Nischaiyahtartham
Full arrangements for Brahmin's Nischaiyahtartham
The engagement ceremony, Though the Tamil Brahmins (Iyers and Iyengars) basically follow the same rituals and customs there are slight variations. For instance, the engagement ceremony in the case of the Iyers takes place in the groom's residence whereas the Iyengars follow the custom of hosting it in the bride's home. A 'Vadhyar' (Brahmin priest) writes the 'lagna patrika' specifiying the date, time and venue of the marriage and this serves as a sort of commitment for both families. The bride's family brings fruits and sweetmeats and the groom's people in turn serve them snacks and dinner and present a sari to the bride.
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Full arangement for Nischaiyahtartham, requierd items as displayed, 'Vadhyar' , photo / video, catering service, etc...
Pandakkal
Pandakkal, one of the Brahmin’s marriage event.  Planted to mark the commencement of a ceremony
Planted to mark the commencement of a ceremony
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On demand we will do this work either in Groom / Bride house or in marriage hall, and also we are offering service for Bride / Groom home front decoration.
Welcoming Groom’s family and relatives (Commencement of marriage ceremonies)
Welcome Groom / Mappillai and his family to marriage hall / kalyana mandapam
Commencement of marriage ceremonies The bride's family arrives at the marriage venue or 'kalyanamandappam' one day prior to the wedding. The venue is decorated with 'kolam's (attractive designs made with rice powder paste) and flowers. In readiness for the arrival of the groom and his family, the bride's family keeps 'chandan' (sandalwood paste), 'kumkum' (vermilion), rose water, sugar candy, garlands and a platter for the 'aarthi' (traditional welcoming ritual). On the groom's arrival the 'nadaswaram' (traditional wind instrument) is played and the 'aarthi' is performed in his honour.
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Mandapam / Marriage hall booking, front side decoration, stage decoration, kollam, sweets, flower garlands, photo / camera, milk-gova and traditonal sweets with new vessels, cool drinks or hot drinks, Nadaswaram & Melam, aarthi, etc...will be arranged in proper manner. .
Kappukettal & Vratham
This is a important part of hindu brahmins marriage ceremony, Kappukettal & Vratham, Brahmin marriage event, it means the tying of the kappu, the holy thread on her wrists, which is meant to ward off all evil sprits. It symbolizes a kind of protective armor for the bride
The marriage ceremonies begin with vratham performed separately by the bride and the groom. For the bride, it means the tying of the kappu, the holy thread on her wrists, which is meant to ward off all evil sprits. It symbolizes a kind of protective armor for the bride.
For the groom vratham begins with invocations involving the Gods Indra, Soma, Chandra and Agni. From thereon the groom prepares himself for a new chapter in his life as a householder or grihasta. The days of his bachelorhood or brahmacharya are over now. The acceptance of his is all what the vratham is about.
Ceremony observed to obtain blessings from departed elders. This ceremony is performed separately for the bride and groom at the marriage venue. The rituals followed for the groom are far more elaborate than those for the bride. Sacred yellow thread is tied on the wrists of the bride and groom and they are not permitted to leave the marriage venue. The 'palika' ceremony (sprinkling of nine varieties of grains) for the prosperity of the couple's new life together is conducted simultaneously with the 'vratham'. To culminate the function, an 'aarthi' is performed.
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Required items, arranging 'Vadhyar' (Brahmin priest), photo / camara, decoration, catering service etc..
Palikai Seeds Sowing
This is a fertility rite. Pallikais are earthern pots prepared a day earlier. Pots spread at the base with hariali grass and Bael leaves (vilvam). Nine kinds of presoaked cereals are ceremoniously sown in these pots by sumangalis. After the marriage, the sprouted seedlings are released in a river or pool. This ritual invokes the blessing of the eight direction quartered guardian angels (Ashtadikh Paalaks) for a healthy life and progeny to the couple.
