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11 Extremely Strange And Funny Wedding Traditions In India

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11 Extremely Strange And Funny Wedding Traditions In India

India is a home of various set of religion and tradition to be carried around in different states of the country. Every state has its own unique and strange tradition which is carried at the times of marriages. There are few mythologies behind following these customs and tradition in India. These practices are being followed from more than 100 years ago in India and the groom and the bride have to follow them.

 
1.The most common tradition carried out in India is marrying the bride to the Pepal tree. It is said one of the partner would die after marriage if not married to the tree first.
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2.In the Bihari tradition, the new bride has to balance the earthen pots the moment she enters her sasural .
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3.Indians follow the tradition of stealing the groom’s shoes. The sisters of bride hide them in a place and demand money in exchange of getting back the wedding shoe.
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4.A ritual called Saanth is carried out in sindhi marriage, where a anklet is tied on the ankle of the bride and groom by the priest.

5.In Tamil Brahmin marriage, the groom has to compulsorily change his mind for not getting marriage just before entering the wedding venue. His father has to perform a ritual called Kaasi Yaatria where he needs to persuade his son.
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6.In Manipuri wedding, a women from grooms side and a women from brides side together realises a taaki fish in the pond and is considered to drove away the evil spirit.
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7.In Uttar Pradesh the groom and the bride are welcome with potatoes and tomatoes with some abuses even.
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 8.Wedding in Himachal is mostly with red and white flags. The groom’s side is white flag and the red flag would represent the bride.
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9.In tribal wedding, a man is supposed to marry women and keep her hidden for a year. Exactly after one year, a ceremony is held where she can come out of home and interact to people.
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10.In Gujarati marriage, there is a tradition where a ring is dipped in the milk which is covered with rose petals. The groom and bride have to search the ring and the person who finds the ring 4 times is said to rule the married life.
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11. In Bengali wedding tradition, groom’s mother is not allowed to be present at the time of marriage.
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