Chandraseniya Kayastha Prabhu (CKP) is an ethno-religious community belonging to Southern Asia. It is an integral part of the broader Kayastha community. Conventionally, the CKPs have been granted the 'upper caste' status. Hence, they are allowed to study Vedas and perform all major religious rites along with Brahmins. CKPs share a huge number of common rituals with the upper-caste communities. In the present day, mother tongue of community is Marathi and Gujarati. They are traditionally non-vegetarian and consume fish, mutton, poultry, and eggs. The wedding functions start off with the 'Seemanti Pujan', an occasion to introduce the two families and all their relations. The pooja is performed by groom's family for the prospective daughter-in-law and the bride's family for their prospective son-in-law. Exchange of gifts and pleasantries also take place. Marriage nuptials take place in front of holy fire in the presence of family and relatives. CKP brides wear bottle green nine yard long sari (nav vari), draped in a typical Marathi style. This is a typical Paithani sari, a Maharashtrian patterned sari with intricate designs of gold and silver threads. The saree has beautiful embroidered borders in golden. Hair is woven in a neat bun embellished with beautiful bunch of jasmine flowers. A CKP bride wears simple jewellery for their wedding. The saree is accessorised with strands of pearl. The brides also wear thin strands of pearls on their forehead, a gold nose ring studded with nine pearls and necklace of gold and pearls. The earring comprise of seven pearls. The bride from CKP matrimony wears a set of green bangles paired with gold bangles known as chooda.