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We will provide palikai in good manner and other required items...etc
Janavasam / Maapillai azhaippu (Inviting the groom to the marriage venue 'Mandapam') & Nischaiyartham & Receiption
Car / Elephant / Horse for Janavasam,  Arthi, Melam & Nathaswaram or Band music, Photo / Video, arrangin light music / karnatic music, Stage decoration for Receiption, Sweets, 'parupputhengai kodu', Variety foods, dinner, mala (garlands), carving (front welcome decoration by frutis, vegitable etc), Cutout of couples etc...
The families and friends of Groom and bride assemble in a temple nearby. The bride's family brings turmeric, betel leaves, nuts. The bride family present dress to the groom. The groom, in new dress and all assemble in a hall in temple. The bride's brother then garlands the groom, and sugar candy is distributed to all present. The groom is then brought to the marriage venue (Mandapam) in a procession in a decorated car (in earlier days on Horse or Elephant). Nadaswaram or Band is played. Young people dance and fireworks are displayed.
Once the procession reaches the marriage venue 'Aarthi' is performed and a coconut broken (sidar Thengai) to ward off evil. The groom is then led to the 'medai' (podium) in the 'mandapam' where all the ceremonies are performed). Members of both families sit opposite each other and a 'lagna patrika' (contains information of the family lineage of groom, bride, time of marriage) is written and read aloud by the 'Vadhyar'. 'Thamboolams' (platters of betel nuts, dry fruits, nuts, coconuts, turmeric and 'kumkum') and gifts are exchanged between both families.
Cutout marriage couples, in fornt of marriage hall.
The cone shaped 'parupputhengai' (a special sweetmeat), in pair, is an important part of all these ceremonies.”. The marriage ceremony takes place the next day.
Nischayathamboolam / Nischaiyartham event may prefer after receiption.
Receiption (Introducing coupls for friends, relatives and neighbors ) also may prefer after Janavasam.
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Car / Elephant / Horse for Janavasam, Arthi, Melam & Nathaswaram or Band music, Photo / Video, arrangin light music / karnatic music, Stage decoration for Receiption, Sweets, 'parupputhengai kodu', Variety foods, dinner, mala (garlands), carving (front welcome decoration by frutis, vegitable etc), Cutout of couples etc...
Wedding Arrangements
Cutout marriage couples, in fornt of marriage hall.
Preparations for the actual wedding ceremony on the day of the wedding Early morning on the wedding day, the bride's family sends to the groom cosmetics, a mirror, a basket filled with sweetmeats to the accompaniment of 'Nadaswaram' music. The groom's Athai (sister of groom’s father) brings a dish of 'appams' (pancakes made from rice flour and jaggery) for this occasion. The 'Vadhyar' usually tie the traditional 'dhoti' or 'Panja Kacham' for the groom and apply 'vibhuti' or sacred ash in three horizontal lines on his forehead. The groom is ready to get married.
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We will aranage everything, Mirros, Tooth paste, Soap, Comb, Powder, Shampoo, Hot water, Oil, Vibhuti, Coffee / tea, tiffen etc...
Kasi Yatra
This is a very important part of hindu brahmins marriage ceremony. Immediately after his student life, the young bachelor has two alternatives before him – Grihasta or Sanyas. Being by nature in a satwic state due to strict adherence of bachelorhood and observance of austerities, he is drawn towards asceticism. Therefore he makes his way to Kasi, complete with slippers, umbrella, a fan made of bamboo etc. On his way the bride’s father intervenes and advises him of the superiority of married life to an ascetic life. He also promises to give his daughter as companion to face the challenges of life.
This is a very important part of the ceremony. Immediately after his student life, the young bachelor has two alternatives before him – Grihasta or Sanyas. Being by nature in a satwic state due to strict adherence of bachelorhood and observance of austerities, he is drawn towards asceticism. Therefore he makes his way to Kasi, complete with slippers, umbrella, a fan made of bamboo etc. On his way the bride’s father intervenes and advises him of the superiority of married life to an ascetic life. He also promises to give his daughter as companion to face the challenges of life.
