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Is it true that the varna sankara in a lineage gets cleared after 7 generations, if it is not repeated in successive generations? If yes, please provide some scriptural evidence to support it.

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    Varnasankara born are not mentally ill people. They are normal human beings capable of attaining enlightenment as equally or more profoundly as so called Brahmin born. Varnasankara means, intermarriage of people belonging to different Varnas. So, there is no need for the correction. You only have to follow Dharma which you believe to be righteous. (I am Brahmin born, if you think varna is by birth)
    – Ubi.B
    Jun 25, 2021 at 3:08
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    Hi, this was not asked to belittle or show disgrace to Varna sankaras. I just wanted to know if it's reversible as per shastras.
    – user19357
    Jun 25, 2021 at 5:27

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Is it true that the varna sankara in a lineage gets cleared after 7 generations,


Yes, it is true. See:

18 From men of the four classes, a Brahmin woman gives birth respectively to Brahmins, Sutas, Magadhas, and Can dalas;

19 from the same men, a Ksatriya woman gives birth respectively to Murdha¯vasiktas, Ksatriyas, Dhıvaras, and Pulkasas;

20 from the same men, a Vais´ya woman gives birth respectively to Bhr ˚ jyakanthas, Mahisyas, Vais´yas, and Vaidehas;

21 and from the same men, a Sudra woman gives birth respectively to Paras´avas, Yavanas, Karanas, and Sudras. That is the opinion of some.

22 By successively marrying persons of the higher or the lower class, in the seventh generation the offspring moves to the one or the other class;

23 in the fifth, according to the Teachers.

24 This is true also in the case of those born to parents belonging to different mixed classes

Dharmasutras of Gautama 4.18-4.24

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    Isn't only Pratilom marriage banned ? Anulom marriage creates 100 percent pure children. Children born from Anulom marriage have varna of the father as far as I know
    – river
    Jun 25, 2021 at 8:54
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    @river yes only Pratiloma marriage is censured.
    – Rickross
    Jun 25, 2021 at 10:03

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