Baby Shower - Indian Hindu Tradition
Baby Shower, Baby Shower is the blessing for married woman! It is a ceremony that celebrates the first pregnancy of the bride of the house and is held in the seventh month of pregnancy. Prospective mother is dressed in bridal wear. This ceremony is for women only, so there are only women invitees. Ceremony begins with Ganesh puja and the sing traditional songs to make festive atmosphere!. Prospective mother seat on Baajath (four-legged wooden seat) and small red dot is put on her forehead for good luck, Khoro (the Paalav of her Saari) filled by mother & mother-in-law coconut, gifts and jeweler. There is one more tradition take place in Gujarati Baby Shower that younger brother-in-law has to present in this ceremony. He will have tilak on his forehead and he slap his Bhabhi (sister-in-laws).