Marriage: January 16, 2013

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I got married on January 16, 2013 with Rinku Chatterjee, a PhD student of English literature at the Syracuse University. We got married in Kolkata.

Following are some pictures from the wedding. 

This album is under construction - after all I am still recovering from the exhaustion of getting married.  I hope to add a description of what goes on for three days during marriage as per Hindu custom. I hope Rinku will write it for me :)

Please click an image if you want to see the higher resolution version.


Presents from the Bride's home


The Groom!

The Bride!

Giving away the bride

Exchanging vows!

The Vedic ritual

Post vermillion smile (vermillion or sindoor symbolizes the married state for a woman in Hindu custom)

Bride and Groom with family

Newly married couple

Wedding reception (January 18, 2013)

As per Hindu custom, the bed is decorated with flowers at the night of wedding reception, which takes place at the Groom's house.  The Bride and Groom supposedly unite for the first time




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