World over, Indians are known for their big-fat-Indian weddings. Indian weddings are elaborate with equal emphasis on each and every custom and ritual. And it all starts will selecting the wedding invitations.
Wedding is one event in every one’s life that everyone looks forward to. People want to immortalize each and every moment of their wedding. And the first documented moment of a wedding that is captured is the wedding invitations.
Many a moments of laughter, love and joy is encapsulated in that one card that is made with the purpose of sending out wedding invitations. Lately, we can see a very interesting concept where each and every custom and ritual is explained in a very witty manner in small nuggets. Though they are a bit lengthy, but nevertheless extremely informative and fun to read! Come to think of it, how much research and brainwork must have gone in to create such an engaging concept.
Setting the Tone for The Wedding – Wedding Invitation Cards
The first task to be completed right after the wedding date has been fixed is to finalize the wedding invitation cards. Even the close friends and relatives eagerly wait for the wedding card to arrive. After all it marks a formal announcement of the impending gala event that every well-wisher of the wedding families looks forward to.
Weddings that are marked with sheer joy, merry making and fun, where every invited guest is happy with every arrangement are considered to be blessed. It is an untold feeling that every wedding family bear in their mind – if the guest goes satisfied and satiated from the wedding, the journey of the newlywed is sure to be marked with a bed of roses. Hence particular care is taken to make sure that the guests are pleased right from the time the card is selected for wedding invitations.
Tradition Rules the Roost While Inviting Guests
Traditionally, the guests are addressed by the eldest surviving patriarch of the family while drafting the message for wedding invitations. Further it is given in the name of the eldest person in the family of the invitee.
The wedding families personally visit their relatives and hand over the wedding card to the eldest member of the invitee’s family. This is done so that the newlyweds and the wedding families earn the love and blessings of these elderly people. These are invaluable earnings that will help them flourish in their new life.
Author: Hi! I am Nitya Loha. I got married last year. I was extremely choosy about each and everything pertaining to my wedding. One of my friends recommended Parekh cards when I enquired about unique wedding invitations. I will always be indebted to her for that as I was able to get some unique and classy cards !