A bride during a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony in Punjab, India. An Indian Hindu wedding ceremony in progress. It is a union of two individuals as spouses, and is recognized by liveable continuity. In Hinduism, marriage is not followed by traditional rituals for consummation. In fact, marriage is considered complete or valid even without consummation because the marriage is between two souls and it is beyond the body.
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The Hindu ceremony consists of the priest or brahmin officiating. The bride and groom stand on a decorated wood plank and the priests holds a curtain between them. The bridal party stands behind the bride. The priest chants songs and guest shower rice and other grains over the couple. The wedding begins when the curtain is removed and garllands of sandlewood chips are placed around the neck of the bride and groom. The brides father gives her to the groom and then they perform an upliftment of Dharma The Marriage Symbols: The bride applies sandlewood paste to the grooms forehead, the groom then applies a red mark on the brides forehead to display for as long as they are married.
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