Srinivasa Kalyanam is a grand Hindu wedding ceremony dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, a form of Lord Vishnu, who is worshipped in the famous Tirumala Venkateswara Temple
located in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India.
The event symbolizes the divine union between Lord Venkateswara and his consort, Goddess Padmavathi.
Parvathi Parameswara Kalayanam is the celestial wedding ceremony that unites Goddess Parvathi and Lord Parameswara (Lord Shiva).
It signifies the eternal bond of divine love, harmony, and spiritual union, bringing blessings of prosperity and spiritual growth to the devotees who witness or participate in the ceremony.
A Hindu wedding ceremony, known as Vivaha or Vivaah, is a sacred and elaborate ritual that symbolizes the union of two souls and families.
It follows ancient Vedic traditions and customs, varying in rituals across different regions of India. The ceremony includes rituals like Kanyadaan (giving away the bride), Mangal Sutra (tying of the sacred thread), Saptapadi (seven steps around the sacred fire), and the exchange of vows and garlands. The ceremony is conducted by the Hindu priest, accompanied by mantras, hymns, and blessings.
It is a joyous celebration filled with vibrant attire, music, dance, and feasting, uniting families and fostering a lifelong commitment between the couple.