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In the Gita, Shree Krishna says that among the months I am Margasirsha.Is there a scientific reason?
It is plausible. But not entirely true.In the Gita, Shree Krishna says that among the months I am Margasirsha.
Most probably the month is conducive for spiritual activities.
Its usually around November -December( which is late autumn..autumn ends on winter solstice.
The meaning of
Margasirsha ..Marga( path), sirsha( top most, vertex).
If we observe the nature of autumn, the trees start to shed their leaves, then in the Northern Hemisphere animals sense winter is approaching..the prepare to store food and some go into hibernation.
It looks as if nature gets ready to sing a silent tune of non attachment in preparation to go into a state of Samadhi, to shed all the leaves of desire and prepare for a state of being dormant which seems bare to the world but full of potential to re-emerge in Spring.
Going by this it does seem the human too should sense that nature wants us to slow down in this month and experience the samadhi like state hence we focus on spirituality in this month.
What I wrote is my personal observation.
I have stopped looking at books for answers because sometimes knowledge is out in the open, we could sense it by being in tune in nature.
Science is actually an experience but sadly we mostly know it as intellectualization.
Fair enough...but I dont really have the map of ancient India when the world was a big mass of land and how high was it up in the Northern Hemisphere..so no idea what was the temperature back then and how significant Autumn was.It is plausible. But not entirely true.
If it was true it should valid all over the universe. People marry in that month all over the world, so there is no basis for that. In Tamil Nadu, the winter is non-existent, or very mild so again that postulation has no basis.
Marriage is (I suppose) auspicious so why can it be not performed in Margai month. Krishna in Geeta said Margai is auspicious, he did not say you cannot marry in that month. So the reference to Krishna in this context is red herring (misleading).
In the west
Peak wedding season (aka the most popular time of year to get married) varies slightly from year to year, but typically, summer and early fall are the most popular times to get married. According to our 2021 Real Weddings Study, 80% of all weddings took place between May to October. To be specific, the most popular wedding months are June (13%), August (13%) and October (22%).
It's no surprise that fall weddings were the most popular among couples getting married. According to our data, 40% of all couples exchanged vows during pumpkin spice season. The cooler months offer temperate weather (not too hot and not too cold), pretty fall foliage and fun food and cocktail opportunities. According to our data, the most popular month to get married was October, as 22% of all couples exchanged vows then. Early fall continued to be popular among couples, as 11% of them also got married in September.
For promoting the longevity of marriage and make it more hassle-free, it was traditionally believed that every auspicious occasion should take place on a certain date and at a certain time. However, the variations in beliefs are different in different places throughout India across regions and religions.
Also, on a wider perspective- love has no season.
If you are getting married to the right person, the one you love, every season and every month of the year can be auspicious.
Wedding season in India. India’s wedding season peaks from late October to early December each year as couples choose to wed in these auspicious months. The Indian wedding traditionally starts with a procession which sees the groom riding or drawn by a carriage with a white horse, escorted by close family and friends,
Although there are variations in beliefs among different regions of India, the popular months for wedding season according to most Hindu beliefs are October to December, mid-April to May. The rainy seasons are not favorable for weddings. However, the dates and months vary from region to region.
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