Here are some of the comments on the book:

“Among the various forms of vivaha, mentioned in our Dharma Shastra, the classical form is Brahma Vivaha. I am very happy that this book is unfolding the various steps of this vivaha methodically with an introduction to Sanatan Dharma, Hinduism. I congratulate HMEC for bringing out this enlightening much-needed book.”

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, PA


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“Hindu weddings in the U.S. and even in India have become Bollywood style extravagant ceremonies.  This book will be an excellent guide to the Vedic Vivah Samskar for all generations, particularly youth.”

Navin Kadakia, Past President Hindu Jain Temple, Monroeville, PA

“As Hindu Americans forge a new life in marriage, this book can help them navigate this path and appreciate the foundational values of the sacred Vedic Vivah.”

Padma Kuppa, Bharatiya Temple, Troy, MI

“This book will guide our younger generation in the right direction while helping them preserve and sustain their spiritual and social values.”

Pandit Vinod Pandey, Priest, Hindu Jain Temple, Monroeville, PA

“An excellent book that everyone should read to keep themselves updated/refreshed with Hindu marriage traditions.  Thanks to the team that must have spent a lot of time to research, analyze and compile this material.”

AR Ravi, Trustee, Sri Venkateswara Temple, Pittsburgh, PA

“An excellent book that should be read by all Hindus of the world, which covers the Vedic Ceremony in detail.  Temple executives & scholars did a superb job to come up with this book.”

Dr. Sujatha Reddy, Past President & Trustee, Hindu Temple Of Atlanta, GA

“The publication of this book–that is scholarly and authentically presented–should be seen as a transformative act of seva that will bring alive the marriage ceremony and make it profoundly more meaningful for generations to come.”

– Suhag Shukla, Esq. and Aseem Shukla, MD

– Co-founders, Hindu American Foundation

“Books such as these are a wonderful step towards educating our future leaders regarding Sanatana Dharma in an effective and accessible way.”

Dr. Raj Tripathi, Chairman, Bharatiya Hindu Temple, Columbus, OH

“Finally, a book for the young educated Hindus growing up outside India to understand their own Vedic wedding ceremony.  Particularly useful is the discussion on interfaith marriages.”

–         Premlata Venkataraman, Editor, the Pittsburgh Patrika, Pittsburgh, PA