The concept of marriage is closely tied to procreation and the traditional gender roles of a man and a woman. This has led to a lack of explicit discourse on same-sex marriage within the Hindu religion. The emphasis on procreation in marital unions has made it difficult for society to accept and acknowledge the legitimacy of same-sex unions.
KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Nepal being a multicultural, multiethnic and multilingual nation, there are distinct wedding rituals and practices of various communities in the country. Being a micro social construct, marriage is one of the foremost auspicious events in anyone’s life. So, traditionally, people have been observing different special rituals and practices to make weddings memorable as well as socially acceptable. In the past, people celebrated every moment of marriage in their own houses with their loved ones, observing rituals such as Supadi khelauney, Nanimukhi, Kasar Batar, Samdi vetgat and so on.
Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor are finally married. The couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony on April 14 at Ranbir's Vastu house. The low-key wedding was graced by close friends and family members.
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Bollywood actress Dia Mirza got married to businessman Vaibhav Rekhi on February 15, 2021, in an intimate ceremony. The couple tied the knot at Bandra at Vaibhav’s house. Dia and Vaibhav made their first appearance as man and wife in front of the paparazzi and interacted with them
KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Differences among lawmakers and indecision among the top political leadership over whether to require a threshold period for naturalization through marriage has stalled the citizenship bill in parliamentary committee for a year.
My wife knows it all but still, I have an honest confession to make. I am a culprit of reinforcing the age-old patriarchal practice of welcoming the bride into bridegroom’s place. I got married in October 2018. Post the October event, I have come across several instances where I have had to battle a self-imposed mental entanglement, primarily originating from my conscience. Here are three stories of entanglement.
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Actor Barsha Raut exchanged an engagement ring to her beloved Sanjog Koirala on Monday. ‘Chakka Panja’ actor Raut shared photos of engagement on her official Instagram account—captioning: “Every story is beautiful but ours is my favorite #SANSHA.”
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Mangsir is over and so is the hype of marriage. Marriage is defined as legally or formally recognized union of two people as partners in a personal relationship. But in every society the definition is different. It is a social affair to celebrate two people coming together and raising a family. Marriage is not only a social knot-tying ceremony but is an institution in itself and different aspects of marriage are its different subjects.
“I married at the age of 30. Many approached me for marriage. Some did not have teeth, some were old and some were rough looking men. I first met him in a marriage ceremony. He was carrying the bridegroom’s belongings.
Life is a series of choices and modern civilization has transformed us so much that we need to rethink some of our default social choices that have existed for centuries. No social institution is as celebrated and imposed in Nepal as marriage. It’s so integral to our social system that most people seek for stable future through marriage and grown-ups who aren’t married till certain age are often looked down as outcasts. Every human being craves to achieve love and personal fulfilment through marriage.
Nepalese love the ‘big fat weddings’. So many delicacies to gorge on, so many gossips to toss around. From kids running around screaming to old folks getting emotional, there is a different kind of excitement in the air. And oh, the absolute favorite of all adults — ‘Who’s going to marry next?’