Sunday, January 18, 2009
The meanings of 'SAPTAPADI', an important ritual of a south Indian marriage is read from a spiritual magazine and given below for the bright and better future of the newly married couple.
First step: Let us take this first step vowing to keep a pure household; avoiding things injurious to our health.
Second step vowing to develop mental, physical, and spiritual powers.
Third step: Let us take this third step with the aim of increasing our wealth by righteous means.
Fourth step: Let us take this fourth step to acquire knowledge, happiness, and harmony by mutual love and trust.
Fifth step: Let us take this fifth step to pray for virtuous, intelligent, and courageous children.
Sixth step: Let us take this sixth step for longevity.
Seventh step: Let us take this seventh step to vow that we will always remain true companions and life-long partners.