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Why cant people from same gotra marry?

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Asked by mr.chakraborty, 02 Dec '07 10:45 am
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People of the same gotras are called gotrabhai & cant marry a girl of same gotra as she will be gotri sister.
As the time passed by & as need was there a by pass was made by.
The girl has to be adopted by her maternal uncle i.e., mother,s brother & he has to do the Kanyadan also.
As the girl gets adopted her gotra changes to that of her uncle & he will do the kanyadan.

In the Indian Hindu community, especially in the Brahmin caste, marrying a person of the same Gotra was prohibited, since persons belonging to the same Gotra are said to have identical patrilineal descension. In ancient India when Gurukul was in existence, the shishyas (the pupils) were advised against marrying any of Guru's children as shishyas were considered Guru's children and it would be considered marriage among siblings (though there were exceptions like Arjuna's son Abhimanyu marrying Uttra, the dance student of Arjuna in Mahabharata). The Hindu Marriage Act of 1955, brought reforms in the area of same gotr ...more
Answered by L KINI, 02 Dec '07 10:54 am

 
  
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Love can change every rule of world. so if there is love then the lovers must marry to live there life happily whether they are in same gotra or not.
Answered by Bikash Kumar, 03 Oct '09 07:51 pm

 
  
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1. To understand this topic , first understand the meaning of word GOTHRA.
As we know there are many gothra , like vishwamitra, vasistha, kashyap, koshik, etc etc.
So the meaning of the gothra is actually the name of Rishis .

Now understand why one should not marry under same gothras.
2. Since same gothra means we are under same rishi kula,, so term as guru bhai or guru bahan.

3. Other reason is a technical one , like which i read in psychology books. In olden times kings marry in their own family if they like the girl. Due to which it has been found that the child they raise after marriage were very agressive and some are mentally retarded, some are having bad health.

4. Marrying in same gothra is also not develop mutiple qualities in child , as both mother and father are having same basic qualities from same Rishis. ...more
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Answered by kapilbablu kolte, 03 Aug '11 01:00 pm

 
  
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Gotra, the real meaning of the word means COWPEN in very earlier days, prior to the gotra system to be executed there was no bar at all, their must have been marriages knowingly- unknowningly within the family, hunting was the main source of living & to extent natural resources like trees,honey, fruits etc, people were not stabilised at one place but were shifting their places as per the seasonal requirements & availability of food, then came the era where locating & dwelling at a single place came into existence, where then the main concerned of accumulating wealth was the number of cows they occupy, thus then the existence of gotra came into picture on the name of the strongest & fittest male in the community, prior only matriarchy was into existence i.e. the child was known by the mother's name & orientation, patriarchy came into existence later, also prior marrying in the same gotra was a practice seen so as to not let any outsider clan(Gotra) person to claim on the assets & retai ...more
Answered by manu, 11 Oct '09 12:17 pm

 
  
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Modern science has proved that marriages withint close families result in problems to the children. Same gothra persons are remotely related, and hence not allowed by conservative people.
Answered by Ramesh Kamath, 02 Dec '07 10:49 am

 
  
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They can, if they wish to. Bill Clinton did not ask Hillary Clinton, what was her gotra before marriage. Just do it.
Answered by manish varma, 02 Dec '07 10:46 am

 
  
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Itna gyan to nahi par kya harkat hai agar marry kare to
Answered by mehek, 02 Dec '07 10:46 am

 
  
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