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gāndharva marriage

W. J. Johnson

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780198610250
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726705
gāndharva marriage

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A marriage rite (vivāha), so-called because it is witnessed only by Gandharvas, which, according to Maṇusmṛti (3.32), takes the

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Subjects: Hinduism

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