There is also laughter, laughter about the in-laws and their families, discussions of the wedding gifts, and sly jokes about the wedding guests, affairs, and even the government, all of the humor carefully manipulated by [...]
Sweet 16 on the other hand is more of an American tradition and, as the title implies, is a celebration of the girl's life as she reaches the age of 16.
The purpose of this paper is to compare and contrast the traditional wedding in the UAE culture as applied to the olden days and modernity.
The use of specific types of punishments, clearly spelled out in this system of laws, was dictated by the need to ensure the safety of the community and its peaceful existence.
The predominantly civilizational studies carried out in the context of Orientalism are connected with the study of the East, usually opposed to the West, as a result of which the Western concepts of the East [...]
The book is a great representation of my own family system and culture because it shows that small things involved in preparation for a holiday enable family members to get closer to one another.
The preservation of individual family traditions is an important component of the cultural heritage, and the desire to follow certain customs and pass them from generation to generation emphasizes attachment to family values.
After the breaking of the henna, the bride is covered in a veil and escorted to the middle of a circle.
Additionally, the obscurity of the perspectives awaiting the dead conditioned the formation of the concept of the spiritual world and the growth of rituals used to prepare a person for his/her existence in the new [...]
However, the theme that should not be disregarded is that many young Chicano people are not educated about their sexuality, and it may lead to severe consequences.
Puja is one of these rituals, and it is performed on a variety of occasions including the festivals of Holi and Diwali.
They claim to be the descendants of one of the ten lost tribes of ancient Israel, the tribe of Judah. The community is highly collaborative and acknowledges the principle of common labor for the common [...]
Despite heavy criticism concerning animal rights activists as well as other groups, corrida, the Spanish name for bullfighting, is still one of the symbols of Spain, but will we and our children watch mouth-opened the [...]
This responsibility is given to the fathers of both the bride and the groom, who have to agree that their children are good enough to bring up a responsible family.
Despite the fact that this rite of passage presupposes that the teenagers are allowed to experience the outside world and do everything that is otherwise considered inappropriate or downright immoral in their community, it is [...]
The main objective of these rituals is to establish the transition of a person from one stage of life to another and the transformation of their roles, duties, ways of thinking.
Africans have a way of understanding the world, which is not seen; for instance, they have a particular way of interacting with the supernatural world of spirits and believe in spiritual powers that influence different [...]
At the heart of the ceremony is the utilization of tea leaves. Japanese experts in the art of Chado asserted that there is a meditative aspect to the said ceremony.
The purpose of this research is to learn what a traditional Japanese Wedding ceremony entails and to explore its influences and roots in the perspective of the historical, cultural and social peculiarities of the Japanese [...]
Richardson notes that one of the primary goals of the ritual is to "reduce isolation" and help an individual to find his/her place in the world.
Within the discursive context of Sakr's article, the term 'invention of tradition' is best discussed as Arabic oil-states' tendency to invest in exploring the cultural roots of its populations by the mean of encouraging architects [...]
The universality, principles, the craving, the art of practice, significances, depictions and morals of falconry is similar among the practitioners in all the countries albeit with negligible differences.
On the other hand, the Japanese garden was created in 1928 to preserve the traditions of the Japanese. The essence of the garden is to express the beauty, meaning, and depth of nature as well [...]
The strength of the Chinese beliefs and traditions was so intense that the families would to anything just to arrange the shipment of the bodies of their relatives back to China for the appropriate burial [...]
This tea is served in a tranquil environment and involves a set of practices which hold a lot of relevance to all those who participate in the ceremony.
From this point onwards, the discussion shall analyze the Way of the Tea from the point of view of a chaji, the formal version of the ceremony.
At the very beginning, the author overviews the importance of maize for human and relates it to the peculiarities of Zapotec religion, including the description of genital bloodletting as an act of self-sacrifice to gods.
Asian people are the best in wrapping presents as they put their souls in choosing a present and wrapping it to make sure that the receiver is satisfied.
Furthermore, marriage is an institution that is very basic and a necessity for the growth of any community; it is well developed among all cultures around the world.
The process of modernisation in Asia shows that it is quite possible for civilizations to embrace it while still keeping to cultural traditions.
However, joy is also one of the most important factors affecting development of people's rituals and traditions. Other traditions and beliefs bring the joy of accomplishment to people's lives.
When I saw the White Hat for the first time in my life, I had already known that it is a symbol of a Navy that I had to wear with honor.