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Book One

Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar

in Hindu Widow Marriage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156332
eISBN:
9780231526609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156332.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter determines whether or not widow marriage is a required sacred performance. Parashara Samhita, the authoritative treatise on duty for the Kali Yuga (current eon), provides three ... More


Book Two

Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar

in Hindu Widow Marriage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156332
eISBN:
9780231526609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156332.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter critiques the objections to widow marriage to prove that it is in accordance with the authoritative treatises. Some have ruled out that the passage from Parashara regarding marriage ... More


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