A Royal Wedding In Jodhpur

We went to a royal wedding in Jodhpur, our wonderful Rajasthani guide obtained an invitation for us through the bride’s family. The rituals and colors  were amazing, with many maharajahs and diplomats in attendance. There was a marvelous  procession: the groom entered on a white horse dressed in gold brocade with  many of the maharaja’s walking  beside him,  drums, horns and bells were blaring and prayers were offered. They were greeted by guests ready with marigold garlands to drape over their heads.  The men carried antique family swords wrapped in scarfs – its called peace tying. Their colorful turbans flowed down their backs and some wore beautiful turban jewels. Quiite a site…
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A Royal Wedding in Jodphur

A Royal Wedding in Jodphur

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A Royal Wedding In Jodphur

A Royal Wedding In Jodphur

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