Category Archive: Kolkata

kate & raj: days 2 & 3: the wedding ceremony and sangeet (dance party)

kate & raj: days 2 & 3: the wedding ceremony and sangeet (dance party)

A Vedic Wedding Ceremony is a wondrous and ambitious undertaking. First the bride is meticulously wrapped into luxurious cloth, adorned with jewellery, veiled and crowned. Then …

 

kate & raj: days 1 & 2: the mehendi and haldi pre-wedding ceremonies

kate & raj: days 1 & 2: the mehendi and haldi pre-wedding ceremonies

First the Mehendi, where henna is applied to the hands and feet (arms too!) of the bride and then she sits and waits until it …

 

kate & raj: wedding adventures in Kolkata, India

kate & raj: wedding adventures in Kolkata, India

Brace yourself! I have a whole mess of images coming your way. This past┬áDecember 2016 I had the immense pleasure of flying all the way to …