Marriage (also called matrimony or wedlock) is a
socially or ritually recognized union or legal contract between spouses that establishes
rights and obligations between them, between them and their children, and
between them and their in-laws. The definition of marriage varies according to
different cultures, but it is principally an institution in which
interpersonal relationships, usually sexual,
are acknowledged. In some cu... Read more
The next big step in the
Balinese cycle of life is marriage which is regarded as the passage into full
adulthood. Technically, there are three
types of marriages practiced in Bali: Ngerorod, Memadik and Nyentana.
The first and most common one
is a sort of elopement in which the wife-to-be is ‘kidnapped’ by her sui...