We recently got all of our wedding weekend pictures back.
The first event was the pithi, where the bride is covered with turmeric paste, which was traditionally thought to provide a glow for the wedding. All of the women in her community take turns applying the paste to her body.
The mendhi event was second. Indian brides get mendhi (henna) applied on their arms and legs, while guests get mendhi on their palms.
Garba, the last event before the wedding, is a time for music and dance.
The weekend ended with the wedding and reception.
**All photos are by Reichman Photography