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Some religions and branches of religions, including Quakers, Lutherans, Reformed, Unitarians, Ethical Culture, Reform Jews and Reconstructionist Jews, the Metropolitan Community Church, the Reformed Catholic Church, and Buddhist organizations like Soka Gakkai perform and recognize same-sex marriages, even if the governments of the states where they live may not. And both the families should learn to know each other very well in organizing the party and the ceremony, like a normal wedding. When the bride leaves her home with the groom to his house, a "Good Luck Woman" will hold a red umbrella over her head, meaning "raise the bark, spread the leaves." This "good luck woman" should be someone who is blessed with a good marriage, healthy children and husband and living parents. The two men are chosen from among the relatives or friends. In the cultures of the various countries of the world a significant role in the wedding celebration is given to the relatives of the bride and groom.

The highlight of the festival of the peasant wedding is the wedding and feast of the onecht (not-marriage) of the bride and groom. Then another one of the stages of a wedding event Posad, during which the bride and groom seated on the bowl, covered with a casing (symbol of wealth), the bride was burnt on the hair line. He chants mantras from the Vedas and subsidiary texts while the couple are seated before the fire.

The Central figures of the wedding are the bride and groom. A brahmin (Hindu priest) lights the sacred fire, Agni, which is called the Supreme witness to the marriage. Most Christian churches give some form of blessing to a marriage; the wedding ceremony typically includes some sort of pledge by the community to support the couple's relationship. One possibility is the Roman belief in the Vena Amoris, which was believed to be a blood vessel that ran from the fourth finger (ring finger) directly to the heart, thus when a couple wore rings on this finger their hearts were connected. Music, poetry, prayers or readings from religious texts or literature are also commonly incorporated into the ceremony. For many Muslims, it is the ceremony that counts as the actual wedding alongside a confirmation of that wedding in a registry office according to fiqh, in Islam a wedding is also viewed as a legal contract particularly in Islamic jurisprudences. Some religions and branches of religions, including Quakers, Lutherans, Reformed, Unitarians, Ethical Culture, Reform Jews and Reconstructionist Jews, the Metropolitan Community Church, the Reformed Catholic Church, and Buddhist organizations like Soka Gakkai perform and recognize same-sex marriages, even if the governments of the states where they live may not. During tea presentation, a "Good Luck Woman" would say auspicious phrases to bless the newlyweds and the parents. A church wedding is a ceremony presided over by a Christian priest or pastor.