Arranged mariages and internet dating

10-Apr-2017 06:52

by Vikas Kamat First Online: June 01, 2005 Page Last Updated: May 09, 2017 An Arranged Marriage in India is defined as a the type of wedding alliance brought forward by parties other than the bride or the groom -- typically the parents.

This practice of caste system gave rise to the concept of arranged marriages.

As such, they married their children to the person of the same caste or same social background.

The practice eventually passed on to the lower caste as well, where it is used for the same purpose.

Age, caste and dowry play important roles in arrangement of marriages in India today (year 2005).

More and more arranged marriages today take into account the preferences of brides and grooms, something that did not happen till 1970s and 1980s.

This practice of caste system gave rise to the concept of arranged marriages.

As such, they married their children to the person of the same caste or same social background.

The practice eventually passed on to the lower caste as well, where it is used for the same purpose.

Age, caste and dowry play important roles in arrangement of marriages in India today (year 2005).

More and more arranged marriages today take into account the preferences of brides and grooms, something that did not happen till 1970s and 1980s.

(Yagnavalkya Smriti)presided over by a Vedic priest well versed in Vedic mantras.