Maharashtra’s exhibits a culture which is a blend of northern Aryan and southern Dravidian cultures.
Marathi wedding extends upto several days. Usually, marriage takes place in the morning hours only. Although, There may be some variations. It can also take place in the afternoon. But it happens only when there is a muhurta(goraj muhurta). Marathi marriage never takes place at night.
Matchmaking is usually done within the community only once a girl or a boy becomes eligible for the marriage.
Marathi Marriage Rituals
Rituals before Marriage:
• Wang Nishchay
• Bath Ceremony
• Seeman Pooja
• Gouri-Har Pooja