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Woman"s marriage in India

J. Sheela

Woman"s marriage in India

cultural practices, age and mate selection

by J. Sheela

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Dominant Publishers & Distributors in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marriage age -- India,
  • Marriage customs and rites -- India

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 267 p.
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20892935M
    ISBN 108178881004
    OCLC/WorldCa53136718

    We have to discuss the position of women during the Vedic, post Vedic and the epic period in order to get a full picture of the status of women in ancient India. Women in the Vedic and the post Vedic Periods: The Indian cultural tradition begins with the Vedas. It is generally believed that the Vedic period is spread over from BC to B.C. Sex roles and marital adjustment. India is largely a patriarchal society. The traditional dyad is the husband with high masculinity and the wife with high femininity.[] An important observation is that across generations, while women show less femininity, masculinity remains stable.[] Bharat[] reviewed the published studies relating to sex roles amongst Indians and reported as follows: Cross Cited by:

    The India of the East India Company was a far more culturally, racially and religiously mixed place than is generally recognised. Intermixing and cross-cultural marriages were common in those years, with East India officials and English military men happily marrying local women. “The Heart is a Shifting Sea is an intimate look at life in India, yet its intricately reported, novelistic portraits of marriage will resonate regardless of where you live. This book will keep you up reading deep into the night; it will make you ignore your loved ones, shirk your responsibilities/5(44).

    The "dahej" (dowry) that Indian women pay at marriage is a common phenomenon among both rich and poor. Less reported: the violence that follows when the dowry is deemed too little. One woman's story. Marriage is not viewed as a purely human affair, but as a sacred covenant between a man and a woman in which gods participate as witnesses as well as donors of the bride. During the marriage ceremony, the priest first marries the bride to the gods and then presents her to the bridegroom as a gift from the gods.


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Marriage, the family, and women in India. Columbia, Mo.: South Asia Books, (OCoLC) A large percentage of women in India work, yet only 16% of rural women and 11% of urban women claim waged work as their primary activity.

In India, a young woman is usually told by her family when she will marry. The legal age of matrimony is 18 but child marriages, which were outlawed inare still a common practice. In India, popular representations of love and marriage mostly tend to stop at the point where the couple gets together, especially in Bollywood.

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To an Indian, marriage is a matter of karmic destiny. There are many happy unions in the pantheon of Hindu gods—Shiva and Parvati, Krishna and : Anita Jain. The Acceptance of Arranged Marriages in India Although most westerners cannot fathom marrying someone they do not love, it is incredibly interesting to note that arranged marriages is not something which is fought against, or a source of protest among the young of India.

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Historically marriage was typically heterosexual and entailed exclusive rights and duties of sexual performance, but there are instructive exceptions. For example, Nayar women of India would ritually marry men of a superior caste, have numerous lovers, and bear legitimate children.

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Out of the necessity to preserve itself, the hereditary Caste system could have helped in nourishing the practice of child - marriage.the problem is hinduism is so ancient that you really can not define the life of indian women like this.

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