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Majlis Istiadat Menghantar Tanda Diraja
  
MAJLIS ISTIADAT BERSURUH
MAJLIS ISTIADAT MEMBUKA GENDANG JAGA-JAGA
MAJLIS ISTIADAT MENGHANTAR TANDA DIRAJA
MAJLIS MENGHANTAR PETUNANGAN DIRAJA
MAJLIS ISTIADAT BERBEDAK PENGANTIN DIRAJA
MAJLIS AKAD NIKAH PENGANTIN DIRAJA
MAJLIS ISTIADAT BERINAI PENGANTIN DIRAJA
MAJLIS ISTIADAT BERSANDING PENGANTIN DIRAJA
MAJLIS ISTIADAT PERSANTAPAN PENGANTIN DIRAJA
MAJLIS ISTIADAT MEMBACA DOA SELAMAT DAN MENUTUP GENDANG JAGA-JAGA



This ceremony is held at night in a gathering whereby the man’s delegation would bring the following articles to the fiancee’s house. These are known as ‘Tanda Diraja’, and are:

1.A small underage girl fully dressed and adorned like a bride. She would be carried astride at the waist of a Pengarah (an official of the royal court). The girl would head and lead the man’s delegation.

2.A piece of Kain Jong Sarat (songket sarong), a complete set of dress, a pair of bangles, a pair of earstuds, four rings, a pair of necklace and other essentials for the use of the fiancee. Each type of gift would be placed in brass receptacle duly lined, decorated and covered. Each would be carried by a maid who wears while baju kurung (a kind of Malay dress) and sarong of specific predetermined colour, with a sash of yellow cloth hanging on the right shoulder, and a flower decoration (bunga goyang) in her hair.

3.Dian Enam Belas (16 Royal Ceremonial Candles) carried by maids led by a Juru Bini (a lady official of the Istana). The maids are similarly dressed as above.

The three items of Tanda Diraja above are accompanied by a set of perhiasan (decorations) comprising of sinipit, pedang and perisai (sword & shield), tombak (lance) and kabok panastan. The number of each of these perhiasan being dependant on the status of the Dignitary hosting the ceremony. This is as follows:

Person hosting a wedding ceremony Sinipit Sword & Shield Lance Kabok Panastan
Sultan & Begawan Sultan 40 16 16 8
Pengiran Muda Mahkota (Crown Prince), Princess of royal parentage) 36 14 14 6
Wazir (other than Princess of royal parentage) 32 12 12 6
Chief of Head Cheterias, Head Cheterias and main cheterias 16 8 8 6
Middle Cheterias, Lower Cheterias & Additional Cheterias 12 6 6 6