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It is quite well known that if a woman is Pativrata , she will take her husband to heaven along with herself. That is Pativrata wife will accompany the husband in heaven or afterlife.

My question is - Do non-Pativrata women also accompany the husbands in afterlife ?

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Do non-Pativrata women also accompany the husbands in afterlife ?

No. See the following verses:

Manu Smriti 5.160. A virtuous wife who after the death of her husband constantly remains chaste, reaches heaven, though she have no son, just like those chaste men.

5.161. But a woman who from a desire to have offspring violates her duty towards her (deceased) husband, brings on herself disgrace in this world, and loses her place with her husband (in heaven)


Here verse 160 talks about Pativratas and 161 about non-Pativratas.

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