THEME & TRADITIONAL WEDDINGS

We plan elegant, stylish and glamorous events.We are the wedding planners for sophisticated couples who demand first rate service and a world-class event. From weddings in India to weddings in London and destination weddings in Europe and beyond, we strive to be the best at what we do (and several prestigious publications have been kind enough to state that we are). Our discerning, international client base includes aristocrats, high-spent public figures and couples seeking eccentric celebrations.



PUNJABI WEDDING

Punjabi marriages are known for their pomp and show. Just like the opulent culture of Punjab, Punjabi weddings are quite fun. They are conducted lavishly and celebrated with extreme gaiety. Before the wedding, the bride is given red and white bangles to wear by her maternal uncle. This is called the Chuda ceremony. In Ghara Ghardoli, the bride and the groom bathe with the water brought from the Gurudwara.

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On the main wedding day, a flower veil is tied on the groom's forehead, after which he sits on the horse. These are called Sehrabandi & Ghodi Chadna rituals.

On reaching the groom's house, the mother of the boy puts mustard oil on both the sides of the entrance door. Then she performs the traditional aarti and asks the newlywed couple to come inside and seek the blessings of the God. After this, a grand Reception party is thrown by the groom's family. This is done to give a warm welcome to new couple.

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HINDU WEDDING

Hindu marriages are the most lavish and extravagant weddings amongst all kind of marriages. They extend over a period of four to five days. They are highly traditional and strongly focus to the ancient customs and traditions. Wedding is considered an important religious practice in Hindu religion. The pre wedding rituals comprise of engagement, tilak, Sagai, Sangeet and Mehandi. The engagement can also be called the “ring ceremony”, wherein the prospective couple exchanges rings.


Being so significant to the religious mentor, Christian wedding rituals are conducted in Church, amidst all friends and relatives.

The wedding rituals begin with the “Jaimala” ceremony, in which the couple exchange flower garlands. Afterwards, they are taken to the mandap where the Kanyadaan ritual is performed. In this ritual, the bride's father gives away his daughter to the groom, while the priest chants mantras. All this ends with the “vidaai” where the two families unite for the rest of their lives.

MARWARI WEDDING

The engagement ceremony is the first ritual, which is performed at the groom's house. Only the male members of the bride's family visit the groom's place for the ceremony. The bride's brother applies tilak on the groom's forehead and gives him gifts.

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Mehfils form an integral part of the wedding celebrations. Both men and women have their own mehfils, wherein they sing and dance. This is followed by Mahira Dastoor custom, as per which the maternal uncles of the bride and the groom distributes gifts in the house.



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RAJWADI WEDDING

Marwari marriage is celebrated with gaiety. It is an elaborate affair and extends over a period of days. Marwari wedding strictly adhere to the ancient customs and traditions. There are a number of pre wedding, wedding and post wedding rituals, which are observed. After the completion of all these rituals only, the marriage is deemed complete.



The groom is welcomed by his mother-in-law, with the traditional aarti. He then proceeds towards the mandap. Here, mostly the women of the bride's family are present as the male members are entertaining the Baraat. During the complete ceremony the bride covers her face with a long veil.



CHRISTIAN WEDDING

Marriages are considered the union between man and woman predestined by God. The sanctity of the institution can be made clear from Jesus' message, which says that wedding is a relationship, a union so real and intimate that 'the two become one flesh'. Husband and wife are treated one in a Christian marriage.

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Being so significant to the religious mentor, Christian wedding rituals are conducted in Church, amidst all friends and relatives.

The Christian wedding is followed by a reception, which is like an after party. It is a grand affair, wherein the couple is welcomed by the guest, with a shower of confetti. After this, the newly-wed couple cuts the wedding cake and feeds each other.Indian Christian weddings are quite different from what you see in films.

We at Aouraa Production, walk with the bride through all the preparations and keeps her focused on the important things, like staying in fellowship with her groom and her parents. We are always full of suggestions and ideas, with a strict time-line to keep the bride on task.



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MUSLIM WEDDINGS or NIKAH

Populary known as Nikah in the religion of Islam, wedding rituals of Muslim marriage vary greatly from the Hindu religion, it significantly lays emphasis on the union of two souls. There are even varied rituals performed before and after the wedding, which lead to the completion of the ceremony.



There are two religious heads present at the place, representing the two parties. The amount of Mehar, a compulsory amount of money to be given to the bride by the groom's family is also decided. After this, the Maulavi asks the bride three times, whether she accepts the concerned person as her husband, with settled the amount of the Mehar.

After her consent, the groom is asked three times, whether he accepts the concerned woman as his wife, with the decided amount of Mehar. After his consent, the Nikahnama is signed by the couple.