Phera Ceremony

Pheras, the Indian wedding ceremony, binds the couple together for eternity. Therefore, it is a crucial ritual to solemnize the wedding, creating a union between the bride and groom.

In the tapestry of Hindu wedding rituals, Pheras hold a pivotal role, granting the status of husband and wife to the couple. This significant ceremony typically takes place at an auspicious time chosen by the pandit, often during the evening or midnight, and is approximately 3-4 hours long. A designated priest conducts the ceremony, chanting mantras in Sanskrit.

Pheras take place in front of a small havankund with a sacred fire. The bride’s dupatta or a small edge of her saree is symbolically tied to the groom’s robe. Then together, they move around the fire-lit havankund, completing the Phera ceremony. The significance of the ceremony lies in the couple’s seven rounds, symbolizing togetherness for seven lifetimes in Hindu tradition. Also, fire, or agni, considered the purest element in nature, is integral to these ceremonies.

Indian wedding ceremony pheras has to be planned aesthetically
Pheras, an age-old Indian tradition of couples tying the knot unites them forever

Additionally, the age-old Indian tradition of Phera ceremony has various ceremonial elements like roli, moli, chandan, kumkum, rice, fruits, supari, and sindoor. The groom often uses a silver coin for the maang bharna ceremony. During the Phera ceremony, the bride and groom make vows, pledging to take their lives towards happiness and prosperity together.

The timeless ritual of Pheras has the essence of commitment and eternal togetherness. So, it unites couples in a bond that transcends time and space.

Author – Rishi Singh
Co-owner
Splash Events, Wedding Planners in Jaipur
www.splashevents.in
Date Published: 16th June 2017

Groom entry ideas

The groom should feel like royalty on his wedding day. The entrance sets the tone for the entire ceremony. With the right planning, it can be a memorable and regal experience.

Plan your groom entry
Groom entry should have all the fanfare
Here are some ideas to consider-
  • Red Carpet Entry: Let the groom walk on a royal path with a red carpet rolled out under his feet. This creates a majestic ambiance.
  • Princely Entry: Transform the groom into a prince for the day, thus ensuring that the overall atmosphere reflects the grandeur of royal times.
  • Lights Spotlight Entry: Make the groom the focal point by spotlighting him, creating a dramatic effect with lights tailored to your preferences.
  • Glittering Entry: Add glamour to the groom’s entrance with glitter pouring all around, making it a sparkling and dazzling affair.
  • Flash Mob Entry: Enlist a group of trained dancers to form a lively crowd, welcoming the groom with a flash mob as he enters the main venue.
  • Auto Entry: Opt for a simple yet charming entrance by having the groom arrive in a beautifully decorated auto, escorted by his friends.
  • Entry on Favorite Animal: Consider a grand entrance where the groom arrives seated on his favorite animal, be it a horse, elephant, or any other animal.
Plan your groom entry with your wedding planner
Groom entry with a royal touch

The possibilities are endless, and the joy is boundless. Explore these groom entry ideas and choose the one that resonates most with your vision for the day. With careful planning and execution, the groom’s entry can be a delightful and unforgettable part of your wedding celebration.

Author – Rishi Singh
Co-owner
Splash Events, Wedding Planners in Jaipur
www.splashevents.in
Date Published: 7th April 2016

Varmala ideas

Selecting a Varmala theme adds a touch of magic as well as tradition to your wedding. Moreover, it increases the overall elegance of the ceremony.

The Varmala ceremony symbolizes the joyous union of two souls, while creating a memory that lasts a lifetime. As event planners, we understand the importance of ensuring perfection in every aspect, especially the beauty of the Varmala moment.

Varmala is beautiful alwyas with age old traditional ideation
All-time favorite red and white varmala

Over the years, Varmala trends have evolved, ranging from personally crafted decor to themes inspired by nature, culture, as well as tradition.

Here are some popular Varmala ideas that can contribute to the beauty of this moment-
  • Jungle Theme: Immerse yourself in lush greens, friendly creatures, and the embrace of Mother Nature.
  • Universe Theme: Let stars, moons, suns, and even UFOs bless your union in a celestial setting.
  • Sea Theme: If you adore beaches but can’t travel to a coastal area, let a wedding planner recreate an exotic beach atmosphere for your ceremony.
  • Ring Theme: Experience the Varmala ceremony with a touch of ring ceremony style, entering the stage through a magnificently crafted ring.
  • Book Theme: Express your love through the backdrop of books, symbolizing their significance in your relationship.
  • Heart Theme: Profess your love by adorning the Varmala moment with heart-themed decor, letting your emotions shine.
  • Moon Theme: Celebrate the beauty of your partner’s presence with a moon-themed setting, reflecting the beauty of a full moon night.
  • Floral Theme: Embrace the purity of the moment with a decor adorned with an abundance of flowers.
  • Spiritual Theme: Invite the divine into your ceremony, allowing the gods to witness this sacred moment.

Choosing one of these themes or working with a professional wedding planner to bring your dream Varmala theme to life will add a rich as well as complete touch to your dream wedding.

Author – Rishi Singh
Co-owner
Splash Events, Wedding Planners in Jaipur
www.splashevents.in
Date Published: 6th November 2015

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