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Indian Weddings

India Gold Tax Threatens Age-Old Wedding Tradition

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings

MUMBAI, India (AP) — With India's wedding season in full swing, the glass sales counters in Mumbai's famed Zhaveri gold bazaars are crowded with cus...

Here Comes the Groom! Baraat Inspiration for South Asian Weddings

Jafreen M. Uddin | Posted 07.01.2013 | Weddings
Jafreen M. Uddin

It's no secret that most eyes are on the bride during any couple's wedding day, but the man of the hour needs some attention too!

Mumbai: Jenn Goes Jain

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 04.10.2013 | Travel
Jennifer Schwab

As a person of East Indian descent, but an American through and through by birth and upbringing, I have always wanted to journey to the motherland to explore my Jain heritage.

PHOTOS: 12 Steps To A Gorgeous Indian Wedding

Mishri Bhatia | Posted 10.20.2012 | Weddings
Mishri Bhatia

Indian weddings have always been known for their grandeur and fun atmosphere, but when it comes to planning them, it's a whole different ball game. With the amount of events leading up to the wedding and the what-seems-like 40 different rituals within the ceremony itself, it can be overwhelming for brides-to-be.

Arranged Marriages Persist in Hindu American Communities

Posted 04.23.2012 | Religion

By Megan Sweas Religion News Service LOS ANGELES (RNS) Kamna Mittal and her husband moved to the Bay Area soon after they were married in India in...

11/11/11 Weddings Madness Begins! How Are Couples Tying The Knot Around The World?

Posted 01.10.2012 | Weddings

Some say that November 11, 2011 is lucky because of the repetition of numbers (11/11/11) while others refer to ancient calculating techniques and nume...

The Americans Who Make Indian Weddings Feel Indian

Sona Gajiwala | Posted 12.02.2011 | Weddings
Sona Gajiwala

As an Indian-American, you're often saturated with information about Indian-owned businesses that were created to satisfy the masses, but you rarely hear about non-Indian run businesses that solely exist to satisfy our small (but growing!) population.