12 Indian Wedding Couple Illustration - Art Deco Outline Style
India is a country known for its rich cultural diversity. When you travel a 300 miles in this country in any direction, you will find people talking a different language, celebrating different festivals or practicing different religions and traditions. Weddings are quite diverse and vary widely, right from the wedding attire to rituals. 

Following are 12 illustrations, each of a particular wedding style in India.
Assamese Wedding (Biya) Highlights 

This wedding is based on Vedic traditions and rituals. The groom wears a basil garland and flower band around his head. Groom wears a silk kurta and dhoti, while the bride is beautifully clad in a ‘Mekhla Chadar’.

Pani Tula, Daiyan diya, Bhori dhuwa, Saptapadi are salient rituals in this wedding
 Bengali Hindu wedding (Beeye) Highlights

Rituals constitute of Bor Boron, Potto Bastra, Saat Paak, Mala Badal, Subho Drishti, Sampradan, Yagna, Anjali, Sindur Daan and Ghomta.

Traditional wedding attire is a Red Bridal Saree, Kurta and Dhoti for groom and Topor. Fish is a common wedding gift.

Gujarati wedding (Lagna) Highlights

Gujarati weddings are celebrated grand. They have an elaborate wedding over days celebrating Mehendi, Sanji (sangeet), Mangal Muhurat, Griha Shanti, Pithi and Mameru.
Salient Wedding Day Rituals constitute of Baraat, Jaimala, Antarpaat, Kanyadaan, Madhuparka, Mangalpheras and Vidaai.

Traditional wedding attire is a Panetar or Gharchola Saree draped in Gujarati style for the bride.The groom wears a Kurta (Sherwani) along with a Bandini Turban.

Kannada wedding (Maduve) Highlights

Kannada weddings are traditional. Salient wedding rituals constitute of Mandap Puja, Var Puja, Jaimala, Dhareherdu & Saptapadi

Traditional wedding attire for the groom is a Pheta or Pitambar (head turban), Vesthi, Dhoti, and a Kurtha. The bride wears a cream or white Naavari sari with a bright border.

Kerala wedding (Kalyanam) Highlights

Kerala Nair or Hindu wedding rituals comprise of Dakshina Kodukkal (blessings from elders), Kanyadaanam (giving away the bride), Mangalasutram (tying the knot), Pudamari (Exchange of gifts) and Sadhya (Wedding meal). 

Traditional wedding attire for the groom is a white silk shirt, angavastram and a lungi. The bride wears a plain white Kasavu sari with a gold border. Bride’s jewellery is all gold.
Marathi wedding (Lagna) Highlights

Salient wedding rituals comprise of Ganapathi puja, Punyavachan, Antarpat, Sankalp, Kanyadaan, Lajahoma, Satapadhi & Karmasamapti.

Traditional wedding attire for the groom is an off-white cotton kurta, with a Dhoti and a Pheta (turban). The bride wears exquisite Paithani silk sarees, in a Marathi dhoti style. Green Bangles and Moon-shaped Bindi are their staple adornments. Both bride and groom where a Mundavalya (String of pearls headband). 

Oriya Wedding (Bahaghara) Highlights

Salient wedding rituals comprise of Barjaatri, Baadua Pani Gadhua, Kanyadaan, Hatha Granthi Fita, Saptapadi, Lajahoma & Sindhoor Daan

Traditional wedding attire for the groom is a white Dhoti & Kurtha. The bride wears Boula Patta or Ikkat silk sarees along with a Uttariyo. Both bride and groom wear a headgear made of Shola.
Punjabi wedding (Viaha/ Vivaah) Highlights

Punjabi weddings are quite extravagant, fun and well-celebrated. Their salient wedding rituals are Agwaani, Varmala, Madhuperka, Kanyadaan, Mangal Phere, Lajahom, Sindoor Daan, Joota Chupai and Vidaai.

Traditional Punjabi groom wears a Kurta Pajama or Sherwani, Sehra (turban), Lavish Dupatta and carries a sword. The bride wears lavish Lehenga with a lot of jewelry like Maangtika, Bangles, Nath, Chooda and Paijaniya.

Rajasthani/ Marwari Wedding (Byaah) Highlights

Salient wedding rituals comprise of Nikasi, Baraat, Toran, Aarti, Jaimala, Granthi Bandhan, Kanyadaan, Panigrahan, Phera, Ashwarohan, Vamang Sthapana, Saptapadi & Seer-Guthi

Traditional Marwari groom wears an Achkan, or Sherwani, Sehra (turban), Sarpech, Kamarbandh (waist band and Jootis. The bride wears a heavily embellished Lehenga-Choli, Odhni (veil), Rakhri, Timaniyaan, Mangtika and a lot of Jadau, Meenakari or Kundan jewellery.

Tamil wedding (Kalyanam) Highlights

Salient wedding rituals comprise of Mangala snanam (the sacred bath), Mappillai Varavetpu (Welcoming the groom), Kaasi Yatra (Were the groom pretends to leave to kaasi for celibacy, and the family brings him back), Kanyathanam (Giving away the bride), Muhurtham, Thaali Kattu (Tying the thaali), Sapthapadi (Seven steps together), Ammi Midhithal (Treading on the grindstone). 

The traditional Tamil groom wears a pattu sattai (White patty shirt), Lungi and a thundu (towel). He wears simple gold ornaments such a chain, ring and a bracelet. The bride wears a kanchivaram silk saree (madisaar style) with lots of jewelry such as Oddiyanam, Nethi on both sides of the central hair parting, a number of necklaces in multiple layers around her neck, gold bangles, and diamond nose-pin. The hair-do is an elaborate plait and bun combination around which flowers ornate in white.

Telugu wedding (Pelli) Highlights

Salient wedding rituals comprise of Deeparadhana (lighting the lamp), Kanyadaanam, Jeelakarra-Bellam, Mangalya Daarana, Saptapadi, Agnihotram, Talambraalu, Mettelu, Arundathi nakshatra veekshanam, Appaginthalu.

The Telugu groom wears a Pattu panche, Kanduva, lalchi (long white shirt) with some gold ornaments such as a chain, ring and bracelet. The bride wears an off-white Pattu saree with a red border, elaborate jewellery from head to toe, bangles made of clay and a long plaid with lot of flowers draped around.

Both the bride and groom wear a Baasikam, and also have a certain kalyana tilakam on their forehead. They also mark a black spot on their cheeks to ward off unwanted attention.

Parsi wedding (Lagan/ Aghd) Highlights

Salient wedding rituals comprise of Achoo Michoo, Var Behendoo, Ara Antar, Haathevaro, Chero Bandhvanu and Payvand-e-Zanshooi.

Traditional wedding attire for the groom is a white short kurta, Dhugli, white cotton pants, Fetah (Black hat) and black shoes. The bride wears white silk or chiffon saree (Parsi Gara) draped in typical parsi fashion. The Parsi bride wears very simple jewellery.

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