The Anya Sthana ceremony culiminates in four Brahmins standing around the groom and winding a long thread into a thin rope a couple of feet long.
This is then used to create a bracelet of leafs and grass. Each node is named for a couple from Indian mythology like Ram – Sita, Ravana – Mandodari etc. The bracelet is tied to the right wrist of the groom. He will wear it for four days till the Chaturthi Ceremony on the fourth day after the marriage when the bride and groom spend their first night together.
Time: 12.30 p.m.
Date: 8th, May, 2008
Place: Mayfair Lagoon, Bhubaneswar