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Polygamy & the Hindu.

Atul Krishna.* Kundu

Polygamy & the Hindu.

by Atul Krishna.* Kundu

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Published by Atul Krishna Kundu in West Bengal .
Written in English


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Pagination25 p.
Number of Pages25
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Open LibraryOL14700323M

  The practice of polygamy occupies a unique place in North American history and has had a profound effect on its legal and social development. The Polygamy Question explores the ways in which indigenous and immigrant polygamy have shaped the lives of individuals, communities, and the broader societies that have engaged with it. The book also considers how polygamy challenges our traditional Author: Janet Bennion. Book Excerpts; How elite medieval Rajputs ignored Hindu laws to practice polygamy Rawal Bapa married women and Raja Udai Singh of Marwar married Marriage for the Rajputs was about producing male heirs and consolidating state power.

This is another book in the question-and-answer format between father and son. Its title - Am I A Hindu? - was the vital question its author was chasing before finally deciding to write this primer in , and publish it with his own money. It is now a famous book on Hinduism basics that answers all your fundamental questions, including such questions as "Why do Hindu women wear a red dot on Author: Subhamoy Das. allowed an unrestricted polygamy and imposed no specific conditions on the polygamist-husband. The Muslim rulers of India had left the Hindu law on polygamy – whatever it was untouched and did not impose on any non-Muslim the rules of Islamic law tolerating limited polygamy in a well-defined discipline of equal justice to : Abhay Singh.

Tapestry Against Polygamy, composed of former plural wives, are countered by defenders of polygyny such as the women who wrote Harmony of Polygamy. For more cross-cultural examples of multiple marriage or stories about the intrigues and violence accompanying historical polygamy, see Stephanie Coontz, Marriage, A History: How Love Conquered File Size: KB.   Polygamy in Judaism, Hindu, Islam, Christian? Read this write below ur -peace! Qur'an is the only religious scripture in the world that says 'marry only one' Qur'an is the only religious book, on the face of this earth, that contains the phrase 'marry only one'.


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Polygamy & the Hindu by Atul Krishna.* Kundu Download PDF EPUB FB2

Legal developments. Section and of the Indian Penal Code ofprohibited polygamy for the Christians. Inthe Hindu Marriage Act was drafted, which prohibited marriage of a Hindu whose spouse was still living.

Thus polygamy became illegal in India inuniformly for all of its citizens except for Muslims, who are permitted to have four wives and for Hindus in Goa and along. Polygamy & the Hindu.

book the enactment of the Hindu Marriage Act, both polyandry and polygamy marriages have been abolished. Polygamy: This type of marriage allows a man to marry more than one wife at a time. This type of marriage was prevalent in the Hindu society until the enactment of Hindu Marriage Act, realized.

If polygamy served these ideals, the Hindu law books did not object to its practice. However, certain rules were laid down for its practice like who can marry more than once, whom one can marry again, etc.

The book Yagnavalkya Smriti prescribes that men should marry women who. Books shelved as polygamy: Escape by Carolyn Jessop, Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breakin.

It found that a polygamous Hindu was likely to have wives, a polygamous MuslimChristianand Buddhist Multiple marriages were most prevalent in the north-east, followed by. Yes as of our Vedic Sanatan Dharma, the Polygamy was allowed in our Society. Based on its description in the Scriptures the Polygamy was allowed only for the.

Polygamy (from Late Greek πολυγαμία, polygamía, "state of marriage to many spouses") Polygamy & the Hindu. book the practice of marrying multiple spouses. When a man is married to more than one wife at a time, sociologists call this a woman is married to more than one husband at a time, it is called a marriage includes multiple husbands and wives, it can be called a group marriage.

This chapter discusses and tries to analyze why and up to what extent the formal legal abolition of polygamy in Indian Hindu law does not fully represent social reality in India today. The chapter looks at the traditional Hindu law on polygamy, Hindu polygamy under the British rule, and the modernist abolition of Hindu polygamy.

It also examines the consequences for the postmodern analysis of. In Hinduism polygamy was there. We can see a lot of examples in varies stories. For example,Lord Rama's father dasharadha has three wives. Also in Hindu mythology there are many instances of polygamy being practiced not only by men, but also by women (termed as polyandry) the most famous example of polyandry is Draupadi marrying the five pandavas.

Dr Zakir Naik has tried to prove that Hinduism is inherently a polygamous religion. He states on Page 4 of the book: “The Qur’an is the only religious book, on the face of this earth, that contains the phrase ‘marry only one’. There is no other religious book that instructs men to have only one wife.

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Written by Sulaiman Razvi Having more than one spouse (especially wife) is known as Polygamy. The Hindu Marriage Act prohibits Polygamy for Hindus but Hindu scriptures allows polygamy and it's still in practice among some Hindus. Not a single verse of any Hindu text says that 'You should marry only one' and yet Hindus.

out of 5 stars Favorite Wife: Escape from Polygamy. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Ap Verified Purchase. I read Shattered Dreams by Susan Ray's former sister-wife Irene Spencer and was interested to read an alternative perspective on the same family.

It was especially interesting to get another perspective on Irene and on /5(). Till the codification of Hindu law in and the Hindu women did not enjoy equal rights along with the Hindu men.

Before polygamy was prevalent among the Hindus. The Hindu woman did not used to get the property from the parents, they used to get dowry only which is known as “Stridhan” at the time of the marriage.

Even though the. Muslim polygamy and the bigamous Hindu There are quaint customary practices abound among Hindus as well, but no one seems to be concerned with challenging these as this is not a political agenda of the ruling party. Polygamy In Hinduism 1.

Polygamy in Hinduism 2. Polygamy in Hinduism When you read various holy books of Hindu religion, you find stories of many kings and lords having more than one wife. For example, king Dasratha (father of lord Rama) has had three wives. The lord Krishna was believed to have about Gopiyan (beloved wives).

Forms of plural marriage, or polygamy, are practiced within most of the world's cultures and religions. The amazing variation, versatility and adaptability of polygamy underscore that it is not just an exotic non-Western practice, but also exists in modern Western societies.

Polygamy: A Cross-cultural Analysis provides an examination and analysis of historical and contemporary polygamy. Relevant constitutional provisions and judicial pronouncements are being articulated and discussed with reference to the issue ofthe legislation in India, prohibiting polygamy among Hindus yet allowing polygamy among Muslims, is not unconstitutional and it doesn’t violate the provisions of Artic 14 and 15 of the Indian Author: Abhay Singh.

Polygamy In Hinduism. According to the scriptures, a Hindu marriage is indissolvable in life. Still polygamy was rampantly practised in ancient Hindu society. An address by Bhishma to King Yudhishthira in the Mahabharata, succinctly endorses this fact: "A Brahmana can take three wives.

Some of the reasons why polygamy has been allowed in Islam, from population statistics to the physical nature of humans. This website is for people of various faiths who seek to understand Islam and Muslims.

It contains a lot of brief, yet informative articles about different aspects of Islam. New articles are added every week. Also, it features Live Help through chat. However, Prof. Ganeshaiah’s talk argued that polygamy was also a contributing factor to creation of bare branches, which is not part of the argument in the book, thereby raising objections of.Polygyny (or polygamy; having several wives at one time), however, has been a prerogative in many societies (see harem).

It is commonly found where the value of women's labor is high and may be practiced as a way of acquiring allies: A man may cement his bonds with several other men by marrying their sisters or daughters. Personal law Uniform Civil Code: The Goa family law the BJP holds up as ideal permits polygamy for Hindus Though lawyers say that the ‘limited polygamy’ provision is .