Marriage customs in Central Asia

Children’s marriages are planned by their kids according to Central Asian customs. They select a suitable boy or girl based on each person’s household history, monetary situation, and social standing. This is referred to as “adat” in Kazakstan. The matchmaker ( “gyumzhan“) looks for a girl with good qualities who belongs to the same clan, tribe, and family. If a child is discovered, the wedding is commemorated with’ Yui- no’ rituals, which are similar to the customary Egyptian wedding. Gifts like the Obi ( a sash ) that symbolizes female virtue and the Hakama skirt made of white Sendai silk, which represents loyalty, are exchanged.

The formal wedding ceremony is known as nikah. It is a religious ceremony that entails the bride and groom agreeing to get married after hearing the mullah’s worship read aloud and asking them to do so. In order to prepare for life jointly, the bride and groom typically live apart until the bridal. To strengthen her bond with her new father, she receives advice from her female cousins and sings traditional wedding music.

Both communities prepare a sizable feast mongolian brides before the wedding evening. The woman’s family receives donations from the wedding when effectively. In some places, the man also gives the females a dowry. Depending on the community, this may involve a sizable sum of money and another assets.

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