“Kanyadaan” – Bride’s Parents give her to her Husband As part of the Gujarati wedding ritual, “Kanyadaan”, the bride’s father places his daughter’s hand in her husband’s hand. Symbolically the father is giving his daughter in the care of her husband. The bride sits to the left of the groom.
Mangal ghot - A brass pitcher filled with water that is covered with mango leaves attached to one twig and a green coconut placed on it. The bride takes her place at the chadnatolla (Mandap) where an elderly male member of the bride's family hands her over to the groom and the couple's hands are bound by the sacred thread amidst recital of Vedic chants and are placed on the Mangal ghot. #ABPweddingsTrivia
Sindoor Daan - After kusumdinga the bride and groom again is seated at their respective places in chadnatola the groom applies sindoor or vermilion (a symbol of marriage worn by Hindu women thereafter) on the bride's hair-parting. The bride then covers her head with a new sari offered by the groom as ghomta or veil. #ABPweddingsTrivia