Customs and traditions have always been an important part of every religion and culture. As Hinduism is the oldest religion on the earth, there are a lot of Hindu customs and traditions observed in India.
Arranged marriages have always been a debatable subject.
It is in the major outlook on relationships that Indians are vastly different, in the way they perceive the institution of marriage, to those beliefs of other countries especially in the west.
If you’re not Indian and your date is, celebratory social occasions and family events will likely become part of your life.
Ask questions and show both enthusiasm and respect for these new experiences, understanding that some family members may be cautious about immediately embracing an “outsider,” especially if the expectation is that your significant other will marry an Indian.
As with all the most powerful Hindu deities, Shiva has many aspects and powers that have been described in hymns, religious narratives, ritual, visual art, dance, theater, and—most recently—film and television.
One of the most revered texts of the Hindu tradition is the describes the power of multiple deities (such as Agni, the god of fire) and the centrality of sacrifice in religious ritual.
One of you might be more invested in culture and history than the other. Indian Dating: Roles and Expectations Everyone has expectations and assumptions about what a relationship should look like, regardless of culture or heritage.
Traditionally, Indian dating wasn’t even an option, with arranged marriages being the norm.
The truth, surprisingly, is the exact opposite, many of the youth in India prefer arranged marriages, as it gives them the time and the ability to enjoy their youth without the constant worry and struggle of relationships that comes about in western culture.
The west generally believe that one needs to have live-in relationship or a long courtship before they can get married to know whether they are sexually as well as generally compatible or not.
The fact that an arranged marriage is actually preferred in many cases in India, and may even indeed be a healthy and happier form of love than the marriages experienced in the west comes as somewhat of a shock or at least a surprise to most.