Many Hindu weddings start with the meeting and welcome ceremony. July 22, 2009 6:06 am the society i live, in Kerala are very different. Hindus attach a great deal of importance to. In support with such mentality. No one can sail with feet in two different boats; your feet have to be in the same boat to sail peacefully. Shastars and Sanatan Dharm…the only faith which says husband and wife are equal. This award winning play, by one of India's best known playwrights, is one of his most powerful human dramas.
This is the moment when their beloved daughter finally belongs to her husband. Call it in any name Kanyadaan or hast milap, whatever happens after this ceremony, should bring happiness to the couple and not just the bride or the groom and that is more important. I wrote on Chrysalis' blog that my Mum did the 'kanyadan'. Girls are being killed to protect the honor of the family because they had the guts to choose the person they wanted to marry. If that the case then what the hell will you call it for saat pheras — 7 rounds, griha pravesh as house entrance or vaastu shaanti as silence of the place and the list goes on. As a simple example, if you're the principal of a school, the rules you frame will be a reflection of your vision for your students, and if parents choose to send their kids to your school, it'd only imply they share your vision for their kids. Mandap Muhurat The Mandap Muhurat is a religious prayer ritual performed at the homes of the bride and groom and on the day of the wedding ceremony.
This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Cardholder should be present with the card used at the time of booking at the counter to collect the tickets. More than kanyadan one thing bugs me! It exemplifies the bond between a father and a daughter and their mutual love. So lets not abuse this freedom. January 26, 2017 11:42 am I totally agree. Being a hindu and belonging to a brahmin community, I take pride in a religion which allows so much freedom to change, follow or ignore so many aspects of the customs, traditions and ceremonies. So I guess it all depend from person to person how they interpret these ceremonies, traditions and customs.
May the earth be honey-sweet for us. Not only this, woman has a lot of struggle in her life due this stupid custom. I don't know where the idea of the girl leaving her parents house to live with her husband but i guess its an established norm in society which people have been following for years. September 3, 2009 1:03 pm the problem is that you view this too literally. They have always taught me to ensure that I am self-sufficient and never have to rely on anybody let alone my future husband. It was very common in Rajasthan in oldendays. August 6, 2009 4:24 am Hi Chrysalis, just now I noticed that you have also written something on this topic in your blog.
However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. The maintenance of Parents and senior Citizens Act provides for absolutely equal rights and duties for the daughter and the son. The metaphors of the lyrics have a simple beauty to them and the handsome voice of Mohammed Rafi brings them to sublimity. November 2, 2016 4:11 pm Everybdy says kanyaadaan is a punya. This one act so prevalent in most parts of India is the most debasing of all customs!! In front is the band. Now I've figurede out how to wade through your blog without hassles using even my cell phone.
This is Parag's second play with Bay Area Drama Company, having essayed the role of Kevin in Basab Pradhan's adaptation of A Doll's House in Summer 2016. As far as washing one's sins through Kanyadaan …its not true. The Kamasukta verse is: Who offered this maiden? We shall share the same food, share the strengths. The responses of the readers was rather encouraging. Can you put yourself in her shoes even for a second? If natural love overshoots these two logical reasons only then girl child take birth.
The ceremony is done in a precise and careful manner as to not bring bad luck to the families of the bride and groom; certain traditions, for example no one seeing the face of the bride until the end, are followed in order to ensure future prosperity. So no wonder, males were bestowed with the responsibility to 'inherit' their parents' legacy. All misleading traditions which are blindly followed. When a boy and a girl is getting married then why not have Putradaan give away the son why only Kanyadaan? Three key rituals predominate, as follows. Zillionbig is right, this is a north Indian tradition. As per the practice, the father of the bride places the right hand of the bride over the right hand of the groom. Variation reflects family traditions, local traditions, resources of the families and other factors.
The groom accepts the bride's hand, while the kama-sukta hymn to love is pronounced, in the presence of the father, the bride and the groom. Thus, in this pious and emotional ritual of Kanyadaan, the father officially hands over all his rights and duties towards his daughter to the groom. The first three circles is led by the groom, and it represents three of four goals of life considered important in Hindu life — Dharma, Artha, Kama. The status of equality that women enjoyed during Vedic times was vastly curtailed, and they were stripped of any independence. April 21, 2012 7:58 am I admire you for bringing this up. Firstly the world Daan which literary means to donate is so humiliating. The pre-wedding and post-wedding rituals and celebrations vary by region, preference and the resources of the groom, bride and their families.