Hindu weddings in India comprise of several customs that are celebrated by the families of brides and grooms. Thus, new couples should know about these important wedding rituals that takes place before and after the wedding ceremony.

Pre-wedding rituals

Engagement ceremony – This pre-wedding function is also called Sagai, when the bride and groom exchange rings in front of both their families. The exact time for this act is decided by consulting a pundit.

Mehendi ceremony – This ritual is also held before the wedding when the Mehendi paste is applied all over the bride’s hands and feet in beautiful designs. Other women of the bride’s family also apply Mehendi on their hands while dancing and singing, celebrating the occasion.

Sangeet ceremony – It is a celebration time when everyone sings and dances to share the joy of the bride in her house. Now, people hire DJs to play lively …