Question: Where did arranged marriages start?

Arranged marriages are believed to have initially risen to prominence in the Indian subcontinent when the historical Vedic religion gradually gave way to classical Hinduism (the ca. 500 BCE period), substantially displacing other alternatives that were once more prominent.

Where did arranged marriage originate from?

Arranged marriages have historically been prominent in many cultures. The practice remains common in many regions, notably South Asia and the Middle East. In many other parts of the world, the practice has declined substantially during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Who came up with arranged marriages?

The tradition of arranged marriage is most commonly found in eastern-based cultures, including Indian, Japanese, and Chinese cultures. However, it was at one time equally popular in western culture.

What country has arranged marriages?

Today, the most prominent arranged marriage countries are:India.China.Pakistan.Japan.Israel.Afghanistan.Iran.Iraq.2 Aug 2019

Where are arranged marriages common?

Think of clans living together for a long time, marrying within clans. Thats where this comes from. And a lot of these marriages are really within families -- sometimes, and even often, between cousins, he says. Today, arranged marriages are most common in Southeast Asia and parts of the Middle East.

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