Birth, death and marriage in Asia


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What Indian city do devout Hindu pilgrims travel to before they die in order to be released from the process of reincarnation?
In Chinese culture, Tomb-Sweeping Day (Qingming Festival) is a day to honour one's ancestors. Which of the following is not a traditional part of Tomb-Sweeping Day?
When a Kalash (a people who live in the remote Birrir Valley of Pakistan) woman is about to give birth, she retires to a hut called a bashali. The only people who are allowed into the bashali to attend her are:
In Bihar, India, it is traditional for women whose labour is progressing slowly to drink a glass of water in which:
In Korea, it is traditional (though less common nowadays) for friends of the groom to remove his socks, tie a rope around his ankles and beat his feet in order to prepare him for his first night as a married man? What do they use to beat his feet?
What does the Tibetan practice of ‘sky burials’ involve?
At Shinto weddings in Japan, the bride and groom and their parents take three sips each of from three different-sized 'bridal cups' to help seal the marriage bond. What do the cups contain?
In Chinese culture, after giving birth women are expected to “zuo yuezi”. What does zuo yuezi involve?
Which of the following places has the highest average marriage age for couples?
Balinese (Indonesia) marriage ceremonies can span several days and are divided into three parts, beginning with the mapadik. Mapadik begins with the groom doing what?
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