Traditional Tamil wedding ceremony
Culture and traditions have played an important role in binding people to each other, but they also create distinctions between people. Helps to bind people together The sacred institution of marriage is seen in various forms in different cultures around the world. But they emerged with the aim of binding one man and one woman for the rest of their lives. Although now the institution of marriage is no longer just for one man and one woman, the traditions remain the same. For example, the traditional Tamil marriage. Typical Tamil marriage is more about age-old traditions than a noble one.
Traditional Tamil marriages give more importance to established connections than to bridesmaids or grandeur. Tamil wedding is full of many fun and light moments, as well as a big event with relatives present, but of course no compromise is made on the actual ceremony. Tamil marriages, as they are called, take place on all months of the Tamil calendar except Ashadha, Bhadrapada and Shanya.
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Important traditional Tamil wedding rituals are: Reception, Paladaman, Griha Pravesh. Traditionally, the Tamil bride wears a two piece garment called Vashti and Angavastram. Both of these are preferably made of pattu or silk. Vashti refers to the lower part of the garment which the groom either wears like a dhoti or simply covers it as a lungi.
He may wear a simple white shirt or salwa and the angavastra is draped around his neck. He wears a thalap on his head which is like a turban. Dressed in beautiful and traditional Kazivaram silk sarees, a Tamil bride is one of the most celebrated symbols of Indian culture, in dazzling saris made with brilliantly colored jewellery. In the case of Brahmin brides, Kanjeevaram sarees are usually 9-yards in length.
Bride and groom dress
Saree is worn in traditional style.
The bride's wedding is a must to have more than one of these traditional sarees so as to be worn on different occasions during the ceremonies. She wears a different saree during the wedding and for the marriage registration ceremony or reception. The saree has bright colored borders, the borders of which are gold threads woven in Ms designs. She wears her hair in an elaborate thick and bun combination, around which flowers are wrapped in shades of white and orange.
Tamil brides wear a lot of jewellery, especially gold which are mainly family heirlooms passed down through the generations.
She wears special gold and precious stone set jewelry known as Jadagam, in the shape of a cobra on her straps, which is believed to be the bride's progeny.
The nun is a symbol of ability. The ornaments known as odiyam are made of solid gold with temple designs and are placed on the sari borders and garlands in place. On their hair, with traditional Tamilmangtika made of gold, stone and pearls, Tamil brides also wear central galojas, called nati, on both sides of the central hair parting. She usually wears several necklaces in several layers around her neck, gold bangles, and diamond nosejin.