Rite removing veils from bride

In traditional weddings at the end of the celebrationIt carried out a ritual that has a profound sense of the sacred - rite of removing a veil from the bride. In this touching moment, under the eyes of the guests, there is a transformation - girl gets a new status, it is women who are ready to family obligations and the birth of offspring.

How is the ritual removal of a veil bride?

In modern weddings ritual removal of a veil held in the evening, during a meal. There are several variations on how it will be held and who will be engaged in the removal of this accessory.

  1. In the first case the decoration takes in-law. This ceremony means not only the loss of innocence and a farewell to girlhood, but the beginning of married life, the transition from one family to another. Therefore, in-law, removing the veil, thus he takes the girl in his house, where it will host and assistant.
  2. Game variant removing veils passes when aBride, takes her mother. Then together they play a small idea - three times the girl should refuse to remove the decoration of persuasion. On the fourth bride agrees, then there is a ceremony. This option is partly due to the fact that the veil symbolizes the purity of the girls, and its removal becomes a metaphor for the act of defloration. Also comic failure can have different meanings: the removal of veils and covering over the head with a handkerchief indicates a transfer to the groom's daughter, symbolizes not only their future joyful moments, but also the hardships of everyday life.
    Mother takes headdress
  3. A third variation of the ritual removal of veils suggests that the accessory takes the bride and covered her head with a handkerchief, thereby taking it to his family. This option is ceremony is rare.

You can order to make a solemn ritegive the audience a candle in the center of the room to put a chair on his seat the groom, and on top - the bride. Thereafter, guests must circle gathered around the young, light the wicks and silently watch as the mother in law or mother removed the veil. When removing each stud, that secure the veil, the groom kisses the narrowing. If the veil takes the groom, the bride is seated in a chair one. When put on a scarf, the bride turns dancing on it with all the guests who are not yet married. During the dance, she secures the veil on their heads as soon as the desire to become a wife and mother. After all unmarried girls danced, comes the groom's place - his triumph culprit veil covers her eyes so that he never looked at the other women.

Bride and unmarried girlfriend dancing together

The symbolism tradition

Tradition has come to us from antiquity, but beforenot removed the veil, and the crowns, the girls unravel long braid - it was a symbol of the end of their girlhood and early adulthood. Later came the classic white veil, and now a lot of options for a headdress - most importantly, to fit the dress. Ritual primarily means that the girl becomes a woman, says goodbye to his carefree childhood. This is the moment of its transition to another family, acquiring a new status - a wife, a mistress of the house, homemakers.

The words accompanying the rite

Rite removal with a snow-white veil of the bride -beautiful and somewhat sad act, because she always says goodbye to girlhood. It must be accompanied by the wishes of happiness, love and joy. Since ritual is a part of traditional wedding suit folk music. If the guests, relatives of known folk songs, they are free to perform them - then the ceremony will be even more solemn.

What to do after?

After removing the veils ceremony with bride, helddances that use this part of the attire. Veil is to bring unmarried girls at a wedding soon marital happiness, and the desire to protect her husband's other women. This ritual - the last part of the ceremony. When she finished, the newlyweds are usually removed on the wedding night, and guests can stay to celebrate. Dance ritual with her husband, look at the photo below.

Dance ritual with her husband


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Rite removing veils can be an excellent partevening of traditional wedding. Take care of his orderly conduct: if you need help visitors, warn them ahead of time, prepare a beautiful scarf, tell the unmarried girlfriends of intent with them to dance. This approach will allow you to carry out this part of the holiday perfect.

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