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Women in Hinduism

Written by Sulaiman Razvi Women in India has been suffering for ages. Hindu scriptures treat women as a commodity, and equates them to animals. Even a Brahmin woman is like a Shudra as per the Hindu scriptures. Hinduism deprives women of their basic rights. In Hinduism only the wife has to fast during Karvachauth but […]

Polygamy in Hindu Dharma

Written by Sulaiman Razvi Having more than one spouse (especially wife) is known as Polygamy. The Hindu Marriage Act 1955 prohibits Polygamy for Hindus but Hindu scriptures allows polygamy and it’s still in practice among some Hindus. Not a single verse of any Hindu text says that ‘You should marry only one’ and yet Hindus […]

नियोग और नारी

Written by Satish Chand Gupta ‘सत्यार्थ प्रकाश’ के चतुर्थ समुल्लास के क्रम सं0 120 से 149 तक की सामग्री पुनर्विवाह और नियोग विषय से संबंधित है। लिखा है कि

The roots of Rape in India

Written by Kancha Ilaiah Rape has, of late, become an acute disease in the Indian society. Prima facie, this is a problem arising out of a mental disorder, but there is also a larger cultural context that, to an extent, explains how the Indian male became so brutal. Our cultural upbringing conditions male minds to […]

Is widow remarriage permitted in Hinduism?

by Sulaiman Razvi Does Hinduism allow widow remarriage? To be simple and short the answer is No, Hinduism doesn’t allow widow remarriage. But it would be improper to come to the conclusion without discussing the sources. Though the Indian constitution allows widow remarriage but it is nowhere to be found in the Hindu scripture. The […]

Paedophilia in Hinduism

Pedophilia in Hinduism (Updated) Written by Sulaiman Razvi Hinduism considers it a sin if the girl is not married before her puberty, it even says that forefathers of the girl shall drink blood of her monthly courses if she isn’t married before puberty. Hinduism also says that marriage of a girl before puberty sanctifies 21 […]