What exactly does the dharma say in the tricky circumstances or situation where a brahmin community girl loves and willing to marry a non-brahmin hindu/non-religion boy.

What Dharma is to be followed by her parents (especially girl's father), her siblings or others based on the Bhagavad Gita/Vedas/Shastra/other scriptures/puranas etc...?

  • Guna is important. People with SatvaGuna are Brahmins. See this answer. Convince them Varna is important not Kula or caste with proper explanation. Tell them not all people are exhibiting their innate nature in this Kali Yuga.. People just get deluded and follow fad forgetting true inherent nature.
    – The Destroyer
    Jul 6, 2016 at 13:42
  • There is always the example of Devayani the daughter of Shukracharya marrying the Kshatriya King Yayati even though the rules didn't allow their marriage.
    – Surya
    Jul 6, 2016 at 14:03
  • I didnt get your point on 'Varna is important not caste' what does it mean? Still your answer is not understanding me very clear as per dharma or shastras point of view in that kind of situation.
    – venkat
    Jul 6, 2016 at 14:26
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    In Ancient India, Varna was important factor and profession was based on Varna and Varna in turn depends on innate Guna.Varna in Sanskrit means color and it describes Guna of a human. So, everything was logical. But during British rule, Varna was replaced with Caste (Kula). Caste is formed by living in groups and this has nothing to do with Hinduism. Varna and Caste are two different things. First, know difference between Varna and Caste. Supreme Purusha made classification in society based on Varna
    – The Destroyer
    Jul 6, 2016 at 15:20
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    @Surya , yayati initially refused because it was against dharma. shukracharya used his tapo-balam to ensure that the pratiloma-vivaha would not count as a sin against yayati, basically like bribing chitra-gupta to change records :).. if you are shukracharya, and your daughter is devayani, and the boy is yayati, then maybe it can be done.
    – ram
    Sep 8, 2018 at 6:07


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