These marriages also have unique features. Buddhist weddings in Nepal are sober affairs, with focus on marriage rituals. The weddings are usually a big affair, sometimes whole villages are invited along with numerous extended families
Buddhist marriages are performed at monastery. Traditional dress is worn by both bride and groom, and Lama (Monk) performs the customary puja (worship) to solemnize the wedding. The butter lamps are lit at the monastery during wedding day which lends a magical touch to the ceremony. Traditional music infuses a soothing and mystical ambience to the ceremony.
The best venues where we arrange traditional Buddhist marriage ceremonies in Kathmandu are: