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Marathi Wedding Customs

The Hindu Wedding Ceremony is an elaborate ceremony conducted in Sanskrit in accordance with the Vedas, the Sacred Hindu Scriptures. The Marathi wedding in itself is unique from north Indian weddings and has certain customs that are very specific to this vibrant state & culture. The Wedding takes place in he Mandap in the presence of god; symbolized by the Agni(Fire). Just like this fact, every┬ápart of the wedding has a certain significance and a certain meaning, which is lost on the generation of today. Here are some interesting nuggets of information on various aspects of a Marathi Wedding ceremony that explains why certain things areread more…