Sikh Wedding Ceremonies

Sikh Wedding Major Ceremonies You Need To Know

Posted on Feb 21, 2018

If you are going to attend a Sikh wedding function all you need to know pay attention to enjoy all luxuries and fun-filled ceremonies. Wedding customs and rituals add extra fun and enjoyment to cherish a blissful union of the Sikh bride and groom. Sikhs are cultural lover adheres religious custom practices during pre-wedding, wedding and post-wedding events. A grand and winsome decorated venue is made ready to organize a big day with so many arrangements in a royal style. Sikhism is a rich and opulent culture invests a big amount of money for overall charming and pleasant arrangements. A Sikh wedding ceremony is held at the holy worship place to seek blessings of ‘God’. Sikh matrimony is called ‘Anand Karaj’ offers lifetime companionship to the bride and grooms to enjoy the bliss of marital life. The couple takes four laavaan (Lavan) around the ‘Guru Granth Sahib Ji’ in the hope of seeking good luck and happy commencement of marriage.

Entry of A Groom With A Bang

Groom appears ready in a trendy, fashionable dress with the procession to visit the wedding venue for picking up the bride. Dancing and singing are non-stop on this day for getting extra fun and joy. Groom visit by a luxury car or by buggy with his close friends and relatives.

Milni Custom

Milni is an official meeting of both parties before embarking of new relation between them. All the male members exchange garlands to express honor or utmost respect for welcoming them. It is a good way to solemnize of a new relationship.

Ceremony Courtesy

Sikh marriages are most commonly held in holy place ‘Gurudwara’ in the presence of ‘God’. Before entering into Gurudwara take off your shoes and slippers out. This is a God’s home honor it by following custom guidelines. After this, while attending a Sikh wedding very firstly follows religious practices, cover your head with a scarf or handkerchief in the honor of God. When it comes to men they must wear a bandana. If you don’t wear Indian simple traditional suit or saree avoid short dresses.

Seating Arrangements

Sikh bride and groom are seated beside each other in the hall. Many of the women guests are present as the wedding participants. All the assembled guests sit on the floor in an etiquette posture comfortably. In this way, as you are in front of ‘Guru Granth Sahib Ji’ thus your feet will not be at the front of sacred scripture. Enjoy every moments together with the newlywed too.