Up on the blog is this 3 part series of P & K’s vibrant and colorful hindu gujarati wedding. First part of three is the Haldi ceremony –

The haldi ceremony is the one in which a paste of haldi is applied on the bride and the groom’s body before their wedding. … In a few cultures, this ceremony is also held a day before the wedding, after the mehendi ritual. It is known by different names in different regions, like ubtan, mandha, tel baan, etc. ¬†Enjoy the pictures!