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A Guide to Punjabi Weddings – wedding day (part 2)

The Punjab is home to many faiths. So, a Punjabi marriage ceremony could take place in any number of religious or civil venues. This guide will take you through a Sikh marriage. In the previous post, we went through the … Continue reading

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A Guide to Punjabi Weddings – the wedding day (part 1)

Punjabi weddings are full of numerous ceremonies and formalities. So, I’ll be breaking the main day into three parts. This first part will take you through the morning of the wedding on both the bride’s and groom’s homes. The bride’s … Continue reading

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A Guide to Punjabi Weddings – jaago night

We have almost reached the Big Day but before then, there is one more excuse to party – the jaago night. This is traditionally held on the night before the wedding day but some families opt to keep a day … Continue reading

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A Guide to Punjabi Weddings – Mehndi and Sangeet

One of the most entertaining functions in a Punjabi wedding is the sangeet night, when excitement for the Big Day is expressed through song and dance! This is usually allocated as the Mehndi night too. Procedure Generally, the sangeet night … Continue reading

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A Guide to Punjabi Weddings – Saahe Chithi

The next stage of a Guide to Punjabi Weddings is the Saahe Chithi, which is little known about until people have a close wedding in the family and they carry out this custom. It usually takes place a week before … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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