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An unmarried girl has sex with his lover but marries other man . What reward is given to her for this act? [duplicate]

Is sex so sinful ,if done with someone other than husband before marriage?
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Krishna marrying sixteen thousand royal maidens

Consider the following slokas from Srimad Bhagavatam SB 10.59.32: Sukadeva Gosvami said: Thus entreated by Goddess Bhumi in words of humble devotion, the Supreme Lord bestowed fearlessness upon ...
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In brahmachayra what do I do with pent up sexual energy?

When I have a lot of sexual excitement and sexual energy in my lower chakra, what do I need to do to stop this? Do I channel the energy to higher chakra? Isn't the goal to not get sexually excited in ...
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What is Hinduism's view of marital rape?

Marital rape has been one of the most controversial social issues raised by feminists over the last century. It has been widely recognised in the western world as a form of domestic violence and ...
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How do gods/devatas procreate?

I have found people claiming that gods do not procreate like humans but procreate without any bodily union on Quora, does this idea have scriptural backing?
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Is sexual activity by *devadasi* sanctioned in Hinduism?

In a YouTube comments discussion between an American Christian and myself, he keeps bringing up the immorality of devadasi being forced into sex work. I know that such activity is illegal in India. I ...
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Is underage sex for pleasure considered bad?

Do Hindu scriptures consider engaging in sex for pleasure an evil malpractice when the persons involved are juvenile? If not, why does the orthodox Indian/Hindu community believe so?
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Is libido in men greater than women? Or is it the other way round?

There is a popular notion that men crave for sex more than women. And medical science seems to agree with it. But what do Hindu scriptures say about this? For example, the Mahābhārata version ...
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Is there any slokha against public display of affection for humans in Kaliyuga?

Are there any statements in Hindu texts that forbid or discourage public display of affection or public romance other than Narada Muni curse on Nalakuvera and Mangriva? If there are specific ...
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In what scenarios, is adultery not punishable?

According to below post, Hindu (& even other religious) texts condemn Adultery: Clarification regarding adultery, extra-marital relations From wiki article, however Hinduism has diverse views: ...
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How did Bhadra conceive children from the corpse of her husband?

Mahabharata Sambhava Parva Section CXXI mentions an interesting story of a king Vyushitashwa who dies without siring any child. His wife lamenting on his death bed hears her dead husband's voice ...
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How many days after marriage can a man touch his wife?

As far as I know there are nine types of sex in Hinduism. A man cannot touch his wife immediately after marriage. Question: How many days after marriage can a man touch his wife?
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Is perpetual virginity or remaining unmarried superior to marriage?

In Hinduism, is perpetual virginity or remaining unmarried a higher state of life than marriage?
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Is Sambhoga (sex) the need of the body or soul as per Vedas?

I am not sure if there is an explanation to this question in Vedas or not but it came to my mind because we have often heard about 'KaamDeva' in mythological stories and what was expected of him when ...
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Can food which are proven to increase sexual libido be considered “Tamasica”?

One of tamasic food is food that has ''sedative effect on the body''. Now this can mean libido boosting food can be said to be Tamasic. Tamasic food such as onions, garlic and meat are indeed libido ...
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If Narayana is father of Kaama, then why should we disregard lust, sex, et cetera?

Krishna is also called KandarpaJanaka, meaning the father of Kaama. Moreover Kaama Himself is a God. So why are we constantly told to shun lust, sexual desires et cetera. Please note, that I am not ...
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Relations with Cows?

........."The Atri Smriti also mentions homosexuality as a sin and prescribes an expiation measure for the same: By discharging semen into inhuman females except a cow, into a woman in [her] menses,...
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Expiation for illicit sex

This answer clarifies that the men or women who participates in illicit sex is considered as sinner and undergoes punishment in Taptasurmi naraka. My doubt is whether the multiplicity of illicit sex ...
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What's the view of Hinduism on prostitution and premarital sex? [duplicate]

According to this answer, does it mean that premarital sex was non-existent? Is prostitution related to premarital sex? If not then any scriptural references on the same topic?
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What place does a thing like prostitution occupy in the Hindu context?

As to why I was curious upon a question like this : given that ancient Hinduism has given world the popular literature work of kama sutra, so surely there must be some reference as to a thing like ...
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On use of contraceptive methods and enjoying sex-life without being kandarpa

Kandarpa is a person who only uses his sexual power to beget good children from his dharmapatni or wife. So for being a kandarpa, a person can only have sexual contact with his wife for having ...
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What do the scriptures say about sexual life?

Sex is necessary for continuing our generations. What do our scriptures say about sex? What do they say about steps to take for having healthy children and what things we have to do before, during and ...
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Are Yoginis wild erotic creatures? Is there any truth in it?

As far as I understand, yogini simply refers to a female yogi or a female rishi. Who are yoginis according to Hindu scriptures? Devdutt Pattnaik, one of the populist writers on Hinduism, in his book ...
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What is the punishment for consensual sex in Hinduism?

If someone has sex with a maid or someone else's wife with their permission (mutual consent), what is the punishment for it as per Hindu scripture?
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Is it a sin to sleep with a call girl if you arent married? [duplicate]

Please Admin! I am not trolling. Let this get answered please.
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What is the status of polygamy in contemporary Hinduism? [duplicate]

What is modern Hinduism's perspectives on polygamy (by modern, say within the last 35 years)? Is the practice of polygamy consistent with any principles in the Vedas?
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Does Hinduism forbid sexual intercourse before marriage?

Well, I think the Indian society is very orthodox and can't generally accept things like an unmarried girl walking with or talking to a boy. So is an unmarried girl or boy having sexual intercourse ...
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What does Hinduism say about masturbation?

Semitic religions such as Islam and Christianity consider masturbation to be a sin. What about Hinduism? Please give some authentic quotes for the answers.
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Do a couple need to purify themselves after copulation?

In Islam and Christianity, it is obligatory for a couple to take a shower to purify themselves. I have never heard of such a thing from any of my Hindu friends. Are there any teachings related to ...