Indian weddings are known for their diverse customs and traditions, as they are passed on from one generation to the next. But can you differentiate which of the following are legit traditions and which are superstitions? Let’s find out.
1. The mother-in-law places a stack of eathern pots on the bride’s head, & she seeks blessings from the elders without breaking the pots.
2. If the younger sister gets married first, the older sister has to dance barefoot at the wedding.
3. In some UP towns, the groom’s family is welcomed by hurling tomatoes at them with love.
4. On the eve of Sindhi weddings, the groom’s family tears off his clothes for good luck in ‘Santh’ tradition.
5. Pearl engagement rings are said to bring bad luck because they’re shaped like a tear.
6. Some Manipuri weddings involve the couple releasing fish into a pond. If the fishes swim together, the marriage is said to be destined.
7. A spider found in the wedding dress means good luck.
8. Some communities throw the newly-wed groom into a well or lake to bring good fertility and fortune to the couple.
9. Brides put a silver coin from her father and a gold coin from mother in each shoe to ensure she’ll never be without both.
10. In some East Indian communities, groom's friends smear him with shoepolish & toothpaste for ‘Moya' instead of Haldi.
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