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Matrimony Groom LPP8524267
Matrimony ID - LPP8524267
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Punjabi
Jammu, Jammu Kashmir, India
"Based in Jammu. My family is upper middle class and moderate. I have 4 siblings, of which 1 are married. I have pas..."
Matrimony Groom CJY1623831
Matrimony ID - CJY1623831
21 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Kapu, Punjabi
Ara, Bihar, India
"I am not currently working however I have completed my doctorate. My family is lower class and traditional. I have ..."
Matrimony Groom GPM4135622
Matrimony ID - GPM4135622
32 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Nai, Punjabi
Faridkot, Punjab, India
"Living in Faridkot. Our family is middle class and traditional. I have 3 siblings, of which 2 are married. My job i..."
Matrimony Groom NKW5441763
Matrimony ID - NKW5441763
33 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Patiala, Punjab, India
"I Amanpreet Singh from Patiala (Punjab). Own Computer Business. GurSikh Family. I strongly believe in Sri Guru Gran..."
Matrimony Groom TJB3664148
Matrimony ID - TJB3664148
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Punjabi
Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India
"Residing in Jhansi. Our family is middle class and we have moderate values. I have 4 siblings, of which 3 are marri..."
Matrimony Groom FSD0133851
Matrimony ID - FSD0133851
56 years / 6 ft 2 in 188 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
"looking for an educated ,intelligent lady who can take care of me, my 14 years old daughter and help me business. H..."
Matrimony Groom DYH5811322
Matrimony ID - DYH5811322
34 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Nawan Shehar, Punjab, India
"I come from a upper middle class, moderate family. I have 2 siblings, of which 1 are married. I have attained my..."
Matrimony Groom CCD8318337
Matrimony ID - CCD8318337
35 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I come from a moderate, upper middle class family. I am the only child. I am working full time and have accomplishe..."
Matrimony Groom CTV1606478
Matrimony ID - CTV1606478
26 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
Rupnagar, Punjab, India
"In my family my mom & me only .small & very Happyy family .own house own business..."
Matrimony Groom TBJ7440532
Matrimony ID - TBJ7440532
31 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am working full time and have successfully completed my masters. My family is middle class and traditional. I onl..."
Matrimony Groom KLL7032014
Matrimony ID - KLL7032014
25 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Thakur, Punjabi
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
"Our family is upper middle class and traditional. I have 3 siblings, of which 1 are married. I am not currently ..."
Matrimony Groom KYF7373086
Matrimony ID - KYF7373086
31 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Living in New Delhi. I hail from a lower class, traditional family. I have 3 siblings, of which 1 are married. I ha..."
Matrimony Groom QLT0547597
Matrimony ID - QLT0547597
29 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab, India
"my self retired banker my wife is employed in municipal council mandigobindgarh Punjab daughetr married. I am seeki..."
Matrimony Groom FPR0255829
Matrimony ID - FPR0255829
40 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand, India
"I have passed my bachelors and I am currently working full time, earning an above average income. I hail from a mid..."
Matrimony Groom VJM3660411
Matrimony ID - VJM3660411
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Sonar, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I have achieved my bachelors and I am currently working full time in the field of commerce. I come from a tradition..."
Matrimony Groom VPG4922325
Matrimony ID - VPG4922325
27 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Mehra, Punjabi
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
"I am working full time and have completed my masters. Our family is middle class and we have moderate values. I hav..."
Matrimony Groom ZQK3805076
Matrimony ID - ZQK3805076
25 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
"Residing in Jalandhar. My family is upper middle class and moderate. I want to go abroad so i see girl who have loy..."
Matrimony Groom SYL4305085
Matrimony ID - SYL4305085
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
"Hi I am Danish and I belong to the middle class nuclear family. My father and mother both are retired. I am residi..."
Matrimony Groom PCR7411865
Matrimony ID - PCR7411865
33 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Sangrur, Punjab, India
"I have completed my diploma and am currently working full time. I hail from a moderate, upper middle class family. ..."
Matrimony Groom CFN1854211
Matrimony ID - CFN1854211
30 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Patiala, Punjab, India
"Hello guri this side looking for my soul mate who is loyal. Loving and trust worthy? Not looking for a homemaker; s..."
Matrimony Groom HBQ5952704
Matrimony ID - HBQ5952704
31 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Qualities to lookout of positive attitude towards life, commitmenT to relationship, emotional openness, integrity..."
Matrimony Groom QMT1331037
Matrimony ID - QMT1331037
30 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
"Living in Kuala Lumpur. Our family is upper middle class and traditional. I have no brothers or sisters. I have pas..."
Matrimony Groom YFF5182768
Matrimony ID - YFF5182768
28 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"My family is middle class and traditional. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I am working full time in ..."
Matrimony Groom LMM8345877
Matrimony ID - LMM8345877
32 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Other, Delhi, India
"Living in Delhi. Our family is middle class and we have traditional values. I have 2 siblings, of which 1 are marri..."
Matrimony Groom SSP7144124
Matrimony ID - SSP7144124
26 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I have attained my masters and I am currently working full time in the field of software professional.. I am from a..."
Matrimony Groom HCD5604715
Matrimony ID - HCD5604715
36 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, SC, Punjabi
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
"Our family is middle class and liberal. I have 3 siblings, of which 2 are married. I am staying in Jalandhar. I don..."
Matrimony Groom QCL2282428
Matrimony ID - QCL2282428
39 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Faridabad, Haryana, India
"I am staying in Faridabad. Our family is middle class and moderate. I have 4 siblings, of which 4 are married. I am..."
Matrimony Bride RMC2353452
Matrimony ID - RMC2353452
39 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I m simple n homely girl. M one n only one child of my dad. Myself n my dad we r just the two of us at home. M basi..."
Matrimony Bride NCG7521674
Matrimony ID - NCG7521674
18 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Faridkot, Punjab, India

