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|Indian Lady Marries Snake by Zahymaka(m): 8:55am On Jun 04, 2006|
Indian Ladies Marry Animals
On AFP, via Yahoo News I got this:
A woman who fell in love with a snake has married the reptile at a traditional Hindu wedding celebrated by 2,000 guests in India's Orissa state, reports said.
Bimbala Das wore a silk saree for the ceremony Wednesday at Atala village near the Orissa state capital Bhubaneswar.
Priests chanted mantras to seal the union, but the snake failed to come out of a nearby ant hill where it lives, the Press Trust of India (PTI) said on Friday.
A brass replica snake stood in for the hesitant groom.
"Though snakes cannot speak nor understand, we communicate in a peculiar way," Das, 30, told the agency.
"Whenever I put milk near the ant hill where the cobra lives, it always comes out to drink.
"I always get to see it every time I go near the ant hill. It has never harmed me," she added.
Villagers welcomed the wedding in the belief it would bring good fortune and laid on a feast for the big day.
Snakes and particularly the King Cobra are venerated in India as religious symbols worn by Lord Shiva, the god of destruction.
Das, from a lower caste, converted to the animal-loving vegetarian Vaishnav sect whose local elders gave her permission to marry the cobra, the world's largest venomous snake that can grow up to five metres.
"I am happy," said her mother Dyuti Bhoi, who has two other daughters and two sons to marry off.
"Bimbala was ill," Bhoi told local OTV channel. "We had no money to treat her. Then she started offering milk to the snake , she was cured. That made her fall in love."
Das has moved into a hut built close to the ant hill since the wedding.
Earlier this year, a tribal girl was married off to a dog on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.
Since the article is short, I have quoted it in full. My source is http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060602/wl_sthasia_afp/afplifestyleindiasocietysnakemarriageoffbeat
I'm personally amused by this, and while I do no believe in attacking someone's belief's I'd like to know what you think about it.
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by eveseh(f): 9:17am On Jun 04, 2006|
wowowow,never heard of this yet,sick is there no men in indian again ,nah wah oooooooooo
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by whitelexi(m): 9:21am On Jun 04, 2006|
Yeah, Lil wonda they be dancing like snakes and all Kinda like tha dance tho, like them hips
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by mrmayor(m): 9:30am On Jun 04, 2006|
Its sad that humans have stoop so low just to move up the social ladder i.e Indian caste system.
This definitely not funny
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by DaHitler(m): 9:43am On Jun 04, 2006|
Out of all the animals she could marry, why a snake?
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by Shagari2(m): 12:04pm On Jun 04, 2006|
Afeni my broda or is it sis, please o, I am slightly confused, you said 'out of all the animals', please o, which animal should she have chosen and why?
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by Seun(m): 12:13pm On Jun 04, 2006|
I have no problem with this. She has a husband that refused to attend her wedding. Hehe.
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by Badman888(m): 12:26pm On Jun 04, 2006|
so when she is married to the snake, wat happenes from there, its even better to marry a donkey
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by dominobaby(f): 12:42pm On Jun 04, 2006|
*mops at thread*
i'm 'flabberwhelmed and overgasted'
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by IAH(f): 12:43pm On Jun 04, 2006|
What a queer world! Please how is the snake going to fxxk her? Then she will give birth to a snake with human head.
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by Badman888(m): 12:45pm On Jun 04, 2006|
they can adopt a child
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by 2cantango(f): 12:53pm On Jun 04, 2006|
Next it'll be women marrying horses because they've got big
Men will marry sheep, goats or whatever
It was bound to happen.
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by Seun(m): 1:11pm On Jun 04, 2006|
IAH:Marriage is not all about sex. It's about love. So please let's respect the marriage institution!
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by 2cantango(f): 1:15pm On Jun 04, 2006|
I love my guinea pig, but never considered marrying him - until now
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by desiree(f): 1:41pm On Jun 04, 2006|
OH my days!!!!! are you being serious!!! marriage institution my a%SS.
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by Zahymaka(m): 4:38pm On Jun 04, 2006|
Hello 2c I'm quoting the last line of the article:
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by 2cantango(f): 4:42pm On Jun 04, 2006|
Yeah I read it hun
Like I said, it was bound to happen.
The human race is just becoming more and more feral as morals are thrown away
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by Zahymaka(m): 4:57pm On Jun 04, 2006|
The Indian society is highly partriachal. It's only the ladies getting married off. Sacred or no sacred, I'm sure the men wouldn't want to be consigned with a snake or a dog for the rest of their lives. Good ol' men.
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by 2cantango(f): 5:02pm On Jun 04, 2006|
I guess it says a lot about the men if the women would prefer to marry snakes or dogs
Males and females have been having sex with animals for years, I guess slowly we'll see that the number of people committing to marry animals will rise.
It's the same as when my Mum was a child, same sex marriages were never heard of - I'm affraid for my angels future.
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by BigShishi(m): 6:07pm On Jun 04, 2006|
SHE SHOULA MARRIED MY SNAKE!!! , it lives in my bushes, only comes out when it wanna spit out venom or sees a fleshy prey!!
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by funmise(f): 8:33pm On Jun 04, 2006|
That is serious.I cant believe it, things r really happening
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by retro(f): 8:39pm On Jun 04, 2006|
BULLSHIT. What kind of a world are we living in.
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by mukina2: 9:07pm On Jun 04, 2006|
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by perculiarrose(f): 9:25pm On Jun 04, 2006|
why on earth would anyone want to marry an animal, let alone a snake, what next "Elderly woman marries an ant?"
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by JosBoy4Lif(m): 9:59pm On Jun 04, 2006|
Do you people know about The indian Religions Hinduism and Sikhism?
Well in my communtiy there is a fare number of indians so i know that they believe in Re-incarnation,
One of the most precious forms you can take is a snake, it is not a bad thing, your soul never dies, it just moves from one life form to another
I think in my next life i would
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by ciaragirl(f): 10:14pm On Jun 04, 2006|
wowowo that's sick
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by JosBoy4Lif(m): 10:37pm On Jun 04, 2006|
It is confirmed Many Nigerians have no respect for other Religions even, Eachothers, what a shame,
Did you know that Hinduism is the oldest Religion on Earth? Just becuase it is man-made does not mean we should disrespect it, chei !
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by ldollier(f): 12:23am On Jun 05, 2006|
lol, so whats the big deal here. if she marries a snake we all know what that could be (men). afterall my
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by sade511(f): 12:58am On Jun 05, 2006|
lol shishi you are too much.
Anyway wonders shall never end!!!
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by hotangel2(f): 2:49am On Jun 05, 2006|
2C is crazy. Her replies just got me laughing. lol
This is something else. This kind thing i never see ooo. MARRIED TO A SNAKE (im giving the nigerian movie industry a movie name).
No seriously tho, i can tell why she married a snake. She lots all HOPE. She was 30 for God's sake. No man wanted to marry her, so she went for a snake.
She can stick the snakes tail in her ass when she needs sex. This is ridiculous!!!!
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by LiquidMind(m): 3:23am On Jun 05, 2006|
I HEAR SNAKES ARE VERY DELICIOUS
|Re: Indian Lady Marries Snake by JosBoy4Lif(m): 3:24am On Jun 05, 2006|
SO R DOGS
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