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First published April 30, 2021

Marriage: 100 Stories Around India’s Favourite Ritual

Marriage, by mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik, brings together stories from Vedic, Puranic, Tamil, and Sanskrit literature, from regional, classical, folk and tribal lore, from oral and textual traditions, across 3000 years of history and 3 million square kilometres of geography, to reveal the diversity and fluidity of Indian customs and beliefs around marriage.

‘Let all the gods and the waters anoint our two hearts.’
—Rig Veda

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