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Royal Weddings in Rajasthan

Rajasthan has always scored high on the list of destinations for honeymoon in India. But in recent times Rajasthan has grown in popularity for Royal Weddings in India. Royal Weddings in Rajasthan are celebrated in proper tradition with light, dance and music, presenting traditional Indian hospitality followed by a gala reception of guests. The guest of honor are dressed in traditional Indian dress and jewelry of the bride and groom to exchange the garland, take the holy vows before completing the seven steps to bind their nuptial knots for next seven births.

Royal Weddings in Rajasthan is a long celebration like a typical Indian wedding continuing for hours. Whether you are interested in extensive and lavish affair or a small and intimate ceremony, Royal Weddings in Rajasthan ensures that the event creates a lasting impression on you and your guests. So, watch out for the elegant preparation, elaborate floral decoration, still and video photography and a lavish spread of gourmet dishes. You just have to give your choice of venue, date of the D-Day, size of the gathering and your meal preferences. Leave the rest to be done on the hands of the organizers who will come out with the best possible arrangement for your Royal Weddings in Rajasthan.

Royal wedding in RajasthanRoyal Weddings in Rajasthan takes place in royal palaces most of which have now been converted into heritage hotels. You have the wide choice for your Royal Weddings in Rajasthan such as the Rambagh Palace, Oberoi Raj Vilas, Jai Mahal Palace, Trident Hilton, Samode Haveli and Mandawa Haveli in Jaipur; Jag Mandir Island Palace, Durbar Hall, Zenana Mahal and Manek Chowk in Udaipur; Taj Hari Mahal, Ajit Bhawan Palace, Ranbanka, Abhay Days and Ajit Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur; Gorbandh Palace, Fort Rajwada, Narain Niwas and Jawahar Niwas in Jaisalmer; Neemrana Fort Palace in Neemrana and Castle Mandawa and Desert Resort in Mandawa.

Lavish and pompous are the two words always associated with Marriages. But Indian marriages are known for their colorful traditions and exhilarating ambience of music and rituals. Getting married in the Rajasthani regal grandeurs is much more beautiful and splendid than any of your dreams and desires. There could be nothing more majestic or more fascinating or more opulent or more romantic than getting married in the regal ambience of Rajasthan.

Vibrant colors, exhilarating music, opulence of royal heirlooms, convenient accessibility and transport, splendor of palaces and royal gardens, luxurious accommodations are star attractions of these weddings. Rajasthan is the land of brave kings and their devoted queens, kings who fought great fights and queens who did johar to protect their pride and stay loyal to their husbands. Rajasthan is a fabled land of desert romance, devotion, gallantry, beauty and combativeness. Towns, villages and alleys of Rajasthan are fabled with the odes to the beauty of Rani Padmini and Roopmati; folklores of bravery of Maharana Pratap and Rana Sanga; fascinating love tales of Prithvi Raj Chauhan and his beloved Samyukta; and the unparallel devotion of Meera Bai to Lord Krishna.

Rajasthan’s invaluable treasure of heritage, culture, traditions and spirituality attracts lovers from all around the world to come here for their wedding. Embedded with exquisite royal grandeurs and with the international recognition of one of the most sought after travel destinations of the whole world, Rajasthan with time has earned itself the fame of one of the most romantic wedding destinations of the world. Several of these splendid palaces have won accolades internationally as world’s best heritage and/or luxury hotel(s). Opulent interiors, exquisite marriage decorations, exhilarating music & dance and soulful Sanskrit mantras brings alive the piousness of the relationship called ‘Marriage’; and adds to the pageantry of wedding ceremonies. Wild yet this exciting barren desertland is a splendid wedding destination known not only amongst the Indian as well as foreign biggies to come and wed here.

As soon as the wedding seasons take a pick, news of one or more celebrity marriage from India or abroad start floating all around in the news market. Some of the most talked about weddings of that also established the fascination of Rajasthani royal marriages are:

Different from the soberness of 'I-Do' ceremonies of Christian marriages, celebrities and couples heading towards Rajasthan, prefer to tie their knots in the traditional Rajasthani style following all wedding ceremonials by rule. All these marriage ceremonies are inspired by the traditions and customs of different clans of Rajasthan.

Rajasthan Wedding Ceremonies include pre-marriage functions like Engagement, Ganpati Sthapana, Haldi, Sangeet, Janeva – Upnayansanskar, Palla Dastoor, and Toran Decoration. These pre marriage functions are followed by marriage rituals on the Vivah Mandapa. Rajasthani marriage ceremonies unlike Christian weddings are longer with various ceremonies and rituals to be done. The marriage ceremony starts with Granthi Bnadhan or Kanyadan followed by Paani Grahana and then Pheras. Post Pheras, Sindurdaan and Satapadi announces the couple as wedded and the marriage ceremony is completed with the Bidai ceremony.

The palaces, fortresses, royal gardens and monuments make an extremely enchanting incarnation of earthily celebration of pairs made in heaven. Most sought after Rajasthan destinations for Royal Weddings are:

While some of the less promoted, yet pageant locations to plan your marriage at are Rohetgarh, Kuchaman-Nagaur, Bundi, Chittorgarh and Nimaj. When you are the king and queen of each other’s hearts, why not marry like a king and a queen in a majestic palace in a royal wedding ceremony in Rajasthan.
Last updated : January 21, 2016