Seven Steps to Sacred Bliss: Hindu Wedding Rituals

When Hindus tie the knot, it's not just a ceremony. Instead, it's a life sacrament, and the "saptapadi" or "seven steps" is perhaps the most sacred and meaningful piece.The lazy, hazy days of summer bring to mind weddings—especially because it is during the hot summer months that Hindu weddings are often celebrated. While I have alreadywritten on the topic of marriage twice, I cannot resist revisiting the Hindu marriage rituals, particularly the sacred and beautiful saptapadi. As an imp … [Read more...]

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