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Increase in Love Marriages

Increase in Love Marriages

Sep 10, 2015

Introduction: A father’s biggest wish and thinks of as his greatest responsibility upon seeing a daughter/son being born into his family is her/his wedding day. The anticipation of that day is too much for any father or any family. From the olden days where groom’s selection is the decision that solely depends on a father but not the girl who will be marrying him or you can say vice versa father choosing a bride for his son, times have definitely changed .   image source Love marriages became such common thing these days just like arranged marriages. This is not a...

How marriage has changed over centuries

How marriage has changed over centuries

Jul 23, 2014

Since the ancient world, marriage has evolved from a preservation of power to a personal contract between two equals seeking love, stability, and happiness. Actually, the institution has been in a process of constant evolution. Pair-bonding began in the Stone Age as a way of organizing and controlling sexual conduct and providing a stable structure for child-rearing and the tasks of daily life. But that basic concept has taken many forms across different cultures and eras. “Whenever people talk about traditional marriage or traditional families, historians throw up their hands,” said Steven Mintz, a history professor at Columbia University....

Types of Hindu marriages according to “Manusmriti”

Types of Hindu marriages according to “Manusmriti”

Jul 10, 2014

According to “Manusmriti” (“Laws of Manu”), there are 8 types of Hindu marriages. Lord Brahma, the Hindu God of Creation, is the father of “Manu” (Swyambhuvana Manu). “Manu” is considered the father of all mankind, and all humans are descendants of “Manu“ . “Manu” is the equivalent of the Biblical Adam. The Sanskrit name for Humans is “Manav” which is a derivation of “Manu”. “Manu” (Swyambhuvana Manu) is said to have told the Hindu social laws to Saints and Rishis. This collection of laws is called Manusmriti” or “Manava Dharmasastra” (“Laws of Manu”), and is considered the words of Lord...

Most known common Wedding types

Most known common Wedding types

Jul 9, 2014

The first step in the wedding planning process is choosing what type of wedding you want to have since that determines many of your later decisions. Unless you are committed to a religious ceremony, which typically follows an unwavering path, you have a dozen different options for how and where you will tie the knot. Religious Ceremony A religious marriage takes place in a house of worship where the bride or groom is a member of the congregation. The reception usually occurs immediately after the exchanging of vows, either in the church’s banquet room or at a separate location. Couples...