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Indian Marriage Starts With Indian Wedding Invitation Cards


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An Indian marriage is essentially different from a typical American wedding and Indian wedding invitation cards come in many designs declaring the process of the wedding to guests. Details of wedding programs are mentioned in the marriage cards along with their timings.

Most of the marriage cards carry the picture of the “Lord Ganesha" or “Lord Ganapathi. " Both the bride and groom send out wedding invitation cards to their respective guests separately, and wedding programs are arranged jointly or separately for the guests.

The wedding invitation wording on the invitation cards usually starts with the invocation of the Gods that are worshiped by the Hindu religion, if it's a Hindu marriage. Wedding invitation cards may be printed in any of the many Indian languages or English, or both. Even if it is printed in English, the ancient Vedic Sanskrit mantras are still printed on the cards. Sanskrit mantras in English make for interesting text to read.

The riot of colors, loud music, and the boisterous dances are what captivate you at an Indian marriage. No Indian marriage is complete without hearty dancing. People accept Indian wedding invitation cards readily for these reasons. Of course, there is sumptuous food and tons of gossip awaiting the guests.

"Tie the knot" programs are loaded with fun activities. The fun activities are not additions but are inherent features of Indian weddings that infuse a lot of playfulness between the bride and the groom and between their families.

Heavy bridal decoration forms an essential part of wedding decorations in India. The most beautiful part of the marriage is the bride that is usually decked up with precious jewelry from head to toe. The home of the bride and of the groom are decorated as part of the decorations of this special day.

Instead of candles, oil lamps made of brass are used for decorations of this special day. A special dais is built for the solemnization of the marriage and both the bride and groom repeat mantras chanted by a priest. Starting from the Indian wedding invitation cards to the honeymoon trip of the couple, every event in an Indian marriage is celebrated joyously with a riot of colors and an abundance of bonhomie.

Learn more about the Indian wedding invitation cards from Mike Selvon's portal, and leave a comment at our wedding invitation ideas blog.


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