Gulnaz Galimullina
Girlfriends and female relatives prepare the bride for the wedding ceremony
Girls decorate the bride with a kashmau, a monisto and other jewelry gifted by the groom beforehand as a «kalym»
Kalym is a dowry given by the groom to the bride's parents
The representatives of the adult and young generations say their farewell words before the wedding ceremony
The women escort the bride to the groom singing songs. The rite "senlau" was often accompanied by tears
A mullah recites the Koran prayers, tieing the couple with the sacred bond of marriage
After the nikah the newlyweds are left alone. A nikah can be updated an infinite number of times