Gender Roles In Hindu Religion

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Hindu is a pagan religion espoused by the people of India and Nepal, was formed through a long march from the fifth century BC to the present. It is a religion of spiritual and moral values as well as legal and regulatory principles taken several gods, according to related works, for every area of the god, and every act or phenomenon there a God for it.
There is no specific founder for Hindu religion and most of their books they don’t know who the authors, the religion as well as the books have been constituted through the stages of a long time, the Aryans are the ones who carried the initial ideas that resulted in the Hindu religion then evolved again in the third century BC in hands of Brahmins priests using the laws of [Manoucastr].

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These gender divisions are seen sometimes in educational and work opportunities. For example, girls from poorer families in rural areas may not have the chance to attend high school, but girls from wealthier families tend to receive a good education and, in turn, find good jobs. In urban areas and in Western countries, gender roles outside the home are less structured. One aspect of the traditional gender roles is the idea of a dowry. A dowry is money or other valuables that the bride brings to her marriage. In some cases, a bride’s family must give the groom or his family the valuables before the wedding. Although, the Indian government has made that practice illegal, but many Hindu families in and outside of India still pay or require …show more content…
In India, you love who you marry.” Hindu society has a tradition of arranged marriages, and most marriages in India are arranged. Those Hindu marriages that are not arranged are called “love matches.” The process of matching potential husband and potential wife can be extensive. Sometimes friends or neighbors arrange marriages between their children. The search for a spouse can also involve newspaper ads, Internet sites, and paid matchmakers or matrimonial agencies. Introducing the couple to each other is very formal, with no “dating” as we know it for example; the couple is never left alone. According to traditional Hindu beliefs, parents and others who arrange marriages are looking out for the best interests of the young people involved and have greater wisdom and insight into what it takes to make a successful marriage know their own children well; for example, if the son is easily attracted by physical beauty or other fleeting qualities, parents may look for enduring qualities of character; consider qualities of character, education, caste, and tradition and whether the two young people have similar or compatible backgrounds and consider practical matters, such as whether the man can provide a stable home. give the couple a say in what happens; if either person in the proposed match does not want to marry

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