The day before her wedding Shrina did the Pooja known as Ganesh Pooja at her home to remove any obstacles from the wedding events. She offered Ganesh milk, sweets, and blessings to Lord Ganesh in exchange for his blessings. The part of the event known as Pithi is where her mother, aunts, and friends rub tumeric based paste on her feet, knees, arms, shoulder, and face [...]
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A really amazing evening with two awesome people, Pooja and Archish. They had their wedding reception at the ICC in Milpitas and we were fortunate enough to photograph and film their event. I loved the dancing and this couple loves to dance, so that is definitely the highlight of this highlights reel. Enjoy!
Pooja and Archish had a multi-day wedding in India in December but wanted to have a reception in California. In February they gathered at the ICC in Milpitas for their wedding reception with about 400 of their closest friends and family. I first met Pooja and Archish for the first time at one of their friend's weddings. They were the two on the dance floor that were r[...]
The day after the bride got her Mehndi done, both families held what is known as a Sataak, or Grah Shanti. The Grah Shanti is a Ganesh Pooja where the families ask for the removal of obstacles from Lord Ganesh so that their wedding goes smoothly and that they may have a good life with one another. The Poojas can take several hours and there are many steps involved. Du[...]