Nhavi Brides are the beautiful when they are adorned. Nhavis belong to Nhavi village in the suburban regions of Satara District of Maharashtra. The Nhavi Matrimony or the nhavi marriage rituals extends upto a number of days. Mostly these occasions are held in the morning but occasionally in the afternoon. A number of rituals are held before marriage,during and after marriage.The pre-marriage rituals consists of Kelvan-These are occasions or rather feasts held in both bride and groom's residence. Wang nishchay-This is basically the engagement held at the bride or may be sometimes at the groom's place. Bath ceremony'”Inthis ceremony turmeric and sandal pastes are put both on the bride as well as over the groom's body.Then they are bathed in pure water making them sacred for the wedding. Seeman Pujan-Girl's parent welcome groom, wash the feets of the groom,his father,and other respectable people of the family specially the women of the family. Ruhwal'”It is festival where breakfasts are offered to the groom's family before marriage.The foodies consists of local snacks,fruits, sweets and few vegetables. Hari and Gauri'”Bride and groom offer offerings to the gods and goddess to receive their blessings on the occasions of marriage. Marriage'”This occasion mainly consists of two parts Antarpath'”bride and groom take oath while circling round the agni to stay with each other throughout their life. Hawan-The occasion where newly married couple take blessings from gods and goddeses for a prosperous married life After marriage MangalaashtakrMuhurta In this occasion the priests sings hymns and wedding mantras.