Maheshwari community is considered as small sect of Vaishnava, which has originated from Rajasthan, in western India. Maheshwaris are smaller group in Marwarhi community and they are smaller groups but widely spread throughout the country. Like other Indian marriages, Maheshwari marriages are also celebrated with lot of fun, pomp and show. Thought Maheshwaris marry strictly within their caste but with changing times people have started marrying outside their caste. Maheshwaris are grounded with their roots and up to a certain extent they follow all traditions, rites and rituals. Most of the marriage rituals of Maheshwaris are quiet similar to that of any Hindu caste. The marriage ceremony starts with 'Sagai' ceremony where Maheshwari brides and grooms exchange their rings and gifts are exchanged between both the families. After that a beautiful ritual of 'Haldi' is performed in which Maheshwari brides are been applied with oil and haldi which adds beauty and glow to going to be bride. Another important ceremony is the 'Mehandi' which is applying of henna on bride's feet and hands. This mehandi comes from groom's house. Also, some people follow a tradition of applying a bit of henna on groom's hand also as a symbol of ' shagun'. Apart from all these traditions the main Maheshwari functions includes actaul day of wedding where baraat from groom's side is arranged and it is made reach to venue of marriage ceremony. The baraat is welcomed by bride's relatives and there is lot of excitement in the air. On the wedding day various other rituals are performed like 'Jaimala' and 'Saat phera'. The wedding is resumes with 'Vidai' ceremoney where bride is now heads to groom's house.