The Gujarati marriage function is a perfect example of splendor and glamour in this community. Like Hindu marriage, the Gujarati wedding ceremony also consists of rituals which are carried out before the marriage and after the matrimonial ceremony. The environment in this culture is very lively, sparkling and exciting. This particular community is world famous for celebrating the function like marriage with so much of enthusiasm.
In this culture, arranged marriage has deep significance because all the family members of bride and groom are present at the time of selection of the partner and without their consent wedding is not possible.
In this culture, ceremony where the bride’s family members visit to the groom’s family and fix a favorable date for marriage by consulting a Pundit and family members is called Mandap Mahurat.
The bridal wear at a Gujarati wedding is the sari which is worn in a different style and more emphasis is given on a red colored sari but nowadays lehenga cholis are also becoming popular choices among the girls for the bridal ceremony. The bridegroom will wear a traditional dhoti kurta in the matrimonial ceremony. A large number of wedding rituals are performed on and before the wedding day. Various types of ceremonies are performed to offer prayers and to seek blessings for the happily married life of the bride and groom.
But, all the functions which are mentioned above are incomplete without the selection of wedding invitation cards or Gujarati Kankotri’s which are used for inviting the relatives and guests. As these invitation cards are known as Kankotri Cards and a large number of versatile patterns with eloquent texture can be found in the market.
You can also search wide collection of Gujarat invitations from various online wedding invitation cards providers as they offer cards designed as per the culture and you also get an option for selecting your own style and combinations to make invitation card as per your desire.
Generally the cards are designed keeping in mind the Gujarati rituals and traditions. At the same time, importance is given to wordings and symbols because it contains religious significance in Gujarati culture. But, while selecting the cards you must give special importance to certain factors like theme of the marriage, paper quality used, and price of the invitation card. You must always select an invitation card which matches your marriage theme and budget. So, this will make your matrimonial function unique and elegant.