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Talambralu – After tying the mangalsutra on the bride's neck, the bride and groom shower one another with “talambralu”, which is basically - rice mixed with saffron & turmeric. This denotes the couple’s desire for happiness, enjoyment and contentment. Initially they take turns to shower the rice, but as time progresses the bride and groom begin to compete with each other, making for entertaining photos. It's a Fun Telugu Wedding ritual & is more of an ice-breaker between the Bride & groom. ...
The weddings of the Kannadigas (people of Karnataka) are a simple affair focusing mainly on the traditional rituals. Yes, they may not be as grand as its other counterparts, but it promises to be an occasion of a lifetime. Paying importance to the essence of age-old traditions, Kannada weddings are celebrates the coming together of two souls.