Shailee and Simran, Sheraton Cerritos, Cerritos, CA

Sikh Ceremony: Buena Park Gurdwara, Buena Park, CA Reception: Sheraton Cerritos, Cerritos, CA Bride and Groom: Gujarati Hindu-Punjabi Sikh Photography: Lin and Jirsa What advice would you give to couples that are planning their wedding? My advice is to relax … Continue reading Shailee and Simran, Sheraton Cerritos, Cerritos, CA

Ami and AJ, The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

Catholic ceremony: Church in Dana Point, CA Hindu ceremony: The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, CA Reception:  The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, CA Photography: Lin and Jirsa Ami, can you share a little about your planning environment? I live on the East Coast and knew … Continue reading Ami and AJ, The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

The last sibling to get married: Jaime and Teemir, Cerritos, CA

Jaime and Teemir Bride and Groom: Gujarati Hindu and Gujarati Jain Ceremony: Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts Reception: Sheraton Cerritos Photography: Randery Imagery How did you decide on these venues? We wanted a winter wedding and therefore an indoor … Continue reading The last sibling to get married: Jaime and Teemir, Cerritos, CA

Gorgeous Golden Gown, Sonia and Ravi, Hilton Irvine

Sonia and Ravi Bride and Groom: Gujarati Hindu and Punjabi Hindu Garba, Wedding and Reception: Hilton Irvine Photography: Randery Imagery Did your families meld your two cultures together? Even though Ravi and I are both Hindu, I was surprised at … Continue reading Gorgeous Golden Gown, Sonia and Ravi, Hilton Irvine

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Fight On! Divya and Vikram, Newport Beach, CA

Divya and Vikram Sangeet: Tandoor Cuisine of India, Orange, CA Wedding and Reception: Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa Photography: Lin and Jirsa Cinematography: Imagique Weddings We had a pretty quick turn around between our engagement and wedding day – … Continue reading Fight On! Divya and Vikram, Newport Beach, CA

Mamta and Steve, Ceremony: at home, Reception: Hyatt Regency Orange County

  {Mamta + Steve} {Venues} Ceremony: Jain Ceremony at Bride’s Parents’ Home Reception: Hyatt Regency Orange County Mamta: I always dreamt of having a traditional ceremony at home. And standing out on the balcony as my groom and his baraat … Continue reading Mamta and Steve, Ceremony: at home, Reception: Hyatt Regency Orange County

Purva and Dharmish, Radisson Newport Beach, CA

Hindu wedding and reception: Radisson Newport Beach Bride and Groom: Both are Gujarati-Hindu What were your venue selection criteria? ability to accommodate 400+ people nice area convenience – non-hotel venues don’t have changing rooms or some require you to arrange … Continue reading Purva and Dharmish, Radisson Newport Beach, CA

Tejal and Amit, Sheraton Park Anaheim Hotel and Resort

Hindu Ceremony and Reception: Sheraton Park Anaheim Hotel and Resort Bride and Groom: Kutchi Hindu – North Indian Hindu What were your venue selection criteria? They’ve done Indian weddings before Allow us to have Indian food Outdoor ceremony space At/near … Continue reading Tejal and Amit, Sheraton Park Anaheim Hotel and Resort

Sanika and Chris, Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort

Christian and Hindu Ceremonies: Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort Bride and Groom: Maharashtran Hindu – African American Christian Photography: Randery Imagery How did you select the Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort? Actually, it was my parents’ suggestion. … Continue reading Sanika and Chris, Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort

Dharmi and Veeral, Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa

Garba: Jain Center of Southern California Hindu wedding and reception: Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa Bride and Groom: Gujarati Hindu – Gujarati Jain What advice would you give to a couple considering the Newport Beach Marriott for their wedding … Continue reading Dharmi and Veeral, Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa

Ramya and Apoor, Seven Degrees, Laguna Beach, CA

Ceremony: Private Hindu ceremony with family Reception: 7 Degrees, Laguna Beach, CA Bride and Groom: Malayalee Hindu-Gujarati Hindu What was your vision for your wedding events? We had our Hindu ceremony in Virginia for immediate family only. The reception was … Continue reading Ramya and Apoor, Seven Degrees, Laguna Beach, CA

Nishita and Jay, Pacific Palms Resort, City of Industry, CA

Hindu Ceremony and Reception: Pacific Palms Resort, City of Industry, CA Bride and Groom: Gujarati Jain-Gujarati Hindu Photography: Randery Imagery How did you decide on Pacific Palms for your wedding and reception? I wanted something with an open feel and … Continue reading Nishita and Jay, Pacific Palms Resort, City of Industry, CA