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Hindu Marriage

The Hindu community has been giving great importance for marriage since time immemorial. There are different forms of marriage -

  • Brahma Vivaha is where a father marries his daughter to a learned man of good moral character.
  • Asura Vivaha is marriage by paying bride price.
  • Rakshasa Vivaha is by capture or abduction without obtaining the consent of a girl or her parents.
  • Gandharva Vivaha is based on mutual love.
  • Prajapatya Vivaha is where no ceremony is performed but the groom is honoured.