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Marriage In Indian Societies.

By Author: jeevanrahi
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Arrange marriage is seen as a chosen method of marriage from times of our cultural development. Although love marriage is also gaining popularity amongst youngsters and nuclear families due to western influence, but most cultural societies and families prefer arranged marriages. It takes the form of cultural greetings and exchange of gifts, and exchange of family respect in reputed families. This is the reason that match making sites or matrimonial sites are gaining popularity now days. These matrimonial sites bring the desired match of a bride or groom to fulfill your requirements. The online matrimony sites have a good rate of growth n metropolitan cities like Delhi and Mumbai and it is growing in small cities due to ease of finding a desired match.
These matrimonial sites are very successful in the context of traditional Indian marriages. Some community which may be highly popular in society like Brahmin families, Punjabi families, Marwari families and Sindhi families are always seem to prefer a same caste matchmaker or matchmaking in a similar type of socio-cultural setup. In a traditional north Indian wedding the main ceremony takes place at the brides' home with all the pre-wedding and post-wedding ceremonies as well in which Sagai or engagement ceremony is a main event before wedding. In North Indian wedding traditions is the exchanging of garlands, commonly referred to as the Jaimala ceremony and is symbolic of accepting one another.
South Indian societies like Kannad Tamil, Telegu, Malayali societies have different cultures than the rest of India. Their wedding ceremony has a number of rituals and customs, each symbolic of beautiful and noble sentiments. The venue of the ceremony is well decorated with plantain trees tied to both gateposts and festoons overhead of mango leaves, and screw-pine petals that never fade. Musical instruments like South Indian Shehnai, Kolam or Rangoli designs at the doorsteps and played.
In a Bengali wedding ceremony may last for several days. It starts with official registration or Mahr and ends with Bou-Bhat ceremony after a day of marriage. It is usually arranged at the grooms house. In the Muslim community the prominent Islamic ceremony Nikah is the same among all sections of Muslim society. The pre-wedding rituals are Salatul Ishtikara, Imam Zamin, Mangni, Manjha, Mehendi, and Sanchaq. The Wedding day Rituals are Baraat welcome, Nikah, Arsi Mushraf. In a Christian wedding ceremony, it starts wedding prayer, gods blessing and thanks giving. The ceremony is carried out according to bible. The father carries out the wedding and announces the marriage as done after reading verses from bible. The momentary kiss is the main event in a Christian marriage.

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