Marriage is far more profound than our contemporary culture would lead us to believe. It is a life-long commitment that restrains self-centeredness, self-indulgence and self-gratification. It is the one relationship that effectively prepares and conditions us for community. By restraining self-centeredness and promoting love of another, marriage becomes the foundation for social order. The marriage represents the importance of the bond between a husband and wife in the Bhutanese context.
Marriage ceremony constitutes the following:
Gathering-A lot of people gather during a marriage ceremony. It is believed that more the number of people gathered, the better shall be the life of the newlyweds because everyone present is a well-wisher, and it brings lots of luck and good fortune to the couple. Songs & Dances-Singing and dancing are a part of merrymaking.