Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Wedding

This post is the continuation of Sunitha and Sridhar's wedding. After the mehindi party, next was the big day, the wedding. Like many Indian weddings, this wedding started off with a prayer to Lord Ganesha. Hindus pray to Lord Ganesha to remove all obstacles in life.

The entrance is all decorated to receive the groom for the wedding

Bride's entourage are all waiting for the groom's arrival

Meanwhile, the groom is arriving to the event site with his fanfare on a horse.

Groom's mother is rejoicing in the moment with all the relatives and friends

Stage is all set for the memorable day

Ceiling is decorated with flower chandeliers

Details of the backdrop

The stage

Guests are waiting for the groom and bride

Here comes the bride. Groomsmen carying the chariot of the princess/

Glowing bride arrives

The wedding

The exchange of garlands

Walking around the fire to take seven steps 

Now stay tuned for the reception details for more ooohs and ahhhhs, including a special guest appearance.

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  1. Thank you for this glimpse of the fabulous wedding. How amazingly beautiful

  2. Such a beautiful wedding. The flowers alone are breathtaking. The bride and groom look beautiful, but so do all of the guests and wedding party too!

  3. This is really a wonderful post.