Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Vedic vs vidic weddings

Last week I posted about the 'Pagan roots of Christian Weddings', to show how conquering Christians discredited Pagan wedding customs as primitive and uncivilized while the same customs they used as their own. As a result many modern christian ceremonies are polished versions of Pagan customs.  For the people, it created a sense of loss in their history.  



Monday, June 18, 2012

Pagan roots of Christian Weddings

 http://offbeatbride.com/2012/02/uk-robots-pagan-wedding
Are our contemporary social customs and practices the exclusive creations of established religions'? To put it in another way, were our ancestors, in the pre-religious era primitive and uncivilized, that they followed no social customs and rituals?


Gillian Markson dig out the pagan traditions behind the modern church weddings.