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Friends' Weddings: Saran & Vilashini

This is my first ever Indian wedding.

And I had so much fun!

We were up bright and early Saturday morning because we had the heavy task of bringing the bride to the Temple. According to the Indian culture, the bride and groom must leave their respective houses before a certain time. Bad luck will follow if you leave after that set time. And in our case, that time was 10.15am.

We left early, around 8.30am because (i) the bride's house is in Cheras (ii) the Temple is in Ampang and more importantly (iii) the car was adorned with flowers and ribbons, making driving really fast impossible!



Both Hubs and I wore the Punjabi suit, and we were both very excited to wear them. Here, check us out!



The ceremony itself, where the bride and groom hold hands and walk around the fire, didn't take that long. I wasn't really paying attention to what they were doing really. I was busy looking at the bride's sari. It is sooooo gorgeous. White with gold beadings and detailing. Here, see for yourself.




This is the bride & groom walking around the fire

And later that night, we went to their small wedding reception. Okay, hands down, this is the MOST ENJOYABLE wedding I've been to! The wedding itself is very informal, centred around the families and friends.

The performances (Indian dances, singing, and erm bhangra kompang thingy(?!)) were all done by the family members and was very very meriah!






That's the bhangra kompang thingy that I was telling you earlier

Hubs and I really enjoyed ourselves dancing and lepaking with friends!



Ni baru warming up ni :p

So much so that I woke up with an aching body the next morning. *grins*

That was truly one very meriah wedding! *Like*

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So useful, this!

Print this and give a copy to your maid of honour/best friend/sister or whoever that will be close to you on your big day.

Often, brides forget the food and drink bit, but trust me, have some snack handy. Because you WILL be hungry. And don't forget straws! You don't want to ruin your lipstick :p

Okay, everything else is self explanatory.

You're welcome!