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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

priorities

priorities
कन्या वरयते रूपं माता वित्तं पिता श्रुतं
 बान्धवाः कुलमिच्छन्ति मिष्टान्नमितरे जनाः 
Kanyaa varayathe roopam maatha vittham pithaa shrutam
baandavaa kulamicchanti mishtaannam ithare janaaH

this speaks of the expectations from a groom in the marriage in our community the bride is attracted by the good looks, her mother by the pay packet of the son in law, the professional standing is the lookout of the father in law, the relatives think of the family background and other guests look for sumptuous eating and discuss the culinary talents of the caterer.