Simple Pleasures: Wedding Preparations

In some countries, the wedding is usually carried out with the participation of distinguished witnesses. According to the Quran, a married Muslim couple, both husband and wife act as each other’s protector and comforter and therefore only meant "for each other". It is forbidden in Islam for parents or anyone else: to force, coerce, or trick either man or woman into a marriage that is contrary to the individual will of any one of the couple. Those who receive the tea usually give the bride gifts such as jewelry or red envelope. After the groom puts on the neck of the bride a Golden pendant and puts a symbolic sign on her forehead, the bride is his wife and part of his family, and related blood relatives.

However, most Muslim cultures separate both the institutions of the mosque and marriage, no religious official is necessary, but very often an Imam presides and performs the ceremony, he may deliver a short sermon.[20] In Islam, polygyny is allowed with certain religious restrictions, despite that an overwhelming majority of Muslims traditionally practice monogamy. Often the bride and groom are chosen by the council of eleven or by the couple that was married the year before. It is not necessary that the newlyweds are a couple in real life.

Jewish men from the family of Kohanim (Cogan, Kaganovicha, etc.) is forbidden to marry a divorced woman, a widow or a woman who convert to Judaism. After all this wedding train with matchmakers and friends went to the groom's house. Then another one of the stages of a wedding event Posad, during which the bride and groom seated on the bowl, covered with a casing (symbol of wealth), the bride was burnt on the hair line. After the groom puts on the neck of the bride a Golden pendant and puts a symbolic sign on her forehead, the bride is his wife and part of his family, and related blood relatives. One possibility is the Roman belief in the Vena Amoris, which was believed to be a blood vessel that ran from the fourth finger (ring finger) directly to the heart, thus when a couple wore rings on this finger their hearts were connected. Every place gets the bride (courtyard, threshold, door jamb, the foot of the ladder, the top rung of the ladder) have a particular action itself, and other participants in the ceremony. The first Greek wedding ceremonies is matchmaking. These are often referred to as "commitment ceremonies." Same-sex weddings are not legally recognized in most countries. Several other rituals may precede or follow these afore-mentioned rites.