Beautiful Pochampally Sari of Telangana

Pochampally Sari is very popular design sari in Telangana and in other states of south India.  Women very much like to wear these saris. This Pochampally Sari is also known as Pochampalli Ikat sari, these Pochampally Saris are made in Bhoodan Pochampally, Nalgonda district of Telangana State, India. These Pochampally Sari are very popular for their traditional geometric patterns in Ikat style of dyeing, so most of the women like to wear these saris in different special occasions.

The intricate geometric designs of the Pochampally Sari find their way into the hands of skilled weavers and make it to the market as beautiful saris and dress material, in different Indian markets these Pochampally Sari are available.

These Pochampally Sari saris are so popular that the popular Indian model, former Miss World and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wore a Pochampally sari on her wedding and reception.  This shows the popularity if these Pochampally Sari and also the Indian government’s official air carrier, Air India air hostesses wear specially designed pochampally silk saris that shows the quality of these saris are so impressive that Indian government uses these products. The people of Telangana feel prouder for these pochampally saris and their achievements.

Beautiful Pochampally Silk Saree

Beautiful Pochampally Silk Saree

Modern uses of Popular pochampally saris are now days the designs of pochampally saris are used in products include home furnishings like curtains, table covers, utility related boxes, tissue paper boxes, ladies bags, photo frames, belts and necklaces etc other thing. People in all over the India and also in outside of India very much like these pochampally saris.

By using the online shopping now people purchasing the pochampally saris in everywhere in all over the world. This also makes beneficial to the weavers of the pochampally saris, they gets more consumers and more profits by selling more products through online shopping.

These are some things about the famous designed Beautiful Pochampally Sari of Telangana.

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Different Festivals and Festival Shopping in India

A festival is a special occasion of celebration in which people are gathered together and celebrate with their friends and family members. These are many different types of festivals are celebrated in different communities. Such as in Hindu, Muslim, Christian etc are celebrating their own festivals. In different communities the name if the festivals are different, the way of celebrating the festivals are also different but these are some things are same in all, like wearing good cloths during festivals and preparing good, delicious food during festivals are same in all cultures.

Patachitra Saree: One of the famous Festival wear in India

Patachitra Saree: One of the famous Festival wear in India

Festivals are categories in different ways, some of the categories of festivals are:

  1. Religious festivals: these are many religions are present in all over the world, the festivals those are related to religions are known as Religious festivals.
  2. Arts festivals: these arts festivals are including ones that showcase intellectual or creative achievement. Example of the art festivals are science festivals, literary festivals and music festivals etc.
  3. Food and drink festivals: the festivals those are related to the food are known as food festivals. Galway International Oyster Festival in Ireland is best example of the food festival.
  4. Seasonal and harvest festivals: these Seasonal and harvest festivals are celebrated in some special times in the year. According to the season these festivals are celebrated, those festivals are celebrated in summer are called summer festivals and others as well.

In India also many festivals are celebrated in different ways. In India these are many cultures and traditions people are leaving so many types of festivals are celebrated here.

In festivals the many requirement of people are good food and good cloths, so most of the people preferring shopping during festivals times. In India now day’s people prefer online shopping technology for different types of festival shopping. As the online shopping sites providing many varieties of choices of products so the popularity of the online shopping sites are going on increasing day by day.

So these are some things about the different festivals and festival shopping in India.

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Famous Venkatagiri Cotton Sari and Their Demand in India

Venkatagiri is a small town in Nellore district. The Nellore district is situated in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The old name of this town Venkatagiri was “Kali Mili”. This town Venkatagiri is famous for its beautiful designed Handloom Cotton Saris. This place Venkatagiri is a place for history and beautiful handlooms manufacturing.

The Transport like Road and Rail are very much good in this place. So this place is very much suitable for starting any kinds of business. As the transportation system of the place was very good and these are many beautiful natural and historical places are present, so this place is very much liked by the tourist. Many people are coming to this place for visiting.

Faous Venkatagiri cotton sarees

Faous Venkatagiri cotton sarees

But the main attraction of the place Venkatagiri Town is famous Jari Cotton handloom saris. Here the handloom weavers produces very beautiful cotton saris, those are very much liked by the women in Venkatagiri. This is also famous for “Jamdani” design which was imported from Bangladesh. The weavers of the Venkatagiri adopted the jamdani design and produces very beautiful products those are also becomes very much popular. These are four very skilful weavers of Venkatagiri won President Award for weaving this design. These are around 20,000 people in Venkatagiri, those are depending on weaving industry.

The handloom weavers of Venkatagiri are very skilful and are capable of producing very beautiful, attractive handloom saris and other handloom products. As this place Venkatagiri is a tourist place so many people are visiting this place every day. So the weavers have a good option to sell their handloom saris and other handloom products. The handloom products of Venkatagiri are also exported to different states of India.

The Venkatagiri cotton saris are so famous that these saris are available in different markets of different states of India. Also these Venkatagiri handloom saris and other handloom products are available in online shopping stores. This online shopping stores are makes the Venkatagiri handloom products shopping very easier.

So these are some things about the Famous Venkatagiri Cotton Sari and Their Demand in India.

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Beautiful Patola Sari of Gujarat

Gujarat is a major textile products producing state in India. Here many varieties of textile products for both men and women are produced in a huge quantity. Producing different varieties of saris are the speciality of this place. Among all varieties of saris Patola Saris are very famous designed saris and most of the women in all over the India like to wear these Patola saris very much. These Patola saris are a double ikat woven sari and these saris are usually made from silk. The weaving of these Patola saris is a closely guarded family tradition or we can say it is a traditional weaving technique that passes from generation to generation. In Gujarat very few families are still producing thee Patola saris.

Famous Patola Sari

Famous Patola Sari

The weaving process of Patola saris is very difficult and very lengthy. The process of Patola saris producing is so much lengthy that, it can take six months to one year to produce a single Patola sari. It also takes very hard labour so the cost of these Patola saris is very high. In old days only the women of royal families and very reach families can afford the cost of these Patola saris. The major cause behind the popularity of these saris is the Design and pattern of these saris. There are mainly four distinct patterns of the sari. These patterns are primarily woven in Gujarat by the salvi community. In Jain and Hindu communities, double ikat saris with entire designs of parrots, flowers, elephants, and dancing figures are very much popular, so the weavers of the Patola saris uses these designs in Patola saris and the women of Jain and Hindu communities likes these saris very much. Now days also these are many people are producing the beautiful Patola saris and providing for the Indian and international market. The Patola saris produced by Indian weavers also very much appreciated by women in all over the world and they like to wear the Patola saris very much. So these are some things about the very famous Patola saris of Gujarat.

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Cotton Cloths Good for Summer Season in Indian

Cloths are basic needs for all of us in all over the world. Every people needs cloths to wear, different peoples like to wear different cloths according to their choice. There are different types of cloths are available in market and the cloths are categorised in many ways according to their properties. Some categories are:

Some cloths are categories as men cloths and women cloth, keeping gender in mind. Some cloths are categorised as summer cloths, winter cloths etc, by keeping season in mind these are different cloths are available for different seasons.

Handloom Cotton Sarees available online

Handloom Cotton Sarees available online

Mostly in summer season people like to wear light colour and cotton cloths very much. As cotton cloths are very soft and suitable for hot weather so in all over the world people like to wear the cotton cloths in summer season.

Especially in countries like India where the temperature increases to more than 45 degree, in these countries cotton cloths are very suitable for wearing during summer season. Instead of wearing silk and other cloths cotton cloths are very suitable during summer because of the soft nature and physical structure of cotton.

Air is very easily passes through cotton cloths so the people wearing the cotton cloths feels very relaxing and air is circulated throughout their body so they feels cools. This is very good feature of cotton cloths.

In India women mostly like to wear saris as per the culture and tradition of India. So women prefer cotton saris to wear during summer season that makes them very comfortable. So many varieties of cotton cloths are founded in Indian markets during the summer season.

Now day online shopping stores are also providing many varieties of cotton cloths in their online shopping store for summer season. People also in all over the world preferring to purchase cotton cloths from online shopping stores.

So these are some things about cotton cloths and their demand in Indian during Summer Season.

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Different Types of Traditional and Morden Styles of Sari Draping in India

Sari or Saree are traditional and most popular women cloths in some south Asian countries. Mostly in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan etc countries. These are many varieties of saris of different styles and designs are available in all countries. These are also many different varieties of draping styles are these according to the local culture of the place. In different countries different styles of sari draping techniques are followed by the women.

