The Indian marriages are surely a mixture of sad and also happy moments according to the culture and those rituals which are done in a Marathi wedding. Those marriages in India have been an event of sanctity and grandness which is related to the social values and religious beliefs of particular regions as well as states. You know that India is a country that is popular for its colors when it comes to the different people as well as their cultural activities and the different cities and states of the country.
The cultures, religions, clothes, language as well as appearance of the individuals are going to change continually with such change in the region as well as state or if you are going to move from one place to the next in the country. This is just like with the marriage rituals as well as practices, the traditions and customs may also differ from one culture to culture and from one region to another in a certain country. In case you don’t know, the Maharashtra is the richest state in India and such also has the second largest number of people and is the third biggest state. They are quite happy when it comes to celebrating marriages.
In Maharashtra, this actually constitutes with people that follow such Marathi culture so those rituals for the marriage in the state are done on the Marathi rituals and customs which the Marathi brides gladly follow. The Marathi matrimony actually happens in the morning in front of the lord. What you must know is that a really important and also sacred practice which the Marathi weddings follow is the matching of the horoscopes of the couple. Matching of their horoscopes is known to be a really important practice for the Marathi brides and their groom in order to lead such happy married life.
Just the same with the weddings in the other cultures, Marathi weddings are divided in several marital functions and ceremonies. These are among the rituals which are practiced in the Marathi wedding. There is the Shakhar puda for pre-wedding ritual. This is the exchange of a packet of sugar between the families of the groom and the bride marking the informal engagement of two parties.
There is also the Wang Nischay that is the formal engagement of such bride and groom that is done in front of the idol of the family god or goddess. You should also know too that there are separate prayers which are performed at the bride and groom’s home. After such, the families are going to meet and take such blessing from god as well as the priest. There are other Marathi rituals that you must know.