Straightforwardness and simplicity well sums up your Oriya matrimony. A wedding really reflects the rituals and cultural vestige of a community. In this regard, an Oriya wedding bears ample testimony to the statement. It’s true that all weddings are joyous occasions, but Oriya weddings stand out from the rest due to the fact it’s devoid of any opulence or extravagance. But, does that mean that people don’t splurge in these ceremonies? They focus on the essential customs and simple rituals that constitute their marriage ceremony.
Only after taking care of the cultural essence, the people look for ways to entertain. Now, they are planning destination weddings albeit temple charm. It’s all justified when you have Jagannath dham right in your state.
- Jayee Anukulo: One of the most worthwhile and interesting pre-wedding rituals of Oriya weddings, jayee anukulo marks the beginning of wedding rituals in their ceremonies. The famous custom is followed by the large-scale distribution of invitation cards or nimantran patras for the forthcoming marriage sent. The people send the first card to Lord Jagannath in Puri. He’s the family deity of all Hindu Oriyas. They give the second invitation card to the maternal uncle of the girl. Now, if you venue is in Puri itself, you can go and give the card by yourself.
- Hospitality and management: There are grand and affordable hotels in Puri that start work and service on your command. Your wedding planner can take care of the professional management, hospitality, refreshment arrangement, lip-smacking culinary preparations and other stuff. The hotels have spacious indoor areas, great outdoor spaces and lawns to make the best wedding venues. The hotels provide Oriya matrimony specialists who have experience in hosting countless wedding functions in the holy city.
- Attractive packages: When it comes to value-addition and niche marketing, the resorts in this city are way ahead of other places. Marrying in Puri will give you the good luck of tying the knot in the presence and ambience of the lord. You can also go to the main temple to complete some rituals there. There are some popular resorts in Puri that have jumped onto the marriage bandwagon and hospitality scene with a slew of specialized and focused packages. There are ethnic village resorts, sanctioned by the tourism department of the state. Situated on a sprawling area of 40 acres of lush greenery and gardens, it overlooks the Balukhanda forest reserve on the Konark Marine drive. Look for hotels that have many air-conditioned rooms, conference halls, swimming pool, shopping arcade, well-equipped gym, indoor and outdoor games areas and children parks.
- Planning is the key: Excellent food ranging from continental to traditional, huge banquet halls, colorful theme-centric decor, dance floors and DJ compliment the numerous facilities that empower the services here. Professional managers will help you choose the right place and time in the resorts. Before choosing the menu, you should brief the type of meal you’d like to serve your attendees.
It can be a strict Oriya menu, East Indian one, North or South Indian or a mixed one.