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Kuruba Matrimony – History, Culture and Marriages

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The word Kuruba means “warrior”. In Kannada the word “Kuruhu” means trust. Kuruba community is a very old one tracing back to the pre-historic times. In Kannada, the word Kuruba means shepherd. Their main occupation was looking after the sheep and living in caves. It is said that this community …

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Brief History and Marriage Customs of Vokkaligas in Karnataka

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Also known as Gowdas, the Vokkaligas comprise more than 15 percent of Karnataka’s 6 crore population. Vokkaligas are spread across southern Karnataka districts of Bangalore, Kolar, Mandya, Mysore, Hassan and Chickmagalur. Vokkalathana in Kannada means tilling land and Vokkaliga means one who tills the land. Alternate etymologies include the work …

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Ezhavas – Origin, Occupation and Matrimony

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The Ezhavas form the largest group among Hindu communities in Kerala. They are also one of the major communities of the state. Ezhavas are considered to be descendants of Villavar; the founders of ancient Dravidian Chera Dynasty, who once ruled parts of southern India. In Malabar they are called Thiyya, …

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Shani Jayanti 2014

Happy Shani Jayanti 2014

Shani Jayanti is marked as birth anniversary of Lord Shani. Shani Jayanti is also known as Shani Amavasya. Lord Shani is son of Lord Suryadev and rules planet Saturn and weekday Saturday. Shani Jayanti is observed on Amavasya Tithi during Jyaishta month according to North Indian Purnimant calendar. According to …

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Benefits of Free Matrimonial Sites

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India has a long and continuing history of its own culture and traditions, some of which have transcended from hundreds of years. Arranged marriages before the arrival of online matrimony meant, scouting for a bride through word-of-mouth, family referrals and marriage brokers etc. Online matrimony sites are registering strong growth …

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