Yesterday I got a call from my friend who has a daughter, who will be ready for marriage in the next few years. She was sharing her concern of not knowing how or where to approach for potential alliances etc. It is very true that until you get into that stage in your life you do not understand how hard that process is! While we all meet people in social gatherings etc, we are not as thickly connected like other communities like gujarathis, Telugu etc. Even in Tamil certain folks are well networked – like Chettiars. But brahmins – in my opinion the least connected groups – sadly.
Also I personally see so many boys and girls not getting married even after their 30s, which is quite sad. Partly the reason is that they initiate the process pretty late. All parents are so concerned on few things here in US – (1) they should get married to an Indian (2) They should get married to vegetarians (3) the family should have some good religious background that we hope would pass along the children too. Point #2 is the most difficult condition to meet. It is so sad!
I am very much aware of Smt Radhika Chandramouli who is doing jathaga parivarthanai activities under the guidance of Sri Periyava. However, there is no guarantee that it would have all the data that the folks in US are collecting.
In US I am told that there are lots of folks who have been gathering data of boys and girls in various cities (Bay Area, Boston, NJ, AZ etc) and exchange information within their network. Some do it for free and some are not, which is alright. However their names and numbers are not available in any forum. If you are one of those individuals who are dealing with horoscopes/details of Hindu boys & girls, please respond to this post by providing your numbers/contact details for parents to contact you for their needs. This would be a great help for parents.
Once I gather all data of these individuals, I will provide a permanent link on the main page for easier access.
We pray Periyava to bless all the eligible boys and girls to get married at the right age within our Indian Hindu community so that our cultural and spiritual values pass on to next generations to come.