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British Hindus across the faith celebrate life’s big milestones, from birth and coming of age to marriage and the end of life.

This episode highlights how British Hindus from across the faith celebrate life's big milestones, from birth and coming of age to marriage and the end of life.

18-year-old Samahit is leaving home for the first time to go university. His family travel with him to recite ritual prayers at his halls of residence to bless his new home. Navi and Karan are getting married in a traditional Sri Lankan Tamil wedding. For the couple, getting married is the only time in their lives when they will be elevated to God status.

Priti's father Arvind recently passed away, and she wants to carry out his wishes for a traditional Hindu funeral. The ceremony takes place around an open casket and focuses on the journey of the soul. In south London, Bhumi and Chirag are marking the birth of their six-day-old son with a traditional ceremony at home, inviting the gods to write his future.

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39 minutes

Signed Audio described

On TV

Wednesday 02:10

Credits

Role Contributor
Executive Producer David Dehaney
Director Rachel Dupuy
Editor Fredrik Limi
Editor David Hill

Broadcasts

  • Tue 30 Mar 2021 23:25
  • Tue 30 Mar 2021 23:55
  • Wed 31 Mar 2021 00:05
  • Wed 31 Mar 2021 00:25
  • Sat 1 May 2021 08:20
  • Wednesday 02:10

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