Is it true that a woman should always follow and worship her husband even if the husband is a bad person ?


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The answer is no. The woman should get rid of her erring husband.

The five conditions or circumstances under which a woman is permitted to marry again are: (1) the moral degradation of her husband, (2) his death, (3) renunciation by him of all worldly pursuits, (4) his resorting to a monastery, and (5) his impotency. The widow of a man can marry the brother of his husband if living and willing to take her as his wife, while in the alternative she may marry whomsoever she pleases. ………

Agni Purana 154.5-7


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