782
30 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Thank you for visiting my profile. I am Manas Ranjan Pradhan from Odisha. Currently living in Bangalore and working..."
Matrimony Groom RAK1773788
Matrimony ID - RAK1773788
30 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Bhadrak, Odisha, India
"I am Rakesha.working now NGO.father govt sector.he is always cool.mother is homemaker.always happy family. My fath..."
Matrimony Groom RAH8010815
Matrimony ID - RAH8010815
28 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a fun loving and caring, Family oriented guy. Love to hangout with friends. Currently working in an MNC in Ban..."
Matrimony Groom SAT9250262
Matrimony ID - SAT9250262
26 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I am graduated in Engineering from RGPV BHOPAL and immediately placement in reputed MNCs.Now I am at Bhubaneswar an..."
Matrimony Groom SAN8702166
Matrimony ID - SAN8702166
29 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
New York, New York, USA
"My son is a cool, calm & composed. Brilliant student & deep thinker, he loves football, water sports, classical mus..."
Matrimony Groom SAN0022405
Matrimony ID - SAN0022405
34 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Teli, Oriya
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
"I want beliavble life partner who can be best friends life through out life. Moderate family mother expired father..."
Matrimony Groom SUR0040888
Matrimony ID - SUR0040888
29 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a software professional currently living in Bangalore. I have 5yrs of IT experience. I am born and brought up ..."
Matrimony Groom LOT0158058
Matrimony ID - LOT0158058
38 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Gandla, Oriya
Sambalpur, Odisha, India
"I am Lotesh from Burla, Sambalpur is a humple simple guy. My hobbies are singing, Surfing, cricket. My family is v..."
Matrimony Groom PIN0380305
Matrimony ID - PIN0380305
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
"I am Pintu working as manager in top MNC company. I am looking a simple and carrying girl. We are simple and sma..."
Matrimony Groom MAN0381515
Matrimony ID - MAN0381515
32 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Berhampur, Odisha, India
"My self manas mishra, I am honest and good personality who loves being independent and admires simplicity. I like t..."
Matrimony Groom ASQ0407083
Matrimony ID - ASQ0407083
63 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Sahu, Oriya
Bargarh, Odisha, India
"I am madan mohan sahu aged63yrs working in an English medium school near by my wife died on 11.03.18 due to..."
Matrimony Bride PRI4746841
Matrimony ID - PRI4746841
28 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Cuttack, Odisha, India
"I am a simple moderntype gorl I completed my graduation in arts frome christ college, A. I'm in journalism frome ut..."
Matrimony Bride SWA3284760
Matrimony ID - SWA3284760
26 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Karana, Oriya
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"welcome to my profile. I am girl who love challenges in her life, can adjust in any where. personal and profe..."
Matrimony Bride RAS4315713
Matrimony ID - RAS4315713
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Teli, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I'm simple &friendly person. Curently working in private sector. To described in few words I'm simple modern and ye..."
Matrimony Bride SWA1068350
Matrimony ID - SWA1068350
28 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Arts, designs and Music - She easily get hitched by them. She has completed her intermediate in one of the top notc..."
Matrimony Bride REN2270228
Matrimony ID - REN2270228
30 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
"I am happy to know that you have shown interest in my profile. I am a diploma Engineer. in ETC. and also diploma in..."
Matrimony Bride SUC2147205
Matrimony ID - SUC2147205
31 years / 4 ft 10 in 148 cm
Hindu, Kumbara, Oriya
Rourkela, Odisha, India
"Hiiii. I am a taditional cum. modern thinking, simple, down to earth and caring person. I am working at apex instit..."
Matrimony Bride PRI2806275
Matrimony ID - PRI2806275
28 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Cuttack, Odisha, India
"I am simple girl, respect for elders. I loves traveling, I have completed Btech in computer science. I am not worki..."
Matrimony Bride RIM4363658
Matrimony ID - RIM4363658
24 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Chasa, Oriya
Berhampur, Odisha, India
"Hi, m rima from berhampur, nw m staying bhubaneswar with studying CA after MBA(finance and hr). I srching here a lo..."
Matrimony Bride ANK4148686
Matrimony ID - ANK4148686
29 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I am a soft spoken girl. I prefer to settle in Visakhapatnam as I have very pale chances of getting transferred. ..."
Matrimony Bride MEE1318760
Matrimony ID - MEE1318760
25 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Sambalpur, Odisha, India
"My self meera panda from sambalpur. I compleat my bechlor degree from sambalpur university In our family we are..."
Matrimony Bride BAN1355245
Matrimony ID - BAN1355245
26 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya
Rourkela, Odisha, India
" She has master degree..she is very mature, carrying,lovely & open-minded girl.. her good quality is she always tr..."
Matrimony Bride SRA7864588
Matrimony ID - SRA7864588
27 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Vysya, Oriya
Bhadrak, Odisha, India
"I think this is the perfect time to start the journey of responsibility. Bless me to live happily thank you. I ha..."
Matrimony Bride MON6712176
Matrimony ID - MON6712176
27 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Sundhi, Oriya
Baripada, Odisha, India
"I like open minded people.i completed my graduation then I am preparing for various compititive exams for governmen..."
Matrimony Bride SAU5846756
Matrimony ID - SAU5846756
27 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Karana, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I am a simple and sentimental person. I have a shy personality. My family is a tradirional family but very open-mi..."
Matrimony Bride SAN1042414
Matrimony ID - SAN1042414
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am Sandhya Rautray settled in Delhi with my parents. We are three siblings where I am the most younger one. My bo..."
Matrimony Bride SUN1200885
Matrimony ID - SUN1200885
35 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Baniya, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I am a simple, loving and modern girl and have respect to elders. My hobby is singing and traveling to new places. ..."
Matrimony Bride MAN7766816
Matrimony ID - MAN7766816
28 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Cuttack, Odisha, India
"I am manaswini Pradhan. I'm from Odisha live in Cuttack salipur. My qualification MPhil in Sanskrit. My family sea..."
Matrimony Bride DEB4759102
Matrimony ID - DEB4759102
29 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Jatav, Oriya
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I am Debaki das, from bhubaneswar, I'm very mixing, and simple. I have four members in my family now, my family is..."
Matrimony Bride ANU6645032
Matrimony ID - ANU6645032
34 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am anuradha, searching partner for my hole life who have understanding and adjustment mentality, he should be loy..."
Matrimony Bride BIJ8771179
Matrimony ID - BIJ8771179
31 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Karana, Oriya
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am an independent girl and looking for a partner who will understand me, my professional life and the family valu..."
Matrimony Bride DHA0072853
Matrimony ID - DHA0072853
38 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya
Rourkela, Odisha, India
"I am simple, shy natured girl. I am working as music teacher and also I am a all India radio artist. my hobby is si..."

