Two Souls United Under One
A Sikh Wedding
Here's what it's all about.
"They are not said to be husband and wife, who merely sit together. Rather they alone are called husband and wife, who have one soul in two bodies." (Guru Amar Das, Pauri, pg. 788)
Here is an example of what a bride and a groom look like.
- "Anand Karaj" is the wedding itself.
- "A Union of Two Souls".
- The wedding takes place in a Sikh Temple, Gurdwara, in the presence of the Sikh holy scripture text.
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- The ceremony itself is about an hour long.
- During this time, the bride and groom are asked to bow in front of the Guru Granth Sahib.
- The marriage official reads the couple their marital obligations as the couple walks around the holy scripture 4 times.
- After the end of each circle around the holy scripture, the couple bows down to agree each vow.