Marriage Games

Thenga Uruturathu

Thenga Uruturathu

Thengai uruturathu is one of the interesting traditional game played by bride and groom in marriages. This game is played in traditional marriages just to have fun and to get an understanding between the Bride and Groom.

How to Play:

This game is played only after the marriage that is after tying the Knot. The bride and groom are asked to sit in opposite directions leaving a distance of 5 to 10 feet (with respect to availability of space). Then one coconut is given to each other and are asked to roll on the ground to the opponent i.e. Bride to the Groom and Groom to the Bride at the same time. The roll it in such a way that the coconuts gets hit by the other on the way. It sometimes happen that the coconuts break into two on the way when they get hit. Usually each of them should roll the coconut for three times.

All the relatives gather around the Bride and groom and make fun of them by commenting and in other ways.