The Hindus say inter-marriage is WRONG as well

Fellow Traditional Mazdayasni Zarathushtris,

Please be aware that the Hindu religion believes that inter-marriage is wrong as well. The following information should be useful to you if you come across ANY Hindu lady or man seeking to marry our Zarathushtris (God forbid).

Too often the Hindu youth dont know their own religion - if you tell them they would be going against the Bhagwad Gita and their own religion by seeking to inter-marry, it would have some effect.

In the Bhagwad Gita, inter-marriage is called "Varna-Sankara" ie, the mixing of the castes. The term is also applied to the mixed progreny which effectively destroy the lineage of their forefathers. The Gita has this to say:


Chapter 1:

On the destruction of a tribe the ancient virtue of the tribe and family is lost; with the loss of virtue, vice and impiety overwhelm the whole of a race. From the influence of impiety the females of a family grow vicious; and from women that are become vicious are born the spurious caste called Varna-Sankara. Corruption of caste is a gate of hell, both for these destroyers of a tribe and for those who survive; and their forefathers, being deprived of the ceremonies of cakes and water offered to their manes, sink into the infernal regions. By the crimes of the destroyers of a tribe and by those who cause confusion of caste, the family virtue and the virtue of a whole tribe are forever done away with; and we have read in sacred writ, O Krishna, that a sojourn in hell awaits those mortals whose generation hath lost its virtue.

The following is from

There is no question or thought for family, lineage, gotra etc., only fulfilment of lusty desires. This is the common manner that so-called human society has diminished to in the present time. Consequently there are so many social ills occurring from such a situation as predicted in Bhagavad Gita (1:40-41) :

adharmaabhibhavaat krshna
pradushyanti kula-striyah
strishu dushshaasu varshneya
jaayate varna-sankarah
sankaro narakaayaiva
kula-ghnaanaam kulasya ca
patanti pitaro hy eshaam

"When irreligion is prominent in the family, O Krishna, the women of the family become polluted, and from the degradation of womanhood, O descendant of Vrishni, comes unwanted (inter-mixed) progeny."

"An increase of unwanted (inter-mixed) population certainly causes hellish life for both the family and for those who destroy the family tradition. The ancestors of such corrupt families fall down, because the performances for offering them food and water after death through ritual (pinda or shraddha) are entirely stopped."

dosair etaih kula-ghnaanam
utsaadyante jaati-dharmaah
kula-dharmaash ca shashvataah

"By the inappropriate deeds of those who destroy the family tradition and thus give rise to unwanted (intermixed) children, all kinds of community projects and family welfare activities are wasted/ruined/devastated."



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