The wedding of Kannadigas is gorgeous as it is completely based on their exotic age-old traditions. When you attend their wedding, you can feel a unique ambiance lingers all over there. The atmosphere will be filled with chanting Mantras and still, they are following the customs and rituals that go back several years of time.
Kannada wedding looks entirely different from other South Indian weddings. The rituals are conducted both from the bride’s and bridegroom’s perspective. Some Kannada weddings conduct pre-marriage celebrations as the bride is welcomed by the groom’s family with a piece of ancestral jewelry. The wedding ceremony is conducted in Mandap where the wedding vows and flower garland are exchanges. The groom carries a basket contains Mangalsutra (tying knot). After that, the Sapta Fera (seven rounds) is summoned around the holy fire. After completing these ceremonies, the bride and the groom are announced as husband and wife by the priest