Meaning Behind the Sarvalla

A sarbala, in certain wedding customs from the Indian subcontinent, is a nephew or cousin of the groom who accompanies the groom during the ceremony as his protector. The word “sarbala” (Punjabi), “shahbala” (Urdu) is derived from Sanskrit which means associate groom. The sarbala often wears a similar outfit to the groom and rides a […]