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Matrimony Groom SUM6538389
Matrimony ID - SUM6538389
30 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Simple living person..loves travelling an respctd elders We r simple an small family..Mom dad me an little brothe..."
Matrimony Groom RAN9558833
Matrimony ID - RAN9558833
25 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
"Hi myself ranjeet Singh and I m simple positive person from Punjab and I m MA LLB. I'm working in central govt as ..."
Matrimony Groom SAT7750425
Matrimony ID - SAT7750425
27 years / 5 ft 9 in 176 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Gurdaspur, Punjab, India
"Hello, I have done Masters in English and currently working as a Freelancer Website Promoter. I am looking for a..."
Matrimony Groom BHA4623153
Matrimony ID - BHA4623153
26 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
No Religion, No Religion, Punjabi
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
"Matrimoney, I am a very simple, soft spoken, god fearing, caring, talented, understanding, trustworthy and kind he..."
Matrimony Groom GUR7407557
Matrimony ID - GUR7407557
23 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Patiala, Punjab, India
"Currently living in Patiala nd pursuing our family business nd if this introduction means to praise myself then one..."
Matrimony Groom GAU1376036
Matrimony ID - GAU1376036
28 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
Bhiwani, Haryana, India
" i am currently working as assistant manager(mis) in education department haryana and also preparing for hssc exams..."
Matrimony Groom SUR5364721
Matrimony ID - SUR5364721
29 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am from a Middle Class Background and is raised in a family atmosphere. I have 2 elder siblings (Sister's) and bo..."
Matrimony Groom KRI5795162
Matrimony ID - KRI5795162
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Patiala, Punjab, India
"Matri money, I belong to an upper middle class family. I am a self-made man that has been through a lot of challeng..."
Matrimony Groom RAC2680051
Matrimony ID - RAC2680051
30 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Kshatriya, Punjabi
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
"Thanks for visiting my profile. I am an introvert person. Group settings make me nervous and I tend to crawl back i..."
Matrimony Groom SUK3357139
Matrimony ID - SUK3357139
30 years / 4 ft 6 in 137 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
"I am a motivated person crazy to achieve my goals and objectives. Takes every smallest to biggest decision after a ..."
Matrimony Groom SAH4830706
Matrimony ID - SAH4830706
27 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Gupta, Punjabi
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
"My son has completed his B.Tech through Military College and is a Captain who is doing a great job in Technical fie..."
Matrimony Groom AKS8177802
Matrimony ID - AKS8177802
22 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Sonar, Punjabi
Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am lonly son i have my self business have mobile shop i have deploma in computer and hardwesre networkig and mobi..."
Matrimony Groom LUK5267343
Matrimony ID - LUK5267343
29 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Other, Punjabi
Amritsar, Punjab, India
"I am fun loving and fond of travelling to religious places. She should be Simple and graduate ..."
Matrimony Groom NAV5066168
Matrimony ID - NAV5066168
27 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
"I'm looking for a match for myself. I am an engineer and mba graduate working in MNC top management. I am a foo..."
Matrimony Groom GAU0356303
Matrimony ID - GAU0356303
24 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Spiritual - Not Religious, Punjabi
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
"hi dear.How are you If you like my profile than we can talk and know each other. I am 24years old boy from Ludhia..."
Matrimony Groom GAU7020460
Matrimony ID - GAU7020460
22 years / 5 ft 11 in 181 cm
Hindu, Saini, Punjabi
Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India
" I am career focused person i am working from last 3 years with my dads business We are simple and small family...."
Matrimony Groom ANK9301115
Matrimony ID - ANK9301115
30 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Bhatia, Punjabi
Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
"we are punjabi khatri family, upper middle class family from north, our fore fathers werw from multan now in pakist..."
Matrimony Groom GAG5606026
Matrimony ID - GAG5606026
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
"I am a simple but Fun loving person. Have own house, godown and successfully running Shop of ladies footwear in a p..."
Matrimony Groom LOV2657443
Matrimony ID - LOV2657443
28 years / 5 ft 10 in 178 cm
Hindu, Agarwal , Punjabi
Sangrur, Punjab, India
"I am Down to earth person.I love my family My family is traditional.We are four members in a family. She should..."
Matrimony Groom PAN6326443
Matrimony ID - PAN6326443
28 years / 5 ft 7 in 171 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
"pankaj manchanda living in chandigarh. i have completed masters in computer application. currently working in govt ..."
Matrimony Groom RAH3655260
Matrimony ID - RAH3655260
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
"I am Rahul Narang belongs to middle class family looking decent girl for marriage prefrence will be given to overse..."
Matrimony Bride SON0370724
Matrimony ID - SON0370724
30 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
"Iam sonia bawa,i like to do travelling,i like hill station,love to explore new places, Am export manager in dynami..."
