There is a strick tradition of not marrying within the Ancestral Branches of the Groom and Bride, in North to Central India. There is an extreme of this practice in some parts of Haryana, where they do not even allow it to be within the same Gotra. On the other hand there are traditions of marrying blood relations. What is your opinion.?
The Mayans & the Azteca's can b compared to those communes in North / Central India which used the "melting pot assimilation" formula to grow, and the Japanese can b considered a commune which goes more on the other extreme. Even in modern ultra hi tech ginza shinjoku etc., when it comes to marriage, the husband & wife are usually from the same street, and the marriage was fixed by parents. And if u notice in Japan, even w/ so much "opening up" int ...more