Dressed in the traditional ‘panchakatcham’, holding an umbrella, a fan, a walking stick, and a towel containing ‘dal’ (lentils) and rice tied to his shoulder, the groom embarks on a mock pilgrimage. As he steps out of the ‘mandapam’, the bride’s father pleads with him not to go to ‘Kashi’ (a sacred pilgrimage site in the city of Benaras) and marry his daughter instead.
After much ado the groom accepts and returns to the ‘mandappam’ to get married! The umbrella is to remain with the groom, to remind him in the future of this advice. As promised his wife stands by him in his life.
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We will arrange items required for Kasi Yatra like new umbrella, slippers, walking stick / vadi etc…
Malai Mathal (Exchange of garlands)

This is a important part of hindu brahmins marriage ceremony, On entering the 'mandapam' the groom discards his walking stick and is garlanded by the bride. The bride and groom are lifted to the shoulders of their respective maternal uncles. This is an expression of continuing sibling support to their mothers. And in that position the two garland each other thrice for a complete union. In the shastras, the exchange of garlands symbolizes their unification, as one soul in two bodies. It is inward acceptance by each of the very fragrance in the other.
On entering the 'mandapam' the groom discards his walking stick and is garlanded by the bride. The bride and groom are lifted to the shoulders of their respective maternal uncles. This is an expression of continuing sibling support to their mothers. The two garland each other thrice for a complete union. In the shastras, the exchange of garlands symbolizes their unification, as one soul in two bodies. It is inward acceptance by each of the very fragrance in the other.
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We will provide traditional garlands, variety of garlands, etc
Oonjal / Swing
OOngal / Swing. This is a important part of hindu brahmins marriage ceremony, The couple is then made to sit on a decorated swing. The chains of the swing signify the eternal karmic link with the Almighty. The to and fro motion represents the undulating sea-waves of life. Yet in mind and body they shall move in harmony – steady and stable.
The couple is then made to sit on a decorated swing. The chains of the swing signify the eternal karmic link with the Almighty. The to and fro motion represents the undulating sea-waves of life. Yet in mind and body they shall move in harmony – steady and stable.
The women folk smear their feet with a little milk, 'kumkum' and 'chandan' (sandalwood paste). A pot of water and a lamp set inside a measure containing rice are carried by the bride's mother and other elderly ladies around the swing and the couple is given a mixture of bananas, milk and sugar.
Water and lighted lamps are circulated around the swing in order to guard against demons and ghosts. Colored globules of cooked rice are waved in a circular motion and thrown away to propitiate the evil spirits. After the traditional 'aarthi' the bride and groom are escorted for the next ceremony -the 'kanyadhan'.
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Kanya Danam
The bride is made to sit on her father’s lap and is given away as a gift by him to the bridegroom. On the bride’s head, a ring made of Darbha of Kusa grass is placed. And over it is placed a yoke. The gold Mangal Sutra or Thali is placed on the aperture of the yoke. And water is poured though the aperture.The father of the bride while offering his daughter chants: “I offer ye my daughter: A maiden virtuous, good natured, very wise, decked with ornaments to the best of my abilities. With all that she shall guard thy Dharma, Wealth and Love” The bridegroom returns his assurance to the bride’s father saying three times that he shall remain for ever her companion in joy and sorrow, in this life and life after.
The mantras chanted at this time say:
"Let this gold multiply your wealth, Let this water purify your married life, And may your prosperity increase. Offer yourself to your husband."
The symbolism of the yoke is drawn out of ancient rural life where the only mode of transport for households was the bullock cart. It is supposed to signify that just as a bullock cart cannot run with just one bull, the marriage needs both the bride and groom. Both of them have to face their responsibilities together.
The bride is then given an auspicious ablution. A new sari, exclusive for the occasion, called the koorai is chosen. The colour of the koorai is ‘arraku’ i.e. red, the colour associated with Shakti. This sari is draped around the bride by the sister of the bridegroom, signifying her welcome to the bride. A belt made of reed grass is then tied around the bride’s waist. The mantras then chant:
She standeth here, pure before the holy fire. As one blessed with boons of a good mind, a healthy body, life-long companionship of her husband (Sumangali Bhagyam) and children with long lives. She standeth as one who is avowed to stand by her husband virtuously. Be she tied with this reed grass rope to the sacrament of marriage.