Oriya Shaadi

Beautiful bride in Sambhalpuri silk,
the consummation starting with saffron milk…
the pole star, the vermillion and conch shell bangles,
witnesses the knot of heart entangled…
simple people and traditions so pure,
Oriya marriages are mesmerizing you for sure…

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About Oriya Matrimony

Oriya matrimonial is marriage ceremony of Orissa. Orissa is located on the east coast of India and is blessed with mesmerizing beauty by the Mother Nature. The simplicity in their lifestyle is also reflected in their marriage ceremonies.

The wedding is considered as a heavenly affair and is sanctified with many rites and rituals. Just like the other Indian weddings, Oriya weddings are also a prolonged occasion having pre-wedding, wedding and post-wedding rituals.

The absence of groom's mother and other elderly women from main wedding ritual is one of the unique features of Oriya matrimony. Marriages can take place at daytime in case of Brahmins while it is observed at night in non-Brahmins.

Let's talk in detail about the main rituals taking place on pre-wedding, wedding and post-wedding days.

Pre-Wedding Rituals

Nirbandh: They prefer to arrange marriages and matches that are searched either by matrimony portals or brokers within the community. Once a suitable match is found, horoscope is matched and in case of matching of horoscope, a date for Nirbandh (formal engagement) is fixed. On the day of engagement instead of an exchange of rings, it is the elders of the family who meet at Bride's home and give each other words that they will marry their children. This is known as Vak Nischaya. Gifts are also exchanged between the families.

