Suyashi and Luke – Indian wedding Haldi photos. I had the honor to take photos at Suyashi and Luke’s Haldi celebration. For those who are not familiar with South East Asian weddings, I will explain the whole meaning of the Haldi celebration through pictures and in my little post below. You probably noticed the dominating color is yellow. Yellow like the Asian spice turmeric, or as we call it in Hindi, Haldi. It’s not just that golden stuff in your spice rack; it’s a game-changer in Indian cooking, and guess what? It takes the spotlight in this amazing pre-wedding event known as the Haldi ceremony. A vibrant yellow makeover for the soon-to-be bride and groom. Why? Because Haldi isn’t just a spice, it’s like a magical cleaner for them, setting the stage for a life filled with prosperity. It’s their secret weapon against the evil eye, or as the Sanskrit cool kids call it, Buri Nazar. Sayonara bad vibes! But hold on, it’s not just a sprinkle-and-go situation. Nope, for the Haldi ceremony, it transforms into a paste, turning the whole event into a colorful fun, and in some cases (controlled) chaos. The chaos is usually created by the bride and groom’s crazies friends and family. Timing is crucial – it goes down either the day before the wedding or the morning of, but trust me, with those wedding day schedules, it’s like a mission!