Marriage

  • By Jnana Prabodhini
  • April 2010
  • 85046 views

Expressing expectations from married life 

(for every wish the rice grains – Akshata – are showered.)

Priest and the bride :
May my desire for glory be fulfilled. (Sprinkles rice grains.)

Priest and the groom :
Be it so.

Priest and the groom :
May my desires for sacrifice be fulfilled.
          
Priest and the bride :
Be it so.

Priest and the bride :
May my desires for prosperity be fulfilled.

Priest and the groom :
Be it so.

Priest and the groom :
May my desires for righteous life be fulfilled.

Priest and the bride :
Be it so.

Priest and the bride :
May my desires for progeny be fulfilled.

Priest and the groom :
Your desire will be fulfilled.

Priest and the groom :
May my desires for success be fulfilled.

Priest and the bride :
Be it so.

Priest : Friends. Let us now bless the young couple.

Priest and relations :
O bride and bridegroom, all your expectations of married life will be happily fulfilled. May God bless you.

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