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Matrimony Groom STH8746312
Matrimony ID - STH8746312
29 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
Kurukshetra, Haryana, India
"Living in Kurukshetra. Our family is upper middle class and traditional. I only have 1 sibling and they are married..."
Matrimony Groom HRF5506361
Matrimony ID - HRF5506361
42 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Other, Punjab, India
"hi, I am divorced from 1st marriage, but don't have any children. I am 42 years old and have own milk dairy busines..."
Matrimony Groom SDK6144349
Matrimony ID - SDK6144349
40 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Mahajan, Punjabi
Amritsar, Punjab, India
"My self Mohit Mahajan. Live in Amritsar(Punjab). I am +2 pass out. I am 40 years. Runs my own business of Kiryana a..."
Matrimony Groom LCC8710615
Matrimony ID - LCC8710615
40 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am staying in New Delhi. Our family is upper middle class and we have moderate values. I have no brothers or sist..."
Matrimony Groom JBF6317587
Matrimony ID - JBF6317587
33 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab, India
"Currently living in Fatehgarh Sahib. I come from a liberal, middle class family. I have 2 siblings, of which 1 are ..."
Matrimony Groom TVM7371746
Matrimony ID - TVM7371746
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Punjabi
Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
"I am from a upper middle class, moderate family. I only have 1 sibling and they are married. I have successfully..."
Matrimony Groom MNK9328710
Matrimony ID - MNK9328710
33 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Gabit, Punjabi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am traveling person, love to hanging out with friends. Family is traditional, one younger brother. Looking ..."
Matrimony Groom SSB3680526
Matrimony ID - SSB3680526
25 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Other, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
"Living in Negeri Sembilan. My family is middle class and moderate. I have 2 siblings, of which 1 are married. My jo..."
Matrimony Groom WFN7661278
Matrimony ID - WFN7661278
31 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Amritsar, Punjab, India
"Currently living in Amritsar. Our family is middle-class and traditional. I have three siblings, of which three are..."
Matrimony Groom MPJ9305678
Matrimony ID - MPJ9305678
31 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am Manvinder living in vasundhra Ghaziabad with my family in my own house. I am working with Tech Mahindra Noida ..."
Matrimony Groom SNB5220103
Matrimony ID - SNB5220103
32 years / 6 ft 1 in 186 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
"I am working full time and have done my bachelors. I come from a upper middle class, liberal family. I have 2 sibli..."
Matrimony Groom DZD8013570
Matrimony ID - DZD8013570
40 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
"Residing in Raipur. I hail from a moderate, upper middle class family. I only have one sibling and they are happily..."
Matrimony Groom BPP0287529
Matrimony ID - BPP0287529
27 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Sangrur, Punjab, India
"I have successfully finished my diploma. Our family is middle-class and moderate. I only have one sibling and they ..."
Matrimony Groom ZDG0029174
Matrimony ID - ZDG0029174
38 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
No Religion, No Religion, Punjabi
Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India
"I am working full time and have accomplished my bachelors. My family is upper middle class and moderate. I am the o..."
Matrimony Groom GDN4446027
Matrimony ID - GDN4446027
30 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Kapurthala, Punjab, India
"We are sikh arora / khatri family beleive in mix of traditional and modern values..I have 4 siblings, of which 3 ar..."
Matrimony Groom BLC0330547
Matrimony ID - BLC0330547
48 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Agarwal , Punjabi
Pune, Maharashtra, India
"Our family is middle-class and we have moderate values. I only have one sibling and she is married. I am working..."
Matrimony Groom ZBN1717207
Matrimony ID - ZBN1717207
23 years / 6 ft 183 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
"Looking for a beautiful, educated, understanding girl for my smart tall, and educated son, He is a Permanent Reside..."
Matrimony Groom VRD0766444
Matrimony ID - VRD0766444
27 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
"Living in Jamnagar. I am from a upper middle class, moderate family. I have no brothers or sisters. I have achieved..."
