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18 Things You Need to Know about Indian Weddings

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18 Things You Need to Know about Indian Weddings

If you are attending an Indian wedding for the first time, you might be overwhelmed. Seriously overwhelmed. Or terrified. Even though we all love Indian weddings, they can truly take a toll on your mental sanity. And when I say Indian weddings, you can pretty much substitute this for Pakistani weddings, Sri Lankan weddings, or […]

11 Things You Need To Know Before You Attend A Sikh Wedding!

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11 Things You Need To Know Before You Attend A Sikh Wedding!

Thanks to our multicultural society, you may find yourself at a wedding that celebrates in ways you aren’t familiar with. If you’re attending a Sikh wedding (an anand karaj) anytime soon, all the attention is focused around the main ceremony. “When attending a wedding from a different culture, it’s important to understand the customs and […]

Big, fat Afghan weddings

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Afghan wedding

Weddings seem to be a growing source of entertainment for rural folks in Afghanistan. In a country starved of joy and celebrations, everyone is welcome at weddings, even uninvited guests. Guests are regarded highly in several Asian countries. Despite financial constraints, uninvited wedding guests in Afghanistan are not turned down. They are respected as “god’s […]

What to Expect at an Indian Wedding

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What to Expect at an Indian Wedding

by:  Justine Lorelle Blanchard If you’ve been invited to your first Indian wedding, you’re probably curious about what’s going to happen. We enlisted the help of Indian wedding planner Suniti Patel, of Lamhe Bridal Consultants in New Jersey, to get answers to some commonly asked questions about Indian weddings. Q: What should I wear to […]