our trip through India, October 2000

Indian wedding - offering puffed rice
Indian Wedding (4 of 5)

 ~ offering ceremony (2) ~

In the pictures you see the sacred fire in to which the offerings of the puffed rice is being made by the couple jointly while chanting mantras.

The offerings are for propitiation and for wellbeing. Puffed rice is only a token.

The pendants worne by the couple on their fore head during the wedding ceremony are of flowers or beads or pearls. They are traditional 

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