Iyengar Marriage Rituals – Part Three

There are many interesting rituals, which take place during the Iyengar weddings. I have mentioned some of them here: Metti Metti is the silver toe ring worn traditionally by married women. It is one more outer symbol to signify that the woman is married apart from the ‘Thali’ the thread of marriage. During the ritual […]
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Iyengar Marriage – Part 1

The marriage rituals of the South Indian Brahmins are very interesting. Basically all the Brahmins in India perform Vedic Marriage Rites, which are similar throughout India. However, there are regional and local flavours. Kashmiri Pandit marriages are very elaborate and used to last a month with a lot of singing and rejoicing. Shorter versions of […]
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