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Matrimony Bride KJM7887628
Matrimony ID - KJM7887628
30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I have completed my masters and i'm currently working full time in the field of sales professional.. Our family is ..."
Matrimony Bride KHS7582216
Matrimony ID - KHS7582216
44 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
Kapurthala, Punjab, India
"SHE IS EXTREMELY YOUNG,ENERGETIC,CARING,FAMILY AND CAREER ORIENTED,SIMPLE LIVING HIGH THINKING,UPPER MIDDLE CLASS, ..."
Matrimony Bride CBD1268864
Matrimony ID - CBD1268864
36 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
"Our family is middle-class and moderate. I have three siblings, of which two are married. Currently living in Jalan..."
Matrimony Bride VCK1503548
Matrimony ID - VCK1503548
33 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Searching for a suitable groom for my daughter. Living in New Delhi. Our family is upper middle class and we have ..."
Matrimony Bride CTK7888321
Matrimony ID - CTK7888321
34 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am a simple n homely girl. M the one n only one child of my dad. M basically looking for a gud, honest n genuine ..."
Matrimony Bride JQK6668757
Matrimony ID - JQK6668757
33 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Amritsar, Punjab, India
"I am working full time and have attained my bachelors. My family is middle class and moderate. I only have 1 siblin..."
Matrimony Bride BFF0391035
Matrimony ID - BFF0391035
24 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am staying in Lucknow. I am from a middle class, moderate family. I have 2 siblings. I am non vegetarian. I don't..."
Matrimony Bride VWC7013826
Matrimony ID - VWC7013826
35 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Punjabi
Amritsar, Punjab, India

