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Christian Marriage in India

Christian marriage in India is also woven around a lot of religious beliefs and ideas. Marriage, according to Christianity, is one of the sacraments. The Christian community in India has got two major sects or divisions within itself,…

Christian Marriage Procedure In India

Christian Marriage Procedure In India Selection of Marital Partners The Christians in India selects their marriage partners in three important ways : Parents selecting life partners for their children; Boys and girls selecting their…

Sapinda Marriage | Cousin Marriage in Hinduism

Sapinda Marriage refers to the cousin marriages in Hinduism. The Hindu Marriage Act of 1955 does not allow Sapinda marriage. A marriage between a boy and a girl is not legally valid if they are “sapindas”. But it permits the Sapinda…

Monogamy in Hinduism | Hindu Monogamy

Hindu Monogamy The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 strictly prohibits the Hindus to practice polygamy. Monogamy is the law and practice of the Hindu society. Monogamy is a form of marriage when one man only marries one woman. Ever since the…

Endogamy in India

Endogamy Endogamy is a rule of marriage which is intimately related to the caste structure. In Endogamy form of marriage, a person has to marry within his or her group or varna or caste or sub-caste. For example, Brahmins have to marry…

Anuloma and Pratiloma Marriage

Anuloma and Pratiloma Marriage Anuloma and pratiloma marriage, as a rule of marriage is an inseparable part of the hindu caste system. The rule of anuloma and pratiloma marriages has greater significance for the caste structure of Hindu…

Hindu Pologamy | Polygamy in Hinduism

POLYGAMY IN HINDUISM Polygamy among the Hindus has become a thing of the past. It is legally prohibited. Bombay State had passed legislation against its practice as early as in 1946 and later Madras and Saurashtra governments followed it.…

Top 3 Reasons to Get Married

The probable reasons behind the origin of such a universal social institution are varied of which the following three are to be considered with special attention. 1. Marriage is a mean for regular and channelized sex satisfaction. The…