The concept of Hindu wedding is very old. There are certain rituals which are to be followed in the Hindu culture before finalizing marriage or getting the Hindu wedding cards printed. These are to be taken proper care of as it is believed that miss out on these can prove to be very dangerous.
As per Indian tradition it is believed that marriage ceremony should take place on the date which suits both the bride and the groom. That is as per the horoscope of both bride and groom the day which best suits according to their starts should be the one opted for their marriage. It is believed that if the couple will get married according to the best Mahurat. There life will be happy thereafter.
There are many dates every year which are by default suitable for all marriages. These are Basant panchami, AkhaTeej etc. For these occasion there is no need to check out for mahurats. Other then these, it is always better to check out the muhrats. These auspicious dates are there at least for eight months on different dates and for four months these dates are closed. These dates are calculated from sunrise to sunrise. Panchang Shuddhi is used by which auspicious marriage dates are declared in Hindu tradition. It is this date that is finalized and then only the Hindu wedding cards are given for printing.
One more thing which matters in this is the time? As there is a specific time which is also known as shubh mahurat for actual marriage ceremony to take place. There can be two to three shubh muhrat on the same day but same needs to be checked with the panchang and a Hindu pandit will be in best position to take out these Mahurats. These marriages are also impacted by exams of small children in house as exams spoil their celebration and doom dharaka, so one should plan marriage in this way that everyone can enjoy.
Months which suit best for marriage are December, January, February as these are colder months of year. So there is less tension of the food to get wasted and no exams are there in these months. 2013 Vivah Mahurats for January Year 2013, for month of January dates are 17, 18, 22, 28, 29, 31. If we look for February Dates are (1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, and 14). If we see the past years the maximum marriages take place in month of February as after this there is no such auspicious date at least for coming 3 months.
These good for marriage days again start in the month of May (7,12,13) and it lasts with July (11,13 and 15). After this there is a closure for 3 months it is believed that during this time Gods sleep and thus no good or religious event can take place. After this comes the best season for marriages that is November (dates in 2013 are 13,14,18,19,20,27,28,29,30) and then closure for the year with 3 best dates (5,10,11). Above mentioned are the lists of lucky dates for this year so if you are planning for such big day in your family you can chose one from these days well in advance so that you can enough time for all arrangements.