Guest Blogger: Sonal J. Shah

Indian-born Sonal J. Shah migrated to The United States at the age of eight and grew up embracing the country’s entrepreneurial spirit. She now acts out her fondest childhood memories of grand traditional Indian weddings by creating them for the most affluent Indian expatriates through her New York-based company, Sonal J. Shah Event Consultants, LLC. Her firm has built a reputation for creating, coordinating and supervising traditional Indian, Pakistani, Middle Eastern and cross-cultural weddings in the county.

Guest Blogger: Candice Pereira

Candice Pereira is the co-founder and Creative Head for Marry Me - The Wedding Planners in Mumbai, India. Candice's international exposure, local knowledge, and young enthusiastic team has brought success to her wedding planning company. The company's design style, attention to detail, and personalized service ensures that couples will enjoy their special day and have their wedding vision executed. Every detail of the wedding from décor to legalities, from clothes to transport is managed with ease by Marry Me -The Wedding Planners.

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plan your hindu wedding!

From guest tips on what to expect at Hindu weddings to stunning Hindu wedding videos, Hindu.Weddings.com is your go-to source for finding the best Hindu wedding planning advice and ideas. Top searches include: Indian wedding fashion, Hindu wedding traditions, and Hindu wedding forum.

Wedding planner through the eyes of our French intern - Axelle

Before starting my internship with SJS Events I thought that all weddings were about the same thing: love between two people. I rapidly realized that a wedding is not only about love but also about planning one of the most important (and at times, stressful) days in a couple's life.  Working...read more

Posted Friday 4/18/2014

by Sonal J. Shah 

Workout for your wedding… Get in shape for wedding season!

With the warm weather here, who does not want to be working out?  With wedding season approaching there is no better time than the present to get in shape for your wedding. Here are a few great workout regimes to help you get in shape for your wedding.             ...read more

Posted Wednesday 4/16/2014

by Sonal J. Shah 

Our Book In The Press!

It’s been more than three months that our book, “The Complete Guide to Planning the Perfect South Asian Wedding“ has been released. We are sooooo excited about all the chatter!  Check out Indian Express, The Knot and some of our recent reviews. 0 false 21 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 ...read more

Posted Monday 4/14/2014

by Sonal J. Shah 

Invitations Designers in NYC

Here are some creative invitation designers in NYC. Check out the links to have more ideas about how to design your invitations. We could spend hours on these websites.Alpine Creative Group 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016info@alpinedreamlab.com212-867-5309 East Six580...read more

Posted Friday 4/11/2014

by Sonal J. Shah 

Over The Top Wedding Cakes & Cake Makers

A good wedding cake is as much about style as it is the wonderful taste. Look at these gorgeous cakes - they are really pieces of art. Here are some cake makers artist who realized those masterpieces.Cake Boss City Sweet cakes - Deborah Duff GoldmanRon Ben IsraelSylvia Weinstock...read more

Posted Wednesday 4/9/2014

by Sonal J. Shah 

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Wedding Vows: Hindu Wedding Vows

A traditional Hindu wedding ceremony is elaborate and complex, incorporating fifteen specific rituals. There are no vows in the Western sense, but the Seven Steps, or Saptha Padhi, around a flame (honoring the fire god Agni) spell out the promises the couple makes to each other: "Let us take the first...read more

Posted Thursday 4/1/2010

 

A Hindu and Christian Wedding in Colorado

Combined culture weddings are a great opportunity to introduce your guests to new cultures. This Colorado couple did just that when they threw a double-ceremony wedding that embraced both Hindu and Greek Orthodox tradition. Planning your own interfaith wedding? Click here for tips and advice! Photos...read more

Posted Friday 10/23/2009

 

Video: Sivanuja & Hiran's Hindu Wedding

Amazing videography on this one. Sivanuja and Hiran's wedding video, shot by Prashanna Jayaseelan captures a few Hindu wedding traditions, including the groom's procession, the ceremonial flame, and the garland exhange....read more

Posted Friday 9/25/2009

 

Indian Wedding Tradition Guide

Indian wedding customs have a long history, so they’ll add rich meaning -- and fun memories -- to your wedding. These are some popular cultural wedding traditions you may want to include in your celebration. Lucky Day In India, the couple doesn’t choose their wedding date. Instead, a knowledgeable...read more

Posted Tuesday 9/29/2009

by Justine Lorelle Blanchard 

Video: Avita & Ravin's Hindu Wedding

From Avita's bridal mehndi party to the family-oriented reception at Riverside Hall, this video shot by Estrella Productions covers three days of Hindu wedding traditions. Enjoy!...read more

Posted Wednesday 9/30/2009

 

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