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MARRIAGE: Wedding traditions in different countries

Marriage in Spanish. Here the traditional color associated with wedding festivities – orange. The color orange in Spain symbolizes the richness of life, bright passion, ageless beauty, so the bride’s dress, flowers in her bouquet and hair exactly this color.

The groom gives thirteen coins lover to prove her your material worth. These coins are the bride will hold the whole ceremony in a special purse. A wise old Spanish custom forbade the newlyweds to spend the first night in bed together – the newlyweds were separated after the wedding feast, and to their beds for the night put guards.

Marriage in Greek. The main function of the friends of the bride and bridesmaids – to scare away evil spirits. This same function is depicted on their clothes the eyes, it protects newlyweds from envy and failure. The bride on the wedding day puts the glove in a piece of sugar that the love was always sweet.

In Greek weddings the obligatory “money dance”, during which guests dancing with the bride and groom, attach money to their clothes. Following tradition, newlyweds (before they become to settle) must run small children to the life of the couple was joyful and carefree.

Marriage in German. The day before the wedding the friends of the bride smash Continue reading

Korean shaman Culture and traditions

Guide to South Korea for travelers

Korean shamans

Today I’d like to talk about evil spirits, or rather the people who are here in Korea has made communication with all sorts of otherworldly forces, the source of its existence.

I must say that they not only exist in Korea. And now in Russia, many turn to expensive services of sorcerers, witch doctors, specialists (if the word specialist is applicable here) on removing the damage. Poizyskannee to the public is in Russia the crowd of psychics, all sorts of the followers of Castaneda and Co.

However, not to digress, tonight is not about Russia, and Korea. By and large, be called superstitious Koreans did not. Here, perhaps, played a role three factors. First, Korea is now in General — a very educated country. Secondly, Korea — it’s a Christian country, and serious Christianity (forget about Russia) is incompatible with superstition. Thirdly, Korea — prosperous and stable country, but waves of interest into all hell is always accompanied by social crises. Nevertheless, some superstitions exist in Korea, which means that there are people who have made them their profession.

The role of Russian sorcerers and psychics in Korea for several millennia, the shamans perform. Shamanism for a long time was, along with Buddhism and Confucianism, Continue reading

Center of Oriental medicine Chasen

Center of Oriental medicine Chasen (Jaseng Hospital of Oriental Medicine) – South Korea’s largest medical institution for the treatment of diseases of spine and joints by non-surgical methods. The first Clinic of Jaseng Hospital of Oriental Medicine was opened in Seoul in 2006; today there is a network of 15 clinics throughout Korea, there is also a branch in the United States.

Center of Oriental medicine Chasan called the leader of the Korean health in the field of Oriental medicine. Methods of Oriental medicine in the Clinic successfully combined with cutting-edge Western technologies and methods. The clinic has a great therapeutic experience. Every year here are treated more than 80,000 patients. The Clinic’s specialists are able to provide effective assistance at 30 various diseases of the spine.

Jaseng Hospital of Oriental Medicine has an international reputation and collaborates with renowned universities and Clinics of Europe and USA. Numerous studies conducted by Western scientists confirm the effectiveness of the treatment methods of the spine Continue reading

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