The war between Russia and Ukraine is still going on. Both the countries are pitted against each other. Don’t know how many soldiers have lost their lives in this war. However, in the midst of this tension, now a video is becoming increasingly viral on social media. In the video, a Russian national, Sergei Novikov, can be seen tying the knot with his Ukrainian girlfriend Elona Bramoka. On August 2, this loving couple took seven rounds with each other in a traditional Hindu ceremony in Dharamshala.
This is how Sergei fell in love with Alyona
To make the couple feel at home, the locals performed all the rituals and dances at the wedding to the beat of folk songs. The arrangement of the Kangri Dham (traditional feast) gave immense pleasure to this “foreign wedding in desi style”. Let us tell you that Sergei of Russian origin has now taken Israeli nationality and he had fallen in love with Alyona only a few years ago. After which both of them decided to get married in India. The couple married according to Sanatan Dharma and Indian customs. Local Pandit Sandeep Sharma recited marriage mantras with Vedic chanting. This unique marriage remains a topic of discussion in the entire area.
Both got married from Sanatan Dharma
Pandit Sandeep Sharma of Divya Ashram Kharota told TOI that, “Sergei and Alyona have been living in Dharamsala near Dharamsala for the past one year with a family who had made all the arrangements for their marriage. Pandit Raman Sharma of our ashram solemnized her marriage and told her about its sanctity under the traditions of Sanatan Dharma. Host Vinod Sharma and his family performed all the wedding rituals including the “Kanyadaan” of Alyona. Both the newlyweds are very happy with this marriage.