Marriage is the sacred union of two people who seek to love unconditionally, live harmoniously and grow peacefully in a lasting partnership as they move through all stages of life. Today, in the presence of a loving community, Neeti & Alex will exchange the sacred vows of marriage to signify the harmonious merging of two souls, two faiths, and two families.
Unitarian Universalism is a liberal religion characterized by a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. It's roots share a deep regard for intellectual freedom and inclusive love. Similar to Jains, UU's are unified by their shared search for spiritual growth.
Jainism is an ancient Indian religion centered around non-violence and respect towards all living beings. The Jain wedding ceremony is a symbolic combination of rituals and traditions performed in Sanskrit. The Sanskrit word for marriage is Vivaha, meaning "what supports or carries."
This program will guide you through the different components of the ceremony, please follow along!