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Asian Marriage Tradition

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Asian Marriage Tradition

Look out there! Newlywed bride steps out softly from wedding coach.
Tradition expects the bride to step on lid on the huge pot.
Would she do? Before entering in her own home to-be then.


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Dr.Ram Mehta      
Contest: Walk Softly by Debbie Guzi
tenth place win
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There is a marriage tradition in some of the Asian countries. A huge pot filled with grains is put at the threshold of the Groom’s house. The newly-wed bride has to step on the lid of the pot to enter her home-to-be.
In India, the tradition is generally practiced in all Hindu marriages.

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  1. Date: 9/23/2013 5:49:00 PM

    I had never heard of this custom before. Most interesting. It just shows me how little I know of the indian culture. I also see that this was a winner. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 9:54:00 PM

    Congrats on your win. Morgan

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 9:56:00 AM

    Congrats on your win in this contest...lovely...

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 9:09:00 PM

    a nice winning poem....SKAT

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 8:03:00 PM

    congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 7:14:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win. Have a wonderful weekend.

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 4:47:00 AM

    congratulations DrRam...happy to see you here again. ..linda

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 7:34:00 PM

    Congratulations Ram xx

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 3:04:00 PM

    Congrats on your informative winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 5:30:00 AM

    How interesting,! I love learning cultural traditions, thank you for this.

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 2:33:00 PM

    Intresting! Where are you writing from? Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 12:34:00 AM

    Thank you for this information......Seren

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 5:16:00 AM

    ty for this information that I did not know a lovely tradition Shadow x smile