Hinduism & Marriage. How did The Simpsons episode portray arranged marriage? In your group, write down at least 3 aspects. What do you think you know about arranged marriage? What are YOUR perceptions of it? Write down at least 3 comments. Common Western perceptions vs. Hindu perceptions .
In your group, write down at least 3 aspects.
What are YOUR perceptions of it?
Write down at least 3 comments.
Marriage is regarded as a sacrifice.
A person who does not marry is someone without sacrifice: a man is half a man, the other half is his wife
Parents & older relatives choose or suggest a suitable partner
Discuss the differences between this system and the way non-Hindus look for prospective husbands or wives. What are the pros and cons of each approach?
Match the meanings from the lists:
List A List B
Patterns on hands promises will never change
Pole star starting a new life
What is a sari? What is henna?
6. seasons (long life)
Write out the 7 steps on 7 pieces of paper. Talk about them with your partner, then arrange them in order: most important first.
To complete the wedding ceremony, rice is thrown over them to wish them many children.
How has the West adopted this practice?
Write 2 things you learned from today’s lesson.
Write 1 question you still have.