401p., 23 cm. (Encyclopaedia of Hindu Civilisation, Customs and Traditions, Vol. 2)
The Hindu Customs, since the days of yore, had much effect on the life of the people. These were observed by men and women with much religious faith and santity. The rituals of course differed from region, but the faith remained strong as ever. The social ceremonies like child birth, education of the child, marrige and death all these ceremonies were a significant part of the Hindu customs. Anybody breaking the social customs was punished in accordance with the societal laws.