India
our trip through India, October 2000

Indian wedding - sacred fire for the for ritual offering ceremony
Indian Wedding (3 of 5)

 ~ offering ceremony (1) ~

In the pictures you see the sacred fire for the ritual offering ceremony. The God of  fire is considered as the mouth of all Gods for accepting all offerings. Hindus respect fire, water, wind, light and earth as the five aspects of the divinity. 

Offerings can be in many forms on different occasions as per tradition and as stated in the Religious literature.

The back drop decorating the platform is decorated with floral designs and also shows the names of the bride and the groom.

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