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Jain Wedding Traditions

Jainism is one of the oldest religions in continuous practice today. Jain wedding traditions vary from sect to sect, but the weddings themselves have the same purpose

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Unusual Wedding Customs Around the World

Something borrowed, something blue? Weddings are undeniably full of unique traditions and rituals, many of them downright strange. Here are some of our favorite unique wedding traditions from around the world.

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Wedding Traditions Around the Globe

There’s something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue; the tossing of the bouquet and garter; and the rice thrown as the newlyweds leave. Around the world, you can find other wedding traditions.

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A Primer on Muslim Weddings

Muslim weddings are very common ceremonies, but many in the United States might not know all of the rituals and traditions. Here's a quick primer on Muslim weddings, whether you're officiating or attending.

Category: Marriage


Jewish Funeral Customs

Funeral customs change depending on the faith and culture of the departed. Jewish funerals in particular are simple, but rich with symbolic rituals. Here are all the steps for what goes into a Jewish funeral ceremony.

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The Traditions of Hindu Funerals

The traditions of a Hindu funeral are an important component of their faith, because Hindus believe in reincarnation, and properly observing Hindu funeral traditions is an important part of memorializing the dead.

Category: Funeral


What You Should Know About Arranged Marriages

To many Americans, the idea of an arranged marriage is old fashioned. And while most of us likely hope for autonomy in our love lives, it's entirely possible to have a loving, caring relationship in an arranged marriage.

Category: Marriage


Do All Dogs Go to Heaven? Animals and the Afterlife

For as long as we've had domesticated pets, humanity has wondered if there is an afterlife for our beloved furry friends. While many say yes, all dogs go to heaven, not everyone agrees with that belief.

Category: Faith

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Create a More Sustainable Wedding With These Eco-Friendly Ideas

Many modern couples want to do their part for the planet and eliminate as much waste as possible on their wedding day. Here are some simple, eco-friendly options for a sustainable and earth friendly wedding.

Category: Wedding Planning

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The Interesting History of the Bridal Veil

Ever wonder why brides traditionally wear a bridal veil? The history of the bridal veil is quite interesting, dating back to the Roman Empire and originally worn by brides to disguise them and ward off evil spirits!

Category: Wedding Materials

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