The Essential Guide to Sikh Weddings: Pre-Wedding Rituals

After the formal intent to marry is declared by the bride and the groom, the pre-nuptial rituals begin. Akhand Paath Akhand Paath is the reading of the entire Guru Granth Sahib within 48 hours. The 1430 book must be read unbroken. A group of readers begin on a Friday morning and end on Sunday morning - usually the weekend before the official wedding, Anand Karaj, is fixed. Photo via iphotopick.com The family joins in as much as possible, otherwise offering meals and...