What are the different types of marriages in Vedic period?

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Mukul asked 2 weeks ago

What are the different types of marriages in Vedic period?

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AAteam answered 2 weeks ago
  1. Brahma – Marriage of duly dowered girl same class man.
  2. Daiva – Sacrificial Marriage by father to priest as his fees.
  3. Arsha – Token of bride price of a cow or bull was paid to a daughter by his father.
  4. Prajapatya – Without dowry and without bridal price.
  5. Gandharva – Clandestine marriage, by the consent of two parties.
  6. Asura – Marriage by Purchases.
  7. Rakshasa – Marriage by capture.
  8. Paishacha – Marriage involves the seduction of a girl.
  9. Anuloma – Higher varna Men to lower varna Women.
  10. Pratiloma – Lower varna men to Higher Varna Women.
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