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WHO said this: It would be best to perform a boy's upanayana when he is seven years old. A girl must be married about the same age so that she too will develop the attitude of surrender.

Asked by viswanathan k, 13 Nov '08 08:06 am
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"Hindu Dharma" -a book published by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan - contains collection of invaluable and engrossing speeches of Sri Sri Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi MahaSwamiji
Answered by Shail, 13 Nov '08 08:14 am

 
  
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Ramji married at 12 when sitaji was 6 how come?
Answered by Narayana Raja, 13 Nov '08 03:40 pm

 
  
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Whoever said this, but it is not the Will of God.
Answered by M S Deepak, 13 Nov '08 02:45 pm

 
  
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No i dont believe that .For upnananam too when the time is strong at about 12/14 years it is done and also it was done because u have to wear a safforon langot type of and when one is child like it will not look odd but for a grown up perosn it will not look nice.But now a days even one day before the marriage upnanayam is done
Answered by krish, 13 Nov '08 11:20 am

 
  
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I cannot understand the sanctity or relevance of WHO making suggestions about a purely religious ceremony confined to a small proportion of the population. I can appreciate if they suggest something on Circumcision to prevent infection & complication.
Answered by Arakuzha Ramachandran, 13 Nov '08 08:26 am

 
  
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As our law in India it is not permitted.
Answered by siddhartha das, 13 Nov '08 08:19 am

 
  
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