This choice of books covers an extensive variety of themes identifying with Hindu marriage in old and contemporary India. From religion, history, mythology and human sciences to law, society, convention, traditions and customs, these intriguing and valuable works uncover the numerous features of the bond in the middle of man and lady in the Hindu way.
1. The Vivaha: The Hindu Marriage Samskaras
Sanskrit mantras utilized as a part of the Hindu marital rituals now come in English! With the songs Romanised for the advantage of the individuals who don't have any learning of Hindi or Sanskrit, this book is a help for the cutting edge era, particularly ostracize Hindus living in remote terrains. Composed initially in Hindi, the book is deciphered into English by R.C. Prasad.
2. From the Margins of Hindu Marriage - Harlan and Courtright
This is a fascinating and remarkable gathering of subjects encompassing Hindu marriage, including its subversion by dedication to gods. Moving far from the “normative desires inside marriage”, the book takes a gander at circumstances when these standards are put to test. The papers, stories, verses, and tales draw out the different features of widowhood, separation, suttee, levirate and infidelity.
3. Old Hindu Marriage Law and Practice - Srikant Mishra
This book says that most present day thinking on Hindu marriage laws had its roots in the statutes of the considerable old Indian law specialists like Manu, Yajnavalkya, Narada and Kautilya.” It incorporates examinations on the remarkable components of Hindu marriage, capability and preclusion of the lady and husband, types of marriage, customs and ceremonies, and more….
4. The Sacred Marriage Of A Hindu Goddess – W P Harman
Harman’s work inspects the yearly ten-day festivity of the marriage of the Minakshi to Shiva in the sanctuary town of Madurai, from different edges - history, religions, conventions and society. It talks about the sacrosanct marriage representation in Hinduism, the ‘Founding Marriage’ of Siva, and the distinctive results of marriage.
5. Hindu Intercaste Marriage in India: Ancient and Modern - H Chakraborti
This is a veritable history of inter-caste marriage in India, among both antiquated and present day Hindus. The book additionally manages different types of marriage, similar to polygamy, polyandry, rules about ‘gotras’ and cross-cousin marriage. It additionally incorporates perspectives of different Indian researchers; including Tagore on inter caste marriage.
6. Nullity of Marriage Under Hindu Law - Manjit Singh Nijjar
A helpful asset for Hindu couples whose marital bunches are on the stones, or for lawmen attempting to spare them. It lets you know about wedding reliefs under the Hindu Marriage Act, plural marriage, Sapinda connections, impotency, mental inadequacy, agree to marriage got by power and misrepresentation, pre-conjugal pregnancy, gatherings of appeal, contextual studies.