On a picturesque day, beneath the blue skies of the Italian coast, Salina and Safal exchanged vows in a traditional Hindu wedding. The stunning Villa La Spagnuola Gavotti was the perfect setting for this momentous occasion.
Haldi & Mehndi
The wedding celebrations spanned two unforgettable days, each filled with vibrant ceremonies and joyous festivities. The first day began with the Haldi, where turmeric paste was applied to the bride and groom to ward off any evil spirits. The air was thick with the sweet aroma of the mehndias the intricate designs were etched onto the bride’s hands.
The ballrooms of the villa were transformed into a banquet hall with sweeping views of the sea. The lunch was a sumptuous feast of delicious delicacies, perfectly complementing the festive ambiance of the occasion. In the afternoon, the Sagan ceremony took place, set against the rustic charm of the villa’s wine cellars.
Sehra bandi ceremony
The second day began with the sehra bandi ceremony, where the groom was adorned with a traditional headdress. The baraat ceremony followed, with the groom arriving in a grand procession of horses and music.
As the sun began to set, the wedding ceremony was held on the soft sands of the Riviera beach. The groom and his family awaited the arrival of the bride, who was led to the mandap by her brothers. The guru performed the holy rites, binding the couple in eternal love and commitment.
The dinner was a breathtaking affair, held on the private beach of the villa. The twinkling lights of the candles and the soft glow of the moon created an ethereal atmosphere. The cutting of the wedding cake was a moment of pure joy, accompanied by a spectacular fireworks display.
The party lasted late into the night, with music and dancing filling the air with unbridled joy. Salina and Safal’s wedding was a celebration of love, family, and tradition, and Villa La Spagnuola Gavotti was the perfect backdrop for this timeless occasion.