These are many ways of sari draping techniques are present but 80 ways of sari draping are recoded. Some o0f the recorded sari draping techniques are:

Nivi styles of sari draping, Bengali and Oriya style of sari draping, Gujarati style of sari draping, Rajasthani style of sari draping, Pakistani style of sari draping, Maharashtrian style of sari draping, Konkani style of sari draping, Kashta style of sari draping, Madisar style of sari draping, Kodagu style of sari draping, Gobbe style of sari draping, Gond style of sari draping, Malayali style of sari draping, Tribal style of sari draping, Kunbi style of sari draping etc.

Styles saree draping

Styles saree draping


These styles of sari draping are very much popular in India. Most of the draping styles are named according to the place where it was used, such as Bengali and Oriya style of sari draping, Gujarati style of sari draping, Rajasthan style of sari draping, Pakistani style of sari draping etc are the draping styles are named across the name of the state where these draping style are used.

Now days in all over the world the popularity of sari increasing day by day and in American and European countries women likes to wear saris, so they learning different types of draping styles of India and other south Asian countries. By the help of internet also women in all over the world refer the videos and learning styles of sari draping.

So these are some things about the different types of traditional and Morden styles of sari draping in India.

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Famous saris of Kerala and its demand in Indian market

Kerala is a very beautiful state of the country India; here most of the men and women like to wear traditional cloths. Traditional cloths of women in Kerala are saris.  Kerala sari (Set-sari) is a cloth that women of Kerala like very much. Basically Kerala saris are wearer by women of Kerala in special occasions.

These Kerala saris are similar like another famous cloth ‘mundum neriyathum’ but the difference between mundum neriyathum and Kerala sari is. The Kerala sari consists of a single piece of cloth while a traditional mundum neriyathum consists of a two-piece cloth. This is the main difference between mundum neriyathum and Kerala saris. Otherwise, the Kerala sari closely resembles the mundum neriyathum and is often worn by Malayali women as a quasi mundum neriyathum and in all over the India women like these saris.

Bridal Sarees of Kerala

Bridal Sarees of Kerala

This Kerala sari is very popular because this is regarded as the cultural costume of women of the Malayali community in some special cultural events. These are many traditional cultural functions are celebrated in Kerala and in all functions these are special cloths are present, the Kerala saris is a special type of cloth that used by Malayali women during a special dance function.

The grace and appeal of the golden borders of the Kerala saris makes these saris very beautiful. The body of these saris are mainly white and the border of the sari is golden. This is a very good combination of colours and women in Kerala very much like these saris. These saris are also used in weddings, most of the south Indian brides, especially Malayali community brides prefer to wear these Kerala saris in their wedding.

Now days these saris are in demand in all over the India and in other countries also. Through online shopping women in all over the world purchasing these Kerala saris and wearing in special occasions.

So these are some things about Famous saris of Kerala and its demand in Indian market.

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Famous Molakalmuru Saris of Chitradurga, Karnataka

Chitradurga is a very beautiful district in the Indian state of Karnataka, here this place is very much famous for its traditional saris manufacturing. In Chitradurga district Molakalmuru is a panchayat town where very beautiful saris are produced from ancient days. These saris are very much famous in the name of “Molakalmuru Saris”. These Molakalmuru Saris are so much unique that this gets Geographical Indication tag. The Geographical Indication tag number is 53.   The exact .location where Molakalmuru Saris are produced is Hangal village. This village Hangal is a part of the Chitradurga district. Here many skilful handloom saris weavers are present who produces very unique and attractive Molakalmuru Saris and export them in all over the world.

Molakalmuru Sarees of  Chitradurga

Molakalmuru Sarees of Chitradurga

Molakalmuru saris are the traditional silk saris; those are weaved by the traditional handloom silk sari weavers of Molakalmuru in Chitradurga district, in the state of Karnataka, India. The motifs of the Molakalmuru saris include the fruits, animals and flower etc. The design and style of different varieties of fruits, animals and flowers are beautifully added on a silk cloths and the cloth becomes a beautiful and very attractive handloom silk sari. As per the name of the place where these saris are produced the name of the sari becomes Molakalmuru saris.

These Molakalmuru saris are not only liked by women in Karnataka or in India, these Molakalmuru saris are popular in all over the world, everywhere women like to wear these saris. But in south India these is a huge demand of these Molakalmuru saris. Also in different European and American countries women like to wear these Molakalmuru saris. So many people of Karnataka and other parts of India started exporting the Molakalmuru saris to those countries.

Now days these are many Indian families are leaving in different other countries. The women in these families like to wear Molakalmuru saris but they don’t get the Molakalmuru saris sufficiently in the local markets of those countries, in these situations online shopping technology very much help them in getting their favourite Molakalmuru saris in a very easier way and in a very affordable prise.

