Wedding ritual in Goa

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The wedding ritual in Goa can differ according to the style of marriage you choose. There can be catholic marriage and Hindu marriage. Let us give a quick glance on these two customs

Catholic wedding - Usually the wedding ceremony takes place in noon. Then the public exchange of vows in the presence of all the relatives, invited guests and an officiating priest happens.

Traditional Hindu Wedding - The groom dressed in sherwani and bride dressed in beautiful red costume gets married surrounded by the entire family and social circle. Then after the completion of wedding ceremony everyone showers turmeric soaked rice.

Other common rituals
The Hair Cutting Ritual

 In this ritual the groom is supposed to get his hair trimmed and ceremony is witnessed by the songs of relatives and friends. The barber is rewarded with coconut and rice. This ceremony is held prior to the bath with coconut-pulp, juice or milk. This ceremony is held among all communities. 

The Beggar's Lunch  
This ritual of Christians is held two days before the wedding in which some poor people are served with a tempting lunch party. This lavish treat includes pork, beef, fish, rice, a special curry and a sweet dish at the end. This is one of the most popular wedding rituals in Goa.

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