Attitude of Parsi women to marriage by H. M. Billimoria

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Published by Himalaya Pub. House in Bombay .

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  • India,
  • Bombay,
  • Bombay.


  • Marriage -- India -- Bombay -- Public opinion.,
  • Minority women -- India -- Bombay -- Attitudes.,
  • Public opinion -- India -- Bombay.

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StatementH.M. Billimoria.
LC ClassificationsHQ670.15.B6 B55 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination215 p. ;
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1687715M
ISBN 108170404304
LC Control Number91909616

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Sincethe median age at first marriage has increased each decade by an average of years for men and years for by: 1. The Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, Marriage as a institution which holds the universal criteria and acts as the foundation for any type of family, marriages acts as the union between the men and women for a life time and there are many ceremonies and different cultures prevails over institution of marriage in India.

No Parsi (whether such Parsi has changed his or her religion or domicile or not) shall contract any marriage under this Act or any other law in the lifetime of his or her wife or husband, whether a Parsi or not, except after his or her lawful divorce from such wife or husband or after his or her marriage with such wife or husband has lawfully been declared null and void or dissolved.

The Parsi Marriage And Divorce Act, I [Act No. 3 of dated 23rd. April, ] 1 An Act to amend the law relating to marriage and divorce among Parsis. WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the law relating to marriage and divorce among Parsis; It is hereby enacted as follows: File Size: KB.

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At one time there was an avoidance of Marriage between priestly and nonpriestly families. Given these restrictions and the small size of the community, it is not surprising that close consanguineal and affinal relatives are potential mates.

Parsi woman marrying a non-parsi is allowed to enter the fire temple and participate in religious activities. [4] Before Decembera Parsi women who marries a non-Parsi man was automatically considered to have converted to the religion of her husband. With changing attitudes about sex, birth control, and acceptable living arrangements, marriage has become less necessary in the minds of many (Martin et al, ).

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The bench was dealing a legal question whether a Parsi woman loses her religious identity if she marries a man from a different religion. The Supreme Court on Thursday said the law does not sanction the concept of a woman’s religion getting merged with her husband’s faith after an inter-religion marriage.

Zoroastrians - Marriage and Family Marriage. The preferred system of marriage is next-of-kin or cousin marriage. The cousin-marriage system differs little from that of the Muslims. Many women have become educated and have entered the work force.

They are thus contributing also to the financial security of the family. Parsi wedding rituals are strikingly different from those observed by other Hindu communities.

The Parsi wedding, known as the 'Lagan', begins with the Achumichu ritual. During this ritual, both the bride and the groom's mothers ward off evil.

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The average age for Parsi men being 31 and for women being 1 in every 5 men and 1 in every 10 women are single and above 50 years of age. At the same time some Parsi couples marry in haste and separate by: 2.

Marriage from a Zoroastrian point of view is a sacrament and not just a civil contract. This sacrament can only be given by a qualified Zoroastrian priest when both parties to the marriage are Parsi Zoroastrians. A number of religious texts, in particular, the Avestan ‘Vendidad’ and the Pahlavi ‘Dinkard’ have proscribed mixed marriages.

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24) and find fulfillment in each other. Missing: Parsi. More and more women in the Parsi community are becoming well educated and are therefore either delaying marriage or not partaking at all.

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They marry for love, but not everyone has that luxury. Darcy marries Elizabeth because of her merits and his affection. Excellent reasons against mixed marriages but the real reason is the attitude of the community members, namely, to enjoy a higher standard of living and, therefore, a conscious decision to restrict the number of children.

A little reflection on this point would show that marriage by Parsi men with non-Parsi women does not necessarily. NEW DELHI:Four years after the Gujarat High Court ruled that Parsi women marrying non-Parsis would cease to be Parsis, the Supreme Court will examine the ruling which has implications not only for the dwindling small minority but also all other inter-religious marriages entered into under the Special Marriages Act.

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Prof Sharafi says that in the early days, the nine-member jury, aged between 21 comprised “almost exclusively senior Parsi men, drawn from. In America at least, marriage has evolved a lot since the times when women had to marry to survive.

Love and emotional support are the key reasons that people marry now, not financial g: Parsi. Author Marzban Giara cited Sapur Desai’s book A Community at the Cross-road which ascribes the demographic drop to a change in attitude.

Pointing out a woman’s involvement in bringing up her children, senior gynecologist Dr Rustom Soonawala regretted that his Gujarati daughter-in-law has to wait outside when taking the children to the fire.

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