So these are some thing about the famous Molakalmuru Saris of Chitradurga, Karnataka.

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Unique Designed Ilkal saris of Karnataka and their Features

Karnataka is a very beautiful state in south western region of the country India. Karnataka is a state full of arts and cultures. Here people very much religious and strictly obey the traditions. Wearing sari is an important tradition here. Here many varieties of saris are available but Ilkal sari is one of the very beautiful and famous types of sari in Karnataka. These Ilkal saris are very unique designed saris available in Karnataka and as well as in India.

Unique features of these Ilkal saris are:

The uniqueness of Ilkal sari is TOPE TENI technique, in this TOPE TENI technique the sari joining of the body warp with pallav warp with a series of loops. This adds a very unique design to the saris.

Another Technique used in this Ilkal sari is KONDI Technique. The weaver of Ilkal sari will gait only 6 yards, 8 yards, 9 yards warp because of TOPE TENI technique. Here the KONDI Technique is used for weft through inserting 3 shuttles Pallau portion-Design. This technique is very efficient and produces many beautiful Ilkal saris.

Beautiful Ilkal Sarees of Karnataka

Beautiful Ilkal Sarees of Karnataka

These Ilkal saris are very much important from traditional point of view and most of the women in Karnataka wear these Ilkal saris during special occasions and festivals.

The important feature of the Ilkal saris is the Traditional Borders of the sari. Here some traditional borders are used those are:

(i)Chikki, (ii) Gomi, (iii) Jari and (iv) Gadidadi, and (v)modern Gayathri are another important feature that makes these Ilkal saris very unique is Border Colour of these Ilkal saris. The colour is Red usually or Maroon dominates.

These unique features of the Ilkal saris make the saris very unique and most of the women in all over the Karnataka and all over the India like to wear these Ilkal saris.

So these are some gossips about the Unique Designed Ilkal saris of Karnataka and their Features.

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Five very Famous Silk Saris of Odisha

Sari is a very important women garment in Odisha, India. Here women very much like to wear different types of beautiful saris. These are many varieties of silk, cotton and other types of saris are available. Some of the most important saris are: Sambalpuri silk sari, Ikkat silk sari, Bomkai silk sari, Khandua silk sari and sonepuri silk sari. These five types of silk saris are very famous and women in all over the Odisha like these saris very much. Let discuss about these five famous silk saris:-

  1. Sambalpuri silk sari: The Sambalpuri silk saris are traditional handwoven silk saris. These Sambalpuri saris are well known because of their incorporation of traditional motifs. Beautiful motifs like shankha (shell), chakra (wheel) and phula (flower) are some beautiful motifs are designed on these sambalpuri saris. These motifs are deep symbolism, but the highpoint of these saris is the traditional craftsmanship of the ‘Bandhakala’, the Tie-dye art reflected in their intricate weaves of the sambalpuri sari. So these sambalpuri saris are very much popular in all over the world.

    Famous Sambalpuri Silk  Saree of Odisha

    Famous Sambalpuri Silk Saree of Odisha

  2. Ikat silk sari: “Ikkat” is a very effective dyeing technique that produced very beautiful pattern on textiles. In ikat silk sari manufacturing process the threads are dyed before weaving and both faces are essentially identical in appearance. So a beautiful pattern produced after dyeing. These Ikat silk saris are mainly produced in Bargarh district of Odisha. Women very much like to wear these Ikat silk saris.
  3. Bomkai Silk sari:  Bomkai Silk sari is another very beautiful silk sari that is very popular in Odisha. These Bomkai Silk sari are mainly produced in Ganjam district of Odisha. These Bomkai Silk sari are hand woven beautiful designed saris which are very much popular among ladies in Odisha.
  4. Khandua Silk sari: Khandua Silk saris are traditional “bandha” designed saris produced in Orissa. Mainly these Khandua Silk saris are produced in Nuapatna, Cuttack district of Odisha. A special kind of Khandua named as “Kenduli Khandua” of 12 ft and 2 kani ( kani measures the length of a hand) is worn by Lord Jagannath.
  5. Sonepuri silk sari: Sonepuri silk sari is another beautiful sari produced ny skilled weavers of Sonepur district of Odisha. These saris are also very beautiful and very much liked by women in all over the Odisha.

These are some things about the very beautiful and important saris of Odisha.