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Matrimony Bride CFB1176100
Matrimony ID - CFB1176100
27 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Matrimony Bride DCH2586774
Matrimony ID - DCH2586774
22 years / 4 ft 5 in 134 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Other, Chandigarh, India
"Comingmonika chowan soon......"
Matrimony Bride RSC3006713
Matrimony ID - RSC3006713
35 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Patiala, Punjab, India
"Hello, here is a quick introduction about my daughter. She is simple and practical girl with a positive attitude. H..."
Matrimony Bride YDB2168687
Matrimony ID - YDB2168687
38 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Other, Other, Punjabi
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
"Based in Jalandhar. I hail from a upper middle class, moderate family. I am the only child. I am working full time ..."
Matrimony Bride FDM3357105
Matrimony ID - FDM3357105
32 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Amritsar, Punjab, India
"This profile of my sister in law she is widow. she have one baby girl six years old her husband dead during some he..."
Matrimony Bride JSZ6217043
Matrimony ID - JSZ6217043
37 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I have created this profile on behalf of my sister. I am working full time and have accomplished my masters. My fam..."
Matrimony Bride FDJ3317052
Matrimony ID - FDJ3317052
32 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India
"I am a very simple, god fearing, caring, talented, understanding, trustworthy and kind-hearted human being from rav..."
Matrimony Bride NPG7671800
Matrimony ID - NPG7671800
33 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
"Our family is middle-class and moderate. I have two siblings, of which one are married. I have passed my diploma..."
Matrimony Bride BGZ0825272
Matrimony ID - BGZ0825272
35 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am working full time and have achieved my masters. Our family is upper middle class and we have moderate values. ..."
Matrimony Bride WHD4314723
Matrimony ID - WHD4314723
28 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Our family is middle class and we have moderate values. I have 2 siblings. I have achieved my bachelors and i'm ..."
Matrimony Bride FWC1447758
Matrimony ID - FWC1447758
26 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
"I hail from a traditional, middle class family. I have 2 siblings, of which 2 are married. I have done my master..."

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About Punjabi Matrimony

Punjabi matrimony takes place between a bride and groom whose first language is Punjabi. With over 130 million speakers, Punjabi is the 10th most spoken language in the world. It is the native language of the Punjab region of both India and Pakistan. The language also has a significant presence in England, Canada and Australia.

It is believed that Punjabi emerged as its own language during the 12th century. Punjabi music can be heard within most modern Bollywood movies and is very popular throughout the world.

As the majority of Punjabi speakers are Hindu or Sikh, we will focus on these two communities.

Hindu Punjabi Matrimonial Ceremonies

Pre-Wedding Rituals

Roka and Thaka - After satisfying all the aspects of marriage, the bride's family visits the groom's residence and offer him gifts, sweets, and clothes along with some money known as Shagun. This custom is known as the Roka. After this, the groom's family perform the same rituals for the bride. The return ceremony is known as Thaka. These two rituals are meant to fix the alliance between the two families.

Mangni/Sagai - This is an official engagement ceremony that takes place a few months before the wedding. Both families gather for a grand celebration of exchanging of rings between the couples.

Shagun and Chunni Chadai - The chunni ceremony marks the acceptance of bride by the groom's family. A day before Sagai, a group of ladies visits the bride's residence to present her with an intricately decorated Chunni (head scarf) and the dress which she will wear to wear during Sagai along with jewelry and sweets. These gifts to the bride are known as Shagun.

Sangeet - A form of musical celebration of marriage. Previously, this custom was performed only by the ladies of the family which gather to sing folk songs of marriage while performing the traditional Punjabi dance known as Gidda. Nowadays, the Sangeet is an extravagant musical bash where both the families get together and present dance performances that are often choreographed by experts. It presents a great opportunity for both the families to get accustomed to each other.

Mehendi - Mehendi is a vital part of almost all the marriages in matrimonial ceremonies of India. The red color of the Mehndi symbolizes a long and happy married life for the couple. During this ceremony, a henna paste is used to paint elaborate designs on the palms, legs and feet of the bride. The initials of the groom are also hidden amidst these designs. While the henna is applied, the ladies of the families sing folk wedding songs.

Wedding Day Rituals

Jago - Jago is celebrated in the early hours of the morning. During this ritual, the maternal aunt of the bride/groom carries a decorated brass vessel on her head while another lady tries to shake it with a long stick with bells attached. This group of ladies visit the houses of friends and relatives who provide them with sweets; during their journey, they sing Punjabi wedding songs.

