Swami Balendu tells how domestic violence, especially in arranged marriages, affects children and young people in India. Read about the fear that is created – and what this means for them on the long run!
Swami Balendu tells how an Indian lady gave marriage advice to Ramona: don’t leave your husband, that’s now what Indians do! Read the thoughts that followed this conversation!
Swami Balendu tells of an incident when his daughter very clearly showed that for her, marriage is independent of gender. Read how she comes to this thinking.
Swami Balendu describes the situation of a couple who has nothing that keeps them together, who constantly fights about cheating each other – but don’t think of getting divorced!
Swami Balendu answers the popular question of people unaccustomed to arranged marriages: what does the wedding couple feel?
Swami Balendu describes how especially westerners are always curious whether the Indian wedding they are at is arranged or a love marriage.
Swami Balendu answers some more questions that Westerners may ask at Indian weddings, especially about the bride and the groom.
Swami Balendu describes a typical Indian wedding, the hall, the food, the guests, as his wife experiences it on modern weddings. Enjoy a description of a first-hand experience.
Swami Balendu describes how Ashram guests often get to join the family for wedding parties they are invited to. Read about their first question: is it really okay if we come along?
Swami Balendu puts up the question why Indians arrange marriage within the same subcaste even while there could be much happier and longer relationships with people of different cultures.