LAGNA PATRIKAE OR ENGAGEMENT
- Its done after both boy and girl agreed to each other ,
- its done by both boy and girl families along with relatives
- its done to fix a good date,muhurtha,for the marriage.
- it will be fixed on seeing both boy and girl horoscopes.
- its done by a purohith ,in front of both the families,by keeping a "ganapathi idol";,and lighiting a deepa,doing pooja for that,they will write the lagnapatrikae( marriage invitation)
- have to distribute kobbari sakkare to all the people.
- both the families will exchange the "lagna patrikae"
- then both the parents will give gift to boy and girl ,and they will exchange" rings"
- and have to serve lunch to all the relatives
- after doing lagna patrikae ,if some death happens in the family,its restricted to go there
- if shradda (ceremony of dead people)is there before ,lagna patrikae should be done after that.
- after printing the card,smear" kukuma "to the 4 corners,and keep that in front of god in a pooja room ,do pooja,first give that to an elderly people in the family ,do namaskara and then distribute to others.
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