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Published by Vikas in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India,
  • India.

Subjects:

  • Polyandry -- India.,
  • India -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSarva Daman Singh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN635.I4 S53
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 212 p. ;
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4078209M
ISBN 100706907299
LC Control Number79903530
OCLC/WorldCa6090827

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A scholarly study of polyandry in ancient India by Sarva Darman Singh. Used book. A scholarly study of polyandry in ancient India by Sarva Darman Singh. Used book. Add To Cart. Facebook 0 Twitter Tumblr Pinterest 0. United States. [email protected] Hours. Mon 12pm - 8pm. Tue 12pm - 8pm. Wed 12pm - 8pm. Polygamy prevailed in ancient India. In modern times, the Hindu Marriage Act, applicable to a majority of Indians, prohibits its practice and declares the marriage void if either of the partners have a living spouse at the time of. marriage. Hinduism & Sexuality: PolyAmory in Ancient India. There was a sage named Uddhalaka who lived in the Ancient India, he had a son named Shvetaketu, Shvetaketu was a great ascetic himself. Upanishads have records of the teachings of . Polyandry in ancient India. New Delhi: Vikas, © (OCoLC) Online version: Singh, Sarva Daman. Polyandry in ancient India. New Delhi: Vikas, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Sarva Daman Singh.

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