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The Hindu Affair 4 of 8

Saubhagya Chinha (Blessing the Bride)
The groom blesses the bride by putting KumKum or Sindhur (Vermilion powder) at the parting of her hair or on her forehead. A ring is provided by a senior married woman from the brides family for these blessings.

The Hindu Affair 4 of 8

Saubhagya Chinha (Blessing the Bride)
The groom blesses the bride by putting KumKum or Sindhur (Vermilion powder) at the parting of her hair or on her forehead. A ring is provided by a senior married woman from the brides family for these blessings.

comments (14)

  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 19 Mar 2010, 00:11
Your images capture the intimacy of the moments, SAVO.
SAVO: Thank you Ray
is the ring given back after the blessing, great shot really capture the moment
SAVO: I believe it is Derek. Just a ritual
  • Chris
  • England
  • 19 Mar 2010, 06:31
Very informative SAVO: thank you. I love the colours of the bride's clothes
SAVO: Cheers Chris smile
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 19 Mar 2010, 07:31
What a hamdsome pair, SAVO. And so colorful.
SAVO: ...and they are lovely people
I can see this being a colourful series
SAVO: I found that so as well while shooting :p
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 19 Mar 2010, 07:57
Lovely colours and good info as we move along
SAVO: Thank you Vintage. Glad I havent bored you all yet :p
  • chad
  • wherever I hang my mask.
  • 19 Mar 2010, 08:17
All our rituals make our lives what they are.
SAVO: Indeed Chad. Life would be boring without them I suppose!
Wonderful informative shots Savo!
SAVO: Thank you Richard
Really nice touching images Savo smile
SAVO: Cheers Linda
I'm sure they'll treasure these, SAVO
SAVO: I think they would too Tom
super stuff Savosmile
SAVO: I am glad you like it Tim wink
  • zed
  • Australia
  • 19 Mar 2010, 20:14
Just love the joy you have captured
SAVO: There was lots of it flying around the whole day
They do look very happy.
SAVO: and I wish them a lifetime of happiness
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 20 Mar 2010, 09:16
Great collage to illustrate proceedings.
SAVO: Thank you kindly Louis

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