Thursday, 12 February 2015

CB Art Photography Reviews: Entering the Gurdwara

CB Art Photography reviewsCB Art Photography reviews all of the most picturesque moments of a Sikh wedding, which means they are well-versed in what to expect and when to have their cameras ready and rolling. Entering the Gurdwara is a big part of the ceremony and is usually carried out in a specific way with common, distinguishable practices and behaviors that accentuate the moment.

During the entering, people file in one by one as sounds of kirtan are played throughout the Gurdwara. Each person stops to pay respect to the Sri Guru Grath Sahib. As the groom in his parents enter, a cash offering as well as a rumula, or silk covering, is presented to the Sri Guru Grath Sahib. The groom then sits by the shrine and waits for the bride. The bride then enters and sits next to the groom as everyone is seated.

As this part of the ceremony is described on
“Ragis perform kirtan (the singing of hymns from Sri Guru Granth Sahib) as people begin to enter the Gurdwara for the beginning of the ceremony. This is when the bride makes here first public appearance of the day.

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