A wise man once said to me things that I couldn’t comprehend but this simple villager from Orissa , once said to me….

“A marriage is like fresh paint to a barren wall it gives one’s life a whole new perspective. Once the paint fades out the wall may look shabby but one must not forget the foundation and love it was built with.”

These picture ‘s were taken on my Yatra/Travel to Berhampur, Orissa . The bride and grooms names are painted on the wall outside the house to depict a wedding celebration therein.

7 thoughts on “What the simple man said…

  1. niki says:

    This is so thought provoking and beautiful at the same time 🙂

  2. Gowardhan says:

    Thats interesting Nickolai

  3. Painting the names of couples on the walls of the house….I have not seen this earlier.

  4. Elvirah says:

    Weddind is a wonderful bliss and an a complete new perspective we learn being with someone who we never knew before. I think that is the reason many people want to make their wedding a memorable event by celebrating it in the best way possible. Great to know how orrisians celebrate their weddings by writing the names of the bride and groom on their walls.

  5. D.Nambiar says:

    That’s interesting.

    I’m new to your adventures, Tiny Lady. I read several posts and really enjoyed them. I’ll be coming by a lot more often; following you on IB.

  6. SonaLee says:

    Very interesting & beautiful post.
    i am the 1st time visitor to your link but i am sure will visit again & again.

  7. Rashmiranjan says:

    Thank you for spreading our odia culture across globe.

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