I’ve just completed coverage of Davinder and Shahlini’s grand wedding celebrations which took place over a period of 5 continuous days. As it was a Punjabi Sikh and Ceylonese Hindu marriage, the celebrations included a gold-melting ceremony (Ponnurukku), groom’s party (Sangeet), bride’s oil ceremony (Maiya), groom’s oil ceremony (Maiya), a Hindu Indian temple wedding, a Sikh temple wedding and finally the dinner reception at Sheraton Subang. Truly an eye-opening experience.
The celebrations started with the Ponnurukku ceremony on Day 1.
Day 2 was the Sangeet, a dinner party for the groom’s family.
Maiya (Oil Ceremony)
Day 3 was the bride’s oil ceremony.
Maiyan (Oil Ceremony)
Followed by the groom’s oil ceremony on the morning of Day 4.
See the later half of Day 4 and 5 in my next post.