Bridal customs in Central Asia

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Children’s marriages are arranged by relatives according to Central Asiatic customs. They select a suitable boy or girl based on each person’s home history, monetary situation, and social standing. This is known as “adat” in Kazakhstan. The matchmaker ( “gyumzhan” ) looks for a girl with good qualities who belongs to the same family, tribe, and clan. If a lady is discovered, the wedding is commemorated with’ Yui- no’ ceremonies, which are similar to those used in standard Africa for weddings. Gifts like the Obi ( a sash ) that symbolizes female virtue and the Hakama skirt made of white Sendai silk that represents loyalty are exchanged.

The wedding ceremony itself is known as nikah. It is a theological ceremony that entails the bride and groom agreeing to get married after hearing the mullah’s prayer read aloud and asking them to do so. In order to prepare for lifestyle along, the bride and groom typically live separately until the bride. To help her get to know her innovative father, she receives advice from her female relatives and sings old-fashioned wedding melodies.

Both households prepare a substantial supper before the marriage moment. The kid’s family people receive gifts uzbek brides from the bridegroom as also. In some places, the man provides the girls with a marriage as well. Depending on the relatives, this may range from a sizeable sum of money to additional goods.

The bride is led or carried to the home of her in-laws on the ceremony day. She is led to a curtain (koshogo, which is customarily hung in the center of the room ) and spends several days hiding behind it as her in-laws greet her and present her with items similar to more white headbands that stand for beauty.

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