Kulalar are generally referred to as Moolyas in South Canara District, in Kumbar region at North Karnataka. The community is widely spread in the areas of Mangalore and Mumbai city. The Kulalar matrimony celebration starts with an important ceremony referred to as naandi. It is attended by the bride-to-be and the groom. The primary significance of this ceremony is to make sure no disturbance happens during the marriage. The pious ceremony is followed by kasha yatra. It is considered as an important part of marriage ceremony. The last ceremony includes placing of items for the wedding in front of Lord Ganesha. This is done as a form of respect to the lord and to take his blessings before commencing the sacred ceremony. It is performed prior to the proceeding of grooms to Kulalar brides house. The function ends with the application of turmeric past to the bodies of bride as well as the groom. On the final day of the wedding, Mantap puja is performed. It is the first ritual carried out in order to purify the hall where the wedding is supposed to take place. Later on, the bride's father must welcome his would-be son-in-law via performing the Var puja. Bride and groom are taken to marriage mantap. This is where garlands are exchanged. The groom ties a mangalsutra in bride's neck. The two also take rounds across the holy fire. These rounds are taken seven times. The marriage ends with the groom taking bride to his house.