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The importance of Khadi in India

“Khadi” is not just a textile product in India, it is much more important for Indian people. This Khadi plays very important role in getting independence in India. Khadi is a whole movement started by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi or Mahatma Gandhi at that time. The main air behind the production of the Khadi was to make India self-reliant on cloth production and be free from the high priced goods and clothes which the British were selling to Indian people. This idea of Mahatma Gandhi workers and causes very huge lose to British.

Khadi is also known as “khaddar”. In Bangladesh these are a very old history of Khadi or khaddar are present. Initially India, Bangladesh and Pakistan are only one country. First Pakistan was separated from India in 1947 and latter some years Bangladesh was separated from Pakistan, but these are many similar things are present in all countries. Khaddar is a well example of it. In all three countries may be it India, Bangladesh or Pakistan people like to wear khadi or khaddar in most of the times.

Traditional garment material Khadi

Traditional garment material Khadi

Khadi or Khaddar basically made with pure cotton so these products are very much comfortable for wearing. This is another important reason behind the popularity of khadi. Because of the simple design and comfortable nature Khadi or khaddar becomes very famous in all over the world and people like to wear the khaddar cloths very much.

Now days in India most of the politician wearing these khadi or khaddar cloths and it becomes the symbol of politician in India. Most of the politicians and their supporters in India like to wear khadi or khaddar cloths most of the times.

The khadi or khaddar cloths are now days available in huge amount in many online shopping stores. The online shopping stores provide many varieties of khadi or khaddar cloths in their online shopping site for consumers in all over the world.

So these are some gossips about the importance of kadhi or khaddar cloths in India.

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Jamdani Sari: the famous textile product of Bengal

Jamdani saris are very beautiful saris and also very popular in India. Mostly in Bengal women very much like to wear Jamdani sari. The Jamdani sari is one of the finest muslin textiles products of Bengal. This Jamdani sari was initially produced in Dhaka District, now this Dhaka District is in Bangladesh. Now days also the Jamdani saris are produced in different places of India and Bangladesh. Women in all over the world like to wear these Jamdani saris, because of the beautiful design of this Jamdani sari.

The weaving technique of Jamdani sari is a supplementary weft technique of weaving. Here the artistic motifs are produced by a non-structural weft, in addition to the standard weft that holds the warp threads together and gives a very beautiful and attractive look to the saris. The standard weft creates a fine, sheer fabric and the supplementary weft with thicker threads adds the intricate patterns to the Jamdani saris. Jamdani saris are looks very unique because of these patterns and women love these patterns very much. Women’s actually like the myriad of vibrant patterns that appear to float on a shimmering surface on the Jamdani saris, so that the women like the Jamdani saris very much and the Jamdani saris are exported to many different countries in all over the globe and every where women like to wear the beautiful Jamdani saris in some special occasions.

Dhakai Jamdani Saree

Dhakai Jamdani Saree

Now days through online shopping sites everywhere women purchasing these Jamdani saris. This online shopping makes it very easier for both consumers and sellers. Now from anywhere any one can purchase the saris through online shopping sites. Most of the shopping online shopping stores are providing many beautiful designs and many varieties of Jamdani saris in their online shopping site. This shows the popularity of these Jamdani saris in all over the world’s market. So these are some things about beautiful Jamdani saris of Bengal.

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Beautiful Indian Lehenga Style Saris and their popularity in all over the India

India is a country where most of the women very much like to wear saris. Here saris are very much popular women garments, women like to wear saris throughout the year in day to day life. These are many varieties of saris are available in India. Lehenga style sari is one of the very popular kinds of sari in present scenario. This Lehenga style sari a new trend of sari introduced in Indian market. Lehenga choli is a very popular cloth in India, the Lehenga style sari is a combination of both sari and lehenga choli. These types of saris are very much popular in India specially at the time of marriage and other functions young age girls and women like to wear this lehenga style saris.

As this lehenga style sari is an aesthetic blend of the traditional sari and a lehenga choli then both types of women like these saris, i.e. those women like sari then like these lehenga style sari and also those women or girls like lehenga choli they like these saris. So these are many women like these saris that’s why the demand of these saris are very huge in all over the India. Also in other countries outside India women like to wear these lehenga style saris very much.

Famous Lehenga Style Saree

Famous Lehenga Style Saree

A lehenga style sari is normally 4.5 meters to 5.5 meters long and very uniquely designed. The weavers of these lehenga style saris are doing very hard work and making very beautiful embroidery work on the saris. So women like these saris and love to wear these saris very much.

