Indian weddings have always been awesome and quite interesting, It is a grand occasion and a great day in anyone’s life. All the pre and post wedding rituals have some specific importance. All these rituals are the only thing that makes our Indian wedding so interesting.
Although very few of us know the importance of these rituals and follow them only for fun purpose or because they are needed to be followed or some mishappening can happen. Most of these so-called “Rivaz” in our language is done to keep any evil energy away from the newlywed couple.
So here are some well-known rituals of Indian wedding that makes it commendable, This is worth a read.
1. Why this red color thing? Sindoor:
Sindoor that is must in every Indian wedding and is the basic necessity to be put by an Indian bride has its physiological significance. This is said to be a mark of a married woman. This contains a mixture of turmeric lime and metal mercury, Mercury has an intrinsic property thus helps to control blood pressure and also activates the sexual drive. This is a reason why the widows are not allowed to put sindoor.
2.Vena amoris or the Vein of Love:
You know why the fourth finger is known as the ring finger. because once it was believed that Vein Passes through the finger directly goes to the heart thus this finger is considered as the path to directly reach to the heart.
3.Hiding the shoes:
one of the most lovable rituals for the bride’s sister. They hide the groom’s shoe and in return for that, the groom has to pay some ransom to get his shoes back. itis just a playful wedding scene