Rajasthan is the state of India that has a deep rooted image of tradition and royalty. The state is a prime definition of authentic culture, traditions and even food and clothing. The rich and opulent style of Rajasthan makes it a favourable destination to plan a wedding. Weddings in Rajasthan are a complete treat for their spectators. People are enraptured by the experience of traditional dance, music, wedding attires and wedding rituals at these weddings.
RAJASTHANI WEDDING CEREMONIES
The customs and rituals observed at a Rajasthan wedding are a delightful mix of pre-wedding and post-wedding rituals. Some of the peculiar customs which are performed at a Rajasthan wedding involve ‘Tilak ceremony’, ‘Ganpati Sthapana’, ‘Pithi Dastoor’, ‘Janay’ and many more, coupled with the performance of several yagyas for bringing auspiciousness to the couple and their families. Seated on an elephant, the groom makes his way to the wedding venue with a procession consisting of family and friends. A Rajasthan wedding is considered complete with the performance of ‘saat phere’ and the chanting of various mantras. The Rajasthani traditions place a strong emphasis on these rituals for the prosperity of the couple.
UNIQUENESS OF RAJASTHAN WEDDINGS
The clothing, jewellery and food in a Rajasthan Wedding set it apart from any other wedding. The unique ensemble of a bride includes a lehenga choli in bright tones and intricate silk work. Rajasthani brides complete their look with heavy traditional jewellery. The groom on the other hand, wears customary achkan with churidar and turban. Even the groom pairs pieces of long beaded chains with their attire. Rajasthan weddings are a frolic event and stay true to being delightful and cheerful. The various ceremonies which are carried out at the wedding add the touch of divinity and serenity to the wedding.
HOW TO PLAN A RAJASTHANI WEDDING?
Rajasthan is well-known for its majestic palaces and forts. The serene lakes, combined with the gleaming sand dunes propose to be an extravagant and royal wedding destination. Planning a wedding in Rajasthan can make your big day a royal affair. Among the most popular cities in Rajasthan, Udaipur, Jaipur and Jodhpur are popular attractions for wedding destinations. There are a host of high end hotels as well in the state that complete the experience of a Rajasthan wedding. Based on the budget, the apt preparations for the wedding can be done. Planning a wedding in the royal state, complete with its rituals and customs, is all that one needs to make a wedding memorable.