Another thing is Lehenga style sari is ready-made sari that are very easy to wear. The easy-to-wear option of the sari helps ladies to be ready in minutes for party or any other function. As these lehenga style saris are savers time. So women like to wear these saris.

These are some gossips about the beautiful Indian lehenga Style Saris and their popularity in all over the India.

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Famous Bidri Crafts of South India

Bidri Crafts or Bidriware is very famous handicraft in south India from ancient days. Kings and reach people use these Bidri Crafts or Bidriware to decorate their homes and palaces. These Bidri Crafts or Bidriware are mainly found in south India, more specifically at “Bidar” (It is a beautiful and artistic city situated on the ‘deccan plateau’, in the north-eastern part of the state Karnataka in country India. The origin of these beautiful Bidri crafts or Bidriware is usually at the ruling period of ‘Bahamani sultans’. Bahamani sultans ruled Bidar in the 14th–15th centuries and within that period the beautiful Bidri Crafts are evaluated.

South Indian Bidri Crafts

South Indian Bidri Crafts

After the evaluation the Bidar products becomes favourite of people very much. Especially reach peoples and kings like these products very much, at that time for decorating house and palace they use different beautiful Bidri crafts. On those time people use these Bidri crafts to give as gifts to other peoples. This shows the popularity of the Bidri crafts on that time among peoples. Now days also the popularity of the Bidri products are very high among peoples in all over the world, every where people like these products. Not only in India also in outer countries people like the Bidri products very much. So many Indian exporters started exporting the Bidri crafts to different countries in all over the world.

Online shopping technique help a lot in developing the Bidri crafts, through this online shopping technology people everywhere get more chance to purchase the Bidri crafts and the selling of the Bidri products increase that makes beneficial to workers those are producing the bidri crafts and alternatively it develop the Bidri craft industry.

Online shopping also helps consumers in getting their liked products in a better and easier way. As the Bidri crafts are products in a small town in India, so it couldn’t reach at the markets in different countries properly. So those people wanted to purchase these products they don’t get it. Online shopping helps in getting by making available all products in a website, now any one from anywhere can purchase it from online easily.

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Traditional Bengali marriage

Wedding is a very important function in west Bengal; here in west bengal traditional wedding is arranged by some people known as “Ghotoks” (the meaning of Ghotoks is matchmakers).  These Ghotoks are generally friends or relatives of the parents of the bride or groom or any some other known person. These matchmakers are very important because they are known to both families and all kinds of settlement are done by them. So these ghotoks are very much important.

Rituals of Bengali Marriage

Rituals of Bengali Marriage

Traditional Bengali weddings are mainly divided in three Rituals.

  1. Pre-wedding Rituals.
  2. Wedding Rituals.
  3. Post-wedding Rituals.

Let’s discuss all rituals in details.

First consider about pre-wedding rituals. These are the activities before marriage. This pre-wedding ritual is also divided in to some parts known as:

Ashirbaad – Ashirbaad is a very special day, on this day the elders people of the groom’s family go to the bride’s home for bless her and alternatively the elders of bride’s family go to the groom’s home to bless him.  They bless them by sprinkling husked rice and trefoil on their heads and giving gold ornaments to them.

Gaye Holud – This is another important ceremony in which, five or seven married women of the household grind turmeric with mortar and pestle and anoint the bride with turmeric paste. This is the process which brightens up the bride’s complexion and makes her skin glow and the bride loom very beautiful at the time of marriage. Gaye Holud ceremony is also celebrated on groom’s house.

Dodhi Mongol – this function happens on the day of marriage, here seven married ladies adorn the bride’s hands with the traditional bangles Shakha and Paula.  Here one pair of red and one pair of white bangles are used and then feed the bride a meal of curd and rice, the only meal after which the bride and her parents fast the whole day before marriage.

Like pre-wedding rituals these are a lots of rituals are celebrated in marriage and after the marriage. The rituals celebrated at marriage are: Bor Boron, Potto Bastra, Saat Paak, Mala Badal, Subho Drishti, Sampradan, Yagna, Saat Pak (couple), Anjali, Sindur Daan and Ghomta. And the rituals celebrated after marriages are: Bashar Ghar, Bashi Biye, Bidaye, Bou Boron, Kaal Ratri, Bou Bhaat, Phool Sajja, Dira Gaman.

So these are some rituals and the steps of a traditional Bengali marriage celebrated.

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