Hast Milap takes place after main Wedding ritual. In Ismaili community this ceremony takes place after the holy Nikah. The literal meaning of Hast Milap is the joining of hands. However, the much deeper meaning is that this ritual is a union of 2 souls. In this ritual, the scarf or shawl worn by the groom is tied to the bride’s saree and symbolizes the union of 2 souls that are now joined together in holy matrimony. This knot is tied by the groom’s sister then she put bride’s hand into groom’s hand.
After Hast Milap ceremony family and relatives wish the newly married couple with sweets and flowers.