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Nalangu

Sonika Gupta
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Can anybody please explain what `Nalangu` is???

Posted On : 9/1/2015 4:12:22 AM

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Minakshi Iyer
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Sonika, `Nalangu` is a pre-wedding ceremony of Hindu South Indian culture. The ceremony of Nalangu is a preparation for the marriage which keeping fresh of bride and groom bodies.

Posted On : 9/9/2015 2:59:42 AM

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Sonika Gupta
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Thanks Minakshi for your reply. Can you please share some of your experience regarding this ritual?

Posted On : 12/2/2015 4:12:25 AM

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Poonam Malhotra
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Hey Sonika, look at this article: www.indianetzone.com/26/nalangu_indian_custom.htm

Posted On : 12/7/2015 4:04:56 AM

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Sonika Gupta
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Hey Poonam, thanks for sharing the link. It is a very informative write up and also found the site to be very useful.

Posted On : 4/19/2016 5:44:07 AM

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Sheena Batra
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Hey Minakshi, can you please tell me how is this Nalangu ceremony celebrated?

Posted On : 5/24/2016 3:00:40 AM

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Minakshi Iyer
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In Tamil Brahmin weddings, `Nalangu` refers to the fun filled game session that comes immediately after the wedding is over. The bride and groom are seated opposite each other on a mat on the floor and the session starts with a small `make-up` session where the couple has to apply sandal paste, kumkum, powder and other beautifying elements on each other. This is followed by rolling of the coconut across the floor to each other which is followed by a tug-of-war contest to see who is stronger of the two in retrieving the coconut, exchange of rice and dal, and breaking of the appalams.

Posted On : 5/26/2016 5:27:49 AM

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Sheena Batra
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Is there any significance of this wedding game?

Posted On : 6/2/2016 5:31:25 AM

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