Weddings have always been glorious events in India. These events, particularly, Tamil weddings always give great emphasis on rites and rituals. The pompousness and showy nature of North Indian weddings may not be associated with south Indian functions but you can relate a lot of ceremonies, rituals, and poojas with them. How to prepare for the perfect Tamil wedding?
Identifying the perfect venue for wedding
One of the most important things to do while planning for a wedding is to select and book the best venue. During the season, these types of spaces get filled up in a very fast manner. Generally speaking, Tamil Matrimony weddings are conducted in exclusively designed marriage halls or temple halls and you must book the best one in advance as soon as the wedding date is announced.
Preparing the mandap and hall
The décor associated with Tamil weddings can be described as traditional and a lot of flowers are also used for decoration. The wedding mandap also known the stage is fully covered with floral arrangements and in order to create a modern touch, things like lights, drapes and other types of decorative props for the venue. The main purpose of the décor is to bring a festive mood in an extravagant and showy way. Today, you can find more subdued and classy style of décor as well. It does not matter, what style you want; you have to hire the services of a professional decorator.
Make arrangement for food
In a Tamil wedding, vegetarian dishes are being served and you can find typical Tamilian delicacies such as rice kheer, Dodiyonam and Mysore pak in these types of occasions. There is a method for every dish is being served and you have to hire an experienced catering company to prepare the authentic Tamilian cuisine.
Purchasing the wedding ensemble
One of the most vital aspects of any wedding is the ensemble the bridegroom and bride. Tamil people give more importance to the attire of the bride. You have to select these dresses well in advance and the accessories like gold ornaments that go well with attire need to be selected as well. During the wedding day, a Tamilian bride looks like a Goddess in the colorful Kanjivaram silk sari with all those gold ornaments from head to toe. The groom usually wears a dhoti and kurta or ns some people prefer a sherwani. The parents of both the groom and bride have to take care of the outfits and both parties visit the shop together to purchase the dresses.
Tamil Matrimony weddings are also being conducted in accordance with the oldest sacred texts of Hinduism, especially the Vedas. At the mean time, a modern touch can also be associated with these functions. The presence of a priest is necessary throughout the function and he is the person who determines the most suitable date and month for the marriage within the Hindu calendar. When you consider all other aspects, you have to be mindful about this important one as well.
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