Punjabi dating customs

These series of posts have been in the works for a while now and I’m glad that I can finally share with you all.

I have wanted to share the traditions and customs that go into Punjabi and Sikh weddings, but felt I wasn’t qualified to write it.

Thereafter, either these suitors had to prove their prowess to win over the girl, or the girl herself will choose one of them, by offering him a flower garland.

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Also, the Kurmai took place two or three years before the wedding and it was only the men of the Bride’s family who made this journey to the Groom’s home – who would have most likely lived in a village far from the Bride’s own village.We all agreed, as a family, that there was no need for anyone to ‘formally accept’ any of our marriages, and that everyone’s blessings were more than enough. Image Credit: In India, arranged marriages still remain the majorly preferred way for Indians to enter into matrimony.In case of an arranged marriage, parents and other relatives decide on a life partner that they deem suitable for their child.They keep in mind various factors, different for boys and girls, while searching for a suitable match to attach their names with. Even in the 21st Century, around 85 percent Indians prefer to marry the boy or girl chosen by their families, rather than choosing their life partners themselves.

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