Indian Culture

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Indian Culture Abstract India is located in continent Asia. It is Federal republic government. Its official language is Hindi and there are 14 other languages e.g. Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu and Punjabi. The major religion that is follow by majority of people is Hinduism. In India people speaks different languages, dress differently, follow different religions, eat different food but they all have the same nature. Whether it is a happy occasion or a moment of sadness people participate in it with feeling of happiness or pain. A festival or a celebration is never constrained to a family or home. They whole community or neighborhood is involved in bringing a…show more content…
A positive aspect of arranged marriages in India are that divorce rates are too low. In India if a girl doesn’t get marry at certain age it is considered as a shame for the entire family. Indians people strongly believe on horoscope match. The search for right match might take long when there are negative problems occurs with horoscopes. Along with horoscope match there are some other stuff that matter such as height match where guys are taller than girls, age match where guy is older than girl, matching family backgrounds, financials backgrounds, same mother tongue, similar food habits and educational backgrounds are also an important factor. The groom’s father takes the proposal for the marriage to the bride’s father. When the bride’s family accepted the marriage proposal, they handover the horoscope to the priest. If the horoscope matches, the boy and girl get the chance to meet each other and express their thoughts on their ways of life. Hindu’s marriages takes place on an auspicious day and between auspicious times, which is known as Moharath. Moharath is choosing by an astrologistor from the help of holy calendar. Wedding is a great event with variety of food, music, and dance. Finally, bride’s father performs a Kanyadan where he is handing over his daughter to the groom by knotting a Mangalsutra and exchanging rings. As a sociologist, working with someone from an Indian culture, I would need
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