(Last Updated on : 12/12/2008)
Wedding among the Marathas is full of pomp and show, exhibiting magnificent grandeur. Usually, marriages among the Marathas take place during the morning time. A propitious time or muhurat is chosen, which generally at the morning time. Such a muhurat is also known as the goraj muhurta. The traditional Maharashtrian marriage rituals are interesting and colorful. The Pre Wedding Rituals of Maratha wedding comprises the ceremonies like Sakhar Puda Ceremony, Simant Puja and Halad Chadavane. The Wedding Rituals include Marriage Ceremony, Laxmi Narayan Puja and Jhal Phirawne. The Post Wedding Rituals are the Suun Mukh Baghne, Changing the bride's name and Reception Party.
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