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    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    Sindoor Daan - Putting the vermillion

    This is one of the many techniques the groom puts the vermillion on the forehead of the his bride. This is one of the most important ritual ( Sindoor daan ) in a Bengali Wedding. 

     A Girl is officialy taken as married once she gets sindoor on her forehead. This marks as a symbol of her marriage and she needs to carry this as a custom till her husband is alive.

    After the

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    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    The Gacch Kouto - The brides prop for the whole wedding.

    This is the item you will see in the hand of every Bengali Bride in her Wedding Day.

    This is one item we photographers never miss to shoot. It is such a nice decorative piece of thing. Very Beautiful. Especially when hold in Mehendi worn hands.

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    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    Haldi Ritual in Bengali Weddings

    Haldi or Turmeric is another Indian Wedding ritual, this is common ritual for almost all the communities in india including muslim weddings.

    Turmeric paste mixed with mustard oil is applied all over the exposed skin of Bride and groom. Turmeric is considered antiseptic and believed to be used for fairness reasons at old times from which this ritual is coming till this day.

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    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    Haldi or Turmeric is another Indian Wedding ritual, this is common ritual for almost all the communities in india including muslim weddings.

    Turmeric paste mixed with mustard oil is applied all over the exposed skin of Bride and groom. Turmeric is considered antiseptic and believed to be used for fairness reasons at old times from which this ritual is coming till this day. 

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    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    This Ritual in Bengali Weddings is called 'Khoi pora' or the Burning the Rice-pops. Here the Bride offers the Khoi on the fire taking from her brothers hand, while the Groom supports her from behing by holding with both the hands.

    Bye the way we are still yet to understand the eact reason behing this rutual, we'll update once we get into that.

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    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    Here comes the groom. They gets to see each other for the first time under this man-hold canopy of a cotton towel called (Gamchha).

    We have heard stories from our grandmothers that, this use to happen on actual in weddings of those time where the couple saw each others face for the first time. Imagine !

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    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    Just a candid moment from a Wedding in Kolkata, India. While the Bride and Groom had a light mode in between Bengali rituals.

    Bengali weddings are long affairs and it is very important to keep the air light with humour to get everyong on the mood and keep everyone fresh.

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    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    Welcome the Groom.

    Generally Mother of Bride and along with few aunts perform this ritual of welcoming the Bengali Groom on her doorstep. He is first worshipped with prayers and then offered sweet and water before he was lead to the ceremony hall.

    It is propably started as a welcome measure and to ease the journey exhaution of the person. 

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    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    The Bride gets to see her Man (the groom) for the first time (well as per the rituals demand) as she arrives riding on a carriage and covering her face with beetel leaves (Paan pata).

    Paan is considered a secred ingredient in Indian bengali Wedding rituals and is a must have.

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    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    Bengali Wedding Photography Kolkata | CANDID PHOTOGRAPHER KOLKATA

    This is one of the many techniques the groom puts the vermillion on the forehead of the his bride. This is one of the most important ritual ( Sindoor daan ) in a Bengali Wedding.  A Girl is officialy taken as married once she gets sindoor on her forehead. This marks as a symbol of her marriage and she needs to carry this as a custom till her husband is alive.

    Other than the small cane basket, different other items like coin, ring, index finger-and thumb, metal spoon etc are also used.

    After the

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