Event organisers said they were inspired by the Chipko women in India in the 1970s, who threw their arms around trees in the Himalayas to protect forests from being destroyed by logging.
Did a woman marry a tree?
Karen Cooper, 60, wed the tree during a community event on March 24 at the Snell Family Park as part of a neighborhood effort to save the tree from being cut down. As many as 80 people from the neighborhood came out to the ceremony and there was music, flowers, and food, Cooper said.
Can I marry a tree in India?
According to an old Hindu custom, the only way to break curse for a bride is to marry a peepal or banana tree! Yes, a tree!!! The tree is then destroyed, and the curse is broken. A bride can also marry a silver or golden idol of the Hindu God Vishnu.
Did Aishwarya Rai marry a banana tree?
The actress is said to have married a peepal tree at Benaras, a banana tree at a Bangalore temple and a gods idol in Ayodhya. According to Shruti, the fact that Aishwarya had to marry the trees and the idol before marrying Abhishek, who is a non-Manglik, amounts to untouchability.
Is it legal to marry a goat?
In many if not most jurisdictions there is no legal precedent for marrying an animal, however, several individuals claim to have done so. The Sudanese goat marriage incident made big headlines in 2006 when a man was forced to marry a goat after being caught in a sexual interaction with the goat.