The Goan Community lives in the Indian state of Goa, where they form an ethno-linguistic group and often speak dialects of Konkani. Hindu Goans refer to themselves as Konkane. Bardeskari, Sashtikari, Pednekari and Antruj bhasha are some of the dialects and Konkani spoken by the Catholics is unlike the Hindus, as it has a lot of Portuguese influence in its vocabulary. Goans are a chiefly Hindu population; however there are Roman Catholics and Muslims too. Hindus in Goa are divided into many different castes and sub-castes, known as Jatis. Catholic Goan matrimony has glimpses of many Indian customs and traditions along with other influences. An anointing or blessing ceremony Ros takes place two days before the wedding. The bride and groom blessed with a mixture of coconut oil and juice. This is followed by nuptial blessing in the church the Resper and finally the Kazar (wedding). After the wedding a wedding party or reception Vor is held. Hindu weddings are different compared to the Catholic. The Goan Hindu community follows rituals similar to the Maharashtra wedding like the Sakharpuda, Devkarem, Mangalsutrabandhan where the bride's neck is adorned with Mangalsutra. Saptapadi are vows of marriage followed byVadhugruha pravesh or Gharbharoiuni where the bride is welcomed to her husband's house by family members. The next day, the groom and his family are invited to the house of bride's parents, to dine. The family is offered gifts and presents. Some of the rituals and customs differ from place to place as per geographical division.