Rukhwat

Let me start with explaining what exactly rukhwat means . If put simply, its the trousseau of gifts, a bride brings to her new home. A marathi wedding is incomplete without the display of rukhwat. It has also from ages been the place to showcase the artistic and creative side of the bride , with…

Wedding Sign boards

If you follow “wed me good” by any chance , you will know for sure what wedding sign boards are. For those who are yet to be bitten by the bug of wedding planning, let me introduce you to wedding sign boards. These are quirky , funny , boards with photos , quotes, slogans etc…

Kelvan – A Prewedding Marathi Ritual

So while i still have few posts in draft, dealing with some more wedding preparations and tips, i wanted to write about some typical maharashtrian wedding rituals that aren’t very popular with non marathis. So Kelvan or Gadignar is one such ritual wherein the close relatives of the Bride/Groom throw lunch/Dinner in their honour. While…

MARATHI WEDDINGS .. Where to find the perfect lehengas

If we talk about weddings and we don’t mention the lehengas , it just doesn’t happen. But lehengas nowadays also contribute to a major expenditure in a wedding. However , every bride would want to get that perfect lehenga, she has always wished for, the overboard prices  do play a spoilsport , in case of most…

Marathi Weddings …. the wedding announcements

Recently the sister got married , and it was a full fledged 5 day affair . Being a cross cultural wedding (We being Marathi & groom being Bengali) , it was all the more chaotic, eventful and fun. But during the process , i realized the lack of resources, inputs, knowledge, write ups etc etc when it…

Ghar wali diwali

This Diwali was a rushed one, unlike my other Diwali holidays. Some official work ,which was communicated at the last moment , made me travel to Mumbai and getting a railway ticket became an impossible task. Finally managed to get a bus ticket for quadruple the usual amount and reached home. In between all this, i…