To a new beginning

by Namrata Das August. 21, 2016 843 views

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Marriages come in different shapes and sizes, and rituals, and colors, and people, and... Well, it is a never ending and. But every marriage has some auspicious moments. To one of these... the boron dala. It is an integral part of the Bengali wedding. Generally, the mother or an elder female member of the bride/groom uses the boron dala to bless their respective participants (pardon my usage of the word participant here but marriage is kind of the life-long game, isn't it?) and to ward off any evil that may befall the holy marriage.

The boron dala

 

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Jay Boggess 4 years, 11 months ago

Wow! Fabulous image & such a wonderful sentiment! Best wishes for the newlyweds!

4 years, 11 months ago Edited
Ram Ya 4 years, 11 months ago

Beautifully captured, loved reading about the story behind it as well.
Thank you for sharing with us, Namrata

4 years, 11 months ago Edited
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