Matrimony Groom ZBR5212771
Matrimony ID - ZBR5212771
39 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Hindu, Baniya, Punjabi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Our family is middle class and moderate. I have 3 siblings, of which 3 are married. I have passed my diploma and..."
Matrimony Groom PDG0156437
Matrimony ID - PDG0156437
30 years / 5 ft 8 in 173 cm
Muslim, Sunni, Punjabi
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
"Residing in Kuala Lumpur. I am from a upper middle class, traditional family. I have 1 sibling who is married. I am..."
Matrimony Groom FMC3057245
Matrimony ID - FMC3057245
32 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Saini, Punjabi
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
"I am a qualified chartered accountant and in service from last seven years. I believe in simple living and high thi..."
Matrimony Groom WNN3243586
Matrimony ID - WNN3243586
36 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Punjabi
Ganganagar, Rajasthan, India
"I come from a middle class, moderate family. I have 3 siblings, of which 3 are married. I have accomplished my m..."
Matrimony Groom DRJ0541664
Matrimony ID - DRJ0541664
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Amritsar, Punjab, India
"I have successfully completed my masters and am currently working full time in the field of hr professional.. I com..."
Matrimony Groom GBF4037823
Matrimony ID - GBF4037823
30 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Patiala, Punjab, India
"- I'm very friendly and caring person.I believe in simplicity and loyalty which is part of my personality. Family i..."
Matrimony Groom MYQ9496287
Matrimony ID - MYQ9496287
26 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Valmiki, Punjabi
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
"I come from a middle class, traditional family. I have 3 siblings. I am currently working full time in the field..."
Matrimony Groom DGK4253133
Matrimony ID - DGK4253133
42 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"We are well and really educated small family' we are looking for an honest, simple, caring, and really loyal girl ..."
Matrimony Groom LMF8703363
Matrimony ID - LMF8703363
26 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Kurukshetra, Haryana, India
"I come from a upper middle class, traditional family. I have 3 siblings, of which 1 are married. I am working fu..."
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

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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
27 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..."
Matrimony Bride WNQ0603341
Matrimony ID - WNQ0603341
28 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I have attained my bachelors and i'm currently working full time. Our family is middle class and we have moderate v..."
Matrimony Bride JBB6651454
Matrimony ID - JBB6651454
32 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I'm a girl with good manners and carrying family value. Basically belong to Rampur. I'm but residing in Delhi Ncr d..."
Matrimony Bride BBD0113454
Matrimony ID - BBD0113454
54 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Agarwal , Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"My family is lower class and traditional. I have 3 siblings, of which 3 are married. I am non vegetarian. I don'..."
Matrimony Bride NKV1437582
Matrimony ID - NKV1437582
22 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Other, Punjab, India
"My family is upper middle class and moderate. I have 1 sibling. Living in Punjab. I don't smoke or drink. I am vege..."
Matrimony Bride VJG8327566
Matrimony ID - VJG8327566
40 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Punjabi
Amritsar, Punjab, India
"Our family is middle class and liberal. I am the only child. I have passed my masters and i'm currently working ..."
Matrimony Bride FSJ3226694
Matrimony ID - FSJ3226694
31 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, SC, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Currently living in New Delhi. I am from a middle class, moderate family. I have 2 siblings. I have finished my bac..."
Matrimony Bride GBL4155142
Matrimony ID - GBL4155142
21 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
"She is ambition and independent girl currently work with The Oberoi Amarvilas she has one younger sister me her mot..."
Matrimony Bride TRJ0705426
Matrimony ID - TRJ0705426
22 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Christian, Pentecost, Punjabi
Amritsar, Punjab, India
"I come from a upper-middle-class, moderate family. I have two siblings, of which one are married. I am not current..."
Matrimony Bride GBH4587115
Matrimony ID - GBH4587115
33 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Punjabi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"I am full of life, enthusiastic, spontaneous and adventurous. I am an extrovert and outgoing yet family oriented. I..."
Matrimony Bride NZB2675450
Matrimony ID - NZB2675450
33 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hi, I am Sonia. I am a Company Secretary and a corporate lawyer working in the field of taxation, finance and corpo..."

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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.