5 reasons to carry your Wazwaan home and not feel guilty about it

Unlike weddings in other cultures which have a buffet system, things are different in a Kashmiri wedding. In our culture, we share the platter aka trammi with three others on which the attendants keep serving more dishes. It is not unusual that people are served more than they can eat and a lot of it […]

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This Store in Kashmir Sells Amazing Tilla Clutches

Tilla has always been part of a bride’s wardan or trousseau. But only in the form of apparels such as suits, shawls, and pherans. Rarely, we see it on other things even though there is no restriction on its use. Fortunately, looks like things are changing. We spotted a cool Instagram account that sells beautiful […]

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Here’s Your Guide for Kashmiri Bride Trousseau (Wardan) List

Congratulations! A little birdie told us you got engaged. As soon as the ‘thaph’ phase starts getting over, it must have hit you that it’s time to start preparing for the wedding and the wardan. The wardan or the trousseau includes the items that the Kashmiri bride takes to her new home after her wedding. […]

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Attending a Kashmiri Wedding? Here’s What to Expect as a Non-Kashmiri

When you think about Kashmir, the things that come into your mind are its cool weather, Srinagar’s serene shikara rides and the floating market of Dal Lake. The list continues with the majestic mountains and the lush green valleys which resemble white and green sapphires embedded in a crown. Everyone who knows about this paradise […]

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8 Cool Ways to Reuse Your Old Wedding Cards

8 Cool Ways to Reuse Your Old Wedding Cards Kashmir is a stupendous place with a massive population. Weddings take place every now and then, and so the reception of wedding cards is quite frequent. Sadly, the leftover bundle of cards, which were chosen so diligently and meticulously become an eyesore after the extravagant event. […]

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7 Amazing Kashmiri Female Mehandi Artists That You Should Book For Your Wedding

7 Amazing Kashmiri Female Mehandi Artists That You Should Book For Your Wedding A wedding is incomplete without mehndi or henna on the bride’s hands and feet. Earlier, matchsticks were used to apply the mehandi on the mahrin. Eventually, things changed and proper mehandi artists came into the picture. Since the past few years, male […]

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9 Perfectly Captured Rukhsati Moments That Will Make You Cry

9 Perfectly Captured Rukhsati Moments That Will Make You Cry The diversity of Kashmiri culture is vast, grand, and beautiful. One representation of this grandeur is Kashmiri weddings. Every desi wedding has various ceremonies and rituals depending on where you come from, but one ceremony that is common to all is known as Vidai/Bidai/Rukhsati. Rukhsati […]

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Dear moji, please stop with ‘Pagah chui wariv ghar gasun’

Dear moji, please stop with ‘Pagah chui wariv ghar gasun’ Sameena (10) and her brother (12) were fighting over the remote when she heard her mother shout, ‘Sameena, kya chakh karaan. Pagah chui wariv ghar gasun.’ That is not the first time when Sameena had heard those lines. As far as she can remember, ‘Pagah […]

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17 Pictures That Define the Essence of a Kashmiri Wedding

17 Pictures That Define the Essence of a Kashmiri Wedding We all love our cultures and we take great pride in it, as it is a part of who we are. Every culture with its unique flavor, value, and significance presents different ways of life. Weddings in different cultures have a unique aroma, we can […]

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