Category Archives: Auntyji’s Answers

How Many Brothers Traditionally Walk the Bride Around The Guru Granth Sahib?

I’m wondering how many brothers traditionally walk the bride around the Guru Granth Sahib? Manpreetji, There is no set number as to how many people can stand there. Your Auntyji has witnessed wedding with no one around to assist the bride, to 2 brothers only, to so many that each person walked with the brideContinue Reading

What should we do to Sehra of groom after marriage?

What should we do to Sehra of groom after marriage? Sangeeta   Sangeetaji, Sehrabandi is a beautiful tradition that is an important part of Indian weddings. A Sehra is a very important wedding accessory for the groom. It was once believed (and perhaps still is) that the sehra was worn to protect the groom from “nazaar” orContinue Reading

Sehra Reading at bride’s Home

When baratiis reach to brides home for the wedding, someone from groom’s side reads SEHRA which describes the entire family of groom. I want to get the sample of Sehra. Thanks, Mamta   Mamtaji, The term Sehra orginates from the Muslim religion and traditionally was a poem sung at a nikah (Muslim wedding) in praise of theContinue Reading

How do I prepare for a Sukhmani Sahib Paath at my house?

I want to do a Sukhmani Sahib paath at my house. It will only be house hold members. How do I prepare? I know I must clean the house properly and make sucha langar in the morning. Do I need a coconut and romalla? What else do I need? I need in depth help toContinue Reading

Can you give a sample of Sikhya to be read in Gurdwara from girl’s side?

Question: Can you give a sample of Sikhya to be read in Gurdwara from girl’s side? Reemu Reemuji,  The word ‘Sikh’ originated from ‘sikhya‘, meaning a humble disciple or a learner. Guru Nanak, founded the Sikh faith with his spiritual and social teachings in which he taught the union with God through direct personal experience.Continue Reading

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