Mandap Ceremony

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Mandap Ceremony

Mandap Ceremony


Mandap ceremony holds utmost importance on the day of the wedding. This is because all the significant rituals are performed during the mandap ceremony. In India, wedding took place in accordance with the age old customs and traditions. It is a very good meticulous process and is fulfilled with the felling that it is one time affair. As a result parents on both the side do  not leaves any stones unturned in organizing a prosperous wedding for there kids.

This attributes to the fact that Indian  wedding are around five days long. There are a number of rituals that take place before, after and on the wedding day itself mandap ceremony is also such a rituals. After the var-mala ceremony is over, the couple is blessed by the elderly people of both the families. This is followed by the mandap ceremony, which is performed under a canopy supported on four pillars. This is called mandap. It is usually made of bamboo and is decorated by red and silver colors.

The Four pillars of mandap signify the parents on both side, which toiled hard to  bring there children up. The mandap ceremony usually take place at the house at the bride or other wise its held at wedding venue it self. All the rituals during the mandap ceremony are performed in front of the scared fire and hymns recited by the priest , from vedas. The main rituals conducted here are saat phera , kanyadaan Maang baharai etc.

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