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Seven Steps (Hindu tradition)

Seven Steps (Hindu tradition) After the couples has taken seven steps around the fire at their ceremony, their bond is sealed, and the following is recited in a ritual, Saptha Padhi. It also makes a beautiful reading on its own. We have taken the seven steps. You have become mine forever. Yes, we have become…

Non-Denominational Sand Ceremony

Here a a collection of sand ceremonies.  Similar to a unity candle, the sand ceremony represents the joining of two lives into one.  This ceremony is especially well suited for summer weddings, lake weddings, and beach weddings. 1.       As the minister says the following wording, the couple alternately pours sand into the glass vessel to…