Jayee Anukolo: The Jayee Anukolo accounts for the distribution of wedding cards which formally announce the wedding to the community. The first invitation card is presented before Lord Jagannath, (the supreme deity for Oriya people), preferably at his main temple at Puri. This is known as Deva Nimantrana. The second invitation is presented to the maternal uncle's families, for both the bride's and the groom's sides. A member of the family visits personally presents the along invitation card with a betel leaf and betel nut. This is known as Moula Nimantrana. The third invitation is presented to groom's family by bride's father. This is known as Jwain Nimantrana. Then the rest of the weddings cards are distributed to other relatives, friends, and acquaintances.

Mangan: This is similar to the "Haldi" rituals observed in other parts of the country. It is observed a day before marriage. A turmeric paste and the paste is applied on the bride/groom's hands and feet by seven married women, one of which must be the sister-in-law. This is followed by bathing of bride and groom by holy water.

Jairagodo Anukolo: During this ceremony, a holy flame is lit either in form of an oil or ghee lamp or in the form of a havan. This flame is considered auspicious for marriage and has to be kept lit till all the wedding rituals are completed.

Diya Mangula Puja: This ritual is to seek blessings from the village goddess (known as Gramdevti) to ensure a happy and long married life. It involves the offering of prayers and conducting a puja at the local temple. The bride's whole wedding attire including her saree, toe rings, bangles and a container of Vermillion, is offered to the Goddess for her blessings. This ritual is generally done through the local barber's wife.

Nandimukha: This ritual takes place at the home of both the bride and groom. During this ritual, the respective fathers pray to the ancestors to shower their blessings on the couple.

Wedding Day Rituals

Barjaatri: The groom and his party known as Barajaatri, reach the wedding venue where they are welcomed by the bride's family. A traditional arti of the groom is performed by the mother-in-law. This is followed by washing his feet with tender coconut water and feeding him a concoction of curd, ghee, sugar, and honey.

Baadua Pani Gadhua: After the arrival of the groom the bride is taken for a ceremonial bath that is known as Baadua Pani Gadhua.

Kanyadaan: After the arrival of the bride and groom on stage, the Kanyadaan ceremony begins. The bride's father takes her right hand and places it on that of the groom and their hands are joined through a garland of mango leaves. This is known as Hatha Granthi Fita and marks the father giving away her daughter to the groom as a lifetime responsibility. After this, a holy fire is lit and the couple makes seven round around the fire. These rounds symbolize the seven sacred oaths of marriage taken by the couple.

Saptapadi: Seven mounds of rice representing seven hills (saptakil parvatas) are then placed on the ground, which the bride crushes with her right foot. These mounds are a symbolic representation of all the hardships the bride has to face during her married life.

Lajahoma: This ritual is to please the god of fire so that the couple may receive his blessings. The Khai or Laja, (a type of pupped rice) is provided to the bride by her brother, which is then offered to sacred fire.

Sindoor Daan: The bride and groom watch for the pole star. Upon sighting, the groom applies vermillion powder to the bride's hair parting and slips on conch shell bangles on her hands. This is ritual marks the wedding complete.

Post-Wedding Rituals

Kaduri Khela: After the wedding rituals, the couple play traditional games with small, white, shiny shells called kaduri. The ritual is literally known as Kaduri Khela.

Sasu Dahi-Pakhala Khia: The groom sits on the lap of his mother-in-law as she feeds him Pakhala or cooked rice soaked in water with curd along with Baigan poda (mashed grilled eggplants with spices).

Bahuna: This ritual symbolizes the pain of the mother as she waves a goodbye to her daughter. She sings traditional ‘Bahuna' songs. Other female relatives also join her in her lament.

Gruhaprabesha: The bride reaches her new home and is given a warm welcome by her mother-in-law. She enters the house by using her right foot to overturn a pot of rice which is placed on the door step.

Chauthi/Basara Raati: This marks the start of the married life of the couple. It is performed on the fourth day from the wedding and starts with a puja during the daytime. This is followed by roasting a coconut which is fed to the couple. After this, the couple spends their first night together as husband and wife. As per Oriya traditions, the marriage is considered complete only after consummation.

Asta Mangala: On the eighth day of the wedding, the bride and the groom visits the bride's paternal home. This marks the end of all wedding rituals in Oriya traditions.