Sikh weddings are vibrant and extravagant affairs. All Sikh weddings must be before the Holy Granth Sahib the holy book of the Sikhs. The tenth Expert Gobind Singh had actually decreed that after his death there would be no additional Expert and all Sikhs were to treat the Granth Sahib (a collection of writings of various saints) as the master. For this reason in all Sikh wedding events the Granth Sahib is the pivot around which these weddings are carried out.

Christian wedding events are generally solemnised in the Church while Hindu wedding events are around a sacred flame. Sikh wedding events by contrast need not be kept in a Gurudwara, however can be carried out in a large hall where the sacred book of the Sikhs is brought.

Normally the holy book is carried with terrific reverence from a Gurudwara (Sikh Temple) to the hall where the wedding is to take place. The Akhand path is so performed that it is finalized on the day of the wedding. Normally the wedding dress is red in color and may be embroidered with gold thread.

The bride is likewise decked with ornate jewelry consisting of gold bracelets, a Kara, gold lockets and earrings. As the wedding party approaches the place it is greeted by the bride-to-bes celebration with fantastic excitement.

The chuni (a dupatta) is tied with a knot to both the groom and the bride-to-be signifying a union of two souls. After this while the priest reads from the bibles the couple takes 4 rounds of the holy book. As the couple takes rounds around the holy book well wishers will shower flower and petals on them.

The priest will enjoin all to join in the Ardas the end prayer as put down by Master Gobind. After the ardas which is heard by all standing up the priest will bless the couple and pronounce the couple as man and wife. The entire congregation then engages the spiritual Prasad which is distributed by the priest.

Sikh wedding events are vibrant affairs and after the event all individuals present will be amused to an extravagant lunch.

Sikh weddings are vibrant and lavish affairs. All Sikh weddings must be before the Holy Granth Sahib the holy book of the Sikhs. In all Sikh weddings the Granth Sahib is the pivot around which these wedding events are performed.

Generally the holy book is brought with fantastic respect from a Gurudwara (Sikh Temple) to the hall where the wedding is to take location. As the wedding event celebration approaches the venue it is greeted by the bride-to-bes party with great fanfare.