Thanks giving vedic hymns follow, to the celestial caretakers of her childhood, the dieties of Soma, Gandharva and Agni. Having attained nubility, the girl is now free to be given over to the care of the human — her man.
The vedic concept underlying this ritual is figuratively that in her infancy Soma givers her the coolness of the moon. In the next stage of life the Gandharvas gave her playfulness and beauty. And when she becomes a maiden Agni gave her passions. The father of the bride while offering his daughter chants:
"I offer ye my daughter: A maiden virtuous, good natured, very wise, decked with ornaments to the best of my abilities. With all that she shall guard thy Dharma, Wealth and Love"
The bridegroom returns his assurance to the bride’s father saying three times that he shall remain for ever her companion in joy and sorrow, in this life and life after.
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Kankana Dharanam
The bride ties a string fastened to a piece of turmeric around the wrist of the bridegroom to bind themselves by a religious vow. A little later, the bridegroom ties a kankanam to the bride’s wrist.
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Mangalya Dharanam
The tying of the Mangal Sutra or Thali takes place at exactly the pre-determined auspicious hour, known as MUHURTHAM. The bride is seated on the lap of her father, looking eastward while the bridegroom faces westward. The bridegroom ties “Tiru Mangalyam” (special Gold ornament ties in yellow thread) around the neck of the bride. Three knots are tied; The first one by the bridegroom. The other two knots are tied by the groom’s sister to make the bride a part of their family. As he does so the Nadaswaram is played loud and fast so as to muffle any inauspicious sounds at the critical hour. This is called Getti Melam. Sumangali ladies sing auspicious songs. The vedic hymn recited by the bridegr
"I pray to the Almighty that I be blessed with a long life. I tie this knot around your neck. Oh Soubhagyawati, may providence bestow on you a fulfilling life of a Sumangali for a hundred years to come!"
oom when he ties the knot is:
All elders throw “akshadai” (rice mixed with turmeric) on the couple at the time of tying the Thirumangalayam.
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Paani Grahanam

This means holding hands. The groom holds the hand of the bride. The mantras say: "The Devas have offered you to me in order that I may live the life of a Grihasta.

We shall not part from each other even when we grow old."

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Saptha Padhi
7 steps, saptha padhi in brahmin marriage
Holding the bride’s hand the bridegroom walks seven steps around the holy fire with her. This is the most important part of the marriage ceremony. And only when they walk these seven steps together (i.e. perform the saptha padhi) is the marriage complete. With each step they take a vow. The belief is that when one walks seven steps with another, one become’s the other’s friend. The mantras said at this time mean:
"Ye who have walked with me, become my companion, whereby I acquire your friendship. We shall remain together – Inseparable. Let us make a vow together. We shall love, share the same food, share our strengths, the same tastes. We shall be of one mind.
We shall observe the vows together. I shall be the Sama and you the Rig. I shall be the upper world and you the earth. I shall be the sukhilam and you the holder. Together we shall live, beget children and other riches. Come thou, o sweet worded girl."
  • We take the first step to provide for a happy and wealthy life.
  • We take the second step to develop physical, mental and spiritual powers.
  • We take the third step to increase our wealth by diligence and righteousness.
  • We take the fourth step to acquire knowledge, happiness and harmony by mutual love and trust.
  • We take the fifth step so that we are blessed with strong, virtuous and loving children.
  • We take the sixth step to promise to care for each other for a long life together.
  • Finally, we take the seventh step to be true companions and remain partners by this marriage.
