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Indian weddings encompass many beautiful ceremonies or traditions. In Assamese culture, Jurun is a pre-wedding ceremony. It usually occurs a day or two before the wedding day, sometimes even on the same day of the wedding. A tradition where the groom’s family, especially women visit the bride's family to present with wedding trousseau ( Mekhela chadar ), jewelry, some makeup, and accessories. In my belief, a tradition that welcomes the bride to her new family with gifts, love, and blessings.  On the day of Jurun, Aam Dali godha (A stringed mango leave) is a tradition and is tied over the door and is believed that it will take away all the bad energy and brings good luck to the newlywed. Usually, jurun happens in the morning or before noon. The goom does not accompany the group. Before going to the bride's home the groom and his family take blessings from the people who gather for the jurun. Another tradition associated with Jurun is filling two small bell metal vases (called lu