Wedding Rituals of Uttar Pradesh Marriageby Ekta M. Blogger
Uttar Pradesh – the biggest state in India in regard to population accommodates people of various religions and cultures. The major community being of Hindus, when you say Uttar Pradesh marriage rituals, we mean to say about rituals related to a Hindu wedding.
A typical marriage in the state of Uttar Pradesh consists of pre-wedding rituals, wedding rituals and post wedding rituals.
The first step of any marriage process is the mate selection. In the state of Uttar Pradesh, since there has been a long joint family system, the elder of family has monopoly in deciding the mates. The criteria for mate selection are matching of caste, direction of residence of would-be-couples and matching of horoscope. There is a unique conception that the girl should be married in west and south direction and bride will be taken from east and north direction.
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