Vows to be taken by the groom
We will share the responsibilities of the
house, food and finance together. May God bless us with children and
may they have long lives
2. You are only my beloved wife. I will love you and only you. I give commitment
will provide strength and courage to you, my wife,
The third step is
for the growth of prosperity and wealth, and to educate their
4. In the fourth step he thanks his wife for bringing auspiciousness and
sacredness in his life
In the fifth step
may the Goddess Mahalaxmi (Deity of Prosperity) make us prosperous and God bless us
In the sixth step the groom promises the bride that he
will fill her heart with great joy and peace, time and time again.
This is the last
and final step. Here the groom tells his bride that as you have
walked seven steps with me you have made our love and friendship
firm and inseparable. Now you have become mine and I offer my total
self to you. May our marriage successfully last forever.
Vows to be taken by the bride
In the first step the bride commits to her lord same as
the groom that she will share the responsibility of the house, food and
finance. She will discharge her share of responsibilities
for the welfare of house and children.
2. With the second step she vows to fill the heart of
her husband with courage and strength and to rejoice in his happiness.
While taking the third step the bride promises that I
will love you with single-minded devotion as my husband. I will
treat all other men as my brothers.
O my lord, in all
acts of righteousness (Dharma), in material prosperity (Artha), in
every form of enjoyment, and in those divine acts such as fire
sacrifice, worship and charity, I promise you that I shall
participate and I will always be with you.
From this day of life I will share both your joy
and sorrow. Your love will make me very happy.
May the blessings
of God always be with you. I will be with you in any stage of life.
the seventh and the final step she says that now that I have been your
wife in front of the holy fire. Whatever vows and pledges I have
taken, are all taken with pure heart. I shall never deceive you
nor shall I let you down. I shall love you forever and ever.