Spanish couple weds in city of Taj Mahal

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New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): A Spanish couple, inspired by Indian culture, married in accordance with Hindu rituals in Agra, the city of the world famous Taj Mahal.

Maria and Salvia fell in love with Indian culture during their frequent business trips to Agra for their footwear company.

Wearing Indian attire both bride and groom arrived at the 'Mankameshwar Temple' dedicated to Lord Shiva to solemnize their marriage.

The couple garlanded each other amidst chanting of holy verses.

Salvia tied 'mangalsutra', a Hindu symbol of marriage around the neck of Maria and put vermilion on her forehead, a sign of marital status of a Hindu woman.

"First is probably the kindness and love ness of this religion makes you feel very welcome and first of all I need to learn so many things but the spirituality of the religion is the main thing I feel attracted about," said Salvia.

For Maria the wedding ceremony was a matter of immense happiness.

"I feel very strong in this... because it gives me love and happiness for life always," said Maria.

Scores of devotees present in the temple cheered for the couple and participated in the wedding ceremony. (ANI)

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