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Religious And Spiritual Wedding Ceremonies: What Makes Each Different?

Religious And Spiritual Wedding Ceremonies: What Makes Each Different?

Beauty, Relationship, Wedding
A wedding is a religious ceremony by which two individuals are joined in matrimony. Wedding traditions and cultures vary greatly among cultures, regions, religious groups, and class. Some brides exchange rings on their wedding day, while others do not. Traditionally, a bridal marriage ceremony is performed by a priest or clergyman. In India, unlike in the west, the wedding ceremony does not conclude with exchanging rings. The bride and groom proceed to a place called the darbar (meeting place). Here they exchange symbolic gifts such as garlands and telegu (traditional Indian garland). It is believed that in India, telegu signifies fidelity and respect. In Indonesia, unlike in the west, the wedding ceremony doesn't end with the exchange of rings. Both bride and groom perform t...