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The Assamese Hindu Wedding – Pre-Wedding Ceremony

Marriage is the most important social as well as religious event in Indian culture.

Indian weddings are known for their grandeur and elaborate nature.

Most weddings in India last from 3-5 days, full of fun, frolic, numerous rituals, plentiful of delicious foods, and lots of music and partying.

These are some of the Pre-Wedding ceremonies:

Hindu Wedding Assamese Style – Introduction

I have been quite intrigued by the stories and pictures shared with me by my colleagues from India, who experienced their own traditional Assamese Hindu Wedding, and numerous others of their family and friends.

Marriages in India used to be arranged by the parents of the future bride and groom, but this practice has lessened considerably now, and the “in love” marriages are becoming more popular. However, the parents from both sides still play a very prominent role