The Essential Guide to Hindu Weddings: Engagement

So now that you have a bit of an introduction to what Hindu weddings are all about, let's jump right in with the engagement traditions! In India (and the world, really) today there are a bunch of different ways two people can go about getting Hindu married.  There's the classic and often stereotyped arranged marriage in which a groom or bride's parents choose the suitable suitors for their child.  There's the sort of half-arranged marriage in which the families of both individuals set up...