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Tripuri Wedding Culture

1/22/2013 5:27:00 AM

Tripura is a state in North East India. The Tripuri Tribes originated from Tripura and Bangladesh. Tripuri tribes belong to the famous Tibeto-Burmese tribal group. A tripuri wedding is very different from a regular wedding. The rituals followed by these people are also very distinct. Here is a bit of information about tripuri wedding culture. Hamjwk Tubui Kaimani A marriage broker plays a vital role in a tripuri matrimony. He is known as Raibai or Andra. The decision of marriage is the whole and sole of the parents. If the parents disagree the process ends here. The bride or the groom has no choice. They have to agree with the decision of the parents. This type of marriage always take place in the house of the bridegroom. If the girl is chosen by the groom parents the bride parents demand a sum of money and ornaments. It is a custom in tripura that the girls does not bring dowry to his husbands home. This custom makes tripura free from dowry system. Koksurma This is the p

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Desievite New Feature: Check it out

1/24/2013 12:15:00 AM

Android Apps These days technology is changing very rapidly. Desktops have changed into laptops. Soon laptops would be changed to tablets. These days you can also access internet on you mobile. That’s a great revolution.  You carry a mobile most of the time so internet is finger tips away.   You can also access DesiEvite on your mobile which has an Android operating system. DesiEvite provides you an App. It is small software which you can download with ease on you mobile. Once you install it you get an access to most of the features on your mobile. You would find this App on the DesiEvite homepage. Now DesiEvite is a few fingertips away.       1-2-3 steps when sending e-card & e-invitation Suppose your friend lives at some other place. You have to take a route which has lot of turns. For a couple of times he takes you to his home. Once he tells you that he is busy and you have to come on your own. Now you start and get lo

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Arunachal Pradesh Pre-Wedding Rituals

1/25/2013 9:43:00 AM

In Arunachal Pradesh marriage plays a very important role in the society. A marriage is considered unrecognized if it takes place outside the prescribed rituals and rules of the community. Normally three types of marriage are practiced. a)     Marriage by negotiation or service (Aaw long aaw) b)  Marriage by elopement (Thok no ho chai) c)  Marriage by kidnapping or capture (Aan sheio Aaw)    Ritual followed in Marriage by negotiation/ Practice       Negotiation   When the groom’s parents find a girl of their choice they hire a middleman(Chow-Pachaw) for marriage negotiation. The middleman finds his assistant who would help in the negotiation process. On an auspicious date they do to the bride’s home along with hopha (kind of token-some amount of sugar) and Baan Moya (a platter of flowers). They are kept before the bride’s parent.  The middleman conveys the message of

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Assamese Pre- wedding Rituals

1/29/2013 6:19:00 AM

  An Assamese wedding is simple and yet very elegant. It is known as Biya because during the wedding the traditional 'biya naam' song is sung by the ladies. The wedding consists of Vedic tradition and rituals. An Assamese wedding also consists of pre wedding rituals. Here is a brief description of the most common pre wedding rituals.   Nau puruxor sarddho In this ritual homage to the ancestors of both the bride and the groom is paid by their respective parents. This is done so that progress of wedding is hassle free and to get the blessing of the ancestors.   Daiyan Diya This ritual is performed in the early morning of the wedding day. Curd is sent to the bride's house from the groom's place. The bride is supposed to eat the half part and the other part is returned to the groom. The groom eats the other half. The curd is a symbol of good luck.   Juran Diya   This is the most important pre wedding ritual. In this ritual the groom's mother

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Manipuri Pre-Wedding Rituals

1/30/2013 4:56:00 AM

  Manipur, which is also known as the ‘land of gems’, is one of the north-eastern states of India. This state is famous for unique customs and traditions. Weddings form an important part of the lives of the people of Manipur. The weddings are lively and colourful which makes it a grand affair similar to a festival. In certain tribes girls and boys get an opportunity to know each other before marriage. In certain tribes girls go to market to purchase goods. This gives the couple to know each other. Special kind of rules and customs are observed. Some of the most common rituals are described below.   Hinaba This is the first step and the very first pre-wedding ritual. This ritual is a meeting. The groom’s parent visits the bride's house. Here the parents of both parties sit together and match the horoscope. If everything is found satisfactory the date of the next meeting is fixed otherwise the proposal stands cancel.   Yathang thanaga This is

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Odisha Pre-wedding Rituals

1/31/2013 6:05:00 AM

  Odisha 9th largest state by area, also known as Orissa is a state of India. The Bay of Bengal touches it boundary. Oriya is the language spoken by the majority of the people of the state. The people in Orissa believe in simple living. It reflects in their lifestyle. A wedding is also a simple affair. People of Odisha consider wedding a joyous and it consists of many pre-wedding and post wedding rites and rituals. Here is a brief description of some of the most common pre-wedding rituals.   Nirbandh It is also known as the engagement. It occurs at the bride's place. The fathers of both the bride and the groom take an oath that they will wed their children. The couple does not take part in this ritual.   Jayee anukolo This ritual opens the door for other rituals to be conducted. The wedding invitation cards are distributed. In this ceremony first card sent to the famous Temple Puri and after that second card sent to the maternal uncle of the bride and groom.

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