Which is the wedding ring finger in India?

Which finger do Hindu men wear wedding ring?

9 Replies. The wedding ring, for most Indian Hindu communities is worn in the third finger of the right hand. The left is considered inauspicious.

Do Hindus give wedding rings?

Rings are commonly used in marriage as well. In Indian weddings, they do not only use one-finger ring but a web-like hand ornament called haath phool. They also have head ornaments which protect the wife and husband and used as a sign of their married status.

Why is the left ring finger for marriage?

The tradition of exchanging wedding rings is dated back to ancient Egypt, ancient Greece, and ancient Rome. These cultures all chose to wear their wedding rings on their fourth finger of their left hands because they believed there was a vein in this finger that went directly to the heart.

Which finger is the engagement finger?

In many Western countries, the tradition of wearing an engagement ring on the fourth finger on the left hand, (the left ring finger on the ring finger guide below), can be traced back to the Ancient Romans. They believed this finger had a vein that ran directly to the heart, the Vena Amoris, meaning ‘vein of love’.

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