A Guide to Punjabi Weddings

I’ve often been asked what a Punjabi wedding involves. There are so many random rituals during the many ceremonies that make up a wedding. Then they vary depending on your faith or whether a boy or girl is getting married.

Running Epic Events has given me an interesting insight into what these traditions are and the meaning behind them. Namely, you may have attended many Punjabi weddings and enjoyed the jaago, but do you know why the jaago is even part of the wedding? You probably enjoy rubbing vatna/maiyan over the bride or groom, but what is the significance of this?

Read:

Roka/thaka
Chunni
Kurmai
Saahe chithi
Maiya/vatna
Mehndi and sangeet
Jaago
Wedding day – morning
Wedding day – religious ceremony
Wedding day – reception and doli

 

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About Raj Bilkhu

Raj Kaur Bilkhu is a journalist from Birmingham, UK.
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6 Responses to A Guide to Punjabi Weddings

  1. Pingback: A Guide to Punjabi Weddings – the wedding day (part 1) | Epic Events

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  4. Anonymous says:

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  5. simar says:

    hello,
    dear Rd Ol yyour guide lins about weding Bt Can you tell me some rituals which are mostly done by girls family 🙂

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