Surprising facts about an Indian Christian wedding!
We at KOC know how the local culture bears a strong influence on its people and their customs. This is why crafting that encompass religious tones and reflect regional sway comes naturally to us. However this in-depth know how comes from the fact that we go beyond the curtains to gather valuable knowledge on how different kinds of weddings take place and what makes each of them special.
This time, we chose Indian Christian wedding to share with our readers. If you have been invited to one of these weddings, then wipe your slate clean and forget the movie weddings! Now an Indian Christian bride need not wear a gown, in fact in South India the preferred attire is a white Saree. A bindi, maangtika, gajraetc that areusually associated with Hindu brides are also a common sight here. Also, don’t be surprised by the mehendi laden hands of the Christian bride. A pre-wedding ritual called Roce ceremony wherein turmeric and sandalwood paste is applied on the bride and groom, something you find only in India. Along with the ring exchange, you may also witness the groom tying a Mangalsutra around the bride’s neck.Chrisitian wedding invitation cards
In India, Christian wedding is again a long affair because sermons are usually included therein. The vows take only ten minutes but the sermons can run for over an hour.The “kiss the Bride” ritual is usually done away with in Indian Christian wedding and even if there is one, then it is as good as a peck. If you think booze and drinking is a given here, then you are in for a shock. Many orthodox Christians do not touch alcohol and drinking could be strictly not allowed!
With these wonderful amalgamations, an Indian Christian wedding give you glimpses of Indian culture. It is a treat to watch as to how certain rituals have transcended the boundaries of religion and envelope everyone just based on the geography. We at KOC take pride in this culture which is amply shown in our humongous array of attractive