According to MARRYJim, a white wedding dress symbolizes purity. It is a sign that the bride has never been married and has not ever been intimate with anyone. It is meant to remind people of a christening or new beginnin... More »

Traditional gowns and intricate headpieces are main fashion items for Muslim brides. According to Casual Wedding Dresses, the only form of skin that is typically revealed in Muslim bridal wear would be the hands and face... More »

The bride's mother generally chooses her dress in a color that coordinates with, but does not match, the color of the attendants' dresses, according to About Weddings. Typically, she stays away from white, but all other ... More » Beauty & Fashion Clothing

In Buddhist studies, the lotus flower represents rebirth and symbolizes purity. The lotus also represents survival, as the flower is not affected by the muddy and murky water in which it blooms. More »

In Far Eastern mythology, the white tiger symbolizes both the ruling of the fall season and metals. All four mythical tigers carry magical strength, but the white tiger carries a serene presence as well. More »

A white pigeon symbolizes peace, love and honor. A white pigeon or dove is believed to be a symbol of the Holy Spirit in Christianity. The pigeon and dove are in the same family of Columbidae, and their names are often u... More »

In Paganism, the white wolf symbolizes wisdom to keep life in both the spiritual and physical realms in balance. The white wolf, also known as the phantom, is an important symbol to Pagans around the world. It lives in b... More »