Puja Patel

Health Psychologist and Co-Founder, An'other Mother Story

Day 4 Sat
5:00 pm

Discussion: The Meaning of Marriage

Newly-wed Puja prepares groom-to-be Sumit for marriage by guiding him through Hindu wedding rituals and their significance

I am a Health Psychologist working in a private consultancy practice to improve service delivery and provide bespoke training to healthcare staff. I am also Perinatal mental health coordinator working for a charity to support South Asian women during pregnancy and after birth. Co-founder of ‘An’other Mother Story.

Favourite Quote:

Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light - Albus Dumbledore

Puja is interested in the transition into Motherhood from all lenses. What do our customs and rituals tell us to support and protect this journey and can we implement them into modern life?  

Her session expxlores marriage through a Dharmic lens. How do we create a balanced and sustainable relationship and add meaning to a marriage?

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