In this world there are many relations which relate or tie different persons. To
survive in this world everyone is dependent on others directly or indirectly i.e. by using
Marriage is an intimate partnership of love that is spiritual, emotional and
physical. Marriage fulfills in a special way the basic need the men and women have to
love and to be loved. Marriage does not mean it’s only an affair between two individuals,
or that is meant only for their personal fulfillment. There should be a proper balance
between the two.
Marriage is a vocation. The partners receive a sacred call to commit themselves to
each other, to build up their relation amidst the stresses and strains of life, to dedicate
themselves together to bring up their children and to bring their contribution to the
building up of harmony and peace in the family as well as in the society.
Marriage is the only relation that is used to tie up man and woman. Hence
relationship between a man and a woman is qualitatively different from that between a
man and a man, or a woman and a woman.
Since India is a vast country we follow different cultures. Marriage can be done in
different ways: exchanging rings, tying holy thread, register marriage, exchanging
garlands, placing bind-hi (kumkuma) on forehead, etc. All carry the same weight.
Marriage is a basic vocation to life-long partnership and parenthood. The intimate
partnership of love in not meant to remain sterile. It is by nature directed to the
procreation of children i.e. giving birth. The child is the substantial and permanent symbol of the creative love between the parents. By giving birth the job was not completed, there should be common dedication to bring up the children. It is a maturing and integrating experience.
There are many things which should be taken into consideration before
entering into this holy relation. Try to understand why i am stressing much on this, because even if a single point is ignored, your life will to end somewhere.