Yadavas are known for diplomatic wisdom and bravery. They are found mostly in India and Nepal. The primary occupation of Yadavas is the cultivation and cattle breeding mainly rearing cows and buffaloes and earn their livelihood selling milk and milk products. However, the people settled down in urban areas have explored other employment areas like civil services, education and industry jobs.
The marriages happen within the community through arranged marriage customs. A marriage ceremony is celebrated with great pomp, splendor and luxury. The bride looks beautiful in a saree or lehenga adorned with gold ornaments. Some of the pre wedding ceremonies are haldi, mehendi, grah shanti puja followed by major wedding ceremonies like groom procession, jaymala, Kanyadaan and phera ritual.