How to choose a South Indian dress for a wedding?
If you too want to dress up in proper Southern style like Sonam, then you must know about all the accessories you need for the same. Start with a Kanchipuram saree and some fine gold jewellery. You will need to take care of other minor details like the gajra and bindi.
If you are in Southern Part of India, then 99.9% people around you should be South Indian. If you find a sober and well mannered, composed and non abusive person around in non South Indian state; very likely the person is South Indian.
Most of the South Indian brides wear South Indian bridal silk sarees, mostly kanjivarams on their wedding day. Most of the women also prefer wearing lagna voni, which is a South Indian version of lehenga choli.
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South Indians have somewhat oilier skin. FACIAL STRUCTURE: Indian women generally have a rounded face. North Indian women have more hyper leptoprosopic faces, or a very long face. South Indian women generally have a Mesoprosopic (round face).
Using a kajal or Surma on your baby’s eyes is a traditional Indian culture, which is believed to ward off evil eyes (buri nazar). A lot of Indian parents use kajal to make the eyes of their babies look bigger and more beautiful.
In India as in the middle east, being soft and hairless is a pretty common beauty norm. Having perfectly threaded eyebrows, and waxed arms and legs. In the west, women don’t tend to shave or wax their arms, and when I moved here from India I always found that odd.
North India features the cultural golden triangle and south India has lush jungles and golden beaches. However, south India has a more relaxed atmosphere making it a great choice for first time visitors to India. North and South India are both great travel destinations.
Well, it’s a popular belief that south Indian cities are safer than north Indian cities. Except for Kerala, none of the states from South India is listed among the top 10 states with a higher violent crime rate. Pollution is also another reason why tourists are shying away from North Indian cities.
Kerala, Tamilnadu, andra, telangana, puducherry, karnataka, goa and maharashtra together is far richer than north. We all see an influx of North Indians into our state and we have been suffering with their ethical standards in terms of business and culture.
The bride is escorted by her aunt to the Kalyana Mandap. Once she sits next to the groom, the nadaswaram plays in the background. And then the priest performs the nuptial ceremony by chanting Vedic mantras. The couples walk around the fire and then ties the mangalsutra on bride s neck.
How Long Does a Hindu Wedding Last? A traditional Indian wedding can last up to five days, but most last for three days. An overview of the three days is traditionally the following: 1st Day – The Ganesh Puja otherwise known as the Mandap Muhurat & Pithi.
Sometimes its also refer as a “two-piece Saree”, “Half Lehenga” or “Lehenga Saree”! South Indians adorably call the Half Saree as a Langa Voni (in AP/Telangana), also as Langa Davani (in Karnataka) and Pattu Pavadai Dhavani (in Tamil Nadu)! There are myriad options to drape a saree.