Matrimony Bride HAR7424313
Matrimony ID - HAR7424313
29 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
"I am simple girl. i am an independent girl. describe later in my family my mom dad nd 2 younger brothers who is ..."
Matrimony Bride KIR4721238
Matrimony ID - KIR4721238
25 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
"I am KIRTI ARORA B.Tech ECE.. Working in gov bank in noida. I am basically from saharanpur My family is modern c..."
Matrimony Bride ITT4755640
Matrimony ID - ITT4755640
25 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Rajput, Punjabi
Patiala, Punjab, India
"Himy name is Itti and I am looking for a guy by my self I want to know the guy first then further we can move in re..."
Matrimony Bride SUR2658026
Matrimony ID - SUR2658026
36 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Other, Punjab, India
"I am surveen chauhan from mohali. I am MA,B.ed.NTT. I m in teaching line but now i m not working.I live with my fam..."
Matrimony Bride CHA7126653
Matrimony ID - CHA7126653
31 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"HELLO,MY DAUGHTER IS AN ELECTRICAL ENGINEER.SHE IS WORKING AS CONSULTANT IN RENOWNED MNC.SHE IS SMART AND PLEASING ..."
Matrimony Bride MAN6348672
Matrimony ID - MAN6348672
23 years / 5 ft 2 in 158 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Amritsar, Punjab, India
"I am an ambitous girl.I am simple ,modern and yet has high regards for Indian traditional cultural values and respe..."
Matrimony Bride HUO9537835
Matrimony ID - HUO9537835
29 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
London, Greater London / Middlesex, UK
"I am harpreet. Kaur from. Uk. Am working. In post office. My family is traditional. My. Mum. Grandmother. And ..."
Matrimony Bride PAR9401042
Matrimony ID - PAR9401042
32 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Amritsar, Punjab, India
"I am a polite, soft-spoken and cool minded person who knows how to build and maintain trust and relation in a famil..."
Matrimony Bride KHY2365068
Matrimony ID - KHY2365068
28 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"A Punjabi, born and brought up in bangalore. A chartered accountant by profession, working in private sector. I'm s..."
Matrimony Bride SHA1804376
Matrimony ID - SHA1804376
33 years / 5 ft 153 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
"I am an ambitious and independent girl. Loves to hangout with friends and watch movies. Currently working in Ban..."
Matrimony Bride RIT8444613
Matrimony ID - RIT8444613
40 years / 5 ft 1 in 155 cm
No Religion, No Religion, Punjabi
Yamunanagar, Haryana, India
"I am Jasvinder kaur my friend ritu anand for need Life partner so you call me and sms My family middle calss ..."
Matrimony Bride GUR2381010
Matrimony ID - GUR2381010
29 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"Hello! I have created this profile for my daughter, she is good looking, pure vegetarian Gursikh girl,kind & helpfu..."
Matrimony Bride NIK7413176
Matrimony ID - NIK7413176
24 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
"my daughter name is nikhita . she is smart and inocent girl .she is 24 years old. My daughter calification is 12 on..."
Matrimony Bride MJN8423530
Matrimony ID - MJN8423530
32 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Other, Punjab, India
"I am a simple & honest girl with modern outlook.I am working as a science teacher.I am seeking for a loyal, honest ..."
Matrimony Bride UPA2719868
Matrimony ID - UPA2719868
27 years / 5 ft 5 in 166 cm
Hindu, Khatri, Punjabi
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
"I would describe myself as a very simple and down to earth person who loves enjoying even the smallest things of li..."
Matrimony Bride MAN4174036
Matrimony ID - MAN4174036
26 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Chandigarh, Punjab, India
"I am manpreet Kaur.my nick name is Deepika.m very lovable nd simple guy. I believe in simple living and high thinki..."
Matrimony Bride MAN4633880
Matrimony ID - MAN4633880
24 years / 5 ft 4 in 163 cm
Sikh, Sikh, Punjabi
Amritsar, Punjab, India
"Belong to cheema jatt family...nd profession is dentist ...single daughter of their parents..wanna boy respect thei..."
Matrimony Bride ANK7471506
Matrimony ID - ANK7471506
27 years / 5 ft 6 in 168 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I am writing this on behalf of my daughter. She is bold, affectionate and adjustable with all age group. She is w..."
Matrimony Bride NID4386773
Matrimony ID - NID4386773
30 years / 4 ft 11 in 150 cm
Hindu, Brahmin, Punjabi
New Delhi, Delhi, India
"I m an Simple working girl. Working with Edtech Review as Client relationship executive. I have done Graduation fro..."
Matrimony Bride NIS1447825
Matrimony ID - NIS1447825
32 years / 5 ft 3 in 161 cm
Hindu, Arora, Punjabi
Hissar, Haryana, India
"My sis name nisha.very simple and homely girl.she is giid nature.she be live in radhaswami.she is namedhari. No att..."

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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.