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Matrimony Groom SAT9753371
Matrimony ID - SAT9753371
25 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya / Odia
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
29 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Teli, Oriya / Odia
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
29 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya / Odia
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
28 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya / Odia
Bhadrak, Odisha, India
"Matrimoney, I am Rakesha.working now NGO.father govt sector.he is always cool.mother is homemaker.always happy fami..."
Matrimony Groom RAH8010815
Matrimony ID - RAH8010815
26 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya / Odia
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 SMR8500331
Matrimony ID - SMR8500331
29 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Other, Oriya / Odia
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"I completed btech from NIT Patna and currently working as a software professional in an MNC, Pune. I am against cas..."
Matrimony Groom SAT9250262
Matrimony ID - SAT9250262
25 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya / Odia
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
28 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya / Odia
New York, New York, USA
"Matri money, My son is a cool, calm & composed. Brilliant student & deep thinker, he loves football, water sports, ..."
Matrimony Groom ANS4328780
Matrimony ID - ANS4328780
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya / Odia
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am Ansuman basically from the state of odisha, however working in Bangalore . I have completed my Bachelor of Eng..."
Matrimony Groom MAN5271562
Matrimony ID - MAN5271562
24 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Dhobi, Oriya / Odia
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"To describe in few words,I am semplice modern and yet has high regards for Indian traditional cultural values and r..."
Matrimony Groom GNA6376812
Matrimony ID - GNA6376812
28 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya / Odia
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
"I have completed my PhD in NIT, Karnataka and will be joining as a research associate in the NITK in the month of F..."
Matrimony Groom ANI4760718
Matrimony ID - ANI4760718
24 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Bahi, Oriya / Odia
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Before merrage there are many problems will be crate , but anyone should be comprise for other. Like that I can com..."
Matrimony Groom TAN2317444
Matrimony ID - TAN2317444
27 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya / Odia
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
"I would describe myself as someone who is mix of traditional and modern values, a warm person at heart who has an e..."
Matrimony Groom SOM4129818
Matrimony ID - SOM4129818
30 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Kurmi, Oriya / Odia
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi, thanks for visting my profile. I belong to upper middle class family with moderate values. Currently working wi..."
Matrimony Groom SOU8142028
Matrimony ID - SOU8142028
24 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Chasa, Oriya / Odia
Nayagarh, Odisha, India
"I am a orphan boy now and have a clerk job in high school,father expired and now i hired a house on near to my scho..."
Matrimony Groom NIP8628068
Matrimony ID - NIP8628068
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Yadav, Oriya / Odia
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am software professional working in Bangalore after completing my graduation from Odisha. I am a simple guy who w..."
Matrimony Groom PRA5439410
Matrimony ID - PRA5439410
25 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Oriya / Odia
Cuttack, Odisha, India
"A simple person with lots of dreams in small eyes. In search of a life partner with whom I will spend all my life...."
Matrimony Groom DEE3670792
Matrimony ID - DEE3670792
29 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya / Odia
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a fiercely independent guy who loves to work hard and enjoy his life . I love to live my life to fullest n liv..."
Matrimony Groom SOU7338372
Matrimony ID - SOU7338372
30 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya / Odia
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hello,I am an Indian resident living in Bengaluru and working for a leading MNC Capgemini. I would like to find a s..."
Matrimony Groom PRA7538088
Matrimony ID - PRA7538088
29 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya / Odia
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"Hi, Thanks for visiting my profile. I am looking for a traditional , well mannered,cultured and well educated brid..."
Matrimony Groom ANI4457738
Matrimony ID - ANI4457738
29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Sundhi, Oriya / Odia
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
"Nuclear family with moderate value. father is govt. employee, mother is home maker & sister married and moved to lo..."
Matrimony Bride SUL6807632
Matrimony ID - SUL6807632
30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Scheduled Caste, Oriya / Odia
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
"Hi... My sister is very simply with traditional values. She respect everyone around her. She is sweet and happy eve..."
Matrimony Bride JOL0884763
Matrimony ID - JOL0884763
31 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Christian, Born Again, Oriya / Odia
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
"I am jovial and funny. I love to see people happy around me. I love to travel, keep myself fit, write, play intrume..."
Matrimony Bride ANU4654767
Matrimony ID - ANU4654767
27 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya / Odia
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am an independent woman who loves working hard and living life to fullest. I am very close to my family and pret..."
Matrimony Bride MON0432439
Matrimony ID - MON0432439
26 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya / Odia
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am a very simple & friendly nature girl. My family is joint family He should be smart, well educated, manageabl..."
Matrimony Bride PIZ7423710
Matrimony ID - PIZ7423710
32 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya / Odia
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am an independent girl and value education a lot. I want to work even after marriage because my work keeps me goi..."
Matrimony Bride SMR3424424
Matrimony ID - SMR3424424
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Kayastha, Oriya / Odia
Baleshwar, Odisha, India
"I am smruti ...only daughter of my papa and ma ....complete my in finance through ignou...then after doing jo..."
Matrimony Bride RAJ6215073
Matrimony ID - RAJ6215073
28 years / 4 ft 7 in 140 cm
Hindu, Lohana, Oriya / Odia
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"I am a govt servant.We are from Kamar/blacksmit caste but we are open to caste no bar profiles also...."
Matrimony Bride ATA7705334
Matrimony ID - ATA7705334
30 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya / Odia
Dhenkanal, Odisha, India
"I am working in private sector. I am currently living in Bhubaneswar. I come from middle class, Nuclear family back..."
Matrimony Bride SON6632515
Matrimony ID - SON6632515
24 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya / Odia
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
"My daughter is simple and highthinking.She is adjusting mentality...."
Matrimony Bride RAS5572512
Matrimony ID - RAS5572512
33 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya / Odia
Koraput, Odisha, India
"I am a hard working person. I believe life is a struggle so we have to focus on solutions always rather then thinki..."
Matrimony Bride SAS4874651
Matrimony ID - SAS4874651
26 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Oriya / Odia
Baripada, Odisha, India
"She is sweet caring and lovely . done MBA in HR and Finance from Bhubaneswar..."
Matrimony Bride tiktik
Matrimony ID - tiktik
29 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Khandayat, Oriya / Odia
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
"simple, joy full,traditional she loves to spent time with her family& friends, believe in high thinking & simple l..."

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.