Tag Archives: wedding

You Don’t Always Kneel Down to Pray.

Have you witnessed your favorite teacher’s wedding? I have. And in what a way! When I was nine years old, I was in the fourth standard in a village school in Killyanur in South India. My class master was Susai Maria … Continue reading

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What Is In A Name?

This young girl did not know whose name she was shouting out aloud in the  street. My mother was very young when she got engaged to my father, barely sixteen years old. At that time they were living in a … Continue reading

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Poetic Justice.

This fiancé’s poems were highly expressive. How did he come up with such a composition week after week? My parents fixed my wedding to a handsome young man. As was the custom in those days, we could not meet till after the … Continue reading

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Newly Married Indian – Bride’s House

A delightful story of a shy bridegroom who is ragged by his sisters-in-law. In India, that is how a groom is welcomed into the family! My mother’s cousins and sisters were a boisterous lot. When my mother and father got … Continue reading

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Newly Married Indian – After Marriage

Two amusing stories about Newly Married Indians Story 1: My daughter got married to an engineer working in the US. We lived in a small town in Tamil Nadu. A few days after the wedding we took my son-in-law and … Continue reading

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Second Wife

A good husband makes a good wife, even if she is his second wife. I was 26 years old when I got married. My husband was 52 at that time. That made him 26 years my senior. I was his … Continue reading

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Married Indian – Honeymoon in the Alps.

Some go on their honeymoon, soon after marriage. Some go a little late. Some go very much later. Like twenty-five years later It was the final year of college. Whenever our group had some free time (which was quite a … Continue reading

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