Wildest traditions of the wedding night of the World
Almost every human society, marriage binds a man and a woman. From folk to folk, from faith to faith society for centuries and millennia to accumulate and multiply their traditions.
The majority of these rituals may seem to us absurd and horrible. However, many traditions and rituals, some of which are related to sex and procreation, are relevant to this day.
Rwanda in the tribe Bahutu
On the road to marital happiness can happen. For example, in the Bahutu tribe before the wedding night the newlyweds are required to beat each other. At the same time, a wife should be applied to your spouse blows all that comes to them by the arm, and then the young with a sense of duty goes to the house of his father. And so it goes for a week at the end of that, and there is an act of love. According to this custom, the couple splash out on each other all their emotions, and then live happily ever after.
North Africa: prompt tutors
The Berbers - the common name of converts to Islam in the VII century, the indigenous inhabitants of North Africa from the western borders of Egypt in the east to the Atlantic Ocean in the west and from the Niger River in the south to the Mediterranean Sea in the north. The bride and groom from the Berber tribes immediately after the wedding will never remain alone. The first wedding night they had a collective. In the master bedroom to the newlyweds joined several couples. And experienced transmit his experience to young and help the young get rid of embarrassment. This event lasts up to five days. Philippines no sex
The newlyweds wedding night in the Philippines, in fact, deprived: they sleep, of course, will help, but more - no, no! Guests and family members keep an eye out for the fact that the couple did not retire, and there is a reason: so try to avoid conception while intoxicated.
Mauritania: is regarded as emaciation deformity
It is known that most brides dream wedding to lose weight. But in Mauritania thinness is regarded as a monstrosity, and therefore already 9 years young the fair sex are beginning to fatten up for the wedding. On the day a girl can eat up to two kilograms of millet porridge and drink about twenty liters of camel milk. There is also a custom to "fatten" the bride just before the wedding - she spends a few months in a special hut with little or no movement, engaged in eating hearty meals.
Rwanda and Kenya mother-in-law under the bed
In Rwanda, Kenya and other countries, where they speak Swahili, too, do not leave unattended newlyweds. So that they understand all the intricacies of intercourse, from ancient times under the richly decorated king size bed fit older cousin of the bride. It provides all kinds of advice, and in the morning shows how everything went. Uganda on the potency test
The tribe banyankole, living in the north-western Uganda, an important role in the conclusion of marriage given to the bride's aunt. In order to make sure that the groom do not have problems with potency, she spends the night before the wedding with choices niece. Needless to say, my aunt is present in the room during the wedding night.
"The right of the first night" in the Middle Ages
The right of the first night - might have existed in the Middle Ages and the feudal landowners the right after marriage dependent peasants spend the first night with the bride, depriving her virginity. The same right to exist in many cultures of South American Indians for sorcerers or for the leaders. Today this custom seems wild and outrageous, but really do not know whether it existed in the form in which we imagine it.
Korea to beat a stick on the soles or fish
The most mysterious custom preparations for the wedding night, when ends the wedding feast, the bride is removed to the bedroom, and the groom is left alone with his close friends, who shoot him socks to beat him on the soles of his feet ... fish! In the process they ask tricky questions to the groom, and if he answers incorrectly, begin to beat even stronger. It is believed that because friends help the bride did not blunder on their wedding night because flogging fish heels supposedly affects men better "Viagra". Polynesia one bride at all
There is a wild, from our point of view, the custom in Polynesia. Wedding night with the bride have to spend all my friends newfound wife. This tradition is associated with the myth that a woman's blood, exuded a girl on their wedding night, - soaked demons. To release the young wife from the evil spirits, it should sleep all the men present from the oldest to the youngest, or the bride will not be free of contamination. The spouse has the right to engage in sexual activity with a lawful wife last. At this time, all the women of the tribe should loudly sing songs and dance around the venue for the ritual.