Sikh Wedding

The ceremony is concluded with the customary singing of the six stanzas of the Anand Sahib, Song of Bliss, followed by Ardas, prayer, and Vak, a random reading of a verse from Guru Granth Sahib. The ceremony, which takes about an hour, ends with the serving of Karah Parshad to the congregation. Rela... Read more
As soon as the bridegroom, and the two families are assembled the Milnee is performed, a meeting of parents and close relatives of the bride and groom and exchange of presents. The bride herself does not normally participate. The marriage ceremony is conducted in a Gurdwara or at the bride’s h... Read more
The bride’s past and present becomes the bridegroom’s past and present. Her present becomes his and his hers. They feel and think alike and both are completely identified with each other, i.e., they become ‘Ek Jot Doe Murti’ meaning one spirit in two bodies. Sometimes before ... Read more
The fourth Guru, Guru Ramdas, originally composed Lavan, the wedding song, to celebrate a holy union between the human soul (Atma) and God (Parmatma). The Guru wishes that our married life should also be moulded on the ideal laid down for our union with the Parmatma. The 4 verses of Lavan explain th... Read more
The Sikh marriage is not merely a physical and legal contract but is a sacrament a holy union between two souls where physically they appear as two individual bodies but in fact are united as one. The Sikh marriage ceremony which is also known as Anand Karaj meaning ‘blissful union”.The ... Read more