Gana Bandhna - A puja is organized separately at both the houses. After completion of the puja, the priest ties a sacred thread along with beetle nut and Kaudi on the right wrists of bride and groom.

Chooda Chadana - The maternal uncle of the bride gifts her set of red and ivory bangles known as Chooda. A havan is performed by the maternal uncle following which the Chooda are purified in a liquid mixture containing milk and rose petals. Her maternal uncle and aunt then slip the bangles over her wrist and gift her wedding lehenga. Afterwards, friends and sisters of the bride tie an umbrella-shaped ornament known as Kalliren to her bangles.

Haldi - An integral part of marriage custom in which a paste made from sandalwood, turmeric, rosewater and mustard oil is applied all over the bride's body especially face, hands and feet by the married ladies of the family. It is believed this will impart an everlasting glow on the bride's face. A similar ceremony is also observed at the groom's house.

Ghara Gharoli - In this ritual, the Bhabi (brother's wife) procure water from a holy place such as a temple or a Gurudwara in earthen pots. This water is then used for bathing bride and groom.

Sehrabandi and Varna - Once the groom is dressed in his wedding attire (sherwani and churidar), a small puja is then performed to sanctify the Turban or Sehra. This Sehra is then tied around groom's head by his brother-in-law.

Ghodi Charna - According to Punjabi tradition, the groom sets off for the wedding venue by riding a gaudily decorated Mare. The groom's sister-in-law then applies Surma to the groom's eyes to ward off evil vibes. The groom then mounts the mare along with sarbala (a kid member of groom's family).

Agawani and Milni - The groom and his wedding procession are welcomed by the bridal party. This ritual is known as Agwaani. The groom is then welcomed by the mother of the bride with a traditional aarti and tika on the forehead. The bride's relatives greet the corresponding relatives of groom's family (i.e. maternal uncle with the same of another side). This ritual is known as Milni.

Varmala - It refers to exchanging of garlands between the couple.

Kanyadaan - During this ritual, witnessed by holy fire, the bride's father gives his daughter to the groom. The groom makes a promise to the father in law to take care of his daughter.

Phere - The wedding knot is tied between the ends of the dupattas of the couple and then they encircle four times around the sacred fire. This is followed by Lajahom during which the bride's brother pours puffed rice into bride's hands and then the couple offer this to fire. This ritual is to seek blessings of holy fire for the couple.

Sindoor Daan and tying of mangalsutra - Finally, the wedding rituals conclude with the application of Vermillion by the groom to the hair parting of the bride. This is followed by the tying of Mangalsutra around her neck.

Post-Wedding Rituals

Vidaai/Doli - This is a form of bridal procession in which the bride bids a tearful goodbye to her parents and family before proceeding towards her new home.

Paani Bharna - The mother-in-law welcomes the arrival of the bride to her new house by performing an aarti of the couple with a pitcher of water. The bride then crosses the threshold after overturning a pot of rice with her right foot. The couple then seeks blessings of family diety and the bride is introduced to all of the friends and relatives. This ritual is known as Mooh Dikhai.

Reception - A lavish reception party is thrown by the groom's family in honor of the newlyweds. A Punjabi reception is an occasion of immense joy with lip-smacking meals and exuberant music.

Pag Phera - The bride returns to her parent's residence with her husband for a grand lunch. They spend the night with her parents before returning to the groom's residence. This marks the end of the wedding celebration.

Wedding Rituals In Sikh Communities

Most of the pre-wedding and post-wedding functions are same between these two communities instead of the main wedding ritual. The wedding of Sikh community takes place in Gurudwara in front of Guru Granth Sahib instead of holy fire.

On the day of marriage, a flower veil is tied to the groom's forehead, by his sisters. A currency garland is also tied around his neck. This is followed by Milni ceremony, in which both the families meet at the bride's place. They then attend the Gurudwara kirtan where shabads are sung and ardaas are recited. After this, the bride and the groom circle around the Guru Granth Sahib and seek blessings.