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Sex in Arabic: spooky traditions – The GoGabber Forums: Discuss Business, Selling Online, Cars, Girls, Relationships, Property, News & Politics

In the Islamic world there are male sexologists who, together with their European and American colleagues are trying to understand what the sex in Arabic in our time.

So recently in Lebanon on a 3-day conference brought together graduates of related disciplines from Oxford, Columbia University, the American University in Beirut, and representatives of the younger clergy.

After the first day of work it became clear that in Islamic countries close and not that romantic sex, of which Europeans read in “the Tales of 1001 nights” Scheherazade incomparable. And there is sexual brutality, cruelty to children and bloody violence.

In some Arab States still have a medieval custom, according to which the relatives of the groom, or rather, young man, can kill the whole family of the bride was not a virgin. And the Syariah court will give the thugs only a suspended sentence, as the disgrace of the bride is considered a mitigating circumstance for such serious crimes.

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1. Bulgarian Muslim bride from ethnic groups at very high speeds to prepare the wedding ceremony in the village of Draginovo.

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Customs and traditions of Lezgian (with pictures)

Along with Islam in the Lezgin culture preserved the elements of pagan beliefs. To this day in the life of the Lezgian show a remarkable phenomena and items, customs and rituals that have deep roots in far antiquity. In the 21st century high-tech and amazing quirks of antiquity, the imprints of the past, and this shows again how diverse and unique corners of the Earth, one of which is the edge of the Lezghins.

Even in pre-Islamic times, when people could not describe the laws of nature, he ascribed all the divine spirits. The Lezgins, they were called the Djinn, which were more often evil than good. So naturally, to protect themselves and loved ones, made all kinds of charms. For example, if the house was built, we had to hang on the wall, the tableware. This was to bring new settlers happiness and prosperity. Still in Lezgin homes can be found this ancient “ADAT”.

As amulets, the Lezghins have also used thorny plants. Perhaps this is due to a belief that pricked sharp needles evil Genie will leave the person and not bring him into trouble. Similarly thorns were hung on the walls, and currently they are often seen as remote under the rear view Continue reading

Wedding traditions around the world!

Wedding traditions from different countries very different from each other. Of course, there are widespread items such as wedding rings or white dresses. Even in one country there may be variation, depending on ethnicity, culture and religious beliefs. But, as they did not differ, all practices reflect the sociality of the people, their desire to support each other for the prosperity of the entire human society with its basic unit – the family. Offer to go to different countries and see how different wedding traditions.

Bride in white from head to toe, including the face. She is dressed in a white kimono with a white hood that the bride should wear as a veil to hide the “horns of jealousy” from the groom’s mother. He, by the way, wearing a kimono of black silk. During the exchange of vows the groom and bride their families look at each other. 9 times, the couple drink sake, to demonstrate his desire to try to achieve harmony in marriage. Families also drink sake then the father of the bride is distinguished members of the families to each other. Later the bride to change kimonos in red or wear a Western wedding dress for fun and games

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On the wedding day the groom with friends and relatives meet the bride Continue reading