Most Stunning Indoor Mandap Decoration in India 2023
A mandap is an important component of Indian weddings, serving as a ceremonial altar or stage where the wedding rituals are performed. The mandap is traditionally a four-post structure, adorned with colorful flowers, fabrics, and other decorative elements, that symbolizes the spiritual connection between the bride and groom and their families. The mandap is considered a sacred space and is typically covered to provide shade and protect the wedding party from the elements.
The importance of the Mandap in a traditional Indian wedding cannot be emphasised enough. The mandap is a beautifully adorned setting/stage/platform where the actual wedding takes place. All the rituals, ceremonies and customs are performed on the mandap itself therefore wedding mandap decoration has to be on the top of your most important things to consider in your grand decoration plan for the wedding ceremony. Today, we are going to discuss a few ideas on how to design an aesthetically pleasing, comfortable and unique mandap for you and your special someone. We’ve kept in mind that not everyone can or wants to hire an expensive wedding decorator or luxury wedding planner so we’ll be discussing low budget and easy to accomplish mandap ideas with you so you don’t have to spend an exuberant amount of money by hiring a professional wedding planner.
Placement is vital
The mandap has to be strategically placed in such a location where it doesn’t block the path of the myriad of guests at your wedding, at the same time it should be placed in such a location such that it is easily accessible and more importantly visible from most of (if not the entire) wedding venue. It should not block any of the food stalls and there should be enough space around it so most (if not all) of your guests can surround it and bless the soon to be married couple when they’re performing the wedding rituals.
Decor of the mandap should be an extension of your wedding theme
The mandap should stand out from the rest of the wedding decor. However, it should not be completely different from the rest of your wedding theme. Ideally your mandap should be an extension of your wedding setup just like everyone at the wedding is dressed up but the bride and the groom are almost always the show stoppers. Similarly, the mandap has to be the most beautiful and pious place in the entire venue. It should have resemblance with the rest of your theme but it should add to the overall ambience with its own traditional, unique charm. By this we don’t mean you don’t have to focus much on the rest of the decor rather what we mean is extra attention should be given to the wedding mandap decoration.
Comfort is just as important as aesthetics
You’d have to sit at the mandap for an extended amount of time therefore its paramount that your isn’t just beautiful but also comfortable and spacious to sit in as well. Now, let’s take a look at a few tips for making a stunning wedding mandap decoration. Here are some tips to create a beautiful mandap for an Indian wedding:
We hope you found this wedding mandap decoration post useful. We would strongly encourage you to find a competent wedding decorator who shares your vision and delivers a stunning mandap and gorgeous decor on your big day.