Hindus are keeping an eagle eye on upcoming Russell Brand and Katy Perry marriage. Fortunately they say that its moving in right direction. Rajan Zed, President of Universal Society of Hinduism says “reports suggested that many of the traditional pre-wedding Hindu rituals apparently were being followed. Perry had been spotted wearing nath (traditional bridal nose ring which is removed by groom on wedding night); she was planning to decorate some parts of her body with mehndi (myrtle paste); groom planned to arrive by white decorated horse at the wedding venue; and a Hindu priest had been hired to perform the ceremony; etc.”The Nath is significant as Brand had said that Perry has banned sex till marriage.
Brand and Perry who arrived in India a few days back had covered their faces in the airport. But, the fleet of BMW’s were a dead giveaway.
Sher Bagh Resort claims to offer ultimate in authentic Indian jungle camp including 12 luxury tents with verandahs, Ayurvedic massage, hammocks, campfire and a helipad among others, with each tent costing about US$562 per night. It reportedly serves a full English breakfast, a light and usually Italian lunch, afternoon tea, and a traditional Indian dinner by candlelight and has its own organic vegetable and herb garden. Ranthambhore National Park in south-eastern Rajasthan is amongst the finest places in the world to see wild tigers. Mughal Emperor Akbar fought a battle in the area.
BAFTA nominated Russell Edward Brand (35) of England is reportedly attracted to Hinduism; carries a Sanskrit tattoo on his body; and has made visits to a Hindu temple. His catchphrase is “Hare Krishna” and Mahatma Gandhi is reportedly one of his heroes. He was quoted as saying “I’m into yoga, I meditate all the time, I’m vegetarian.”