Marriage / विवाह

According to Shastras(शास्त्र), there are several different ways of wedding.  However, Hindu Marriage in broad terms can be divided into two main wedding ceremonies ( विवाह संस्कार)  in its life cycle.
  • Pre-Wedding ceremonies
  • Wedding ceremonies
Pre-Wedding Ceremonies Wedding Ceremonies 
  • Tilak
  • Matkor
  • Gadhana
  • Kalash Sthapana
  • Hawan
  • Haldi
  • Kangan
  • Chumawal
  • Mehndi
  • Lawa Bhoojna
  • Haldi
  • Nuptial Bath (Pokhra)
  • Imli Ghontai
  • Samdhi Milan
  • Var Satkar (Reception)
  • Dwar Puja
  • Var Archna
  • Go daan Puja
  • Kanyadan
  • Granthee bandhan
  • Hawan
  • Ajay Homa
  • Laaja Homa
  • Panigrahan
  • Shila Arohan
  • Agni Parikrama
  • Saptpadi
  • Panigrahan
  • Mangal Sutra
  • Sindoor Daan
  • Ashirvad
  • Pao Puja
  • Chumawal
  • Vidai
  • Griha Pravesh