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Pala Dhanam
Gifts are exchanged between the families of the bride and groom. Any gift not accompanied by a token gesture of a coin of small denomination that represents the stored value of human effort is considered incomplete; thus respecting the value of human effort through which wealth is acquired. Also no gift shall be taken without a return gesture, which merits the gift received. Pala Dhanam as ordained by the scriptures is thus an action signifying mutual arrangements between the families, to be based on the principle of equality and respect for each other irrespective of one’s economic stature in life. The return gesture by the family of the groom could never equal to the gift of the bride given to the groom. Hence, the same coin given to the groom’s family is returned to the bride’s family an acknowledgment of the priceless gift received.
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Pradhana Homam
A crucial part of the wedding is the homage paid by the couple to Agni, the God of Fire. The couple goes around the fire, and feed it with ghee and twigs of nine types of holy trees as sacrificial fuel. The fumes that arise possess medicinal, curative and cleansing effects on the bodies of the couple. Agni, the mightiest power in the cosmos, the sacred purifier, the all-round benefactor is deemed as a witness to the sacred marriage. Hence the term ‘Agni Saakshi’ or witness by fire.
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Treading on the Grindstone
Holding the bride’s left toe the bridegroom helps her to tread on a grindstone kept on the right side of a fire. The mantras chanted say: “Mount on this stone, and let thy mind be rock firm, unperturbed by the trials and tribulations of life.” This ritual is symbolic of the solid rock foundation for the union.
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Arundhati and Dhruva Star
Next the groom shows the bride the star Arundhati (from the Saptha Rishi or Great Bear constellation) as also Dhruva or the pole star. Arundhati is the wife of Vashishta Maharishi and exemplified as the ideal wife - the embodiment of charity. Dhruva is the one who attained immortality through single-minded devotion and perseverance. This is symbolic of the fact that such virtues are to be emulated throughout marital life.
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Laaja Homam
This comprises the bride’s own offering into the sacrificial fire. As an expression of sibling support to her marriage her brother helps her. He gives her a handful of puffed rice grains which she hands to the bridegroom, who on her behalf, feeds it to the fire. Through this food offering, the bride seeks a long life for her husband and for propagation of her family. Participation of the bride’s brother indicates the continuance of links between the two families even after marriage. The couple circles the fire three times. The feeding of puffed rice to the fire is also repeated thrice.
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Showering of Akshadai
Akshadai , i.e. rice grains coloured with turmeric and saffron are showered on the couple by elders and invitees as benediction (Aasirvadam).
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Griha Pravesham
Taking with her fire from the Laaja Homam, the bride takes leave of her home and enters the new home of her in-laws. The vedic hymns recited at this time sound like the mother’s advice to her daughter: "Be the queen of your husband’s home. May your husband glorify your virtues! Conduct yourself in such a way that you win your mother-in-law’s love. And be in the good books of your sister-in-law."
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Nalangu
The evening of the marriage day is the time to relax and play. The newly wed wife calls her husband for play, inviting him through a song. Much to the merriment of all gathered, there follows a series of playful games. The bride anointing the groom’s feet with colour paste, fanning him, showing him a mirror, breaking papads over each other’s head. Wrenching the betel pack from each other’s hands. Rolling the coconut from one to another as in playing ball and so on. During these events women sing songs, making fun of the bride, the groom and the in-laws. These events bring out the qualities of the bride and the groom’s sporting spirit, kindness, co-operative nature thus surfacing the hidden traits for the other to note, thus bringing about better understanding and compatibility.
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Mangala Aarthi
Aarthi is taken. Aaarthi is taken many times during the ceremony
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Shanthi Muhurtham
The consummation of the marriage at night fixed for an auspicious time for a happy, ever-lasting married life that is full of understanding and care. Two souls united in a sacred act of fulfillment, to bring forth progeny as nature’s best creation.
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Sweets, Fruits , Arranging and decorating room for shanthi muhurtham....
Pallikai karaithal / Kattusadam / Sendoff
3rd day while sendoff both Bride and Groom familes after Pallikai karaithal, with kattusadam.
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Kattusadam (Individual or multi Packets) as per requirements, food lasting up to 48 hrs, like Dry chappathi (Sukka rotti), potto finger cips etc etc…
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